Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Home Inspection

A home inspection is a thorough visual examination of the home and property. Many mortgage companies insist on a home inspection report before agreeing to a mortgage, so a pre-sale inspection enables you to address problems before you even put … Continue reading

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4 Must Have Items for a Winter Open House

If your home is on the market, an open house is in your future. Holding a winter open house requires some special considerations. Here are 4 must have supplies for your next open house!

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Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year

Pantone has announced their 2017 color of the year.  Think this is something you could use to liven up your home?  Take a look HERE.

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4 Open House Mistakes to Watch in the Winter

If you live in a colder weather climate, holding open houses in the winter can pose plenty of challenges. Make sure your open house is warm and inviting, regardless of the colder temps or snow outside. Here are a few … Continue reading

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Easy Ways to Enhance the Home’s Entryway

The entrance to the home is where buyers often form some of their first impressions of the interior of the home. However, too often, “the entryway gets neglected because it isn’t necessary in the same way that a living room … Continue reading

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Holiday Decor Tips and Tricks for Sellers

Some home sellers use the holidays to showcase the warmth and character of their home to potential buyers. But they need to be careful not to cover up their home’s finest attributes with their festivity. A recent article at Houzz … Continue reading

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Easy Property Upgrades to Conserve Water

Many states are facing a drought, and home owners and renters are increasingly under pressure to conserve. “Often we’re bombarded with a message of sacrifice and cutting back,” says Benjamin Inskeep, a research analyst at EQ Research, who helped compile … Continue reading

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What is a Home Warranty, and Why Should You Consider One?

Most buyers don’t go blindly into the purchase of a home. We typically recommend a thorough, professional home inspection. This can alert buyers to any issues with the structure of a home, major mechanical systems, and many other problems that buyers … Continue reading

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8 Last Minute Showing Tips

If you have ever sold your home, you know that showings can be a stressful part of the process. Once your house is all staged and pretty, keeping it that way for showings is tough! Luckily, there are some smart … Continue reading

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How to Choose a New Neighborhood

There are lots of factors that go into choosing a new neighborhood. School district, home style, price, walkability, and (of course) location are all important things to consider when you’re deciding. However, some neighborhoods can look great on paper, but … Continue reading

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