Monthly Archives: April 2017

3 Things to Get Rid of Before Your First Showing

A seller’s first step is always to clean and de-clutter. You also need to rid your home of things that buyers might find distracting, or even offensive. Here are three things that you may miss when you are neutralizing your home.

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5 Environmentally Smart Landscaping Tips (Infographic)

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Survey: Outdoor Kitchens Making a Comeback

Kitchens have become a hub for the home. Now homeowners want to bring some of that activity to their outside space.

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Why Removing That Wall Isn’t Always So Easy

Too often, homeowners looking for a cost-saving move grab a sledge hammer and do a DIY wall teardown. The risks run high that a number of problems can surface if done incorrectly and without proper preparation, such as the home’s … Continue reading

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Moving With Kids? 4 Tips for a Smooth Transition

If you’re moving with kids this spring, here are some tips to help ease the process.

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DIY Hardwood Floor Cleaner

Give this process a shot , and you’ll enjoy beautifully clean and shiny hardwood floors until fall!

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5 Ways to Make Listing Photos Pop

The New York Times recently featured several suggestions from professional stagers and interior photographers on how to achieve a picture-perfect home.

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Wire Scam Warnings as Spring Season Starts

The National Association of REALTORS® has issued warnings to its members that hackers are trying to gain access to insecure email accounts and search inboxes for messages related to real estate transactions.

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Calculator for Buyers: Purchase Now or Save More?

To help buyers understand the strength of their current financial profile when it comes to buying a home, mortgage industry blog MGIC Connects has created a Buy Now vs. Wait calculator that can show them whether they’re better off waiting and … Continue reading

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Bedroom Designs That Buyers Loathe

When listing a home, personal taste is best minimized, especially in bedrooms. Real estate and design experts offer their tips of design trends to avoid in bedroom décor.

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