Monthly Archives: December 2017

Features That Help Listings Sell Faster

“Renovating a home with the right features can not only recoup the cost—it can help you sell your place much faster,” advises Jessica Lautz, managing director of survey research at the National Association of REALTORS®. “That means a quick transition … Continue reading

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Ways to Prevent Costly Wear and Tear

The winter season brings more foot traffic, which can be risky on a home.  How do you prevent scratches and stains that result in costly floor repairs?  Read more HERE.

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Habits of Successful Home Flippers

While it’s easy to sell the homes they are flipping, at often at a premium above asking price, the problem is finding properties to buy at a deep enough discount to come out ahead after carrying costs and rehab of … Continue reading

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How to Remove Hardwood Scratches

Hardwood floors can get scratched up, whether by moving furniture or rambunctious kids. But many scratches can be easy to repair. “Surface scratches are caused by everyday use, grit on the bottom of shoes, or running a vacuum cleaner across the floor,” … Continue reading

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Pro Tips for DIY Painting

When painting a room, the time, effort, and money you spend on the materials can make a big difference. Josh Max, a professional painter with 10 years of experience, detailed the “right” way to paint in a recent article in … Continue reading

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5 Most Common Reasons for Closing Delays

What are the main problems encountered with delayed settlements? Real estate pros report these issues.

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Warning Signs of Underlying Property Defects

Don’t just ooh and aah at the fresh paint and staged furniture at an open house. Train yourself to look for the telltale signs of problems beneath the carefully polished facade.  Watch the video HERE.

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