A space can have an instant effect on your mood. How can you make sure a home gives off positive energy and style? A recent article at The New York Times shares tips from designers on creating a home that supports a person’s well-being.
Realtor.com® recently highlighted some pros and cons of open floor plans to help owners and buyers decide if it’s right for them.
In some situations, it might make sense to actually increase the list price to get buyers’ attention, according to a new article at realtor.com®. The article provides several scenarios where increasing the asking price may be justified on a home for sale.
A greater number of structural fires occur in the winter months. In colder weather, homeowners crank up the heat, using space heaters and electric blankets. But leaving them on too long or placing them too close to flammable objects can spark fires quickly, realtor.com® warns.
The phrase “house poor” describes buyers who’ve bought a home they can’t afford. Most financial advisers say those who spend 30 percent or more of their pretax income on housing costs qualify for such a label. Read more HERE.
Interior designers are trained to know what works and doesn’t work in a home. According to Realtor.com, avoid these interior design eyesores for the sake of a home’s style.
Source: National Association of Realtors
Cold weather can put your home’s pipes at risk of exploding. Precautions should be ideally taken in the fall, but if you forgot, better to take steps now than none at all.
HouseLogic offers these tips for protecting your pipes from bursting.
Scented candles may be a way to entice a potential buyer at a showing.
But you need to choose the right scent and be careful where you use it according to a recent article at realtor.com®.
The winter may bring colder and cloudier days ahead, but you can still make your listing look inviting, bright, and cheerful. HouseLogic recently featured several ideas.