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Staging a Living Room to Sell

Staging a Living Room to Sell

There’s no doubt about it – one of the most important rooms to stage when you’re selling is the living room. The living room is where family and friends gather and where you unwind after a long day. A great living room will often be at the top of the list for potential buyers, so…Read More »

Heating Systems 101

Heating Systems 101

We’re heading into the hottest part of the year, so it’s unlikely you’re thinking too much about your home’s heating system. But if you’re house hunting this summer or you need to upgrade to a new system, now is the time to research and understand your options. In fact, you may find that you can…Read More »

Make the Most of a Small Yard

Make the Most of a Small Yard

Yards are a great way to extend your living space – especially when the weather is nice. However, if you have a small yard, then you may feel like you’re missing out. But don’t be dismayed! There are many ways that you can maximize that outdoor space and turn it into something both functional and…Read More »

Creating a Craft Room

Creating a Craft Room

Is a personal craft room on your wish list? If you’re house hunting – or you’ve just purchased a home – you may be wondering how you can turn a spare room into a craft room. Fortunately, all it takes is a little inspiration to get started. These are some of the best tips we’ve…Read More »

How to Minimize Your Home’s Flaws

How to Minimize Your Home’s Flaws

Does your home feel less than perfect? There are truly very few homes that live up to all the owner’s expectations. Although it’s common for most homeowners to feel some dissatisfaction with certain elements of their homes, it can be more obvious when you’ve just moved in or you’re trying to sell. But don’t worry!…Read More »

When Do You Need a Permit?

When Do You Need a Permit

Summer is a great time to complete home improvement projects. Both sellers and recent buyers may opt to make upgrades because they can add value to a home. But it’s essential that you understand which projects may require a building permit. If you don’t get the proper permits before completing the work, you could run…Read More »

Planning a House Hunting Trip

Planning a House Hunting Trip

Memorial Day weekend is almost here. This holiday is often thought of as the unofficial start of summer. But it can also be a great time to go house hunting. In fact, if you’re planning to move out of town, then a long holiday weekend can be a perfect time to plan your trip. Here’s…Read More »

Selling a Home With a Pool

Selling a Home With a Pool

If you’re selling a home with a pool, then you may be wondering whether it will help – or hurt – your home sale. Well, we have some good news for you! According to the National Association of Realtors, having an in-ground pool can increase your home’s value by almost eight percent. When it’s time…Read More »

Hidden Expenses of Selling Your Home

Hidden Expenses of Selling Your Home

Is it time for you to sell your home? You’re no doubt thinking about all the money you can potentially make from your home sale. But it’s important to remember that selling a home can also cost you money. Not only will you be on the hook for commission fees and various closing costs, but…Read More »

Filing a Homeowners Insurance Claim

Filing a Homeowners Insurance Claim

A big storm causes a tree limb to fall on your garage. A pipe bursts and floods your kitchen. A burglar breaks in and steals your electronics. These are all unfortunate situations in which you might need to file a claim on your homeowners insurance. If you’ve never done it before, the process might be…Read More »