Tips

Nov. 2, 2016

Tips to Help Your Child Settle Into a New Home

Tips to help your child settle into a new home

Moving into a new home is an exciting time for everyone. The dog explores her new back yard, you meet and make connections with your new neighbors, and your kids find new top-notch ways to build pillow forts during sleepovers. All the “new,” however exciting, can also be a ...

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Sept. 6, 2016

Fall Curb Appeal Tips

Fall Curb Appeal Tips

For many, fall is the most wonderful time of the year. This particular change of season can bring cooler weather, cozy scents, and excitement as the leaves change colors and the holidays are right around the corner. Not to mention pumpkin-flavored EVERYTHING and FOOTBALL! If you are selling your home this fall ...

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Posted in Selling a Home, Tips
Aug. 31, 2016

House Cleaning Hacks

House cleaning hacks

August is the time of year when much change occurs, both in our schedules and in the seasons. We could all use a little motivation to clean house. If you are finding you have less time to clean, more mess, or want to find new methods of accomplishing your to-do ...

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July 5, 2016

6 Summer Home Maintenance Tasks

Summer Home Maintenance Tasks

It is officially summer and with the sun in the sky longer, homeowners should consider adding a couple of maintenance tasks to their list of activities. The joy of a to-do list in the summer is soaking up some vitamin D and a enjoying a warm breeze while crossing each item ...

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June 21, 2016

How to Deter Home Burglars

How to Deter Home Burglars

Summer: the season of the most sunburns, cookouts, and, unfortunately, home break-ins. The warm months are especially inviting to home burglars who search for houses with open windows or those which have been vacated for summer getaways. Millions of American homes will be broken into this year by amateur thieves ...

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May 18, 2016

Clever Packing Tips for a Stress-Free Move

Moving can be a dreaded ordeal. You set your move-in date, get excited about your new home, and then fear begins to set in thinking of the myriad belongings you’ll have to take with you. From furniture to electronics to all the little junk drawers — things pile up and ...

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May 5, 2016

When it Makes More Sense to Rent

When does it make more sense to rent?

There are certainly benefits to owning your own home. You can make payments toward a long-term investment, make any changes or upgrades you desire, and have a stable place to call home, just to name a few. What is not always so clear are the benefits of renting. Not everyone ...

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Posted in Buying a Home, Tips
Feb. 18, 2016

How to Baby Proof Your Home

How to Baby Proof Your Home

Are you adding a new addition to your home? No, not a breakfast nook, a baby! There are so many wonderful new experiences waiting for you as a new parent. To make this experience as stress-free as possible and safe for you and your little one, take some time to ...

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Oct. 16, 2015

How to Brighten a Dark Room

How to Brighten a Dark Room

Do you have a dark room in your home? There are a few easy changes you can make to brighten it up.

Add lighting

The most obvious step you can take to brighten a room is to add lighting. Add a combination of lamps and ceiling fixtures. Choose bright ...

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Posted in Staging, Tips
Sept. 23, 2015

5 Ways to Improve Your Garage

5 Ways to Improve Your Garage

Do you want to turn your garage into a useable space? Are you selling your home soon and want to showcase the functionality of your garage to potential home buyers? These 5 tips can help turn any garage into a useful space. 

5 Tips to Improve the Functionality of ...

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