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Aug. 19, 2015

5 Design Tips for Every Living Room

5 Design Tips for Every Living Room

Regardless of your design style—contemporary, modern, or traditional—there are 5 interior design tips that every living room can benefit from. 

1. Commit to a Color Palette 

Whether you want to create a serene space or one that is vibrant and full of color, it’s important to stick to a color ...

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Posted in Staging, Tips
Aug. 12, 2015

20 Packing Tips for a Smooth Move

20 Packing Tips for a Smooth Move

There’s no getting around it—packing up a home is a headache! But an even bigger headache will ensue if you pack haphazardly. Follow the tips below to avoid major packing disasters!

 

  1. Get an early start. Begin by packing up nonessential (think knickknacks and artwork) and items not currently in ...
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July 28, 2015

How to Create an Inviting Guest Room

How to Create an Inviting Guest Room

If you regularly host overnight guests, it’s helpful to have a dedicated guest room in your home. A guest room is much nicer for both you and your guests than having them sleeping on the pullout sofa in the middle of your living room. It allows your guests to have privacy ...

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July 21, 2015

How to Update Your Kitchen and Improve the Value of Your Home

How to Update Your Kitchen and Improve the Value of Your Home

An updated kitchen can go a long way towards increasing the value of your home. Even if you don’t have the money for a complete kitchen renovation, there are still many improvements you can make that will increase your home’s value. 

Consider making these kitchen upgrades to increase the ...

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Posted in Selling a Home, Tips
June 9, 2015

Roofing Material: Which one is right for me?

Roofing Material: Which is right for my house?

If you are building or remodeling a home, one of the many decisions you will make is which type of roofing material to apply. Similarly, when looking to buy a home, it is important to note the type of roofing in each of your options. Not only is the roof ...

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Posted in Homeowner FAQ, Tips
April 27, 2015

Planning the Perfect Deck: Questions and Considerations

Planning the Perfect Deck: Questions and Considerations

 

Spring is the perfect time to starting planning to build a deck to expand your living spaces outdoors. How much you are going to spend is probably the most important question you need to answer—the price point you decide on will make the difference in how large the deck ...

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March 17, 2015

How to Prep Your Yard and Flower Beds for Optimal Spring Curb Appeal

How to Prep Your Yard and Flower Beds for Optimal Spring Curb Appeal

 

Spring is one of our favorite times of the year. Coming into warmer temperatures and longer days makes everyone want to get out and about—including people who are interested in buying a home. Because everyone’s been hunkering down for the winter, it’s time to get outside and get things ...

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Feb. 17, 2015

The Very First Step to Preparing Your Home for the Market

The Very First Step to Preparing Your Home for the Market

The fun part of moving may be the house hunting, but if you are already a homeowner, chances are high that you will need to prepare and put your home on the market before picking out your new dream home. The first item your agenda should be packing.

Packing isn’t ...

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Feb. 7, 2015

4 Steps to a Well-Organized Home

4 Steps to a Well-Organized Home

Life is busy and messy and sometimes downright chaotic! That’s part of the beauty of life, but it’s a big obstacle to keeping a home organized. There are a few easy steps that even the busiest families can take, however, to help keep their homes organized.

Have a Place for ...

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Jan. 3, 2015

Easy and Affordable Tricks to Liven Up Your Living Room

Easy and Affordable Tricks to Liven Up Your Living Room

Is your living room looking drab, outdated or lifeless but you don’t have a large budget for a major remodel? Don’t worry! Bringing your living room back to life needn't cost a fortune. These simple and affordable tricks will teach you how to liven up your living room without ...

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Posted in Staging, Tips