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Staging has become a huge buzzword in our industry. Staging is an essential element of selling your home in the soft market we have right now, but do you need to hire a professional? I don't think that is necessarily the case unless your home is a high priced luxury property. I am not trying to ...
06/23/2008
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...that it is illegal for Real Estate Agents to use words like "good schools", "close to the Catholic church", "excellent for families" and "no child molesters live here!" in our advertising or descriptions? Okay, the last one was a stretch, but in fact it is true. The reason being we must be eq...
05/13/2008
If your home was built after 1978, no. But if your home was built before then or you are considering purchasing an older home, there are a few things you should know. Lead can harm young children and even babies who aren't born yet. People get lead inside their bodies by breathing or swallowing ...
04/30/2008
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With all of the rain we've enjoyed, and predictably more on the horizon, Lincoln County has lifted the water restrictions, at least by a little. Now, one day per week, you may use water to do your outside chores: washing your cars, watering your lawns, pressure washing and even filling up swimmi...
04/27/2008
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"Pictures and books are the most significant external clues to the intellects of their owners," says Sherrill Whiton in Interior Design and Decoration. How true it is. Don't kid yourself into thinking that all of those buyers trooping through your house aren't trying to get clues as to who you a...
04/01/2008
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Spring is a time for flowers, and what better way to celebrate than to make some adorable planters for your spring plantings, or even your herbs for your kitchen? If you've never gotten on the mailing list for the Lowe's Creative Ideas, you are really missing a great resource. I've never seen so...
03/31/2008
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Spring makes me want to get out and have a party! Here is a party idea that's sure to please! You'll need: Invites or Evites Paper plates Place card holders and Menu tile Floral decorations and Table decorations Yard decorations Party favors and something to put them in Menu Lavender Lemonade Sa...
03/30/2008
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Disney and KB homes team up to bring you some Disney decor items such as furniture, flooring, window treatments and lighting in their KB home studios all across the country. It's a clever marketing move designed to boost new home sales, but will it work? "Almost 60% of KB Home homebuyers are fam...
03/29/2008
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No one really entertains at home anymore and that is sad. For starters, eating out has become so common, that it isn't even special anymore. Because of our busy schedules, time is at a premium. More often than not, your friends would be more impressed if you took the time to cook them a homemade...
03/15/2008
Before I became a REALTORĀ®, we had our house listed with a real estate agent. Perhaps most frustrating about the experience, besides the house not selling, was the fact that I never heard from my agent unless I initiated the call. I wanted updates, if not weekly, then at least after a showing. N...
03/14/2008
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