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Prior to putting your home on the market, home sellers’ need to ensure their home is well lit, clutter has been removed, painting and updating of home has been completed.  This all needs to be completed prior to photo shoot.  House photos are normally first thing potential buyers see, and they ar...
09/11/2020
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Most homeowners are interested in increasing equity in their home.  Value is increased through neighborhood appreciation, remodeling, redecorating, and adding additional storage.  When marketing the home these updates and appreciation tend to stand out to potential buyers.  Prior to making update...
08/04/2020
Finding a new home can be exciting.  Leaving your old home is not always fun due to the work that must be done before leaving.  Following are some tips that may help simplify the process:Get rid of stuff – First, need to identify items that you do not use.  If you pack these items, you are wastin...
07/08/2020
The pandemic fear of COVID-19 has changed our environment on how we live our daily lives.  There are people that either want too or must purchase a new home during this time.  Buyers are learning new skills and developing a willingness to purchase a house either doing minimal physically touring o...
05/19/2020
With the increasing need for more people to work from home, this creates an increasing need for office space within the home.  The need has been created as a result of increase drive time to work, amount of traffic on the roadways, and such things as the COVID-19 pandemic.  Currently, many homeow...
04/22/2020
One of the biggest undertaking homeowners do is remodel their home.  When planning the project, they need to do detail planning to lower their chances of having regrets after completing the project.  Some homeowners fail in this regard.  This can lead to regrets later which can be defined as blun...
04/01/2020
Many of the nations’ retail malls are experiencing difficult time surviving in today’s brick and mortar stores.  This is due to increase sales resulting from on-line orders and quickly delivered to your front door.  In addition, creates convenience to the consumer by allowing them to save time an...
03/11/2020
According National Association of Realtors (NAR), one-third of first-time home buyers turn to family and friends when purchasing a home last year.  Many of these buyers are receiving a gift.  If the financial aid received is documented as a gift in the loan process, the money is not required to b...
02/20/2020
When buying or selling your home all buyers and sellers incur closing cost associated with the transaction.  Normally, closing cost (need to include commission and if 5% down payment) are about 8% to 12% of the property purchase price depending on the type of transaction, other than full cash tra...
02/06/2020
Forbes.com recently interviewed interior and furniture designers what they expect to emerge in home design in this new decade.  Off-trend may be the new trend in this decade creating bigger and bolder statements versus the all-white or neutral interiors.  Lighting fixtures will be used to make a ...
01/17/2020
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