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Communicate More Easily About Your Home with Houzz

ADDED April 1, 2015 0 COMMENTS
questioning how to redo your home

As you’ve thought about your home and its many needs, chances are you’ve visited Houzz.com. Design ideas for both inside and outside your home abound at Houzz and luckily they have now added a “Real Estate Agent” category! This is good news for you and your home because it gives you an easier way to…Read More »

Buying an Investment Home

ADDED March 31, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Buying an Investment Home

Although the housing market is heating up, buying an investment in order to flip it may not be the right plan for you. Buying a flip home relies on market prices going up higher than the cost for you to refurbish it for sale. And … it has to sell. On the other hand, buying…Read More »

The Value of Professional Staging

ADDED March 26, 2015 0 COMMENTS
The Value of Professional Staging

Views very widely on the value of hiring a professional stager to prepare your home for sale. Many real estate agents swear by it and have years of sales to back up their claim. They cite their own impressions, sales history and anecdotal evidence to underscore that professional staging adds value to the home. On…Read More »

Should “Hidden” Costs of Buying a Foreclosure Keep me from Buying One?

ADDED March 24, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Should "Hidden" Costs of Buying a Foreclosure Keep me from Buying One?

While the housing market in most places certainly has improved and the number of foreclosed homes on the market has decrease, they will always be foreclosed homes available for purchase. Because of popular television show on house “flipping” and investment real estate, however, many buyers have unsubstantiated ideas of what buying a foreclosed home entails.…Read More »

Your True Colors

ADDED March 19, 2015 0 COMMENTS
color schemes for spring

Much of the fun of owning a home is decorating it to your taste and personality. Even on a low budget, subtle or dramatic changes to color can make your home truly yours. Check out these color schemes for this spring: Updated kitchen: Since the kitchen is one of the most used rooms in your…Read More »

How to Avoid Being House Poor

ADDED March 17, 2015 0 COMMENTS
How to Avoid Being House Poor

Buying a home is exciting. If you’re young, it gives you the sense of finally stepping into the adult world. If you’re at some other life change (marriage, starting a family, empty-nester) the idea of a larger (or smaller) space of your own gets those possibility juices flowing. But … in the heady rush into…Read More »

How Important are Rain Gutters to Home Maintenance?

ADDED March 12, 2015 0 COMMENTS
How Important are Rain Gutters to Home Maintenance?

If you’ve owned a home for a while, you know that water entering the home can be at least a hassle and at worst a cause of major destruction. Not only should keeping water from sneaking into those tiny cracks and crevices be a priority, it could make the difference between owning an asset and…Read More »