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Communicate More Easily About Your Home with Houzz

ADDED August 3, 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 »

Preparing to Sell Your House in the Fall: Boomers and Millennials Don’t Follow the Spring Trend

ADDED July 30, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Preparing to Sell Your House in the Fall

If you put your home on the market in the Spring, and it hasn’t sold, you’re probably thinking about taking it off the market until next year. Conventional wisdom says that Spring and early Summer are the only times to sell a home. But, even though families typically move in late Spring and early Summer,…Read More »

New or Pre-Owned Home?

ADDED July 28, 2015 0 COMMENTS
New or Pre-Owned Home?

Some homebuyers want nothing but a brand-new home with pristine appliances, sparkling bathtubs and stickers still on the windows. Others look for established homes in neighborhoods with mature landscaping, developed infrastructure and character. Both options carry advantages and disadvantages, so if you’re ambivalent about which way to go, take a moment to determine your actual…Read More »

Landscape for Your Climate

ADDED July 23, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Landscape for Your Climate

Visions of lush green lawns, English gardens bursting with color and a sparkling fountain filling the air with the tinkling of thousands of water drops may float through your head when dreaming of your ideal home. But, you’re responsible, so you’ve planned for your new home to be efficient: changing outdated toilets for modern low-flow…Read More »

A House for the Whole Family

ADDED July 21, 2015 0 COMMENTS
A House for the Whole Family

While multigenerational families sharing a home is common nowadays, finding a home that works for everyone is a little trickier. If you’re searching for the perfect house to share with both young children and aging parents, you need to consider a variety of potentialities. While completely mobile now, in the future your parents might need…Read More »

Slash Your Energy Bill

ADDED July 16, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Slash Your Energy Bill

We don’t think about our heating bill much in the summer, but this is the time to make some upgrades to your home that will see you through the winter, such as adding insulation, changing out windows for double or triple panes with low U-factors and repairing any leaks and drafts. If energy-efficiency is at…Read More »

Hack Your Downpayment

ADDED July 14, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Hack Your Downpayment

The biggest hindrance to home-ownership for most young couples is the dreaded downpayment. In fact, may couples believe that between living expenses and school loans, they’ll never be able to save up enough for a downpayment on a house or even a condominium. If making the move from renting to owning is a priority for…Read More »