Improvement

January 25, 2019

How to Properly Clean Your Painted Walls

Did your toddler scribble on the walls or perhaps a year or two of wear and tear have your interior paints looking less than pristine?
May 18, 2019

The Hottest Ideas for Cool Backyard Living

Someone once said you can tell a lot about the nature of a man and his home by catching a glimpse of his backyard space. There is no truer statement when it comes to upscale exteriors.
May 30, 2019

How to Choose the Right White Paint

How to Choose the Right White Paint. Did you know there are probably more shades of white than any other color out there? Here’s how to choose the right one for your room…
November 1, 2019

How to Upcycle ‘Trash’ Into Treasure

Are you getting ready to haul that so-called junk out of your attic? Or haphazardly driving by another yard sale without giving it a second thought?
January 28, 2021

What’s the Difference Between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?

If you are planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important step in the process. It’s a professional evaluation of the market value of the home you’d like to buy. In most cases, an appraisal is ordered by the lender to confirm or verify the value of the home prior to lending a buyer money for the purchase. It is also a different step in the process from a home inspection, which assesses the condition of the home before you finalize the transaction. Here is the breakdown of each one and why they’re both important when buying a home.
March 23, 2021

To Renovate or Not To Renovate Before You Sell

When thinking about selling, homeowners often feel they need to get their house ready with some remodeling to make it more appealing to buyers. However, with so many buyers competing for available homes right now, renovations may not be as vital as they would be in a more normal market.
April 6, 2021

Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market

In a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For Sale By Owner, or FSBO) instead of working with a trusted real estate professional. When the inventory of homes for sale is as low as it is today, buyers are eager to snatch up virtually any house that comes to market. Let’s unpack why that’s a big mistake and may actually cost you more in the long run.
April 15, 2021

Some Buyers Prefer Smaller Homes

While you might expect more time at home to lead to a need for more space, it’s interesting that a significant portion of homeowners actually want less. For those who own larger homes right now and have a desire to move, today’s housing market is full of opportunities.