Real Estate Resolutions

The beginning of a new year always brings so much excitement and hopes, as well as what feels like a fresh start at goals. Most people attempt to accomplish those goals by thinking of New Year’s Resolutions like “I want to work out more” or “I want to drink more water”. But all of those goals pertain to you specifically. What about some New Year’s Resolutions that affect your real estate? You know what they say, home is where the heart is! So why not make your heart as happy as possible by improving your home in 2020! Reduce Clutter One of the easiest (and free) ways to improve your home and how you feel about it is to reduce some of the clutter inside and outside of your home! Without doing

DIY Outdoor Home Improvements

Curb appeal is an important aspect for the look of a home that many homeowners forget to improve or update. Whether you need to update the outside of your home because you are now the new homeowner, need to update it before placing it on the real estate market or just looking for something new, updating your curb appeal doesn't have to be hard or expensive! There are a number of inexpensive home improvements that can be done outside of your home in order to give it that little extra sparkle! Clean it Up! Renting a power washer and power washing your siding, porch, stairs and any other items on the outside of your home is a cheap and great idea for how to give your home that brand-new look wi

First-Time Home Buyers Tips

We all go through the stage of moving out of your parent’s house or moving out of an apartment in order to look for your first home! Becoming a first-time home buyer is a huge change and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. We want to share with you some helpful tips for first-time home buyers to make this process as easy as possible for you! Save, Save, Save Purchasing a home for the first time comes with a lot of foreseen and unforeseen costs. It is important to have money saved up for all of these encounters. Some foreseen costs include a down payment, closing costs, and monthly bills, such as water, electric, and gas. Saving enough more for at least 20% of a down payment will allow you t

Open House Tips

Out with the old and in with the new! Isn’t that what crosses your mind when your home goes up for sale and you’re getting ready to move elsewhere? If you’re using a top real estate agent to help you sell your home, then they’ve probably already discussed the importance of hosting an Open House. Although an Open House is not necessarily known as the reason your house will be sold, it gets the word out about your home being the next best real estate option and gets the neighborhood talking about your property! And it’s amazing what a little positive word-of-mouth can do these days! Hosting an Open House can greatly impact your selling situation for the better, but it can also be detrimental i

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