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Do You Need a Specialized Real Estate Agent?

Do You Need a Specialized Real Estate Agent?

Do You Need a Specialized Real Estate Agent? If you have started a search for a real estate agent, you might have already realized that most agents tout themselves as experts on a type of property they typically work with—local experts, lakefront experts, luxury condo...

5 HVAC Problems to Avoid This Summer

5 HVAC Problems to Avoid This Summer

5 Typical HVAC Problems to Avoid This Summer The summer heat is here and it may seem like your air conditioners has been running almost constantly. Your air conditioner is an important part of your home, and you certainly don’t want to discover that it’s stopped...

Buying an Eco-Friendly Home

Buying an Eco-Friendly Home

More and more homebuyers are searching for homes that offer better energy efficiency and use sustainable materials. Eco-friendly homes not only help the environment but can mean significant savings in energy and maintenance costs. As more home builders consider the...

Outdated Staging Tricks

Outdated Staging Tricks

If you are selling your home, no doubt you’re getting lots of advice about how to stage your home to appeal to potential buyers. Maybe you’ve spent time online reading about curb appeal, maybe your friends have given you advice about how to make your home brighter, or...

Pool Design Trends in 2020

Pool Design Trends in 2020

Now that warmer weather is upon us, the focus turns to the outdoor space of our home. As Americans spend more and more of their time at home, this might be the perfect time to invest in a new pool or pool remodel. Here are 5 trends in pool design for 2020. 1. Natural...

Upgrading Before You List

Upgrading Before You List

Most people have wandered through new home developments and wished their own home looked as modern and chic. Model homes showcase the latest upgrades and decorating trends; for home sellers these homes are their competition, and it can feel daunting to offer an older...

5 Reasons Selling Without an Agent is a Bad Idea

5 Reasons Selling Without an Agent is a Bad Idea

5 Reasons Selling Without an Agent is a Bad Idea Do-it-yourself projects are in vogue these days. You can find advice online for everything from investing in crypto-currency to tearing down the living room wall. When considering the cost of moving, it’s natural to...

Public vs. Private School

Public vs. Private School

Homebuyers know that the quality of the local schools is a critical component of their home search. Nothing is more important to parents than making sure their children receive quality education. Competition for college admission has increased to a fevered pitch over...

How to Setup Your First Home Office

How to Setup Your First Home Office

Working from home is not a new concept, but recent events have created a mass shift in the American workforce and more people than ever before are working from home. While simply placing a laptop on the kitchen table is one way to work from home, having a designated...

Tips to Quickly Make Your Home Show-Ready

Tips to Quickly Make Your Home Show-Ready

Everyone dreams of living in a model home – a beautiful modern room with the perfect vase of flowers sitting decoratively on a glass side table. Unfortunately, life doesn’t always work this way. Our homes tend to look more “lived in” with a pile of shoes by the front...

7 Cool Ways to  Re-purpose Old Furniture

7 Cool Ways to Re-purpose Old Furniture

Are you looking for a fun project that will add some pizzazz to your home – that doesn’t require a degree in carpentry? Before you leave your old furniture on the curb with a sign that says, “free to good owner,” here are 7 creative ideas that will revitalize that...

Preparing Your Home for a Virtual Tour

Preparing Your Home for a Virtual Tour

Technology is helpful in so many areas of life, even real estate. Twenty years ago, if someone were moving across the country, they'd have to wait to buy a house until they arrived to start their new life, or they’d have to buy a home without seeing it in person...