Tips for Keeping an Organized and Efficient Home

May 8, 2015

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Plain and simple, a highly organized home runs more efficiently.  Imagine knowing at an instant where everything in your home is.  What a time saver! No more useless piles cluttering counters and tables, or drawers packed full of miscellaneous nonsense. Organizing your home can be fun and relatively easy. Avoid feeling overwhelmed and take simple [...]

What Counts as a Comp for Your Home?

December 12, 2014

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From replacing a rusted out bathroom sink to laying laminate flooring, Americans are hooked on the DIY craze. Some things, however, are better left to professionals. Establishing your home’s current market value before putting it on the selling block or pursuing a refinance is one of those things. To determine its value, appraisers and real [...]

3 Easy Improvements to Help You Sell Your Home

November 14, 2014

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Forget, for a moment, about market trends and interest rates. At any given time, no matter the state of the economy, someone somewhere is selling their home. In any market, homeowners can up the odds that a home sells as quickly and as profitably as possible by giving it a facelift. Sellers should focus on [...]

How to Give Your Bathroom a Spa-Like Feel

March 21, 2014

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Nothing epitomizes pure relaxation more than the serenity and ambiance of a spa setting. The smells and sounds alone are enough to immediately calm the body and soul. Unfortunately, enjoying these luxuries isn’t exactly a common occurrence. However, below are some great tips to help you modify your bathroom for a personal spa experience. Get [...]

Remodeling Your Bathroom on a Budget

August 30, 2013

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Remodeling a bathroom on a budget requires careful thought and more elbow grease, so to speak, than simply going out and buying whatever you want at the first place you see it. Still, it can be done. Certain strategies will help keep you from going over budget. Here are some tips to keep in mind as [...]

Kitchen Redecorating on a Budget

February 8, 2013

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Although many claim that they’re willing to undertake minimal cosmetic fixes, the typical homebuyer wants a home that is move-in ready. Two rooms in particular are important to them: the bathroom and the kitchen. Outdated, worn and unattractive kitchens and bathrooms drag down the value of the home and may make it harder to sell. [...]

5 Home Improvement Tips to Increase Property Value

August 3, 2012

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Home improvements are still a surefire way of adding value to a property, but with the average return being somewhat lower than we have seen in prior years, it is time to strategically select your DIY projects in order to see the maximum return. Always remember that your taste isn’t universal, and what you see [...]

Should Bathroom Design Matter to Homebuyers?

March 9, 2012

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If you are anything like the average homebuyer, when touring a house for sale your focus will be on the kitchen and bathroom. While the design of other rooms is also important, kitchen and bathroom designs are tied directly to their function. A well-designed bathroom can be a place to relax and pamper yourself, in [...]