Sellers Behaving Badly: The Top 3 Ways to Turn Off a Buyer

April 10, 2015

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Not all real estate transactions turn sour. In fact, few do. But once in a while, a bad apple ends up either selling or buying a home, and can throw the entire transaction into chaos. From buyers allowing their children to run wild through a house they’re viewing to sellers trying to hide home defects, [...]

How to Clean and Maintain Your Gutters

October 3, 2014

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Your gutters take care of your house, but who’s taking care of the gutters? Cleaning and maintaining your gutters is just as important as changing the oil in your car. Why Gutters Need Cleaning When your gutters get clogged, you’ll see waterfalls pouring from their edges in warmer weather, and icicles glittering along the bottom [...]

Spring-Cleaning and Home Maintenance Tasks

March 7, 2014

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When warmer temperatures come, refresh your home with an annual spring-cleaning, including important maintenance tasks for the interior and exterior. Not only will it give your house a “face-lift,” it will make your home more comfortable and will help prevent costly repairs later. Here are the essential tasks for both inside and outside your home. [...]

How to Prepare Your Home for Sale

May 16, 2013

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Selling a home can take more time than the seller might like. You’ve made your decision, and all you want is to be at the end of the process with an amazing sell. One of the first steps for a speedy settlement is to hire a real estate agent. As you research your best options, [...]

Does Your House Have a Mold Problem?

January 25, 2013

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For all the concern over second-hand smoke and other toxins that confront us while we’re out in the world, indoor air pollution is something most people don’t think about. One of the chief pollutants of indoor air is mold, whose spores are inhaled with every breath we take. What is Mold? Molds are microscopic fungi that [...]