Five New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

Five New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

It’s the time of year when we look forward to fresh starts and new beginnings. The new year is a great time to make personal resolutions – eat healthier, exercise more, read more books.  Our homes deserve a little attention too.  As the place for peace and...
Advantages of Selling in the Fall

Advantages of Selling in the Fall

We often think of Spring as the best time to put our home on the market.  Buyers come alive after winter hibernation and there’s a gush of new listing activity from sellers eager to get their home sold.  As much as we’re programmed to think of spring/summer, we...
5 Thoughts to Minimize Stress of Selling

5 Thoughts to Minimize Stress of Selling

Having your home on display for buyers can be stressful.  The uncertainty of how prospective buyers will respond, the need for constant cleaning, inconvenient showings, and buyer criticism can weigh heavily after a while.  But don’t let it get to you.  Keep in mind...
Simple Upgrades to Modernize Your Kitchen

Simple Upgrades to Modernize Your Kitchen

Chances are, your kitchen is showing its age: Worn cabinetry, stained countertops, and out-of-date appliances are just a few of the common plagues of dated kitchens. But you don’t have to spend upward of $10,000 to bring your kitchen into the modern era. There are...
Chicken or the Egg?

Chicken or the Egg?

The real estate market is heating up.  Sellers are getting their homes on the market and buyers are out in full force.  There’s always a high level of coordination required in every real estate transaction.  But what if you are both buyer and seller?  What’s the right...
The New Curb Appeal

The New Curb Appeal

For years, REALTORS® have known the importance of curb appeal when selling a home. Making a positive first impression on a prospective buyer is critical to getting them excited about your home before they step inside. Twenty years ago, buyers formed that first...