Curb Appeal All Year Round

Curb appeal can do wonders for the value of your home, but keeping up the appeal year round can be difficult. Check out these six tips on maintaining your curb appeal year-round. Keep it Clean Keep your home, driveways and walkways clean with a power wash. Most home owners only do this in spring, but…

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Things to Watch Out for When Buying a Vacant Home

While it can be convenient to move into a vacant home, there could also be some big problems hiding in it. Here are four things to keep an eye out for before signing. Cracked Seals The plumbing in a vacant house can be one of the biggest weak points. Most homeowners will just turn off…

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You’ve Just Moved In – Now What?

You’ve just moved into your new home! Congratulations! You probably can’t wait to start unpacking and decorating your new home, but before you start, there are a few things you should do before you start. Take Pictures While taking pictures of empty rooms may seem odd, it’s extremely important. If you’re renting, the photos are…

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Three Tips to Liven Up Your Office

Your home office is a place for getting work done. Some are also guest rooms or storage rooms, but they are primarily used as an office. These rooms are often small and cramped, which can affect productivity, and stifle creativity. So here are a few tips that can help open up your office and brighten…

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Ten Things to Avoid When Selling Your Home

The housing market is beginning to heat up and the climate for selling a home has never been better. If you’re planning on putting your home in the market, there are a few things you can do to make a huge difference on the amount of time your home is on the market and the…

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Tips for Winter

With the drop in temperature it’s important to remember to prepare your home for the cold weather. So here are four winter tips to keep in mind! Remember to Turn Off Your Outside Faucets Pipes that lead to outdoor faucets and hoses are vulnerable to damage when the temperature drops. Be sure to shut off…

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Four Mistakes to Avoid When Photographing Your House

A buyer’s first impression of a home is no longer the front of the house. When you list your home, a good real estate broker will send a professional photographer to take photos of your home to help market your listing online. Buyer’s will see these photos long before they even step into your house,…

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Five Decorating Mistakes to Avoid

Moving into a new home can be exciting. Half the fun is decorating, so it’s understandable that some new homeowners get carried away and make a few mistakes. Don’t Buy Everything at Once. While you may feel the need to fill those empty rooms up with beautiful new furniture as soon as possible, taking some…

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