DIY: Crackle Paint
As any homeowner, I already have a long ‘to-do’ list of ideas I want to do around my home. After…
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One of the biggest returns on investment in your home comes from a kitchen remodel. Kitchens are the heart of the modern home, and home buyers are looking to be ‘wowed.’ Whether you’re on a budget or not, here are a few items you simply cannot overlook!… [read more]
If you’ve made the decision to rent versus buying, then you know that there are limitations when it comes to decorating your rental space. But don’t let those limitations, such as painting; stop you from turning your residence into a home. We’ve assembled fantastic ways to improve your space that are temporary and perfect for a rental or anyplace you’d like to change up without a commitment.
Home values are important regardless of when you plan to sell your home. When you make changes to the home, you need to be aware of what will get you the most “bang for your buck” so to speak. With that in mind, here are ten tips to help increase your home’s value… [read more]
Although the current market conditions have led to increased levels of affordability, there are additional costs beyond the monthly mortgage payment when you purchase a home. And whether you’re coming from renting an apartment or owning, it’s hard to anticipate exactly how much money these extra expenses will cost. The key is to prioritize what’s most important and know when to ask for assistance. Let’s take a look at some of those costs now… [read more]
Enticing buyers is about more than simple curb appeal. Many people choose to go a step further, and turn the inside of the home into a sales floor. Companies that specialize in this kind of interior design are known as “staging” companies, and they’ve been proven to increase the sale price of a home. Here are a few things staging companies do to help your home get the best possible offer… [read more]
Whether or not you’re thinking of selling your home in the near future, you should be thinking of your home’s value. A house is one of the biggest investments you can make; increasing that investments’ value just makes sense… [read more]
We know that it’s not officially fall for several more days, but many people consider all of September fair game. Pumpkin spice lattes are already littering our Instagram feeds, but we observe the arrival of autumn in many other ways too. Here are a few telltale things that homeowners do to welcome the season.
You are fired up and ready to finally get your slice of the American dream. You have fully completed the pre-approval process. Your documents have been in the hands of underwriting for a week, and they have given you the green light.
After dutifully searching for the perfect home, you have finally found just the one for you. Your real estate agent has presented the offer, negotiations have concluded and you are the winner. You are nervous. Now what? …[read more]