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Will the Neighborhood Go Up In Value?

Posted on Sep 25, 2019 in Real Estate


When you purchase a home, you hope it will continually go up in value – just like a good investment.

However, there’s something else that you also want to see increase in value: the neighborhood. In fact, the neighborhood plays a key role in what the home will be worth in the years to come. If the neighborhood goes down in terms of desirability, so...

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5 Unusual (But Effective) Home Staging Ideas

Posted on Aug 26, 2019 in Buy and Sell


Staging” your home is all about making the space in your home as appealing as possible to buyers. You may already know the basics, such as eliminating clutter, and removing personal photographs. Here are some other tips that are less well known yet very effective:

A chandelier. Surprisingly, installing a chandelier is one of the simplest ways to mak...

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Four Signs You've Outgrown Your Current Home

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 in Buy and Sell


It’s not uncommon for couples with growing families to trade in their compact cars for something roomier, like a mini-van. The same thing happens with homes. Sometimes families simply outgrow them.

How can you tell if that’s happening with your property? Here are some sure-fire signs:

  1. You need more space.
    This is the most common reason people upgrade...

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5 Things Buyers HATE to See

Posted on Jul 05, 2019 in Buy and Sell

When you show your home to prospective buyers, there is probably a long list of things you’re hoping they’ll notice. For example, you’ll want them to see the beautiful chandelier in the foyer or the spacious backyard and large deck, or the kitchen with the island big enough for a whole family to sit down for breakfast.

But what about those things yo...

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How to Decide if You Should Replace Your Windows

Posted on Jun 20, 2019 in House Tips


One of the most prominent features of any home is the windows. If they are well maintained, they will have a positive impact on the impression potential buyers have of your property. Of course, the opposite occurs when your windows look old and worn.

So, does that mean you should replace your windows?

That depends on a number of factors. Window repla...

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How to Make Your Home Sale "Smooth Sailing"

Posted on May 29, 2019


If you’ve ever been on a cruise ship, you know that rough waters can result in a miserable experience. Even on modern ships equipped with stabilizers, choppy seas and bad weather can leave you stuck below deck - and possibly sea sick!

In fact, the expression “smooth sailing” comes from a desire for calm waters.

When you sell your property, you’ll wan...

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