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Selling? Should You Exchange That Carpet for Hardwood

Selling? Should You Exchange That Carpet for Hardwood

Flooring is one of the more controversial subjects when it comes to home improvements. There are two firm camps and rarely do they meet in the middle. When you’re planning to sell your home, you may think you need to replace the carpet in order to get the best price on the market. While only…Read More »

Have a Fun Holiday Staycation

Have a Fun Holiday Staycation

We know the holidays just aren’t going to be the same this year. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a good time while staying home. In fact, with a little creativity, 2020 may be your most memorable holiday season yet! If you’re looking for ideas for a fun holiday staycation, then we’ve got you…Read More »

Staging Mistakes to Avoid

Staging Mistakes to Avoid

Just because we’re in a seller’s market doesn’t mean it’s not important to stage your home for sale. Staging will make your home stand out among the competition and could lead to more and better offers. And while you probably know you should declutter, clean, and neutralize your space, there are some pitfalls you should…Read More »

Bathrooms Defined

Bathrooms Defined

Have you ever seen a house listing that advertises a half bath? Or maybe it lists a three-quarter bath, or even a quarter bath? What do those terms even mean? Whether you’re buying or selling a home, it’s helpful to know just what goes into defining a bathroom. Here’s the scoop. Full bathroom First, let’s…Read More »

Buying a Home with a Well

Buying a Home with a Well

Did you know that more than 13 million homes in America rely on well water? If you’re house hunting in a rural area, you may have come across some homes that source their water from a private well. It’s important to understand as much as possible about well safety and maintenance before buying a new…Read More »

Can You Sell Your House with Unpermitted Changes?

Can You Sell Your House with Unpermitted Changes?

Often, homeowners make changes and upgrades to their home without securing permit. In some cases, permits are not required, but in many cases they are. When you attempt to sell your home, investigations by the buyer’s real estate agent, inspector or legal representation may discover undocumented changes that could hinder the sale. The degree to…Read More »

How to Survive Transition

How to Survive Transition

Timing the closing of your new home purchase with the end of your lease agreement or sale of your existing home is tricky, to say the least. Rarely does it work out that you move directly from one home to another on a perfect schedule. During the transition, you need a place to live and…Read More »

Tips for Moving During Winter

Tips for Moving During Winter

Moving during winter is probably not something you hoped you’d ever do, but sometimes it’s unavoidable. However, moving in winter has some perks. Since fewer people move during the cold season you’ll likely get more personalized attention and lower rates from long distance movers.  You’re also likely to enjoy more flexible scheduling. If you find…Read More »

Tips For Upgrading Kitchen Flooring in Your Home

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The kitchen is the heart of your home, literally as well as figuratively. That means it’s a room in need of a sturdy floor that can cope with spills, dropped dishes, and stomping feet (even if the feet are small). It’s also a room that has a lot of foot traffic and may even the…Read More »

Creating Outdoor Rooms on a Budget

Creating Outdoor Rooms on a Budget

After a long pandemic winter, we’re all a little anxious to enjoy the Great Outdoors. Being able to enjoy the sunshine and a warm breeze from the comfort of home is the ultimate luxury. The good news is that you don’t have to spend a fortune to install patio roof systems and create a desirable…Read More »