December 2018

10 Smart Questions To Ask Your Real Estate Agent When Purchasing A Home

Posted on Dec 20, 2018 in Tips and Tools for Buyers

1.  What’s wrong with the house?
While it’s always a good idea to get an inspection, it is also a good idea to obtain as much firsthand knowledge about your prospective property as you can. No one wants to buy someone else’s lemon — unless you’re into flipping…and even then, you should go into the situation being as well informed as possible.

2. Are t...

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5 Ways To Maximize Energy Conservation In Your Home By Rearranging Furniture

Posted on Dec 18, 2018

With winter bearing down on us quickly, it’s time to get your home ready. Put plastic on the windows, install new weather stripping on the doors, and rearrange your furniture. Wait… what did we say? Rearrange the furniture? Yes, rearrange the furniture. You can move the furniture around in a room to increase the air flow, thus reducing energy consu...

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How To Create The Perfect Home Office

Posted on Dec 18, 2018 in General Homeowner Tips

Whether you work from home daily or just once in awhile, you need an environment that’s conducive to success. Here’s how to create the perfect home office.

Choose The Right Space
Your office can be an individual room or simply a portion of a room that serves another purpose. Whatever the case, it should be private, quiet, and free of distractions. Co...

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4 Tips For Selecting The Right Paint Color For Any Room

Posted on Dec 18, 2018 in General Homeowner Tips

So, you’ve decided it’s time to paint one of the rooms in your home. You head out to the paint store with a clear picture in your head of what you want the room to look like when it’s finished. As you begin looking through all the colors and brands of paint available, a panic sets in. Which one do you choose? 

Before you go off the deep end trying to...

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Should I Buy or Sell First?

Posted on Dec 14, 2018 in Tips and Tools for Sellers

To buy or to sell first? That is the question. At least it’s one of the questions I get asked most often when I meet with prospective Buyers and Sellers. Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy answer, and there certainly isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer. 

Here’s a look at the pros and cons of each strategy.


Property Selectio...

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5 Ways To Make Your Home Extra Safe

Posted on Dec 14, 2018

Lock your doors, close all the windows, and always look through the peephole to determine who’s there before opening the door. These are all things we know to do in order to keep our homes secure. The reality is, however, that most homes are easily accessible if the wrong person decides he wants to get in. Below, we discuss five ways you can ensure...

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