The first impression of a home is the biggest – and usually happens before prospective buyers even park their car at the curb. If you're preparing to sell your home, be sure to spruce up the exterior. And soon is a good time to do it (once the snow melts), because spring and summer are the busiest ... » Learn More about Does the Outside of Your Home Draw Potential Buyers Inside?
Moving can be stressful for every family member – including the four-legged ones. Every animal reacts differently to new living quarters, and temperament has a lot to do with it. Some pets take a move in stride, while others exhibit anxiety or insecurity for days or weeks. Here are 5 things to ... » Learn More about Paw-sitive Reinforcement: 5 Ways to Help Pets Adjust After a Move
Did you receive a nice chunk of change with your tax return? Consider using it for home improvement projects that will increase your home's curb appeal. The following upgrades are all under $3,000. 1. Replace door No. 1 As one of the first things a prospective buyer sees, your front door is ... » Learn More about 4 Ways to Use Your Tax Return to Boost Your Home’s Exterior
Spring has officially sprung! Bring on the outdoor activities, backyard barbecues and warm weather, right? The majority of us would happily welcome all of these, but before the springtime festivities begin, homeowners have a task that many would probably prefer to skip – spring cleaning. The ... » Learn More about Organize the Chaos: 3 Strategies for Tackling Spring Cleaning
Schools can have a big impact on property value and quality of life. If you're buying a home, here are a few reasons local school ratings matter – even if you don't have kids. 1.The next buyer will consider school ratings, too According to a recent National Association of REALTORS Profile of ... » Learn More about 5 Reasons School Ratings Matter (Whether You Have Kids Or Not)