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Prepare for an Open Houses in Bad Weather
Posted on 01/12/2020
Prepare for an Open Houses in Bad Weather
Image by Andy Dean Photography from Shutterstock When placing your home on the market you’ll likely need to plan to hold an open house or two. If there's a chance of bad weather during a scheduled open house, you might question moving ahead with the event. Before you cancel, here are a few things to consider: Serious buyers...
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How Passive Solar Homes Can Save You Thousands on Utility Bills
Posted on 01/05/2020
How Passive Solar Homes Can Save You Thousands on Utility Bills
Most of the time, we build homes to our taste rather than to their environment. And while it’s important to have a home that you love to look at, it’s also necessary to take your local climate and surroundings into account. One of the best up-and-coming home architecture styles features something called “passive solar” design. In today’s post, I’m...
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Why Should Buyers Pay Attention to Your California Luxury Home?
Posted on 12/29/2019
Why Should Buyers Pay Attention to Your California Luxury Home?
There is no telling whether your luxury home in Los Angeles, San Francisco or any other California city or town will generate buyers' interest. However, there are many things you can do to ensure that your Golden State luxury residence garners buyers' attention. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you stir up interest in your...
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Tips for Moving Economically and Efficiently
Posted on 12/22/2019
Tips for Moving Economically and Efficiently
Perhaps the ultimate test of your planning and organizational skills is moving to a new house. If you fail to plan ahead and make the necessary preparations, moving can be a stressful and frustrating experience. On the other hand, if you approach it in a methodical, goal-oriented way, you'll be pleasantly surprised at how smooth the process will unfold....
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Buying a Zombie Property
Posted on 12/15/2019
Buying a Zombie Property
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels Zombie properties are homes that have been visibly abandoned but actual ownership has not. The term became popular in the housing industry during the 2007-08 housing crisis when people being unable to make their mortgage payments reached a catastrophic point. According to ATTOM Data Solutions, a firm that tracks different types of...
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Find Energy Savings in your Bathroom
Posted on 12/08/2019
Find Energy Savings in your Bathroom
Photo by 영훈 박 via Pixabay Your bathroom can be a considerable source of energy use in your home. The Department of Energy states that water heating accounts for up to 18 percent of energy bills, which is the second largest expense in your home after heating and cooling. Showers and baths aren’t the only reasons for high...
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Why There's No Need to Wait to List Your House
Posted on 12/01/2019
Why There's No Need to Wait to List Your House
Selling a home is a big decision with far-flung ramifications. If you're on the fence about selling your house, there is no need to wait. In fact, there are many reasons why now may be the right time to list your residence, and these include: 1. You can upgrade or downgrade. Although your current home has served you well...
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Are You Ready to Hire a Moving Company?
Posted on 11/24/2019
Are You Ready to Hire a Moving Company?
If you buy or sell a house, you may need to hire a moving company as well. That way, you can work with an expert moving company to ensure all of your personal belongings can safely make it to your new address. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to put yourself in the best position to...
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Reasons to Get a Pre-Inspection Before Selling Your Home
Posted on 11/17/2019
Reasons to Get a Pre-Inspection Before Selling Your Home
Most buyers understand the importance of getting a home inspection before purchasing a property. But did you know that some sellers are also opting to invest in a pre-inspection? These savvy homeowners realize that a pre-inspection can be a very helpful tool when it comes time to market their houses. If you're thinking about putting your property on...
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Get Ready to Buy a Home in a Seller's Market
Posted on 11/10/2019
Get Ready to Buy a Home in a Seller's Market
Purchasing a home in a seller's market may prove to be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to offer expert guidance to ensure you can find the best house at the lowest price, regardless of the present real estate sector's conditions. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to pursue a home in a seller's...
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Transforming Your Room
Posted on 11/03/2019
Transforming Your Room
Photo by Dominika Roseclay via Pexels Giving your space a much-needed makeover doesn't have to take a lot of time or money. Whether you want to recreate the space for a party, prepare for a sale, or simply make an old room look new, here's a solution for you. Use these tips to completely transform your room in...
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Getting a Water Fountain for Your Home
Posted on 10/27/2019
Getting a Water Fountain for Your Home
An outdoor water fountain is always a pleasant sight in every home, and they come in many different designs. A water fountain is a stunning, peaceful, and sophisticated asset that gives a home some class, whether in the lawn or close to the swimming pool. If you want to install a fountain in your home, here are some...
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