Keep your home from serving as a breeding ground for the cold or flu virus with these simple tips. Control your remote What’s the first thing someone does after calling in sick to work or school? They grab the remote and hunker down with Netflix and some chicken soup. Make sure their germs don’t stick… Continue reading Ways to Keep Your Home Flu Free
If you’re the type of person who can’t stand outside for an hour without gaining a host of new bug bites, then this article is for you. Don’t let another Summer pass by in itchy despair — instead, rid yourself of the mosquito problem once and for all! Using only your green thumb and a… Continue reading Plants That Naturally Repel Mosquitoes
ROOM BY ROOM Staging Guide LIVING ROOM AND FAMILY ROOM For the duration of your home sale, it’s important that you channel your inner minimalist. Remove your family photos, and other personal knickknacks that clutter up the shelves and mantle. If the room is full of furniture, try to get rid of a piece or… Continue reading STAGE YOUR HOME
YOUR CLOSETS SHOULD BE MOSTLY EMPTY Every buyer is looking for storage, and you’ve likely outgrown yours. Appeal to potential buyers by decluttering your closets, or even putting some of your storage into an off-site storage unit while your home is on the market. Make sure that what you do leave behind is neat and… Continue reading THINGS NO ONE TELLS YOU ABOUT SELLING YOUR HOME
Why pay someone else’s mortgage? Be a homeowner, follow these tips. You may not be quite ready to buy your first home, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start preparing now. Here are three actions you can do while renting that will put you in a better position when you’re ready to buy. Take a… Continue reading 3 ways to prepare for homeownership while renting
What is the Difference Between Fixtures and Improvements? This is critical in determining what personal property stays with the real property (see paragraph 2, TREC One-to-Four Contract). If the item is permanently attached to the property, it becomes a fixture and cannot be removed. If, however, the item maintains its character as “personalty”, it is not… Continue reading What are Considered Fixtures & Improvements?
Take Pictures to Preserve Memories Preserve the memories you’re making by taking photographs of your home now. The pictures will remind you of the role your home played with your family and life. Reminiscing is easier when scrolling through pictures to remind you of people and times. One of the least heard regrets is that… Continue reading Take Pictures Now