7 Home Decor Trends to Avoid If You Hope to Sell Your Home By Audrey Ference via REALTOR®.com Feb 28, 2018

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7 Home Decor Trends to Avoid If You Hope to Sell Your Home By Audrey Ference | Feb 28, 2018 ExperienceInteriors/iStock There’s a huge difference between decorating for your own pleasure and spiffying up your home to sell. If you’re staying put and pining for a purple bathroom, go for it! The resale value of your eclectic tastes don’t apply. However, if you might put your Read More

Can a Handyman Handle That? 5 Ways to Tell By Cathie Ericson Via REALTOR®.com

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Can a Handyman Handle That? 5 Ways to Tell By Cathie Ericson | Feb 20, 2018 Ridofranz/iStock All hail the handyman. They’re just so … handy! And yet, these jacks-of-all-trades are also masters of none, which means they have their limits. As such, you might often wonder whether certain home repairs or renovations could be handled by a handyman, or whether Read More

Selling Your Home? Don’t Neglect These 6 Maintenance Tasks—or Else By Wendy Helfenbaum Via REALTOR®.com

Selling Your Home? Don’t Neglect These 6 Maintenance Tasks—or Else By Wendy Helfenbaum | Feb 1, 2018 iStock; realtor.com If you’re a homeowner, you already know that keeping your property in tiptop shape requires dedication and patience for ongoing maintenance. But what if you’ve put your home on the market, or even accepted an offer? Perhaps you’re thinking: Not my Read More

5 Things Real Estate Agents Wish You Knew About Buying a House by Julie Ryan Evans Via REALTOR.com

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5 Things Real Estate Agents Wish You Knew About Buying a House By Julie Ryan Evans | Sep 13, 2017 Hero Images/Getty Images Buying a house isn’t like buying a Slim Jim at the corner bodega. Infinitely more money, thought, and prep work go into acquiring real estate—and given that it’s not a purchase you make often, it’s understandable Read More

7 Home Improvements That Could Turn Your Neighbors Against You

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By Stephanie Booth | Jun 29, 2017 Via REALTOR®.COM GregorBister/iStock The good news: You’re upgrading your home! The potential downside? You might be downgrading your neighbors’ quality of life in the process. Sadly, not every home or yard improvement you embark upon is a boon for all the people who live around you. Think of it this way: It’s Read More

7 Home Remodeling Projects With Top-Dollar Returns

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BY: ANNE ARNTSON Not all home improvements are created equal. These will reward you the most when it comes time to sell. Your home is in the perfect location, came at the perfect price, with the perfect lot. (Yay southern exposure!) But the home itself? Perfect isn’t the adjective you’d use. But you knew that Read More

8 Rookie Mistakes That Keep People From Selling Their Home

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By Daniel Bortz | Jun 8, 2017 If your home is struggling to catch the eye of a buyer, it could be for an entirely valid reason. Maybe you’re stuck in a sluggish market or have the poshest place on the block (always a tough sell). But there’s another possibility, too—your home could be sitting on the market because of a rookie Read More

6 Outdoor Projects You Can Do With Your Kids

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By: John Riha via HouseLogic.com Published: July 13, 2012 Get your kids outside and spark their creativity with fun, simple home improvement projects. Plus, you’ll boost your curb appeal. If you’re looking for ways to unplug your children and get them some fresh air, try these engaging outdoor projects. You’ll introduce them to a little Read More

8 Tips for Adding Curb Appeal and Value to Your Home- By Pat Curry From HouseLogic-National Association of Realtors

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8 Tips for Adding Curb Appeal and Value to Your Home By: Pat Curry Here are eight ways to help your home put its best face forward. Homes with high curb appeal command higher prices and take less time to sell. We’re not talking about replacing vinyl siding with redwood siding; we’re talking about maintenance Read More