Archive for the ‘Around the home’ category

March 16, 2017

Remodeling before your sale? Check out the Cost vs Value report, 2017

Remodeling before your sale? Check out the Cost vs Value report, 2017

The 2017 Remodeling Cost vs. Value report is out and exterior projects remain among the most valuable updates. Homeowners that are soon to be sellers, please take note because these will improve a home’s curb appeal – a buyer’s first impression of a home. Here’s a quick overview of the best projects that retain value: Fiberglass attic insulation […]

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March 6, 2017

8 professional staging strategies you can implement yourself

8 professional staging strategies you can implement yourself

The market is busy, that’s for sure! But that does not mean you can shirk the responsibility of preparing your home for sale.  By taking the time to clean, declutter and do some simple staging, you almost guarantee that the home will attract higher offers than if you had not.   There are professional stagers […]

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March 2, 2017

7 ways to automate household tasks

7 ways to automate household tasks

Life is busy!  Days go by quickly. So much to do, how do you keep up with everything that needs to be done around the house? Utilize technology from recipes to finances Thankfully, technology can take some of the burden of running a household away. Everything from meal planning, to finances to grocery delivery can be automated […]

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February 23, 2017

Home design ideas to consider for 2017

Home design ideas to consider for 2017

What’s popular in today’s houses? What are people adding/how are they upgrading their home? One way to find this information out is to follow the housing decor site Houzz, where people can save and ashare photos of projects they like.  Houzz did it for us and scoured through hundreds of pictures and posts to find out […]

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February 9, 2017

Kitchens sell houses. Here’s how people are upgrading and what they’ll spend.

Kitchens sell houses. Here’s how people are upgrading and what they’ll spend.

Kitchens sell houses. Here’s how people are upgrading and what they’ll spend, according to a survey of more than 2,700 Houzz site users who are homeowners currently remodeling their kitchen (or who are planning to do so in the next 3 months or have recently completed one.)  Read through the bulleted recap below or scroll […]

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