Archive for the ‘Around the home’ category

August 22, 2017

Find true happiness in a home

Find true happiness in a home

If your home is not working for you anymore and it is time to move up or downsize, our experts can help you sell and also find the #PerfectPlace for you.   Just contact an agent for a free home consultation.  In the meantime, check out your home’s estimated value instantly with our new AVM. […]

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August 10, 2017

Curb appeal and trees: Which add value and which detract?

Curb appeal and trees: Which add value and which detract?

Trees are beautiful and can add value to your property in most cases if well placed and maintained. They can also save you money on heating and cooling expenses, enhance your landscaping and provide privacy. There are several trees you may want to stay away from, though!   Below are HouseLogic’s picks for trees to […]

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August 8, 2017

Remodeling before selling? Check out the 2017 Cost vs Value report to choose your projects wisely.

Remodeling before selling? Check out the 2017 Cost vs Value report to choose your projects wisely.

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 – It gets cold in […]

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July 27, 2017

Around the house with First Weber: Get organized!

Around the house with First Weber: Get organized!

  An organized home appears more serene and more spacious. Everything has its place and is put away rather than sitting on the floors, in a pile on the counters or being stuffed in a closet. Every homeowner, especially those selling their home, should think about organizing their home because storage is often very important […]

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July 18, 2017

15 useful tips for packing up the house for the big move

15 useful tips for packing up the house for the big move

Moving to a new home can be stressful.  It can also be very exciting! Make it easy on yourself by planning far in advance and making sure you’ve covered all the bases. • Research moving companies or decide if you will rent a UHaul or other truck and do it yourself. Make any reservations needed. • Consider having […]

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