First impressions are everything when you’re trying to sell your home. Even for homes that aren’t on the market, owners know that neighbors often make Read more
Unlike the homeowner of 25 years ago, today’s typical buyers plan to live in their homes for just five to seven years. So it’s more important than ever to consider resale Read more
Your home’s been on the market for a while now, and you’re not getting any offers. Your real estate agent has suggested professional staging, but that’s just not in the budget. Read more
Brick can be painted just as easily as any other exterior surface on your home. Be sure to make repairs first and then chose a color that will enhance your curb appeal. Read more
Thinking of listing your home? Of course, you’ll want to get the best possible price. Before you call a major renovation squad for a TV-style home makeover, Read more
The front door of a home can be an attention-getting feature on the home’s exterior, beckoning potential buyers inside. Read more
“Go away!” shouted the scuffed storm door through its torn screen.
You’re right, doors don’t talk — but they say a lot. After all, the front door is the first thing visitors see when they approach your house. If it’s tastefully painted and outfitted with stylish hardware, it truly does say “welcome.” Read more
“Away to the window I flew like a flash,
Tore open the shutters, and threw up the sash.”
That’s a delightful passage for a young child to hear, especially when it’s Mom or Dad reading it with all the wonder and excitement the line suggests. Read more
“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” – George Eliot
Fall is a welcome reprieve from the oppressive heat of Summer. It also offers homeowners all across the country a chance to ready their homes for cold weather, hard rains, and all that cold seasons have to offer.
As the seasons change, once again it’s time to perform some home maintenance. Here are 9 yearly tasks that will help keep your household in working order when the temperatures drop. Read more