Hoping to add a few dollars to the selling price of your current home? Then it might be time to break out the rollers, brushes, and painter’s tape. According to a recent study by the folks at Zillow, painting your front door a particular color can increase your home’s selling price by more than $6,000. On the flip side, if you’re looking to score a deal on a home in the … [Read more...] about These Paint Colors Can Add Thousands to a Home’s Pricetag
About 61% of American households have pets. Last year, American pet owners spent nearly 70 billion dollars on goods and services for their pets. If you've got a pet, chances are good that you consider your pet an important part of your family. So it’s not surprising that when it comes time to make home buying decisions, pets matter. Most Homebuyers Have Pets America loves … [Read more...] about When It Comes to Buying a Home, Pets Matter
It’s a fact: great neighborhoods for trick-or-treating are great places to live year-round. With Halloween just around the corner, that means it’s time for many home owners to get their trick-or-treater game in gear. First Halloween as a homeowner? New to a trick-or-treating neighborhood? Follow these tips to get your home ready for trick-or-treaters this Halloween. 1. Clear … [Read more...] about Is Your Home Halloween-Ready? 9 Tips For How To Haunt Your House!
Being prepared for emergencies and natural disasters is important for everyone, of course. Fires, floods, and other natural disasters can happen anytime and impact entire communities. As a homeowner, your emergency preparedness to-do list is a bit different than it was when you were a renter. If you’re new to the homeownership game, we’ve got some disaster preparedness … [Read more...] about 8 Ways for New Homeowners to Prepare for Natural Disasters
The secret to a low-stress moving day? Decluttering your home—and your life!—before you move. Think about it: the less stuff you have to move, the less trouble it’ll be to move it. The good news? You don’t need to commit to a minimalist aesthetic to reap the benefits of decluttering. Taking stock of your possessions and purging stuff you no longer want or need frees up space in … [Read more...] about Decluttering Before Your Next Move