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By: Megan Scott

Home Selling Tip: 5 Things Buyers Hate to See

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When you show your home to prospective buyers, there is probably a long list of things you’re hoping they’ll notice. For example, you’ll want them to see the beautiful chandelier in the foyer or the spacious backyard and large deck, or the kitchen with the island big enough for a whole family to sit down for breakfast. But what about those things you’re hoping buyers will ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

To-Dos: Your August Home Checklist

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?As summer winds down, take these steps to get your home and family organized for fall.   With the transition from summer travels to the beginning of a new school year (and maybe some back-to-work blues), August can feel like a sudden downshift from the fun of vacation. Stretch out these last days of summer by squeezing in a few more home projects, savoring simple pleasures and, when the ti...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Home Selling Tips: How To Maximize Space In A Tiny Home

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Inevitably when you’re watching one of those tiny house reality shows, a buyer who’s looking at a tiny house says something along the lines of, “Well, there isn’t much space/storage room, is there?” That’s a given when it comes to a tiny house. The clue is in the name, after all — a tiny house just isn’t going to have a lot of room, especially for s...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Home Selling Tip: Ways an Inspection Helps You Sell

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?Like many homeowners, you might be hoping to capitalize on the hot summer homebuying season to sell your house for a pretty penny. Who knows, maybe you’ll even make enough for the beach house you’ve been eyeing or for a long summer getaway. But first, you’ll need to get your home ready to sell. And getting a home inspection may be one of the best ways to do that. Inspections c...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Helpful Tips to Lower Your Energy Bill This Summer

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If you live in a place where summer heat is an issue, this time of year can mean substantially higher energy costs. Here are four low-cost, high-impact changes you can make on your own to save money and keep your home more comfortable this summer.  Clean your window sills A few seasons worth of dirt and soot can prevent your windows from closing all the way. Even a little air getting in can ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Simplifying Your Home Life

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Let’s face it. Life can get complicated, complex and stressful very easily. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to simplify your life, especially at home. Here are some tips from the experts: Don’t be ruled by the TV guide. Instead, select the shows you want to watch and record them. That way, you can watch what you want at the times that are most convenient for you. Prepare some meal...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Interested to know what your home worth today?

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What's Your Home's Current Value? ? Your home is likely the most significant investment that you've made. It's important to stay in the know on its value and on our local market at large, whether you're planning on selling soon or staying put a few more years. Don't you want to know how your asset has appreciated – and how it stacks up to other comparable homes? ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

The Case for Letting Your Garden Run Wild

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  A beautiful new book investigates the rise in green spaces that forgo formality. For centuries, gardens have been meticulously planned and immaculately manicured—think of the great English and French traditions, for instance. But of late, they are taking on a much less formal style, with gardeners using native plants and a looser plan to seamlessly blend their spaces with nature. In...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Flexible Dumpsters for Home Renos

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New synthetic fabric dumpsters offer a flexible method of holding and disposing of renovation waste - without the need to order a large and unsightly metal bin that sits on your front lawn or driveway for weeks on end. The industry calls them FIBC’s, or Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers, but they’re more commonly known as big bags, bulk bags, bagsters and super sacks. These durabl...Read More

By: Megan Scott

How To Make Your Home Sale “Smooth Sailing”

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If you’ve ever been on a cruise ship, you know that rough waters can result in a miserable experience. Even on modern ships equipped with stabilizers, choppy seas and bad weather can leave you stuck below deck - and possibly sea sick! In fact, the expression “smooth sailing” comes from a desire for calm waters. When you sell your property, you’ll want smooth sailing too! Y...Read More