5 fall home improvements for less than $500

As the seasons change the weather gets colder, more homeowners begin to turn their thoughts to the coming winter, and the preparations their homes might need to get through it comfortably …

How to master DIY marketing design with Canva

There’s much more to real estate marketing than finding buyers for your clients’ homes. One of the toughest parts of selling real estate is showing prospects that you’re the best choice available to sell their home successfully …

How to become a home maintenance maven

Time is money, and no one wants to spend more of either. But there are ways to stay ahead of costly repairs that could result in DIY fails — or worse — insurance claims …

How to provide value on social media and get a huge return

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that you’re a real estate agent. There’s also a good chance that you know how to sell a home. You’re good at person-to-person interactions, and you can show buyers everything there is to love in a home, neighborhood and city …

10 thrifty DIY upgrades to make your home feel expensive

Upgrading your home yourself shouldn’t cost you a ton of money to do, but is it possible to make a difference on a tight budget? Of course! It doesn’t take a ton of money or expertise to improve your home. As proof, here are 10 inexpensive upgrades anyone can do …

4 easy DIY fixes all real estate agents should know

As a Realtor and broker with over a decade of experience, I have been through hundreds of home inspections. Whether representing the buyer or the seller, I take each home inspection as a learning opportunity to teach my clients about major versus minor…

10 home improvements even a beginner DIYer can handle

So you just bought a house that needs some work, but you are a short on cash and ever shorter on the skills needed to fix up your place. Not to worry! There are plenty of home improvement projects even the most beginner of DIYers can handle …

12 ways not to do listing photos

When it comes to marketing a property, quality listing photos are what I like to call table stakes. You just can’t get in the game without them. …

DIY home staging: Tips from the pros

Part interior design and part home marketing, staging a home can cost thousands of dollars with a professional or hours of your time as a real estate agent. Because there are no set rules on what a real estate agent should do when it comes to staging, …

3 reasons tiny homes are next big thing

Tiny houses are the next big thing, and here’s why: We are depleting our natural resources at a rate that is alarming to even the most casual of observers. Our economy is tanking; we are saddled with thousands of dollars in student loan debt; and our s…