6 tips to help sellers stage their home while living in it

A potential buyer walking into your listing and saying, “Nope — not for me” at first glance is the last thing you want as a listing agent. One simple way to avoid that scenario is good home staging. The key to effective staging is helping your clients make small improvements that will result in big returns. The same is true even if the client is currently living in the home …

6 tips to help sellers stage their home while living in it

A potential buyer walking into your listing and saying, “Nope — not for me” at first glance is the last thing you want as a listing agent. One simple way to avoid that scenario is good home staging. The key to effective staging is helping your clients make small improvements that will result in big returns. The same is true even if the client is currently living in the home …

Homes with this color bathroom sell for $5,400 more: Zillow

A $50 gallon of paint can result in a huge return on investment for homeowners, according to Zillow’s 2017 Paint Color Analysis study …

11 modern closing gift ideas for every type of buyer

An experienced agent knows the impact of referrals and the importance of following through after the sale with an appropriate closing gift. In fact, it’s too important to put on autopilot. The right closing gift will fulfill two purposes: to show your appreciation to clients and celebrate their success — and also to keep your name top-of-mind whenever the topic of real estate arises …

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 …

Dryer vent do’s and don’ts

Why you should avoid corrugated plastic piping at all costsread more

How not to vent your clothes dryer

Piping exhaust into garage through lint bag raises fire risk, decreases efficiencyread more

Why you should never cut corners on finishes

Novice painters and professional plastering job are recipe for disasterread more

6 tips for working safely around lead paint

Precautions advised when renovating pre-1978 homeread more

6 tips for working safely around lead paint

Precautions advised when renovating pre-1978 homeread more