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Monthly Archives: April 2015

    Monochromatic Decorating Ideas

    By Natasha | April 30, 2015

    The use of a single color, or range of shades in a color gives your home a sophisticated designer appeal. Do you have to hire a designer to achieve the look? No, you can do it yourself if you keep these things in mind. Respect the Hue Warm undertones are in the yellow, red, orange... Read More

    Sellers, Here’s How to Evaluate Your Showing Activity

    By Natasha | April 24, 2015

    So you’re on the market. You sweated the details and determined a listing price. You freed your home of clutter, painted, made some repairs and make the beds every morning, yet no one is coming to look. This is a sign of rejection by the marketplace. There could be condition or location issues that are... Read More

    Thinking of Selling Your Condo? Get Curb Appeal!

    By Natasha | April 23, 2015

    You know that curb appeal is important to buyers of single-family homes, but you are selling a condominium in a large building full of similar units. How do you make yours stand out? Here are a few tips for prompting that positive first impression that makes your home memorable: Tips Make sure the entry way... Read More

    Got Pets? Here’s How to Get Your Home Sold.

    By Natasha | April 22, 2015

    Many home owners own pets. In fact, that is one of the bonuses to home ownership! However are you aware that your pet(s) can result in your home taking longer to sell or being sold at a reduced price? This may sound alarming, but really you just need to take a few extra steps to... Read More

    Consider Walkability When Purchasing a Home

    By Natasha | April 21, 2015

    There is a lot to consider when purchasing a home and location is key.  However location means more than just city and state – it also refers to the ease of accessibility to local businesses and schools.  Are you aware that you can actually see how “walkable” or “bikeable” your neighborhood is on a rated scale? That’s... Read More

    Relocating Your Home With Kids

    By Natasha | April 20, 2015

    Your home is a place of stability and peace for you and if you have children, it can be a grounding force in their lives. Relocating to a new community (or even a new block) can be a very challenging, though exciting, event for you and for them. As friends and schools are left behind,... Read More

    Become a fan of fans (Pun intended!)

    By Natasha | April 15, 2015

    Ceiling fans aren’t just about moving air, they are an important part of creating the right atmosphere in your home. Before choosing a fan, consider what you really want it to do. Smart ceiling fans Being smart isn’t just for phones. Big Ass Fan company has developed smart residential fans that have motion sensors, can... Read More

    Can I Afford to Be a Landlord?

    By Natasha | April 14, 2015

    According to Freddie Mac, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC), multifamily rent growth should level out to its long-term average performance as interest rates increase. That does not mean that investing in a multifamily property is a bad idea, it just means that the supply and demand conditions are varying by location and adjusting... Read More

    Pamper Your Home with More Spring Cleaning Tips

    By Natasha | April 13, 2015

    We all love a good pampering. Your home is no different. A little spring sprucing gives you house that extra special attention it needs. Whether you start on the inside or the outside, give your home some special treatment and it will reward you with more comfort, extra space and a bright, clean environment. Post... Read More

    Spring is time to host a Neighborhood Sale!

    By Natasha | April 2, 2015

    I have been seeing a lot of garage sales the past two weeks. As the weather warms, so does the chance for a successful neighborhood sale. No matter what you call it, be it a yard sale, garage sale, tag sale, or estate sale – the goal is the same – to sell unwanted items... Read More