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Feb
2017
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For sellers

What to Update When Selling Your Home

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You want to make your home more attractive to prospective buyers, but you don’t want to waste valuable time and money in the process. We don’t blame you! Determining which home renovations will bring you the greatest return on your investment can be tricky. Before you reach for the toolbox or call your contractor, you …

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18

Feb
2017
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Home Staging Tips: How the 5 Senses Help You Sell

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Most homebuyers know that sensation—the moment you walk into a house and just know it’s the home for you. What they may not know is the feeling of “home at first sight” sometimes needs a helping hand. Home staging is all about creating that emotional connection. To be successful at it, you have to appeal …

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02

Jan
2017
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Lighting Tips to Help Sell Your Home

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You’ve found the right real estate agent. You’ve repaired or replaced everything that needed fixing. You’ve covered the three D’s of home staging—Decluttering, Depersonalization and Deep cleaning. Finally, it’s time to put your home on the market. But, wait! There’s one often-overlooked detail that could sabotage all your hard work: the lighting. In the game …

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03

Aug
2016
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For buyers

How to Design a Model Home

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If you’ve shopped for a new home, then you’ve likely toured professionally decorated model homes. Touring a model home decorated by a builder is one of the best ways to get a feel for how a home’s floor plan will function in real life. But do you know what goes on behind the scenes? We …

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12

Jan
2016
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For sellers

Prepping Your Home for a Real Estate Photographer

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Good listing photos can mean the difference between a quick sale and an epic fail. After all, the majority of buyers now begin their home search online where photos can be examined, compared, contrasted and discarded in mere minutes (sometimes only seconds!). That’s why many sellers choose to enlist the aid of a seasoned, professional …

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