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Ah, the health scare headline. “New Research Shows…” or “Doctors Now Recommend…” – it seems like every product nowadays comes with health risks. Recently (and actually all the time, now that I think about it), I read an article detailing the harmful effects of having too much plastic in your home...
08/13/2014
My colleague Nick is currently blogging a series of posts about iPads and their use in real estate. He brilliantly outlined shortcuts that make using the tablet a breeze. Some of these even I didn’t know about!I don’t know about you, but it’s such a hassle for me to scroll back up to the top of a...
08/12/2014
I’ve read from many of you stories about homes that reek. Homes that haven’t been properly ventilated, homes that have been neglected, homes that just smell funky.Sources of indoor air pollution can be anything from cigarette smoke, carpeting, furnaces, fireplaces, wood furniture or cabinets or h...
08/11/2014
With the Zillow/Trulia deal and other news bees buzzing about online listing portals, it’s more important than ever to pay attention to your ratings and reviews. The best way to mitigate the chances that someone will negatively review you is to be proactive. Taking those steps will help you stay ...
08/11/2014
Are you schooled in fence etiquette?Whether your buyer wants to cordon off their new home or your seller wants to replace one that’s seen better days, Angie Hicks (the mastermind behind Angie’s List) outlines what’s important to consider before closing in on a fence.Here are the estimates of what...
08/06/2014
Did you know more and more homeowners, regardless of income, are taking on DIY projects in order to save money? Armed with instructions from a home improvement blog or inspiration from Pinterest, today’s homeowners are definitely DIY-happy. With adequate preparation, weekend warriors can churn ou...
08/04/2014
It’s common for homeowners to cash out their equity when bigger expenses arise. But are these expenses really worth using a home equity loan, line of credit (HELOC) or a cash-out refinance? It depends on the situation. Typically, homeowners will opt to cash out when they’re seeking to make upgrad...
08/03/2014
I can’t believe we’re coming up on August, the month where everyone high tails it away from home for some R&R. I’m having the hardest time deciding whether to check or carry on my bag. I know, I know… it’s cheaper to carry on, but in my case, it isn’t, because my carry-on bag has been lost to the...
07/30/2014
It's a fact: staged homes spend 78% less time on the market than non-staged homes. With superior staging, spring open houses lead to summer sales. Check out this awesome infographic from the folks at Point 2 outlining the top 7 ways to stage a home this summer:Get more real estate infographics on...
07/30/2014
With all of the cautionary news surrounding millennials and real estate, this update is much more positive. A recent NAR analysis suggests that millennials will be purchasing homes in metropolitan areas – just not where you’d expect. Instead of settling in employment epicenters like NYC and San F...
07/28/2014
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