January 2018

Found 4 blog entries for January 2018.

Siding is an incredibly prominent—but often forgotten—element of a home's exterior. It protects a home against the elements, it creates attractive curb appeal for the exterior, and—according to Consumer Reports—it can even make it easier to sell your home. Because of the work siding does to protect a home's exterior, homes with older siding may need to have it replaced with higher performing, new siding. If you are a homeowner interested in listing a home in the near future, new siding can protect your investment and boost curb appeal.

Learn more about the advantages of professionally installed new siding for your home.

Deterioration and Damage over Time

There are times when power washing is not enough to get your old siding looking like new.

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Even great agents can have slow sales during the winter season. Sometimes it is just not avoidable. However, during a slow winter sales period there are things that you can do to make sure that you’re keeping your skills current and that you’ll be ready to start selling again as soon as the holiday season is over. Here are a few suggestions from veteran real estate agents for things that you can do during a slow winter sales period to deal with the slowdown:

Build Your Brand

When you have a little slowdown in sales, you can take advantage of that time to continue building your personal brand. Get more active on social media. Share photos and success stories on your blog or on Pinterest and social media. Connect with other agents and network in the

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If you’re trying to sell a house during the holidays dressing the home for the holidays is a must to appeal to buyers. But, it’s important not to overwhelm the space with decorations and make it look smaller or more cluttered. The holiday decorations should fit into the décor and not detract from the house. After all, the potential buyers want to see the home, not the decorations. There are many easy holiday decorations you can put up in a home that you’re stating that you can do yourself or do for very little money. Here are some great holiday DIY ideas for holiday home staging:

Holiday Greenery

Add some fir branches to the top of the mantle to add a pop of color. Or hang fir wreaths on the doors. The smell will instantly create a holiday mood in

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If you’re working with a seller that has never sold a house before you will probably need to give them lots of advice about selling their home. Especially if they have lived in the home for a long time there are several things that they can and should do in order to make the home easier to sell. These four things are the first things that homeowners should do before they list their home for sale:

Get Repairs Done

If there are any major repairs that need to be done on the house those should be completed before the house is listed for sale. If the homeowner wants to sell the home without making any large or expensive repairs but the house needs work the homeowner should pay for a pre-sale inspection. The inspection will list all the work that needs to

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