Home Staging 101

Home Staging 101

Have you ever watched HGTV and wondered how every home always looks perfectly put together? The answer to this is staging.  Home staging goes beyond just cleaning and decorating your home. Staging is adding decor, arranging furniture, and prepping your home to look perfect for listing photos, listing appointments, and open houses. When a home […]

Pros & Cons of Listing Your Home in the “Winter”

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” to sell? Winter can be a great time to sell your home. Especially since “winter” doesn’t really get much below 60 degrees here. Just like with any season, there are pros and cons to selling your home in the winter. If you’ve been contemplating whether you should […]

The Best Places To See The Holiday Lights in North America

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The holidays have arrived! Not only do we love this time of year, but we love seeing all of the gorgeous lights and decorations all over North America. 1. Hershey Sweetlights | Hershey Park, Pennsylvania Experience the magic of nearly 600 illuminated displays from the comfort of your heated car! Hershey Sweetlights is located inside […]

How a Millennial First-Time Homebuyer Made $100K On His First Home In Just 3 Years

In early 2017, millennials surpassed generation x by a measure of the total number of mortgages, and today this coming-of-age group represents half of all new mortgages! Needless to say, a growing number of homebuyers are millennials who too want to live out their dream of homeownership. What’s more, there are a growing number of […]

You Only Have One Week Left to List Your Home This Year

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So, you’ve been thinking about putting your home on the market… but the timing never seems right. We get it, life moves fast! It’s already the beginning of November and the holidays will be here before you know it. Entertaining guests, traveling, and spending time with family during this season is stressful enough that you […]

The Right (And Wrong) Way To Host & Attend Open Houses

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Open houses are a huge part of both the buying and selling process. You might be hesitant to host or attend one because they can be painfully awkward. Walking around your potential new home with a real estate agent following you from room to room isn’t the most comfortable experience, especially if there are parts […]

How Long You Should Live In Your Home Before You Sell It

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Whether you just moved in or have lived in your home for 50 years, it’s common to wonder how long you should stay in your home before you sell it. According to the National Association of Realtors®, ten years is the average amount of time that a homeowner will stay in their home before deciding […]

5 Baby Boomer Housing Trends to Watch

Regardless of where you live, experts are expecting that Baby Boomers will have a major impact on the local housing market. That’s because this sizable portion of the population is comprised of 76.4 million individuals. And many of them are expected to make major moves over the next several years as they continue to retire. […]

5 Things You’ll Wish You Knew Before Buying Your First Home

We know that the home buying process is daunting, and it might seem like you have a million tasks on your plate. Everyone is giving you advice, but what should you really spend your time worrying about? We asked a recent first-time homebuyer what she wishes she knew before she bought her home. Here are […]

19 Summer Projects To Increase Your Home’s Value

19 Summer Projects

Your home is one of your biggest assets — and like most investments, you need to periodically check in to make sure you’re maximizing value. For a house, this means anything from making necessary repairs to improvements that will make your property even more appealing to its next owner. We know what you’re thinking: It’s […]