Real Estate: Buy or Sell First?

When it comes to home buying, the ideal situation would be to find a new home, just as you receive an offer on your existing home. You would then be able to close concurrently and move into your new home a few days prior to closing on your previous home. This does happen more often…

Paint Like a Pro

Paint Perfection A fresh coat of paint is the fastest, most economical way to spruce up any room in your home. Here are some simple guidelines to help you achieve results that will make any professional painter envious. Pick your paint type – Water-soluble latex dries quickly, is easier to clean up, and emits fewer…

Garage Makeover (Part 2)

In today’s economy, homeowners are trying to make every inch of their home useful. They want more active and functional living space. Reclaiming attics, storage rooms, closets, garden sheds and garages is the easiest way to utilize wasted space. Garages are often full of “junk” that we no longer need or use. By giving your…

Selling Your Home in the Summer…

Create Curb Appeal Mow your lawn twice a week, trim the bushes, plant flowers, scatter mulch.  Sweep your sidewalk or porch and create a welcoming entrance. Decorate with Summer Accents Open your blinds to let in the summer sun and bring the light inside.  Use summer shades for rugs, accent pillows, table runners, and towels….