5 Reasons Why Listing Photos Matter When You’re Selling Your Home

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // September 27, 2021

Selling your home in today’s world is very complicated and very stressful. Everybody wants to sell their home fast and want as much money as possible. So it is very important to maximize the exposure to draw the attention of customers towards your house. Having high-quality photos is very important. They play a very important role […]

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Do Smells Sell Homes? The Top 5 Scents For Property Viewings

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // September 20, 2021

Coffee and freshly baked bread may be a little cliché, but there is an element of truth behind the theory that smells sell homes. The question is, which ones work? Let’s take a look. Get things clean first Before you can start to think about adding smells to your home, it’s important you make sure […]

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8 Ways to Sell Your Stuff Before You Move

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // September 13, 2021

You’re preparing to move and it’s time to declutter. Don’t just trash the stuff you don’t need when you can make some decent money selling it. In fact, 77 percent of people said they’ve tried to sell belongings before a move, according to a new survey released by While there are many ways to sell your […]

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Posted by Jacqueline Richards // September 5, 2021

Lighting to accentuate the beauty of your home and boost its nighttime curb appeal. First, have you ever thought about what your home looks like at night? There are several things you can do to boost your home’s curb appeal during the day, and all of these efforts are lost as soon as the sun sets. […]

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What Permits Do Homeowners Need for Home Additions?

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // August 31, 2021

If your house is feeling a bit too close for comfort, you might consider building a new addition onto the old homestead. But expanding the family digs is about more than lumber, nails, and sweat equity. You’re also going to need the proper permits.  The type of permitting you’ll need, though, will depend on several […]

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What percentage of my income should go to my mortgage

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // August 23, 2021

How much house can you really afford? With rising rent prices, this can be a little bit of a hot-button topic. Financial gurus and thrifty spenders weigh in with many different opinions. But what matters is what the bank is willing to lend you and what you can swing, not just on paper but in […]

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Here’s What to Plant in the Fall for the Prettiest Spring Yard

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // August 17, 2021

Autumn is the perfect time to plant bulbs, perennials, and more before winter sets in. Next spring, your new plants will get off to a stronger start. After a steamy summer, autumn’s cooler air temperatures are easier on both plants and gardeners, but the soil is still warm enough to allow roots to grow until the […]

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You’re Planning to Build a New Attached Garage: Will It Add Value?

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // August 9, 2021

ou can picture it now: No more schlepping in groceries in the rain while trying to balance an umbrella. Someplace to store the lawn mower besides that backyard shed. Enough space to fit those tubs of holiday decorations or workout gear, like that treadmill taking up a corner of the bedroom… Yep, you’ve got some […]

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When to repair vs. replace those pricey home appliances

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // August 1, 2021

Nobody buys a refrigerator to solve their midlife crisis. And yet the price of some home appliances is next in line after little red convertibles. “Other than houses and cars, home appliances can be the biggest investments homeowners make,” points out Chris Granger of Sears Home Services. That’s why — boring or not — it’s […]

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How to Remove Popcorn Ceiling That Has Been Painted

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // July 26, 2021

Through the mid-70 and 80’s, popcorn ceilings became the rage in many homes across the country. Often referred to as stucco, cottage cheese, or acoustical ceilings, people installed these surfaces to provide sound absorption or to hide flaws and imperfections, inexpensively. If you have an older home, you may have a popcorn ceiling or two […]

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