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8 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN BUYING AND SELLING AT THE SAME TIME

8 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN BUYING AND SELLING AT THE SAME TIME

Plenty of people find themselves buying and selling a home simultaneously, but knowing that others have gone through the same stress does not make it one bit easier. After all, the stakes are so high: If your buyer backs out, you don’t have any cash to land your next home! Or if your own purchase Read More

 

5 SWEET TAX DEDUCTIONS WHEN SELLING A HOME

5 SWEET TAX DEDUCTIONS WHEN SELLING A HOME

You may be wondering if there are tax deductions when selling a home. And the answer is: You bet!But there’s also a new tax code—aka the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—causing quite a bit of confusion this filing season. Rest assured that if you sold your home last year (or are planning to in the Read More

 

8 HABITS ALL SUCCESSFUL HOME SELLERS HAVE IN COMMON

8 HABITS ALL SUCCESSFUL HOME SELLERS HAVE IN COMMON

What’s the secret of selling your home fast, and for top dollar? Keeping your house looking fantastic, of course! To achieve that, most successful home sellers have certain key habits in common, whether it’s clearing out their mail pile every day or doing a monthly deep clean.So if you’ve resolved to sell your home this Read More

 

7 IMPORTANT REPAIRS TO MAKE BEFORE SELLING A HOUSE

7 IMPORTANT REPAIRS TO MAKE BEFORE SELLING A HOUSE

As a smart seller, you’ll want your home in tip-top shape — but you don’t want to eat into your profits by overspending on home improvements. You won’t be around to enjoy them anyway. The key is to focus on the most important repairs to make before selling a house to ensure every dollar you Read More

 

6 REASONS WHY SELLING A HOUSE IN THE WINTER MAY BE THE BEST DECISION EVER

6 REASONS WHY SELLING A HOUSE IN THE WINTER MAY BE THE BEST DECISION EVER

Spring is generally the most popular time of year to sell a house, with hordes of buyers looking to move into a new place before the school year begins. But if you decide to sell your home during the winter, experts say you could reap a reward in cold, hard cash. “I have personally had Read More

 

HOUSE-HUNTING TIPS TO AVOID #FACEPALM MOMENTS

HOUSE-HUNTING TIPS TO AVOID #FACEPALM MOMENTS

The only thing more exciting than shopping for your first house is the day you move into it. And in your eagerness to get to that day, there are a bunch of opportunities to botch the shopping.Here are some #facepalm moments and the house-hunting tips you’ll need to avoid them.  “I Saw the House Online. Read More

 

7 POOL SAFETY TIPS TO ENSURE YOU HAVE A SPLASHING GOOD TIME THIS SUMMER

7 POOL SAFETY TIPS TO ENSURE YOU HAVE A SPLASHING GOOD TIME THIS SUMMER

Pools are fun. But pools are also .dangerous, and maintaining yours is a big responsibility. From handling potentially hazardous chemicals to safeguarding access and stocking all the right safety equipment, pool upkeep is no joke. However, the more preparation and attention you put into your backyard pool area, the safer your home will be. The following Read More

 

5 ‘Gotta-Dos’ In April for a Worry-Free Summer

5 ‘Gotta-Dos’ In April for a Worry-Free Summer

Tackling five simple tasks now gives you a head start on spring.That leaves you plenty of worry-free time to enjoy the warmer weather. #1 Tell Insects to Bug Off Early spring warmth awakens insects, so start to protect your home now. Seal openings in eaves, decks, and other structures to keep out carpenter bees. Nix Read More

 

POP QUIZ! 5 INSIGHTFUL QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE YOU BUY THAT HOUSE

POP QUIZ! 5 INSIGHTFUL QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE YOU BUY THAT HOUSE

It’s all coming together: You’ve got your eye on a home, and you’ve called your agent at all hours to tour the place repeatedly and make sure it’s absolutely perfect. You’re ready to lock this down and make an offer.But wait! Have you really gathered all the intel you possibly can? It’s tough, we know, to get Read More

 

6 NEAR-GENIUS WAYS TO FOOL BURGLARS INTO THINKING YOU’RE HOME

6 NEAR-GENIUS WAYS TO FOOL BURGLARS INTO THINKING YOU’RE HOME

Your home: You love it, but sometimes you have to leave it.Whether it’s the eight hours a day or eight days on a dreamy beach, allowing your biggest investment to fend for itself can be stressful. And it’s a legit concern; when your home looks empty, break-ins happen. A lot. Ugh. You could deter burglars by never Read More

 
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