Archive for November, 2018

The Truth About Toxic Mold (and How to Get Rid of It)

Monday, November 26th, 2018

By Steve Asbell Don’t let the mold panic set in just yet — it might not be as bad as you think. Mold is everywhere. It grows on the sides of houses, it blackens surfaces like brick and concrete, and it thrives in the soil of your yard and garden. Indoors, mold lives in sink…Read More »

What’s More Important: The Size of a Home or Its Location?

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Article: Marian White When it comes to purchasing a home, what’s more important: the size or the location? While both are crucial factors, the one that’s most important to you will depend on your specific needs. Realtors will be the first to tell you that it’s all about the “location, location, location.” However, empty nesters looking…Read More »

10 Best-Kept Secrets for Buying a Home

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Article: HGTV Buying Secret #10: Keep Your Money Where It Is It’s not wise to make any huge purchases or move your money around three to six months before buying a new home. You don’t want to take any big chances with your credit profile. Lenders need to see that you’re reliable and they want…Read More »

7 Things in Your Living Room That Are Freaking Out Potential Buyers

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Article by: Stephanie Booth It’s easy to think of creepy items in your living room that would be instant deal breakers for potential buyers: a coffin, for instance. (With or without someone in it.) A meth lab. A ghost with an attitude problem. First impressions start with curb appeal, but next to the kitchen, the space that…Read More »

Keeping Your House Clean with Dogs While It’s on the Market

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

  Article by: Houselogic and Leanne Potts Oof. Houses that smell or look like pets have lived in them are just harder to sell. Here’s how to de-dog your house before putting it on the market — and how to keep it that way while you sell. #1 Steam Clean Everything Fabric “Job number one is…Read More »