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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 »

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 »

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 »

How to Find Your Dream Home – WithoutLosing your Mind

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

By Cathie Ericson – 10/10/2018 realtor.com Finding your dream home is an exciting adventure that, at times, can also feel all-consuming. On a good day, it’s fun to swipe through listings and whiz through every open house in your area, but after umpteen hours of it—and perhaps a lost bidding war or two—it can almost drive…Read More »

7 Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Home Cleaner Longer

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Article by: houselogic When cleaning your home, why not do it in such a way that’ll keep your home cleaner with less effort? Here are 7 ways to keep your spring-clean fresh all year long: #1 Use Humidity to Defy Dust Low humidity levels cause static electricity. Not only does static attract dust, it makes…Read More »

How to Be a Savvy Open House Guest

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Article: HouseLogic Getting smart — about what to do, ask, and avoid — can move you ahead of the crowd. Ah, the open house — a chance to wander through other people’s homes and imagine yourself knocking out walls and gut rehabbing their kitchens. This is what dreams are made of (or at least episodes…Read More »

Make any Room Feel Bigger With This One Color Trick

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Article by PPG Q: I HAVE A SMALL BEDROOM AND I WANT TO MAKE IT FEEL BIGGER. HOW CAN I MAKE MY SPACE FEEL BIGGER THAN IT IS WITHOUT HAVING TO REMODEL MY HOME? A: To make a room feel bigger, there are various tricks you can try that don’t require remodeling your home. Often, a room…Read More »

Pop Quiz! 5 Insightful Questions to Ask the Neighbors Before You Buy That Home

Monday, November 27th, 2017

  By Kelly Burch | Nov 27, 2017 source: realtor.com 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?…Read More »

Cleaning Hacks to Help Prevent the Flu

Monday, October 30th, 2017

by CENTURY 21 With the cinnamon-flavored joys of this season come another set of not so pleasant activities. Coughs, sneezes, and stuffy noses are sure to come as the weather cools down and brings the flu season upon us. However, there’s hope. Keeping clean may prevent transmission of the flu, so we’ve provided hacks that…Read More »

Questions for Every Room of the Open House

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

    by CENTURY 21 Open houses provide more than the opportunity to showcase your clients’ listed homes; they also allow you to exercise your knowledge as a real estate agent by fielding questions from potential home buyers. While these questions can range from the common to the rare, most of them are focused on…Read More »