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Last updated: May 21, 2021 • Home Improvement

Your Home Inspection: What You Can Live With, and Without

The house was perfect, the couple thought. Yes, the front faced a busy street, and the couple had younger children who enjoyed tromping up and down the stairs at the showing, but that road seemed far enough away where if a little one got loose a parent could quickly scoop them up. The main floor …

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Last updated: May 24, 2021 • Home Improvement

Do You Really Need a Home Stager?

In the past, houses sold without any staging, and maybe hiring a home stager seems like an unnecessary extra step. After all, a house is going to sell eventually. Isn’t it? Have you had these one-sided conversations with yourself recently? If you have, you should know, thirty-four percent of all real estate agents use staging …

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Last updated: May 24, 2021 • Home Improvement

Warning Signs of Roof Disrepair

Blessed be thy roof! It keeps us from getting wet when it rains, it provides us protection from insects and bird’s excrement, and insulates our home from noise and light coming from outside. That is… if you don’t have an old leaking roof in need of repair. A home is only as strong as its …

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Last updated: May 24, 2021 • Home Improvement

Selecting a Home Inspector

There’s no doubt: when buying a house or selling a home, you will find yourself dealing with a home inspector. And you better! A home inspector can provide insight and information that saves everyone’s time, money and potential headaches. Home inspectors with home inspection certification are generally qualified to determine the condition of a property’s …

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Last updated: May 26, 2021 • Home Improvement

Optimize Your Next Open House

How to plan an open house that gets noticed In a market so saturated with competition, real estate agents are often confronted with the prospect of hosting an open house to which no potential home buyers show up. To avoid this unfortunate, and often discouraging experience, there are some easy and efficient ways to get …

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