Bathroom Design Trends that May Be Flushing Buyers Away

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For most home buyers, bathrooms are a deal breaker. Something as seemingly trivial as tile colour can make selling your home harder. And if you’re planning to put your home on the market sometime soon, we suggest that you read on, see if you’re guilty of any of these fading bathroom trends, and change them … Read More

4 Mistakes You Should Avoid When Buying a Beach House

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Unlimited access to amazing water, white sand, and relaxing breeze – who wouldn’t want to have a beach home that they can look forward to going home to? A beach house is a dream of almost everyone. Sometimes, however, buyers get carried away too swiftly by the thought of having their own Oceanside home, only … Read More

Closing Day Surprises You Should Be Prepared For

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When the sellers of the home you really like accepts your offer, you are probably going to be thrilled and relieved, thinking that the deal has pushed through without any problems – until you reach closing day. Some buyers find that contrary to their belief, closing day may not exactly be a breeze. In fact, … Read More

Are You Ready to Hunt? What to Know Before You Look for Homes

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So you are ready to move now, and you are just excited to go house-hunting! Before you start filling up your weekend schedule with open houses, you have to be sure that you really are prepared for the long ride. First of all, you should know that looking at homes is not really the best … Read More

Entryway Gems that Really Welcome People to Your Home

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When people walk through your front door, the first thing they see is your foyer. It is in that small space that your prospective buyers will formulate their first impression of your home. It is not so different from a handshake when you first meet someone – a firm grip will immediately catch the person’s … Read More

Cleaning Tricks to Have Your Home Show-Ready

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Once you have decided to sell your home, you should prepare yourself for the idea that there will be people constantly popping in without prior notice. And unlike having a friend over, who you can simply entertain in the living room (the only clean area in the house), having prospective buyers means your entire home … Read More

How to Make Your Home Look More Expensive

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There is nothing wrong with wanting your home to look elegant and expensive, especially if you’re selling it. Every seller wants to get a higher price for his or her property. But if you are like most sellers too, you are probably not that excited about the thought of spending a lot for a home … Read More

What to Do Before Your Open House

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An open house can be exciting. It is a perfect opportunity for potential buyers to see your home without asking to be scheduled for a showing. It is also a great opportunity for you to have people come to your open house (whether they are looking to buy or just looking) as you can almost … Read More

Moving with Kids? Here’s How You Can Keep Your Sanity

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Moving can be a very exhausting experience under the best circumstances. Add kids to the equation and those “circumstances” quickly turn to chaos. However, that does not mean you are completely hopeless. Here are some ideas on how you can minimize the stress of moving with little people in tow: Let Them in on the … Read More

Visual Tricks You Can Try for Staging

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In the real estate universe we live in right now, it is said that most of the time, buyers make up their minds about purchasing a home within a minute of stepping inside the property. That’s why it’s not surprising at all that sellers are constantly looking for professional home stagers who can help them … Read More