homes for sale: Is Your House Ready for the Market? Home Repairs Checklist - 03/19/17 08:14 AM
Is Your House Ready for the Market? Home Repairs Checklist 
 
Too often little repair jobs pile up over the course of living in a home. Taking care of these repairs now will ease the burden when it comes time to put your house on the market.
Here is a checklist of home repairs to get your house in top condition to quickly attract a buyer and fetch a good price:Outside/Entry Way If the driveway has many cracks and breaks, consider resurfacing or resealing. For a gravel driveway, remove weeds and smooth out the stones. Clean and repair shutters. Replace missing gutters or downspouts. … (7 comments)

homes for sale: Good Ideas In Small Packages - 07/20/15 12:51 PM

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homes for sale: How to Cut Your Summer Electric Bill - 07/20/15 12:47 PM

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homes for sale: Waiting Makes The Pain Last Longer - 07/20/15 12:42 PM
 
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Take care of challenges as soon as you can; they’re often not as big as you think. ~Amy Shair … (1 comments)

homes for sale: Brass Doorknobs will keep you healthy! - 07/20/15 12:38 PM

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homes for sale: For Sale By Owner: Should You Try It? - 05/25/15 05:04 AM
For Sale By Owner: Should You Try It? 

Selling a home is not as simple as you may think. It takes more than simply sticking a For Sale sign on the front lawn and placing an ad in the paper. The truth is that many for sale by owner sellers don’t realize the amount of work and time it takes to sell a home. In most cases, for sale by owner sellers eventually end up turning to a real estate agent for help.
Depending on the housing market at the time you are trying to sell, there could be an … (0 comments)

homes for sale: Things to Consider when Purchasing Homes as Rental Properties - 05/12/15 12:31 AM

Are you thinking about purchasing a home for the purpose of using it for a rental property? Buying a home to rent out is a great investment but there are some things you should consider before you contact your real estate agent.
Location – When purchasing a home, price is definitely a factor, but you also need to consider the neighborhood. When purchasing a home to rent out, you need to think about the distance to schools and major freeways as well as neighborhood amenities. These factors will determine how easy it is for you to rent out the property. … (0 comments)

homes for sale: Spring Cleaning Tips for a Healthy Home - 03/19/15 02:35 AM
Spring Cleaning Tips for a Healthy Home  
Over the course of a year, your home can collect things like dust, mold and lots of clutter.
Spring is a great time to get organized and do some much needed cleaning inside and outside your home. Here are some spring cleaning tips that are sure to make your home a happier and healthier one.
Have your chimney cleaned by a professional – Having your chimney professionally cleaned will reduce the risk of carbon monoxide exposure when it is time to turn on your fireplace again. This is also a good time … (1 comments)

homes for sale: Gardening Tips - 03/04/15 03:52 AM

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homes for sale: Five Fast Home Face-Lifts - 03/04/15 03:46 AM

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homes for sale: How to Make Sure Your New Home is ready for the Cold Winter Months - 02/08/15 09:39 PM
How to Make Sure Your New Home is ready for the Cold Winter Months  
 
 
How to Make Sure Your Newly Purchased Home is ready for the Cold Winter Months  
Buying a home is one of the most exciting purchases you will make in your life. After you buy it and get ready to move in, you will probably make a few changes to make it your own. For example, you can paint it, change the carpets, and arrange the furniture and décor. There can also be more serious repairs, such as fixing the plumbing or roof.
One … (1 comments)

homes for sale: 5 Tips to Make Your Offer Stand Out in Multiple Offer Situation - 12/11/14 09:47 PM
5 Tips for Buyers to Make Your Offer Stand Out in Multiple Offer Situation  
The Triangle real estate market has been very busy since 2012. The number of properties for sale that have received multiple offers continues to be high in areas that have a shortage of what I call “quality inventory”.
Quality inventory means homes that are updated and staged properly and are priced competitively.
Multiple offers are when the seller has more than one offer to negotiate at the same time.
Buyers can put their best foot forward by understanding the things that may make their offer stand out to … (1 comments)

homes for sale: Tankless Water Heaters – Water Heat Options - 12/11/14 09:43 PM
Tankless Water Heaters – Water Heat Options  

For many years, water heaters have not changed. You had a round cylinder in your closet, attic, crawlspace or garage. It was either powered by electricity or gas and the burners kept the water in the tank hot for washing dishes or taking a shower.
Tankless Water Heater.  The newest technology in gas water heaters is called a tankless water heater. It is about the size of a small suitcase. The new design does not have a holding tank for water; the water is heated on demand as you turn on your … (3 comments)

homes for sale: 5 Things to Look for When Purchasing a Home - 06/21/14 10:51 AM
When it comes time to buying the house of your dreams, your judgment may be clouded by the anticipation that comes with owning your own home. Instead of renting and having a landlord to answer to, you are going to be the one in complete control. Read on to learn about some things you can look for before purchasing your new home.
The following tips are just guidelines. Your Realtor will steer you through the whole process and make suggestions along the way.

1.  Knowing If the Roof Needs Repair
Before going inside of the home, look carefully at the roof. … (2 comments)

homes for sale: Franklin Street 4 Bedroom home Upgraded Kitchen - 06/11/14 11:25 PM



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