Getting to Green. By making older homes and buildings more energy efficient, you make a smart investment. Buildings that save energy sell faster and for more money. They cost less to run--cutting your utility bills. They are healthier and more comfortable to live in--with less mold and fewer allergens...preventing drafts and hot and cold rooms.
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Lots of sellers don't have $2,000 to $20,000 to get their homes market ready. Like it or not, in our post HGTV world, only foolish sellers say "AS IS" and do nothng. It doesn't cost anything to tackle the basics. This is the least a seller should do: #1.Be ruthless about getting rid of 1/3 to 1/2...
http://blog.sfgate.com/ontheblock/2014/08/26/staging-disaster-interior-decor-that-repels-rather-than-entices/#26149101=0&26150103=4&26151105=0 Thanks San Francisco.
My client is buying a fixer down the street from where she lives now. She wants to downsize and totally renovate the house, while living in her present home. The houses are on street with lots of foot traffic. The next door neighbor is a friend who is home a lot--so she can kind of keep an eye on...
My buyers were really excited about a house I showed them. The young wife wanted to bring her father to see it the next day. The sellers declined the appointment. That proved fatal! I know that couple was going to buy that house. After 14 years, I just know. But life intervenes. The couple had a ...
**My clients recently bought a house that was painted in attractive but bold colors. At the final walk through, when the art and pictures were taken down, the walls had typical, picture hook pock marks. I assumed there would be touch up paint in the garage or basement. But no. **Another client o...