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•If your stove has drip trays, replace them.  They're inexpensive, easy to install, and improve the look of the appliance.   •Clean all windowsills regularly.  A dirty windowsill will negate any benefits of a sparkling window.   •To create a feeling of space when showing the house, leave all inte...

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You've made the decision to sell your home and now your mind is quickly filling with a lengthy to-do list.  Before panic begins to set in, take heart and repeat a new mantra:  "Soap and paint are my friends."  While the home should be neat, clean and in good repair, major improvements are not nec...

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•Use the proper type of paint for each surface you need to cover.  Kitchen and bathrooms require paint that can withstand heat and moisture.  Consult a professional at a paint store for advice.   •Create an information booklet containing property tax statements; records of maintenance, service wo...

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Have you ever been driving through a neighborhood and all of the sudden a Pepto Bismal pink house shocks you out of a daydream?  Did you notice anything other than the color - the lush green lawn or the squeaky clean entry way, perhaps?  Of course not.  You were probably too busy gawking at the c...

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•·         If basement stairs lack a handrail, then add one. It's safer and, in most states, required by law.   •·         Revitalize a tree or bush by trimming dead leaves and branches.   •·         Get rid of odors by cleaning drapes and carpets, scooping out the cat's litter box daily, and emp...

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When preparing your home for the real estate market, one needs a fresh and honest perspective about the total effect of the house - and not just your own.  Prospective buyers notice everything because walking through your house is a totally new experience for them.  They feel the air temperature,...

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•Use the proper type of paint for each surface you need to cover. Kitchen and bathrooms require paint  that can withstand heat and moisture.  Consult a professional at a paint store for advice.   •Create an information booklet containing property tax statements; records of maintenance, service wo...

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Why on earth would you want to know more about who's looking at homes?  Simply put, to help you sell it!  The more you know about the types of buyers in the market, the better prepared you and your Realtor will be to package your house for sale.  In real estate there are some commonly used classi...

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The kitchen.  Yep, it's the room that holds the refrigerator, stove, dishwasher and assorted smaller appliances.  But it's also the center around which the house revolves - a gathering place, communication center, and a warm and cozy room to receive nourishment.  As such it must be spotless, spar...

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Love those toy trains from your childhood?  Totally attached to your collection of moose stuff?  Dedicated to your college fraternity memorabilia?  Take a deep breath and a long gaze - then box ‘em up and ship them out to a storage facility or at least to a hidden spot under your bed.  For no mat...

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It's easy to get overwhelmed when you're getting ready to put your home on the real estate market.  After all, a plethora of books have been devoted to the subject, and each one has a to-do list that could intimidate even the most organized of sellers.  Take heart, though, because many experts ag...

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Before you list your home, think about the five questions that homebuyers will ask themselves about your house - and be prepared to answer them.  If your house measures up the best against others when these questions are asked, yours will be the quickest to sell.   Is this a good location? We've ...

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Professor Von Helsing approaches the house with trepidation - the lone light is from the moon and even that scarcely illuminates the entry way.  He wonders what horrors are hidden in the shadows...  A potential buyer for Count Dracula's castle might also question what is tucked in the dark corne...

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Thoughts Of Autumn   Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting, and autumn - a mosaic of them all. - Stanley Horowitz    Be Kind To Your Eyes To lessen eye strain for computer users, the Nova Scotia Association of Optometrists recommends increasing the text size on your sc...

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The risk factors associated with a greater likelihood of developing heart disease, diabetes, and stroke are large waist circumference, high blood pressure, high levels of triglycerides, low amounts of HDL ("good" cholesterol), and high blood sugar.  Having three out of five of these factors gets ...

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Heinz ketchup has used the exact same ingredients and recipe since 1869. Why? Because it works! There are times that all of us feel a natural inclination to change things a bit...to make it our own. Just keep in mind that the secret for success is to focus your time, energy, and resources on the...

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Remember last March when most of us turned our clocks forward for Daylight Saving Time and lost an hour?   Well, on November 4, Daylight Saving Time ends and we get that hour back.  Sixty whole minutes - what a gift!  What will you do with your extra hour?  Here are some possibilities...   Go for...

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This article provides practical and effective techniques for securing your home and protecting your family from intruders.  The report highlights the safety of doors, windows, alarm systems, and general security. Doors: Choose strong and sturdy solid wood or metal exterior doors. Mount the hinges...

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If you've always rented a place to live, buying a home can seem like a monumental undertaking.  This report breaks down this process into clear steps.   Seven Steps to Transition from Renter to Homeowner   Step One:  Identify Your Needs and Wants Begin your search by considering the kind of home ...

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Your imagination is the most powerful tool you have to improve the value of your property - and it's free.  Here's how:  Step out of your own shoes and step into your potential buyer's shoes.  Then take a good, realistic look at your house and property, and consider:  Is it appealing?  Can you im...

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