Tag Archive: Real Estate

5 Design Trends That Could Turn Off Homebuyers

January 19, 2015 2:16 pm Published by

When you put your home up for sale on the market, you obviously want to get as much money for it as possible. Not only that, but you don’t want the listing to linger for weeks or even months without a single bite. What many home owners may not realize is that there are certain cosmetic features of their homes that might actually be turning buyers off, sending them right back out the door as quickly as they came in.

Is it Time for a Front Door Upgrade?

September 29, 2014 8:45 am Published by

Are you looking for a quick way to improve the curb appeal of your home? If so, a front door upgrade may be in the cards. With so many options to choose from, it will not be long before you are settling on the one that is best for your property (as well as your budget). It is easy to say you are going to upgrade your front door, however, there is a lot that goes into making this decision.

Upgrade your Home with Crown Molding

August 29, 2014 12:15 pm Published by

Are you interested in a relatively simple and straightforward project that can transform the look of your home while also increasing its value? If so, you should consider the benefits of installing crown molding. It does not matter if you add this to one room or several, when the project is complete you will realize two things to be true: The space looks better You have added value to your home What more could you want? Now that you understand the benefits associated with crown molding, it is time to take a closer look at the process of adding this design element to your property.

Trendy Home Decor

August 21, 2014 12:22 pm Published by

What's Old is Trendy Again in the World of Home Decor Everything seem sot have its time in the limelight, including decor and design trends. Shaggy orange rugs may have been hot in the 60s, but their appeal fizzled out after a few years. The same can be said about the tacky velvet wallpaper that Grandma had in her home that was prevalent in the early 70s. This trend may have been the cat's pyjamas back then, but no modern home owner dared have this wallpaper in their homes since. Perhaps these particular trends are not necessarily making a comeback, but there are plenty of other old trends that are. The old as new is a big trend in the design and decor world. Here are 4 retro trends that are hot right now.

When Should I Stage My House?

August 18, 2014 11:46 am Published by

The benefits of staging your home when it's up for sale in the real estate market are plenty. Studies have shown that homes that are professionally staged sell for more money than homes that are not staged, and they tend to sell faster than un-staged properties. Who doesn't want to get the most money for their home, and get it off the market sooner rather than later so they can get on with the next phase of their lives? That's what home staging can do for you.

Why Won't My House Sell?

August 15, 2014 9:54 am Published by

A home that is personalized may be great when you're living there, but when you're trying to make potential buyers visualize themselves living there, you have to present it in such a way that it doesn't look like "your" house, but "theirs". Buyers need to be able to quickly and easily imagine the home as their own.

Why Won’t My House Sell

June 23, 2014 8:22 am Published by

Why hasn't my house sold? For both types of sellers, there are some possible issues that need to be considered and ultimately rectified if your home has been on the market several weeks or possibly months and hasn't sold.

How to Expand a Small Space

June 10, 2014 12:45 pm Published by

How to Visually Expand a Small Space in 4 Easy Steps. With the right staging, small spaces can be transformed into practical useable spaces. Small spaces do not need to seem daunting to tackle, whether they be in a modest bungalow, a condo or a tiny room in a grande house small spaces can create a feeling of comfort for the buyer. You might even use a few tricks to help enlarge the space. All you need are a few tips and you can get working on visually expanding that small space.