Real Estate Articles and Advice (page 15)

Lawn Tips in Time for National Lawn and Garden Month

Lawn Tips in Time for National Lawn and Garden Month

With both Easter and Tax Day on the horizon, you may have forgotten that April also is National Lawn and Garden Month. Luckily – or not so luckily – for some of us, any brown grass or an influx of weeds creeping into your front yard may serve as an instant reminder! What can you do to show your lawn some love during this national month-long celebration? Well, it all starts with the

April Showers Bring Homeowner Tax Deductions

April Showers Bring Homeowner Tax Deductions

We know. We know. April showers bring May flowers; but, before we are able to enjoy all of the sure signs of spring around us, Tax Day will be reigning down. This year, the deadline for filing your 2016 income taxes is April 18th. That means you’ve got a little more time to take care of this annual fiscal duty. To help any of you procrastinators out there to make the most of this tax seas

Spring into Real Estate! 10 Reasons You’d Make a Great Agent!

Spring into Real Estate! 10 Reasons You’d Make a Great Agent!

Have all the baby birds, blossoming buds and warmer air got you in the mood for your own little professional rebirth? Maybe it is time to explore a fresh new career path this spring! Since prime real estate season is heating up right along with the weather, now may be the perfect time to spring into a career in real estate! While you’re contemplating your professional reincarnation this s

Treat-worthy Tips for Selling Your Home When You Have Pets

Treat-worthy Tips for Selling Your Home When You Have Pets

The nation recently celebrated National Puppy Day. If you’re not familiar with the holiday, just think back to that one day last week when your social media feeds were flooded with photos of canine candids. Of course, we are partial to our furry, four-legged family members; but, we also know that not everyone is an animal lover. So, when you’re selling a home and you’ve got do

The Do's and Don'ts of Buying a Home When You're Not Married

The Do's and Don'ts of Buying a Home When You're Not Married

So, you’ve met someone, fell in love and now you’re ready for the next step… buying a home, of course! This is the route that some couples are choosing today, swapping an engagement ring for a key ring! In ways, buying a home actually is similar to getting married. After all, you’re making a major commitment that should not be entered into lightly. In fact, if you and a

Planning to Buy an “As-Is” Home? Read This First!

Planning to Buy an “As-Is” Home? Read This First!

Does the season of renewal have you ready to spring into action on buying a home? If so, you may be scouring available homes for sale to find the one that is just right for you. But, what do you do if a home that seems just right is for sale “as is?” If a home is for sale “as is,” does that mean that potential buyers should steer clear? Does it mean that a seller knows s

Your Demeanor by Design! What Your Home Decor Says About You

Your Demeanor by Design! What Your Home Decor Says About You

With spring officially in season, many homeowners may be eager to get home renovations and redecorating efforts underway. Of course, many may go the trendy route when it comes to revamping their home’s look. But, did you ever stop to consider that the design choices you make for your home actually say a lot about you? It’s true. Similar to your wardrobe choices, your home déc

Three Tips to Ease Stress When Selling a Home During a Divorce

Three Tips to Ease Stress When Selling a Home During a Divorce

As if selling a home is not already a stressful situation, some people must go through the process at the same time they also are going through a divorce. In addition to potentially heated discussions about who should get what belongings and who should have custody of children and pets, couples that are divorcing also must decide what to do with the home that they have built memories in and shared

Spring into Action! Prepare Your Home for Warmer Weather!

Spring into Action! Prepare Your Home for Warmer Weather!

The start of daylight saving time also signals the upcoming arrival of the spring season, which is now just days away! Finally, we can look forward to bright blooms, chirping birds and… um, you know, spring home maintenance. It may not smell as sweet or sound so pleasant, but spring cleaning and maintenance are two certain signs of the season. If you’re ready to prepare your hom

Five DIY Ideas You Should Do During National Craft Month!

Five DIY Ideas You Should Do During National Craft Month!

DIY lovers, unite! March is National Craft Month; so, you know what that means? All month long, you’ve got the perfect excuse to corral your friends and get creative! With spring cleaning season also on the horizon, you’ve probably already been noticing a few things around your home that you may like to change. Maybe you’ve still got a few snowman decorations that haven’