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Reach New Levels... 10 Tips to Boost Your Real Estate Business

Reach New Levels... 10 Tips to Boost Your Real Estate Business

Now that we’ve reached mid-January, it is time to get serious about our new year’s resolutions. If you’re working in the real estate industry, one of your resolutions could be to boost your business this year. Not sure where to get started? Here are 10 ways to increase your real estate business in 2018: 1. Be social. In today’s real estate market, you cannot afford to

10 Ways to Use Pantone’s Color of the Year in Your Home

10 Ways to Use Pantone’s Color of the Year in Your Home

By now, you’ve probably seen that bright ultra violet hue that Pantone has deemed 2018‘s color of the year. If that pretty purple has got you feeling a bit blue about decorating your home this year—and you’re one that just loves to follow the trends—have no fear! Just because Pantone has deemed ultra violet as the color of the year does not mean that you have to incor

2018’s Most In-Demand Home Upgrade Projects

2018’s Most In-Demand Home Upgrade Projects

As we kick off a new year, let's take a look at the upgrade options that are forging to the top of many homeowners’ want lists. As you think about your own winter home renovation projects, here are five of the top upgrades homeowners are craving in 2018: Emerging mattes. When it comes to home upgrades, granite countertops have long ruled the preference list. But, that may not be the c

Celebrate National Trivia Day with These 10 Real Estate Fun Facts

Celebrate National Trivia Day with These 10 Real Estate Fun Facts

Today, Jeopardy fans everywhere are celebrating National Trivia Day. Of course, we couldn’t let real estate enthusiasts miss out on the fun! Thanks to Inman and REtipster, we found enough real estate fun facts to win a round of Double Jeopardy! Here are 10 you’ll want to share around the water cooler today: 1. How could we not start out with Berkshire Hathaway’s very own Chair

Five Ways to Add 2018’s Hottest Trends to Your Home

Five Ways to Add 2018’s Hottest Trends to Your Home

The ball has dropped. The streamers are all swept up. We’ve given 2018 an official welcome and you may already be hard at work on some of the resolutions you set. What does the new year have in store when it comes to your home? New décor trends, of course! From design shapes to textures to colors and more, we’ve done the legwork when it comes to emerging home décor tre

Become a Landlord in Your Own Home – Tips for Renting Rooms

Become a Landlord in Your Own Home – Tips for Renting Rooms

As you prepare to welcome 2018, you may be thinking about embarking on some new adventures. If you’ve resolved to become a landlord next year, that goal could be easier to reach than you think. In fact, instead of buying a second property to generate extra income, many homeowners are turning their own homes into income properties – while they’re still living in them! In many o

Make a Resolution to Sell Your Home This Winter

Make a Resolution to Sell Your Home This Winter

As we embrace 2018, you may be compiling your list of resolutions.  If one of the things on your goal list is selling your home, you may want to consider making that task the first one you tackle in the new year. Though many people think spring is the best time to sell a home, we’ve got a few reasons why winter is a great time to sell. Looking for a real estate resolution to take on thi

Five Ways to Fool Burglars While You’re Away for the Holidays

Five Ways to Fool Burglars While You’re Away for the Holidays

We’re heading into the holiday weekend, which may have many of us feeling very merry. However, for any would-be burglars out there, the upcoming holiday may seem like the perfect opportunity to get their Grinchy ways in gear. After all, homes are typically filled with a little more gifts and goodies during this festive time. If you are not planning to be ho-ho-home during the upcoming hol

Five Steps to Keep a House Clean on a 9-5 Working Schedule

Five Steps to Keep a House Clean on a 9-5 Working Schedule

Made it to work on time for this morning’s meeting? Check. Picked up the kids—and dinner? Check. Put the laundry in the dryer after washing clothes yesterday? Oh, um… let’s check. As if working full-time and taking care of any children and pets are not enough tasks to keep you busy, you’ve also got the responsibilities that come with owning a home? If you’re

Five Tips for Buying a Home in Winter

Five Tips for Buying a Home in Winter

During this busy shopping season, many of us are crossing items off our lists each and every day. But, what if you’re looking for a very big-ticket item this holiday season? Though there may not be as many buyers on the market right now, those people who are looking for a home are serious. So, we’ve made a list of some seriously good tips for buying a home in winter. If you’re