Seven Curb Appeal Tips for Fall

Published Aug. 2015 by HGTV.com Here are 7 simple tips for sprucing up your home for the Autumn home buying season: 1. Spruce Up Your Lawn While brilliant fall foliage can automatically make your home look more attractive for showings, that doesn’t mean you can slack off on lawn maintenance during this season. Keep falling leaves at bay with frequent raking and patch up any brown spots in … [Read more...]

Home Staging on a Budget

by Moshells.com, March 2015 When you show your home’s best features by staging it effectively, you help increase your final selling price without breaking the bank; in fact, on average, sellers receive $2 in increased sale price for every $1 they put into staging a home. The five golden rules are: De-personalize:  While your family photos are beautiful and your kids’ drawings on the fridge … [Read more...]

Update your Kitchen to Attract Buyers

by Realtor.org, March 2015 Kitchens are more important than ever when it comes to influencing buyers’ perceptions of a home as well as the perceived value. Some home owners make it a priority to invest in remodeling key rooms to increase the value of their home for when they are ready to sell. However, sellers who are pressed for time and need to get their homes on the market fast can still … [Read more...]

30 Home Staging Tips from HGTV

Preparing your house for the market? Here's tips from experts on how to make your house buyer friendly! Content from HGTV. Grimy bathroom walls are a major red flag to buyers. Here is an easy way to get rid of surface mold: Mix a spray bottle with one part water and one part bleach. Just spray it on the wall, and watch the mold disappear. Give it a fresh coat of paint, and your grimy … [Read more...]

Decorating with Bold Colors

Here are some tips on how to add bold, bright colors to your home without breaking your budget, and without being too committed. Textiles Whether it's a single throw pillow, a brightly upholstered ottoman, or beautiful window treatments, using fabrics made of bright colors is a great way to add life to a space. If you're nervous of using a lot of them, start small. Don't spend a lot of money … [Read more...]