As a home stager, the number one question I’m asked on a daily basis is, “How much will it cost to stage my home?” While every home is unique and the cost depends on how much it takes to get your home “show ready”, the truth is that you can’t afford not to stage your home. Here’s why.
Big price reductions, expensive closing costs and withdrawn offers are a home seller’s nightmare. Luckily, you can prevent surprises and stumbling blocks to the closing table by properly preparing your home for inspection. Read along to find out how to prep your home, what to expect during an inspection and how long you’ll have to […]
Investing, as with most things in life, benefits from an early start. Every day that passes uninvested is a day missing out on compound returns, which can then be reinvested to earn more money. Be it through stocks or real estate, investing at young age is how many of today’s 30-something millionaires got on their […]
Before you break out your iPhone and start snapping away, check out the biggest — and most common — mistakes home sellers make when it comes to real estate photography and learn how to avoid them for a faster home sale.
If you want to get into real estate investing, the first thing you need to decide is what kind of investor you want to be. Most real estate investors fall into one of two categories: house flippers and buy-and-hold owners. You can profit as either one if you acquire the right property, but choosing the […]
For over two decades, Craigslist has been the go-to online marketplace for a reason – it works. You can list just about anything for sale and no matter what it is, chances are it will sell. As a buyer, you have the freedom to negotiate price and you don’t have to pay shipping fees because […]
The ease and convenience of energy in our homes can make it difficult to remember that it’s not an unlimited resource. Each day, we make decisions to use power and energy for most of our needs. Often, we don’t think twice about the resources we’re using. There are many ways to lower our environment impact […]
Smaller communities, even individual neighborhoods, coming together to take on environmental issues can create a big change. Lowering the carbon footprint not only of your own home, but encouraging others around you to do the same, can be impactful. One approachable way to lower your carbon footprint is by improving your daily commute. There are […]
Perception versus reality is a tricky thing. It’s easy to get caught up in a fantasy world and lose track of what’s real and what’s not. Whether it’s a perfect career, an ideal partner or your dream home, we tend to build up ideas in our head only to realize the grass isn’t always greener […]
Backyards are often a source of pride and joy for many homeowners. Depending on your personal preference, your backyard may be a luscious field of grass for kids to play in; perhaps it is decorated with patio furniture and twinkly lights—or maybe you’ve filled it with garden beds for some homegrown tomatoes and herbs. Having […]