Selling Your Home? Here Are Some Tips….For The Nose!

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When selling your home, your home shouldn’t just look good, it should smell good as well. Every home has a “smell”…..so make sure your home has a good one. Homeowners are often coached to create pleasing aromas when potential buyers are paying a visit or an open house is scheduled. Recent research reports that simple smells are the best smells to help you sell your home. An important concept to take away from this article….less is more.

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Confidence in the Market Jumps Sharply

Confidence in the real estate market is on the rise, and millennials still believe in the American Dream. However, there is a knowledge gap that calls for advice and guidance from real estate professionals. Consumers have their eyes on interest rates. Continue reading

Getting your College-Bound Teen Ready

collegeboundWithin the next month many parents will face the tough task of preparing their teen for dorm life for the very first time.  For the majority of students the concept of a home away from home can be overwhelming and a little bit frightening.Here are some tips to help guide you and your teen through this exciting and trying period: Continue reading

Help Avoiding Those Kindergarten Jitters

kidergartenThe first day of kindergarten can bring a few tears, especially for parents.  It may be hard to believe your child is growing up so fast. Try to keep your emotions under wraps and make sure your child feels excited and ready to begin this year of learning and fun experiences.

Is your child is ready and what can you do to help them?  Here are a few top recommendations… Continue reading

Love Your Vacation Spot?

Considering a Vacation Home?

vacation-homesPurchasing a vacation home can be very rewarding – both personally and financially! Many look at vacation homes for entertaining purposes, while others simply want a home-away-from-home for annual family trips, or even a home that can be passed from generation-to-generation.

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Looking to go Eco-Friendly? Start with These Easy Tips…

Five Tips for a Green Home

Eco-friendly. Carbon footprint. Global warming. Energy-efficient. These catch phrases have become part of our lexicon as we’ve become more aware of our impact on the environment and our role in protecting it. As a homeowner, there are some simple, inexpensive steps you can take to make your home energy-efficient. Get started on the road to being “green” with these five tips:
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Address Your Homes Curb Appeal!

How To… Paint An Accent Door

By Naomi de la Torre

A beautifully painted accent door can dramatically increase your home’s curb appeal. Make an unforgettable first impression with a bold splash of color and updated hardware. These simple step-by-step instructions will teach you how to create a gorgeous accent door.

Follow these heat safety tips from the American Red Cross

It will be a hot week ahead for us here!
The American Red Cross has these safety tips to keep you healthy through the heat…
Heat Safety
Excessive heat can be deadly and has caused more deaths in recent years than any other weather event.

Excessive heat is expected to bake a large part of the Mid-Atlantic and New England states this week with the heat index rising to as high as 101 degrees. The American Red Cross has steps people can follow to stay safe as the temperatures soar.

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