7 Things to do before putting your home on the market

To get the best return on your investment, you need to ensure your home looks its best when it hits the market. Below are seven suggestions for making sure your house or apartment is market-ready. Paint the walls  You do not want to go too crazy with this. Sticking to neutral colors is best. Using bold.. read more →

Refinancing: The Hidden Costs

With today’s interest rates at an all-time low, it may seem like a good idea to refinance. In the article below, Daniel Bortz highlights the hidden costs that go into a refinance.  The lower interest rate sounds good, but can you afford all the fees to go through the process?  Read below to find out.. read more →

9 Hacks for Staging Your Home

With today’s competitive market it is important to take the time to prepare your home to be sold.  Below are 9 hacks that you can use to stage your home. A New Welcome Mat: A small details, but first impressions are everything. A fresh, new, clean mat makes buyers want to see more. Adding a.. read more →

8 Basement Renovations That Really Pay Off

Sure, walking down rickety stairs and gazing into a dark, dank cellar might put you off the idea of dropping wads of cash to hang out there. For motivation to clear away the cobwebs, consider the fact that updating a basement could net you a 72.8% return on investment, according to Remodeling magazine—that’s higher than a rehabbed kitchen or bathroom! But just how do.. read more →

8 Tips for Adding Curb Appeal and Value to Your Home

Cleaning up the exterior of your home and adding curb appeal can be easy and done on a low budget. HouseLogic explains that homes with high curb appeal command higher prices and take less time to sell. We’re not talking about replacing vinyl siding with redwood siding; we’re talking about maintenance and beautifying tasks you’d.. read more →

Cost of Kitchen Remodeling

A kitchen remodel can be one of the smartest moves you can make as a homeowner.  Kitchen remodels can vary in price depending on how outdated your kitchen is and what you are trying to accomplish. Follow this article below from Better Homes and Garden that breaks down the cost of remodeling your kitchen. Breathing.. read more →