Tips & Articles


Under Contract? Five Things Not to do Before You Close

The seller has accepted your offer, the inspector didn’t find any underground streams or shaky foundations, and the closing date is set. You’re in the homestretch! While you can breathe a little easier, remember, the deal’s not done until everyone signs all the (zillion) documents at the closing table. And, your lender can still change […]

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Separating Wants from Needs

What do you need from your home? Remember, key word here is “need.” A need should always trump a want when it comes to big decisions in life. Agree? Take a look at my list to help you find the right attitude when looking for your next home.

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6 Features That Date Your Home

Looking to sell your home quickly – and for top dollar? It might be time to make some updates and get rid of these 6 features that date your home. Top interior designer and former HGTV host Carriann Johnson shares the 411 on how to ditch your home’s metaphorical 80s hair and shoulder pads and bring it to its full selling potential.

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Small-Cost, Big-Impact Updates for Your Home

I’ve seen the look on people’s faces when I suggest something needs to be updated in their home. They become deflated, overwhelmed and oftentimes confused. Please remember, it’s not personal. The goal is to make your home shine – and sell for the best possible price. Consider making some of the following small-cost, big-impact updates for your home before listing your home. 

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Surviving a Kitchen Remodel

So you’ve decided to remodel your kitchen. Before you renovate and put your lives in total disarray, here are some important things to consider to 1) keep your sanity and 2) save you money.

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