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9 Great Places To Buy (or Find) Used Patio Furniture

Maybe you spent all the pandemic making your backyard an oasis, with lush landscaping and even a victory garden. What’s missing: some comfortable patio furniture to truly enjoy it. “Spring and summer always brings people outside, which sparks their interest in looking for outdoor furniture,” says Serena Appiah, owner of “Thrift Diving,” a blog about […]

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7 Antiquated Elements That Can Make A House Look Dated

If you’re selling a home, these features may remind buyers of days past – and have them looking elsewhere or plotting future renovations. We reminisce for many elements of decades gone by, from the resurgence of music (ahem, record players) to fashion choices (cue the bell-bottom jeans). But when it comes to home features, there […]

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How To Use The Pantone Colors Of The Year In Your Home This Spring

Professional home stager and real estate agent Kim Gaston gets candid about Pantone’s 2021 Colors of the Year, Illuminating and Ultimate Gray. Each year, color matching company Pantone announces a color, or colors, that set the tone for current events, social happenings and design trends for the year ahead. For 2021, Pantone chose the colors […]

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Simple Upgrade That May Increase the Value of a Home for Sale

A few DIY cosmetic upgrades can drastically alter the appearance of a home and help catch the attention of interested buyers, increasing your return when the home goes from ‘for sale’ to ‘sold.’ Looking to sell your home in the near future? Small investments in the aesthetic of the property could add value and increase […]

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Pro Tips to Design, Maintain (AND SELL!) an Outdoor Oasis

Landscaping and real estate experts share the features that will turn a yard into a private escape homebuyers will love. Warmer weather brings with it a feeling of new possibilities, and many homeowners ready for change needn’t look further than their own backyard. Literally. Previously reserved as the dog’s domain, many homeowners are beginning to […]

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RE/MAX Report Shows Record-Breaking Home Sales Continued in February

Home sales set a new high for the month as inventory continued to dwindle. Purchasing a home is one of the most complex and important financial decisions a person can make in their lifetime. Throw in the market conditions experienced in February 2021 with soaring sales prices and a 40%-plus drop in housing supply year […]

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10 Best Bathroom Improvement Projects, Based on How Much Time You Have

Of all the high-traffic rooms in a house, the bathroom is one of the most popular targets for homeowners hoping to make renovations that they will enjoy and that will impress potential buyers. A recent study from HomeAdvisor showed that Americans spent an average of $13,138 on home improvements in 2020, up 45% year over […]

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Considering Buying a House? 6 Signs that Confirm Your Ready

If renting or communal living no longer align with your financial and lifestyle goals, you might be ready to purchase a home of your own. Are you sick of paying monthly rent that contributes to someone else’s mortgage payment? Are you craving the freedom to repaint walls? Or, are you looking to build wealth through […]

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2021’s Red Hot Housing Market

Despite a plunge in temperatures, housing supply and days on market, buyers enter the new year undeterred. The start of any new year is rooted in the “out with the old, in with the new” mentality. That was especially true as 2020 drew to a close and 10,000 steps around the living room didn’t put […]

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