The internet offers so many resources, it’s hard to know where to begin: endless images for inspiration and even step-by-step how-to videos to walk you through projects. Here are some online resources for caring for your home to get started
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Making the decision to move can be exciting, whether you’re moving across town or the country. But the dollars and cents that go into moving vary greatly depending on a number of factors – including cost of living, balancing two mortgages (or a mortgage and rent) during the transition, and the cost of getting your belongings from point A to point B. Here’s some information to help you make sense of it all.
Good news, homebuyers and sellers! There’s plenty to smile about as the spring selling season, which saw an uptick in May home sales and a growth in inventory (representing the most units for sale since August 2016), transitions to the busiest real estate season of all: summer.
With housing inventory remaining tight in recent years, RE/MAX agents are diligent about keeping up with the trends to help clients buy and sell properties in this competitive market. “Remote-friendly” workplaces are one of those rising trends. If you think it might be time to get to work (pun intended) on sprucing up – or creating – that home-office space, here are some tips to help you get started.
So what if your backyard is only a 40-inch planter? For renters or homeowners with little (or no) yard space, container gardens offer a way to grow fresh food and spend some time outside. Here are 6 tips for planting a container garden.
You may have noticed if you’ve been in the market for a house, that the current design trend color is grays, gray-ishes and now greiges (a gray-beige mix). With those tones, it may seem more difficult to add a pop of color to your living space. But we’re here to tell you it’s possible! RE/MAX recommends you start small with an out-of-the-way, made-for-color room like a kid’s bedroom or entertainment room.
Smell is an important sense. We use our noses to alert us to dangers, such as a fire or rotten food, but this sense can also be associated to certain memories. Whether you have an impending open house or are simply trying to freshen up your home, we have created this list of suggestions for getting rid of odors. Here are 7 ways to oust odors from 7 commonly smelly items
It could be the mudroom, the kitchen office or the entryway. Whatever and wherever it is, the “family command center” – where all things essential to the family’s daily operation live – can be magic when organized right.
If you’re a first-time homebuyer who has succeeded in saving enough for a down payment (remember, you don’t necessarily need 20%) on your very first home – congratulations! You’ve tackled one of the hardest parts of the homebuying journey, but you haven’t crossed the finish line to homeownership just yet. Here’s a plan to help get you to closing day
If you own a home, it is likely one of your largest investments. When the time comes to move up or downsize, you want to do everything in your power to protect your equity and get your asking price – or more. One way to ensure your home is listed, and purchased, at the right price point is to work with a real estate agent to boost your home’s buyer appeal. Check out these home-staging tips to get your home sold.