Posts Tagged ‘tips’

7 Habits of People with Excellent Credit Scores

7 Habits of People with Excellent Credit Scores

When it comes to getting a mortgage, credit scores are paramount. Generally, a score of 750 or higher is considered excellent. Want to raise your credit score? Start by taking the following steps advised by Kiplinger. Pay your bills on time The most influential factor in your credit score is your payment history, so it’s […]

Virtual Staging: An Innovative Way to Impress Buyers

Virtual Staging: An Innovative Way to Impress Buyers

Virtual staging is becoming more popular with home-sellers. But is it worth it, and how does it compare with traditional staging? According to the National Association of Realtors, 77 percent of buyers’ agents say that staging makes it easier for buyers to visualize themselves living in a home, while as many as 38 percent of […]

Yard-Staging Projects That Will Help Sell Your Home

Yard-Staging Projects

First impressions matter—and when you’re selling your house, there’s nothing quite like the vision of a manicured yard to really wow potential buyers. Like staging the inside of your home, staging your yard takes time, effort and a little bit of money. But your hard work is sure to impress, and the payoff can be […]

7 Things People Always Pack Wrong

7 Things People Always Pack Wrong

So, you’ve purchased a new home or you’re getting ready to vacate a home you recently sold. Either way now comes time for the big move. Keep in mind, however, that there likely are at least a few things you’ll pack all wrong. Why should you care? Because, of course, possessions that aren’t packed well tend […]

Home Renovations That Are Proven to Pay Off When It’s Time to Sell

If your home has the right mix of what today’s buyers are clamoring for—trendy amenities such as open floor plans, stylish backsplashes and heated hardwood floors—it can help you sell faster and at a better price. Here, Realtor.com reveals a variety of common amenities featured in homes that close the quickest—and for the most money. Electronics […]

Ways to Get the Most Out of a Fix-and-Flip Investment

Want to know how to spot the next up-and-coming neighborhood? How about which part of the house to invest the majority of your budget in? There are numerous factors to consider when it comes to the business of fix-and-flip investments. Here, Inman.com offers four tips for those looking to invest. Think location, location, location Pay […]

10 Tips to save energy over the Holidays

You have probably dropped a load of money on Christmas gifts and do not want any extra expenses. To curb energy bills, here are 10 simple tips that will help you conserve energy. 1. Switch to LED LightsRunning LED lights costs a fraction of the money it takes to use standard bulbs. As you decorate […]