By Brooke Chaplan You should always make your home look its best before an open house. If the paint is old, chipping away or looks dull, repaint the exterior of your house. Adding paint has proven to be one of the most cost-effective ways of increasing the value of a property. Below are a few reasons why a fresh coat of paint can impact the decisions of potential...

By Anica Oaks When you are preparing to host an open house, you naturally want everything to be perfect in hopes of attracting a buyer. However, if buyers are walking through your home and seeing ants, mice or other pests, you definitely won’t be making that sale. If your home has had pest problems in the past, you may want to consider having it sprayed prior to...

As many real estate professionals know, clients are the core of your business, and satisfied clients are the key to success. But once a transaction comes to an end, that doesn’t mean the end of a relationship with a client—especially the satisfied ones, as they will be your best source of business. Therefore, it is vital to continue to communicate with the connections...

By Lizzie Weakley In today’s world, technology is always evolving; just like your cellphones and laptops, HVAC systems are  getting better every day. The good thing is, while upgrading other gadgets may increase your power bills, getting a better HVAC system can actually lower your power bills. And that’s not all. A strong HVAC system also comes with modern...

By Kara Masterson If you’re searching for ways to make your bathroom more beautiful, look no further than handmade tiles. Your walls and floors will look much more natural with handmade tiles instead of factory-made ones, giving your bathroom a much homier feel. Here are some other ways that handmade tiles can enhance your bathroom. They Create an Inviting Atmosphere

By Kyla Stewart Employees play a crucial role in any business venture. Without the hard work provided by our employees, our company would decline and die swiftly. But recent studies have shown that more than 85% of employees aren’t engaged at work, and that has led to the economic consequence of losing over $7 trillion in lost productivity.  It’s understandable...

By Meghan Belnap Do it yourself (DIY) projects are a great way to save money, but they can also be a hassle. One of the most important questions you need to ask yourself before starting a project is, "can I do this safely?" In the pursuit of saving time and money, many people end up making mistakes that either cost them more or put their safety at risk. To avoid...

Looking To Improve Your Real Estate Instagram Account? It Can Be Difficult Finding The Right Techniques and Tools To Make It To The Top. See How These Can Increase Your Instagram Engagement! No matter what your intentions are on Instagram—whether it’s to promote your listings or position yourself as a market expert—you can enhance your post’s reach...

A strong job market is helping to boost renter confidence as we enter the third year of the pandemic, according to a new survey released Tuesday by Avail, a part of realtor.com®.  According to the survey, 82% of renters said they have not missed a rent payment over the past 12 months, up significantly from 57% in Sept. 2021. Looking forward, more than three-quarters...

By Anica Oaks Whether you've recently purchased a new home or you're making some upgrades to your kitchen, the new refrigerator you choose is an important decision. There's not a one-size-fits-all solution here; the refrigerator you should purchase depends upon the specific needs of your family. Here are some things to consider: Number of People Families come in...