DIY

Aug. 6, 2019

Congratulations Brenda!

Congratulations to our very own leader Brenda Cuoco!🎉

 

Brenda continues to stay on FIRE with 13 units pending in July with over a $2.59M Pending Volume.🎯 She also has 15 CLOSED Units in July valuing over $3.9M! 🔥 She truly amazes us at how ...

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July 12, 2019

Home Staging in a Hurry: Hacks to Spruce Up a Space in 5 Minutes

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Selling your home these days takes more than just finding an agent and listing it. You’ve got to really sell it. That means impressing buyers the second they walk in the door.

One of the best ways to do this? Home staging, where your home's ...

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July 1, 2019

4th of July Recipe

Red, White and Blue M&M'S Cookie Bars - No. 2 Pencil

Red, White & Blue M&M'S Cookie Bars
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
34 mins
 
Servings18 -36
Ingredients
  • 2 sticks of butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 cup  ...
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May 31, 2019

The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale

The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights:

  • The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Profile of Home Staging.
  • 62% of seller’s agents say that staging a home decreases the amount of time a home spends on the market.
  • 50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar-value ...
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May 22, 2019

Look on the Bright Side: 6 Ways to View Your House's Flaws in a Positive Light

 

So you’re getting ready to list your house for sale, but its flaws keep staring you straight in the face. Your bedrooms are small. The kitchen needs new paint. The place desperately needs a new roof.

As hard as it may be, don't beat yourself up over the ...

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May 10, 2019

Your Home’s Spring Maintenance Checklist

Your Home’s Spring Maintenance Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

May 8, 2019

Trapped in a Home Decor Rut? Try These 6 Tricks to Shake Things Up

That's no way to live! You can dig yourself out of a design rut with a few tricks from the pros.

1. Make changing your decor an urgent priority

Photo by Chris Snook 
How long have you been staring at your problem room, waiting for a solution to ...

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May 6, 2019

6 Ways Your Bathroom Is Secretly Stressing You Out

In the best-case scenario, your bathroom is your own blissful retreat—a little slice of spa heaven where you can unwind without ever leaving the comfort of your own home.

In reality, your bathroom is probably not so idyllic. In fact, a grim water closet could actually be adding ...

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April 29, 2019

With Inventory Low: Will Your Dream Home Need Some TLC?

With Inventory Low: Will Your Dream Home Need Some TLC?

According to a new survey from Move.com, the wave of first-time homebuyers hitting the market this summer has resulted in an interesting statistic. Nearly 60% of buyers searching for a home this spring are willing to consider buying a fixer-upper, with 95% believing that the projects needed will ...

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April 19, 2019

Cool Plywood Accent Wall Is Dead Easy to DIY

Liz Kamarul's living room

We’re always on the hunt for the next great wall treatment. Whether it’s a new finish to try, or removable-wallpaper fad, or, better yet, faking a wallpaper, it seems as if there is always a better answer than boring white walls. So, we were especially intrigued when we stumbled ...

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