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Oct. 26, 2019

Staging a Home for Sale: The Bathroom

 

Like your home’s heating and the weather, we only think twice about a bathroom when something’s off. When you’re getting ready to stage your home for sale, the bathroom is a room that surprisingly gets overlooked. Make sure your bathroom is set to shine with these staging tips!

Bathrooms ...

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Oct. 18, 2019

Fall Bucket List!

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Oct. 16, 2019

Pumpkin Mac & Cheese with Bacon!

PUMPKIN MAC AND CHEESE WITH BACON
Pumpkin Mac and Cheese with Bacon

serves 8 to 1o as a side dish

Here's what you will need:
1 pound pasta (I used cavatappi.)
1 tablespoon olive oil (or bacon grease)
1 cup onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups ...

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Oct. 14, 2019

Frosted Pumpkin Cookie Recipe

FROSTED PUMPKIN COOKIES
  |   prep time: 15 mins   |   cook time: 50 mins   |   total time: 1 hr 5 mins
Frosted Pumpkin Cookies
INGREDIENTS
Cookies:
  • 2 cups butter softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons  ...
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Sept. 24, 2019

A Great Way to Increase Your Family’s Net Worth

A Great Way to Increase Your Family’s Net Worth

 

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts its Survey of Consumer Finances. Data is collected across all economic and social groups. The latest survey data covers 2013-2016.

The study revealed that the median net worth of a homeowner is $231,400 – a 15% increase since 2013. At the ...

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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