Tips for Buyers & Sellers
10 DIYs That Can Increase the Value of Your Home

10 DIYs That Can Increase the Value of Your Home

It may surprise you that some simple changes can actually significantly increase the value of your home. The best part of these changes is that you don’t have to spend a fortune remodeling or investing in large expensive projects: you just need to be willing to put forth a little

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5 Things to Look for During a Listing Presentation

5 Things to Look for During a Listing Presentation

When it comes time to sell your home, it is crucial to find a real estate agent who you trust will get the job done effectively and efficiently. Take the time do your research, and narrow in on some real estate agents that truly appeal to you. The more agents

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Top 10 Staging Tips for Your Home

Top 10 Staging Tips for Your Home

The key to staging your home is to take a look at it from an outside perspective and view this as an investment: staging is a huge selling factor when it comes to putting your home on the market. It can greatly assist you in selling quickly and at your

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Packing It Up: Expert-Tested Moving Tips & Tricks

Packing It Up: Expert-Tested Moving Tips & Tricks

Preparing to move your home is invariably a daunting task. What’s the best way to pack your belongings efficiently and effectively—so you don’t risk losing or breaking anything? Use our tips from the packing pros to be sure your next move is successful and all your belongings are packed the

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14 Ways to Make Your Home Warm & Welcoming This Winter

14 Ways to Make Your Home Warm & Welcoming This Winter

If you’re preparing to sell your home this season, it can be particularly challenging to stage your house to feel warm and cozy. Take the next couple of weeks to add simple decorating touches to your home to make it extra cozy and welcoming for you, your family and your

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How to Stage Your Home for the Feng Shui Buyer

How to Stage Your Home for the Feng Shui Buyer

One of the most important practices you can follow when selling your home is to put yourself in the buyer’s shoes. If you are staging your home for sale you may not have thought to make it feng shui-friendly. However, for many Chinese and Chinese-Americans – who comprise the fastest

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Moving Into Your New Home: Avoid These 10 Mistakes

Moving Into Your New Home: Avoid These 10 Mistakes

The road from one house to another can be rocky. Buying a new home and selling your current home are no easy task. How do you make the move once your sale is finalized? Check out our tips to help you avoid the most common moving mistakes. By Anne Krueger

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The New Neutral: Making Your Home Inviting for Prospective Buyers

The New Neutral: Making Your Home Inviting for Prospective Buyers

It’s true you want prospective buyers to come into your home and feel like they could live there — even move in tomorrow! But that doesn’t mean that your house needs to look generic or boring. What will make your home the most appealing? It’s a look we call the

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Fast Clean-Up Tips for Last-Minute Home Showings

Fast Clean-Up Tips for Last-Minute Home Showings

Your real estate agent just called and there’s a prospective buyer interested in coming to view your home… in one hour. How do you get ready, and fast? Check off these quick to-dos that clean up the most highly visible areas in your home—showcasing its best qualities for a better

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Wood Floor Shopping Guide

Wood Floor Shopping Guide

Installing hardwood floors is a great way to increase your home’s value – and catch the interest of prospective home buyers. Although wood floors are generally more expensive to buy and install than carpet or vinyl, they lasts for decades. Before you set out to shop for your new floor,

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