The Importance of Curb Appeal

If you’ve ever bought a home, or even looked intently at houses while walking down the street, you know that curb appeal is vital. In fact, we’ve discussed the importance of curb appeal many times on this blog! From having clean, dent-free front and garage doors to ensuring the home’s entry is free of debris, there are many aspects of curb appeal to consider. But did you know that there is even more to it?…

2017 Interior Design Trends

Getting ready to update your home’s look? While last year’s trends were all about comfort and simplicity, 2017 interior design trends focus on being bold, bright, and connected. Here are 5 top trends design experts recommend this year, many of which are departures from 2016: 1. Bright colors Pantone’s 2016 colors of the year were Rose Quartz and Serenity; very reminiscent of baby blue and a subtle pink. But this year, Pantone took a complete 180 with Greenery:…

2016 Interior Design Trends

There’s no time like the present to give your home a new look! Whether you prefer classic or cutting-edge home decor, you’ll want to be familiar with 2016 interior design trends before you get started on your home makeover. This year brings an emphasis on simplicity, softness, and warmth. It’s time to get cozy!   Spring Fling Each year, design industry professionals wait with bated breath to hear what Pantone’s colors of the year will…

Autumn Home Selling Tips

With the beginning of autumn comes the end of real estate high season in most markets. If your home is still on the market after summer or if you are getting ready to sell your home this autumn, don’t worry. High season may be over, but fall is the second-best time of year to sell your home. Plenty of buyers are still house hunting between Labor Day and the end of December! Our autumn home selling…

Home Selling: 6 Tips for Staging a House

In our last post, we shared an infographic highlighting the importance of staging your home before putting it on the market. But where is the best place to get started? Since staging a house is such an important part of selling preparations, we are focusing on home staging tips in this week’s post. 6 Tips for Staging a House: 1. Get Packing No one likes looking at clutter. Your first task when preparing your home…