Landscaping

5 Home-Selling Secrets

One of the best secrets of home-selling is to spruce up the yard, walkways and porch to enhance curb appeal with potential buyers. Adding a fresh coat of paint, planting flowers and shrubs will make your home "smile." When preparing for resale, follow these 5 home-selling secrets to maximize interest from potential buyers. Home-Selling Secret #1: Price it right! First, find out what your home is worth, then shave 15 to 20 percent off the price. Spring for a professional appraisal and [...]

Planning a home remodel

As exciting as the idea of planning a home remodel might seem, the process can be unpredictable and overwhelming when construction begins. To manage expectations before, during and after, be decisive and deliberate in the choices you make. If you change your mind in the middle of construction, it will add extra costs to the bottom line and extra time to the final completion and inspection dates. Plan ahead and do plenty of research. Tour homes and showrooms for ideas you [...]