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10 Electrical Checks You Must do Before Moving Into a New Rental Home

NFPA states that electrical fire is one of the most significant causes of home damage in the USA. Did you check the electrical materials and connections before moving into your rental home? If not, then you should do it without any further delay.Here is our list of 10 vital electrical safety checks for your new home

How to Turn a Small Kitchen from a Liability into an Asset

Whether you are selling or living with a small kitchen, you are probably feeling quite frustrated with the lack of space you have.True, small spaces have their advantages too, as they are easier to clean, maintain, and keep up with heating and lighting bills. Nonetheless, they are

10 Styling Tricks for Big Impact When Selling Your Home

When looking to sell your home quickly, you often don't have time for large-scale renovations. That is why you have to make the most of useful styling tricks to impress interested buyers. Keep on reading for some helpful tips and tricks.Spruce up your curb appealSince the first thing visitors see is the home's exterior, it's important to spruce up the curb appeal and lure them

Biggest Mold Inspection & Remediation Mistakes to Avoid

Mold in a residential or commercial building will not just cause unsightly stains and unpleasant odors, it can also make people sick, especially if they have asthma or allergies. Often, mold damage is expensive to fix if the inspection & remediation are not done correctly or when the

Smart Home Trends and Marketing for Millennials in 2021

Millennials are the most powerful group when it comes to the real estate market, and they're expected to continue to be in the coming years. The reason? They are the main home -buyers, they know what they want, and they aren't afraid to ask for

In the News: February Round-Up

We're not even a third of the way into February, but it's already been a busy month! Here are some of the top stories featuring our company and staff this February. The New York Times: Are Broker Commissions Too High? Our founder and president, Dawn, spoke to The New York Times to weigh in

13 Great Tips & Techniques For Real Estate Photography

Taking high quality photos may seem like a task, but it is not impossible. Good quality photos are essential to sell a house, rent an apartment, or any kind of real estate. Real estate agents are always looking for photographers to advertise

From the Floor to the Ceiling: Basic Decorating Rules for First Time Buyers

Many homebuyers daydream about decorating their new home long before finding one. As with all things related to interior design, there are a couple of rules that need to be followed in order to make the most of any space.Although the decorating process may seem simple, there's a lot of work involved. But don't sweat it! With these couple

Fall in Love with your MLS

Valentine's Day is for celebrating relationships - including the relationship with your Multiple Listing Service. Does your MLS romance you with robust features and professional support, or stand you up with outdated technology and huge fines?Watch our on-demand webinar about the MLS that treats you as well as you deserve. Missed Us Live?