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New Homeowner? Here are the 6 Items You Need To Buy First

First, welcome to the first time home owner’s club. It’s an overwhelming and exciting time, and we know you could probably use all the help you can get. You’ve got a laundry list of things to do, likely including laundry, so to help you move and settle in as smoothly as possible, here’s a prioritized […]

Kids, Selling Your Home: 5 Methods For Keeping It Tidy

You realize how hard it is to keep your property clean for longer than ten full minutes when children live in your house. This is no exaggeration (see above photo). My husband and I are the proud parents of 3 wonderful children ages 14, 11, and 10. We survived the ‘diapers, wipes, and burp rags […]

A Home Pre-Inspection Alleviates Setbacks For Home Sellers

Homeowner Pre-Inspection Those who have sold or purchased a home have heard the term ‘home inspection‘. For a home buyer, it is protection. It’s an objective evaluation of a home’s structure and systems, from top to bottom, including items like heating and cooling systems, plumbing and electrical, roof, attic, ceilings, floors, windows, doors, foundation, etc. […]

Ways to Spruce Up Your Garden Using Your Old Bathroom Suite

You’ve decided to add some value to your home by redoing your bathroom. So you gutted everything and got an entirely new bathroom suite including that toilet with the heated seat you’ve always wanted. But what to do with the old suite? Having everything hauled off can be expensive. But what if you could reuse your old […]

Understanding Appraisals: What to Do If Your Home Appraises Low

Home appraisals are used to establish market value of a property. In the world of residential real estate, they are most frequently used to protect a mortgage lender’s interest. Translation; if the home doesn’t appraise for the agreed upon selling price, the buyer will have to renegotiate terms with the seller and/or lender or walk […]

Convert Your Attic Into Living Space

The attic may be one of the spaces in the house that everyone prefers to avoid, but many people forget that an attic can be a great place for a bedroom or an additional living room. Converting your attic to living space ads square footage to your home, increasing your home value.  Thinking about converting your own […]

Buying a Home in a Fire Risk Area: Here’s What You Need to Know

Outside of the significant financial responsibility of delving into home ownership, there can be some other risks involved which you may not have thought about as a new homeowner. While the requirement of homeowner’s insurance is well known, if you happen to be living in an area that’s at high risk of fire, here are […]

Finding the Right Builder for Your Remodel

This guest post was contributed by Real Estate Experts, your resource for real estate in Carboro, NC. Remodeling can give your home a new lease on life – and as real estate agents, we’ve seen the gains in property value our clients have made through effective renovations. If you’re looking to make some home improvements, […]

Scorching Hot Housing Market? 3 Reasons You’ll Want To Hire a Great Real Estate Agent

If you’re a homeowner selling in today’s real estate market, pinching every penny is likely important to you. This might mean you’re considering opting out of hiring a real estate agent and going with the DIY approach. However, there are many things an agent can do for you, particularly in a hot market, that make […]