Monthly Archive:: September 2012

Determining the Cost and Benefit of a Home Renovation Project

By Erin Devine, DIY Home & Floor Blog Often, home owners want to update the kitchen with granite countertops, install new flooring or renovate the basement to make their homes more appealing to buyers. Before you begin planning your...
September 24, 2012

4 Big Design Turn-offs of Home Buyers

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Certain dated design features in a home can really make some home buyers cringe. Could your listing have one of them? A recent article at AOL Real Estate spotlights a few pet peeves...
September 17, 2012

Sellers, Agents Mostly Agree on Top Home Improvement Projects

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Both real estate agents and home sellers see the value in simple home improvement projects, saying they believe small renovations can go a long way in helping a home sell faster and for...
September 10, 2012

The Art of Telling Your Clients that Their Perfect Home Ain’t So Perfect

By Myra Nourmand One person’s junk is another’s treasure. After doing your preliminary walk through, you realize that your client’s home needs help. On the one hand, you want to say, “Toss those magazines in the recycle bin, and...
September 3, 2012