Monthly Archive:: November 2012

Are you Staging Homes for the Holidays?

By Barb Schwarz, Stagedhomes.com This time a year I am often asked by real estate professionals and stagers whether they should stage their client’s homes for sale in a special way for the holidays. My answer? Yes. It’s absolutely...
November 26, 2012

What that Front Door Color Might Say About a Home

The front door of a home can be an attention-getting feature on the home’s exterior, beckoning potential buyers inside. “Like a necktie, which is the focal point of an outfit, the front door is the focal point of the...
November 19, 2012

Housing Secrets Revealed

By Melissa Kandel Not many people get excited about dead animal smells, mold growing in bathrooms, or leaky attics, but for employees at the Building Performance Institute Inc., it’s all in a day’s work. The company uses building science,...
November 13, 2012

6 Ways to Give a Home a Budget-Friendly Makeover

Contributed by HomeInsurance.org Just the sound of “home makeover” is enough to make some people cringe. The idea of spending lots of time and money painting the house, shopping for new furniture, and replacing the carpet is not something...
November 12, 2012

Female Celebrities and Inside Their Lavish Homes

By the Improvement Center These wealthy female celebs need a place to call home, but their version of a humble abode is much different than most American home owners. Check out how much they paid, how much space they have...
November 5, 2012