Monthly Archive:: April 2013

The Best Time of Year to Buy Household Items

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Who doesn’t love a deal? I loved this article at Realty Times, which recently revealed the best time of year to buy certain household items in order to score the biggest bargains, based on...
April 29, 2013

One Thing You May be Overlooking in Your Home Presentations!

By Ryan West, First Texan Realty Smartphones have become a standard tool for a majority of people. When presenting a home to a potential customer, we must now consider an extra home presentation factor: signal strength. Lead Paint According...
April 22, 2013

How to Use Light to Increase a Home’s Value

By Ross Donald, LightingSale.com If you are getting ready to stage your home for selling you’re probably already thinking of ways to maximize the value of your home and make it as appealing as possible to your potential buyers. Making...
April 15, 2013

On Second Thought, Don’t Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies for the Open House!

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine A favorite real estate tip: When prepping a home for a showing, whip up some chocolate chip cookies to fill the home with that rich, inviting, tasty smell. Who wouldn’t want to sit...

18 Ways to Prep Your Home’s Exterior for the Spring Market

By Charlene Storozuk, Dezigner Digz Spring is in the air in some parts of Canada and the U.S., although it hasn’t quite reached my little corner of the world yet. This is the time of year when thoughts turn...
April 1, 2013