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3 Ways to Spruce Up the Garage

Traditional Garage And Shed by Whittier General Contractors Garage Envy   Garages are an often overlooked part of the home, despite the fact that home owners spend a frequent amount of time there. In fact, for most home owners,...
September 22, 2014

Share Your Trendy Staging Photos & Tips with REALTOR® Magazine!

Calling all real estate and staging professionals: We want to see how you’ve spruced up properties for-sale! REALTOR® Magazine is working on its annual “House & Home” issue, and we’re looking for professionals to share some of their best...
April 3, 2014

America’s Most Romantic Homes

Can you feel the love in these homes? TopTenRealEstateDeals.com recently highlighted the most romantic homes for-sale in the world, from the mansions of celebrities to the homes where kings and presidents once lived. Here’s a rundown of the homes...
February 10, 2014

Brokerage Gives One Home an ‘Extreme Holiday Makeover’

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Clark Griswold would be so proud. The brokerage First Team Real Estate, based in Huntington Beach, Calif., sponsored an Extreme Holiday Makeover contest, promising to deck out one lucky home in holiday lights...
December 11, 2013

The Scariest Place in a Home!

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Ghosts and goblins will soon be creeping around neighborhoods. And if it’s a big dose of scare you crave this Halloween, look no further than in your kitchen. In fact, there’s plenty of...
October 31, 2013

You Can Afford a Higher Priced House if You Buy New, Study Claims

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Americans may be able to buy a higher-priced home if they buy new, according to a study by the National Association of Home Builders. The NAHB study — using data from the Census...
June 3, 2013

Psst! What’s Your ‘Secret’ Staging Tip?

What are your secret weapons in prepping a home prior to a showing and making it shine? Do you rub baby oil to make stainless steel shine? Or have you used kitty litter to try to remove oil stains...
May 27, 2013

9 Reasons Your Neighbors Hate You

By Lucy O’Neill, Improvement Center Columnist Courtesy of: ImprovementCenter.com...
March 27, 2013

Show Off Your Best Curb Appeal

Great curb appeal can get buyers to that front door of your listing. Do you have any simple tricks to getting stellar curb appeal? I’m looking for real estate and staging professionals who can share their tips for sprucing...
March 4, 2013

The Best Day to List a House For-Sale …

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine What’s the best day to list a house for-sale? It’s Friday. In fact, by listing a home on Friday, you may bring in an extra $5,000 to the sales price, according to a...
March 4, 2013