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Tax Tips Help Clients Deduct Remodeling Costs

Can homeowners deduct the cost of their kitchen remodel on their 2013 taxes? How about the interest on the home equity line they used to fund their bathroom upgrades? Answer those and other homeownership tax questions by posting to...
January 24, 2014

Smart Bath Upgrades

Homeowners considering some updates before they sell? Pass on wise remodeling advice by emailing a free article, 7 Smart Strategies for Bathroom Remodeling, from the REALTOR® Content Resource. It’s one of five free articles now available in the January...
January 12, 2014

Real Christmas Tree Sales Top Fake

In 2012, consumers purchased 24.5 million real and 10.9 million fake Christmas trees, according to the National Christmas Tree Association. Which are more environmentally friendly? Help homeowners answer that question by tweeting a free article, Real Christmas Trees vs....
December 1, 2013

Bath Remodels Draw Big Return: Share 10 Tips

Bathroom remodels ranked fifth on Remodeling Magazine’s 2013 Cost v. Value report, with a 65.2 percent return on investment. But what’s a homeowner to do about a bathroom so small the term “water closet” is a pretty accurate description?...
October 25, 2013

Stock Cabinets Save Money on Kitchen Redos

The cost of quality stock cabinets for an average-sized kitchen generally runs $8,000 to $10,000, according to consumer website Houselogic. Semi-custom cabinets would cost about twice that, the site reports, and full custom cabinets would cost even more. Help...
October 11, 2013

Homeowners Insurance Covers Halloween Mishaps

Although Americans plan to carve away at their Halloween budget this year — spending an average $75.03, about $5 less than last year, according to the National Retail Federation — overall, spending on Halloween has increased 54.7 percent since...
October 7, 2013

Free Home Security Check Info: Don’t Let Sellers Leave Home Without It

From REALTOR® Content Resource:   Sellers heading out of town? Not so fast. Make sure they don’t come home to a looted listing by emailing free info on how to do a home security check from the REALTOR® Content...
August 9, 2011

Buy New Wall Oven for Super Bowl Party

  Tailor your next blog post to sellers looking for a new wall oven in time for their Super Bowl blowout. Post the free article “Appliance Guide: Wall Ovens” from the REALTOR® Content Resource to your blog so sellers...
February 4, 2011

For Your Blog, Web site: Free Consumer Content Updated in Real-Time

Looking for a steady stream of tips you can share with sellers to get their home ship-shape for showings? Take advantage of the just-released, free customizable content widgets available at the REALTOR® Content Resource, which let you easily incorporate...

Should Real Estate Pros and Stagers Join Forces?

By Erica Christoffer In an effort to form a more perfect union between real estate practitioners, home stagers, and sellers, Matt Stigliano with RE/MAX Access in San Antonio is proposing a new business model. In his ActiveRain blog post,...
August 27, 2009