tips Archive

Get Shopping! Black Friday Deals for the Home

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Are you looking for a bargain this Black Friday with home goods? Deals on household products and appliances are abundant this season. Need to add to your staging inventory or looking for that...
November 21, 2016

Accepting the Best Offer: What’s Important to You?

Choosing the best home offer is a cinch for sellers who know what terms are their deal-breakers. Planning ahead can get your clients the most out of their home sale. Help sellers have a seamless sale by sharing “6...
September 5, 2014

7 Tips to Stage Home

Land more listings with free info that shows sellers you know the best ways to make their home look irresistible to buyers. Brand, print, and hand deliver to sellers a free article, 7 Tips for Staging Your Home, from...
April 18, 2014

Avoid Winter Repairs: How to Protect a Home From Cold

Sellers’ shutters and siding may look great. However, as this winter has repeatedly reminded us, all the beautiful features on the exterior of sellers’ home need to withstand the elements. Add to your blog a free article, How to...
February 7, 2014

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

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

Decluttering Tips for Your Clients

Forty-three percent of Americans admit to being disorganized, according to the 2012 Ikea Behind Closed Doors survey. That translates into 55 minutes a day the average American spends looking for things. Help home owners ratchet down their stress levels...
September 6, 2013

Money-Saving Tips for ‘Living’ Privacy Screens

Installing a fence isn’t cheap, but the cost of a real-life one made of shrubs and bushes can fly off the charts. Traditional fencing for a 70-by-90-foot lot could run $3,000 to $5,000, depending on materials, reports HouseLogic. Privacy...
August 26, 2013

New Upgrades Let You Share Staging Tips on Facebook, Twitter

You asked, and the REALTOR® Content Resource listened: You can now share consumer home ownership articles via Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail directly from the REALTOR® Content Resource. The REALTOR® Content Resource, brought to you by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF...
October 19, 2010