6 SIMPLE HOLIDAY DECORATING TIPS

  DECEMBER 7, 2016 Coats button a little tighter, the heat is turned up little by little, the hope of a snow day grows more and more, and the calendar finally shows December! Time to unbox the Christmas decor and give your home some holiday style in a flash. If you’ve found yourself hanging your stockings in the middle of December, here …

Trendy Bathroom Upgrades for a Quick Sell

A recent poll on Houzz, a popular home design website, asked consumers what bathroom improvements they desire most. Many of the answers were both luxurious and affordable, and others were downright simple changes to make.                     1. Skylights In rooms where privacy is a concern, skylights can provide both natural light …

Holiday Home Selling Tips

1. Pricing the home to sell is key. Make sure you have a current Comparable Market Analysis on your home from your Murney Associate, agent. 2. Keep your home available for showings, especially the weekends. Out of town buyers or clients relocating over the holiday breaks tend to  look mostly during weekend time or spur of the moment. 3. Curb …

10 Things That Will Absolutely KILL Your Home Sale

If you want to make sure you get home sold quickly and for the right price, you'll want to avoid listing it with the following: 1. Excessive damage Maybe the home you're selling was used as a rental and trashed by frat boy tenants, or maybe you just haven't kept it up as you should. Either way, those holes in …

5 Ways to Raise the Value of Your Listing

                      1. Declutter Cost range: $0 (do-it-yourself) to $2,500 (pro) Potential return: 3% to 5% Clear away any clutter and depersonalize the space as much as possible.   2. Makeover the kitchen Cost range: $300 to $5,000 Potential return: 3% to 7% The kitchen was rated as the most important …

A KITCHEN CLEAN UP PAYS WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME

When it comes to selling a home, a kitchen clean up pays. You don't have to do an expensive remodel to make your kitchen appealing to buyers. If you're starting with a good kitchen space, then making a few inexpensive modifications can help you get your home noticed and sell for more money. Here are a few things to start …

Home Cleaning Made Easy

Take the chore out of chores with this weekly cleaning schedule that is quick, efficient, and super easy. With this checklist, you'll target key areas that collect the most dirt and are the most visible.  Keeping your home in "showing" condition will attract more potential buyers!         Start with the Kitchen… In the kitchen, it pays to …

Amp Up Your Curb Appeal

A property’s curb appeal naturally makes a critical first impression. “If everything within the front space is well-chosen and in perfect repair—from the mailbox and house numbers to the walkway and landscaping—buyers will think, ‘This house is obviously well-cared for,’ ” says Lisa Grant Vail, a real estate professional with Keller Williams Atlanta Perimeter and coauthor of Creating Curb Appeal (Schiffer …