Affordable Home Improvements: Let There Be Light!

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, […]

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Affordable Home Improvements: Art is in the Eye of the Beholder

The buyer for your home is the eye of the beholder. Your grandchildren, although cute, are not interesting to the potential purchaser of your home – unless you’re including them in the sale. No strike that, I’m pretty sure it’s illegal to sell grandchildren, although in some cases the parents may thank you. Replace the […]

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Affordable Home Improvements: Androgynize Rooms

Not only can I sell real estate, run a company and raise children… I can adapt words in a single bound blog! Androgenize: to decorate a room without creating a gender bias. In simple terms, this means painting over the bright pink in the girls room – because the buyers may have 3 boys. It […]

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Affordable Home Improvements: Give Bright Colors the Brush Off

Bright colors scare most prospective buyers. “How many coats will it take to cover that?” “Will it bleed through?” Once their corneas have been seared by your must-have color of choice, they won’t see anything but that wall. They won’t notice the hardwood floors or the granite counter, your house will forever be known as, […]

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Affordable Home Improvements: Kick it at the Curb

This home improvement is undeniable in every market.  The better your home looks when the buyers pull up, the more favorable their opinion will be when they walk through the door.  Leave your house and walk across the street.  Now look back at your house with fresh eyes.  What do you see? Consider the following: […]

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Affordable Home Improvements for this Real Estate Market

In our current real estate market, it doesn’t seem to make sense to sink money into a house that has lost value in recent years.  Consider this, if your goal is to sell the home you need to make it appealing to buyers.  There are two distinct groups of buyers right now: Those looking for […]

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