Category Archives: General

  • Holiday Decorating When You’re Selling

    BY Nicolette Harley

    While selling a home during the holidays can be more hectic than usual, sellers do have an advantage. It’s the perfect time to show your home in the best possible light with strategically chosen holiday décor. While you... 

  • Buying and Selling a Home at the Same Time

    BY Nicolette Harley

    If you’re relocating for a job, trying to move before the school year begins or even hoping to avoid making payments on two mortgages, you may find yourself in the unenviable position of buying and selling a home at the... 

  • Making a Move to a New Home with Kids

    BY Nicolette Harley

    Amidst the excitement of moving to a new home is a lot of stress for families with younger children. Often they don’t understand what is happening. That can make them feel powerless and afraid. Here are some ideas for... 

  • When to DIY and When to Hire a Contractor

    BY Nicolette Harley

    Whether you’re preparing your home to sell, or you’ve just moved into your home and want to tackle some of the changes you have in mind to make it your own … knowing which items to do your self and which need... 

  • Marketing Your Home Out-of-Town, Out-of-State, Out-of-Country

    BY Nicolette Harley

    In a tough sellers’ market, homeowners looking for the best possible sale sometimes consider marketing to out-of-town, out-of-state and even out-of-country buyers. So, how do you attract buyers from out of your area? Relocation... 

  • Don’t Think of Your Home as an Investment…What?

    BY Nicolette Harley

    Isn’t that sacrilegious or something? Despite evidence to the contrary, new homebuyers continue to believe that buying a home is the same type of investment as stocks, bonds, CDs and their 401K. If the housing boom...