Browsing Posts In: Curb Appeal

April 17, 2017 Posted by: Blog Contributor

By Caroline M. Carter, guest contributor You’ll want to leave potential buyers with a great impression of your listing’s exterior, that is if you want to motivate them to want to see more. But what do you do if the front entrance to a house looks dated, insubstantial and unwelcoming? Change it. What impression does […]

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Posted by: Blog Contributor

By Caroline M. Carter, guest contributor You’ll want to leave potential buyers with a great impression of your listing’s exterior, that is if you want to motivate them to want to see more. But what do you do if the front entrance to a house looks dated, insubstantial and unwelcoming? Change it. What impression does […]

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September 14, 2015 Posted by: Blog Contributor

Contributed by Longfield Gardens Fall is the time to plant spring-blooming bulbs such as tulips, daffodils, crocus and alliums. Before ordering your bulbs, here are a few tips to guarantee great results come spring. 1. Pick a color theme. Interior designers often work with a color palette – a selection of colors chosen to give […]

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February 23, 2015 Posted by: Blog Contributor

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October 10, 2014 Posted by: HouseLogic

Exterior doors are the window to the home buyer’s soul. OK, we made that up. But they can make a big first impression. E-mail your sellers a free article: “Choosing an Exterior Door” from the REALTOR® Content Resource. It’s one of five free articles now available in the “Cool Weather Prep” article package you can […]

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August 4, 2014 Posted by: Blog Contributor

Contributed by John Deere  1. Cutting too short. Each time you mow, only remove about one-third of the grass blade. Shorter clippings break down more easily, allowing some of the natural nitrogen to return to the soil. If you cut too much at one time, the long clippings can cause stress on the grass, inhibiting […]

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June 30, 2014 Posted by: Melissa Tracey

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Builders increasingly are squeezing large, luxurious homes on smaller lots, at a time when home owners and home buyers say they crave outdoor retreats. While buyers say they want outdoor space, they also are motivated by the perk of less lawn maintenance, which smaller lots offer. Also, settling for a […]

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June 16, 2014 Posted by: Blog Contributor

Home owners will be off to a good start with their new yards by following these important “move-in” steps. First and foremost, members of The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), the national landscape industry association, recommend making safety a priority for your yard by doing the following: 1. Do a walk-thru of the yard and check […]

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May 23, 2014 Posted by: HouseLogic

Want to make sellers’ home the one buyers remember — and drool over? Brand, print, and hand-deliver five free articles from the REALTOR® Content Resource to help sellers create a deliciously enticing outdoor cooking station, starting with: “Outdoor Appliance Buying Guide: Specialty Items.” It’s one of five free articles now available in the May “Outdoor […]

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April 28, 2014 Posted by: Melissa Tracey

Traditional Patio by New York Photographers CM Glover   By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Landscaping projects are being driven by two main reasons: To create entertainment spaces and fix yard problems, according to the Spring Houzz Landscaping Survey of more than 4,500 users on the remodeling website. Fifty-six percent of home owners surveyed say […]

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