Landscaping can add up to 15% toward the value of your home.
Step 1 to buying your first home is to get your credit report and finances in order.
Place laundry bags or hampers in or near a bathroom so family members will put away dirty clothes instead of leaving them on the floor.
Did you know that the closet is rated the top source of frustration when it comes to getting organized?
Carpet can attract unfriendly odors due to high traffic and pets. To get rid of the smells, sprinkle liberally, some baking soda on the area wait a few hours and vacuum.
Stinky sink? Run some hot water and throw a few orange peels down the disposal and turn it on. Lemon, limes and grapefruit rinds also do the trick of removing odors.
Don’t defer retirement savings in favor of rapid mortgage payments. Do both!
If you want your lawn to look like a golf course, Turf professional suggest watering less often and deeply. Deep watering helps roots grow deeper while shallow watering keeps roots near the surface resulting in a straw look when hot weather strikes.
Most buyers decide if they want to purchase your home within the first
8 seconds. So think about what a buyer will see first when they walk in your door and invest in that.
If you’re planning a move and interviewing moving companies, collect the estimates you get in brightly colored folders. Keep those folders open in plain sight as later
estimators come in. This shows them you’re doing your homework, which
encourages them to be honest and perhaps give you a more competitive quote.