Monday
July 6, 2015

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  • Many people prefer to rent rather than own, and that target market represents a sizable niche for residential investment buyers. Help these investors find the best properties for their dollars, so that being a landlord becomes a win-win.

  • Kitchen cabinetry, countertops, backsplashes, and appliances can sometimes turn off buyers at the first hello. Yet, a total redo may be too costly. Show clients how they can rework parts of the room for an impressive refresh. 

  • With spring in full bloom, home owners are ready to enjoy their yards. Share how a master landscape plan can improve an entire site, satisfy their wish list, and help a property appeal to future buyers.

  • Help sellers understand how cutting down on furniture and accessories in their home will both help them simplify their lives and get the best listing price in the shortest time period.

  • We've all been fed—and have sometimes believed—more than a few old wives’ tales: Poinsettias are lethal, tomatoes are vegetables, and a pat of butter will soothe that nasty burn. But what about the popular myths in real estate?

  • Despite the increased prominence of back doors, mudrooms, and other alternative entryways, most visitors still enter a home through its front door. Here’s how you can help buyers and sellers set the stage for a gracious point of arrival.

  • Everyone wants to be hip, and the latest trends in design can help distinguish one home from another. And it’s not all flash; many of next year’s home fads are geared to pare maintenance and energy use and deliver information faster. Here’s a look at what’s coming.

  • Buying a vacation home requires different criteria—and sometimes a different timetable—than a primary home purchase. Help potential clients compile a smart second-home wish list.

  • Jill Dover has found a universal prescription for those with memory loss, physical challenges, and sometimes no hope.

  • It’s not your grandmother’s look any more. Find out why wallpaper has a growing appeal among trendsetters and younger buyers.