Appraiser and Bank Place Value on Your Home

by Christa Emmer | Contributing Writer For the majority of Americans, their home is their most valuable asset.One of the most stressful steps in selling a home can be the appraisal process. Everyone has an idea of their house’s worth based on prior sales in the neighborhood. But how is a fair market value appraisal [...]

2017-09-19T16:36:16+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Real Estate|

Unique Sanitizing Service Can Rid Home of Germs

by Christa Emmer | Contributing Writer Most people don’t think about germs until they get sick, but these organisms can be found everywhere. And for the most vulnerable populations—the elderly, small children and people with compromised immune systems—staying away from germs is a higher priority. BioGuard is a medical sanitation company that uses a proprietary [...]

2017-09-19T16:16:40+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Pets, Real Estate|

Ways to Dress up Your Property for an Open House

Open houses are an easy and practical approach for attracting buyers to a home, but important steps must be taken in advance to ensure their success in showcasing the property. Here are some easy ways to get a home ready for the big day. CLEAN AND DECLUTTER This kind of goes without saying, but a [...]

2017-09-21T14:18:58+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Real Estate|

Light Cleaning Helps Ensure a Quicker Sale

by Christa Emmer | Contributing Writer Putting a home on the market can be exhilarating and terrifying. How long will it take to sell? Will the house fetch a good price? Before putting a for sale sign in the front yard, sellers should engage in some light cleaning and remodeling to ensure a quicker sale [...]

2017-09-19T16:04:31+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Real Estate|

Low Cost Tips to Make a Bathroom More Appealing

by Christa Emmer | Contributing Writer Bathrooms are a key factor in decision making for buyers, but most sellers do not want to become entangled in the messy and lengthy remodeling a bathroom typically requires. For sellers with functional but drab bathrooms, here are four inexpensive ways to make them more appealing to buyers. PAINT [...]

2017-09-19T15:35:51+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Real Estate|

Strong Curb Appeal Gives a Good First Impression

by Christa Emmer | Contributing Writer The phrase “You only have one chance to make a good first impression” is never more true than when a seller is listing their home for sale. The front yard is a buyer’s first contact with the home and gives clues as to  whether the home is well maintained. [...]

2017-09-19T15:28:13+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Real Estate, Uncategorized|