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Does Your Home Show Well?

The First Impression is the Only Impression No matter how good the interior of your home looks, buyers have already judged your home before they walk through the door.  You never have a second chance to make a first impression.  Spruce up your home’s exterior with inexpensive shrubs and brightly colored flowers.  You can typically get a 100% return on the money you put into curb appeal.   Make the Home Sparkle If you regularly keep your house clean and bright, give it a good once over.  If you don’t, now is the time to roll up your sleeves and have at it.  It’ll pay off.  This should include washing windows inside and out.  Clean out cobwebs and dust furniture, ceiling fans, light fixtures, and…

8 Simple Storage Ideas For Less Clutter

Simple Storage for Less If you’re felling overwhelmed with organizing your home.  There’s 8 easy steps that will get you on your way to becoming an organization wizard.  These area simple ideas that make a big impact in decluttering your home. Cup of Storage Eliminate bulky packages for only the price of pretty cups. Employ decorative cups to store cotton balls and cotton swabs. Stash the packages elsewhere and refill the cups as needed. Weekly Wardrobe Make morning routines easier by organizing a week’s worth of outfits. Place hanging tags on a closet bar, each marked with a day of the week. Place your planned outfits with the designated tag and you’ll save time each morning when deciding what to wear. Kitchen Catchall Expand your storage space…

Home Staging Tips

Grimy bathroom walls are a major red flag to buyers. Here is an easy way to get rid of surface mold: Mix a spray bottle with one part water and one part bleach. Just spray it on the wall, and watch the mold disappear. Give it a fresh coat of paint, and your grimy bathroom will go from red flag to red-hot. Don’t replace a yucky shower door: Just scour it. A grimy glass shower door can really wash out your sale. Instead of replacing it, clean it with a mixture of one part muriatic acid and about 10 parts water. Scrub with steel wool. After wiping it down, reinstall the door and you’ll have a shower that’ll help you clean up at the open…

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