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Seven Ways to Prepare Your Lawn For Summer

Seven Ways to Prepare Your Lawn For Summer

It’s hard to beat the welcoming feel of a home with a well-tended lawn and eye-catching landscaping. Now is a great time to prepare your lawn and garden for the summer season by following these simple steps to give your grass and gardens the best chance for success. 1. Rake Your Lawn to Remove Thatch and Other Debris Of course, you cleared your lawn of all the fall leaves last year,

Need to Know Real Estate Lingo

Need to Know Real Estate Lingo

Searching for a new home is difficult. Potential buyers often have to balance their wants with their needs and try to prioritize factors like location, price, and size. What many house hunters don’t think about during their search is how complicated the process can get after you find the perfect home. That’s when the paperwork starts and a flood of confusing terminology begins. To help

Eight Ways to Best Prepare for an Open House

Eight Ways to Best Prepare for an Open House

Treat people viewing your home like you would treat an old friend visiting from out of town. Get the shoes out of the entryway, the kid's toys off the floor, and jackets and shirts off the back of chairs. In addition to clearing out the clutter, you’ll remove items like framed family photos and memorabilia. It’s hard for a buyer to picture living in the home if they see photos of y