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Thursday, February 22, 2024   /   by Robert Hunt

Boost Your ROI: Top Projects to Tackle Before Listing Your Home

Boost Your ROI: Top Projects to Tackle Before Listing Your Home

Preparing to sell your home can be an overwhelming task, but strategic planning and execution can significantly impact your return on investment (ROI). By focusing on the right projects prior to listing, you can increase your home's appeal to potential buyers and maximize its selling price. In this blog post, we'll explore the best projects to undertake before listing your home to ensure you get the highest ROI possible.
Curb Appeal Enhancement:
First impressions matter, and the exterior of your home is the first thing potential buyers will see. Enhancing your home's curb appeal can make a significant difference in attracting buyers and setting a positive tone for their viewing experience.
Consider projects such as landscaping, exterior painting, power washing, and updating your front door and hardware. These relatively simple and affordable tasks can instantly boost your home's curb appeal and increase its perceived. ...

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024   /   by Robert Hunt

Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist: Stay on Top of Your Home's Needs All Year Round

Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist: Stay on Top of Your Home's Needs All Year Round

Keeping your home in top condition requires regular maintenance and attention to detail. By following a seasonal maintenance checklist, you can ensure that your home remains safe, comfortable, and efficient throughout the year. Here's a comprehensive guide to help you stay organized and proactive in caring for your home:


Monthly Checklist

Exterior:
Check that indoor and outdoor air vents are not blocked.
Interior:

Check smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms.
Clean your garbage disposal by grinding ice cubes, and pouring vinegar and baking soda down afterwards.
Vacuum exhaust fan vents and clean exhaust fan filters.

Plumbing:

Clean all the drains in the house, sinks, showers, bathtubs, etc.

Electrical:
Trip ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) monthly to ensure proper function.

Fall
As temperatures drop, it's essential to prepare your home for the winter months a. ...

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Thursday, December 10, 2020   /   by Robert Hunt

Tips to increase your home's value

Many people may be considering how to improve their home in hopes of selling it for the highest price. Here are 6 tips that may help to increase your home’s value:

Hire a Professional Designer or Contractor for a Consultation

If you’re looking to get a head start on how to increase your home’s value, talk to a contractor or designer. They can visit and assess your home, consider your budget for improvements and provide a blueprint for changes you can make. Think of it as buying a turn-key instruction manual for increasing your home’s value!

Improve the Home Value by Improving Your "Curb Appeal"

Curb appeal—the attractiveness of your property when viewed from the street—represents your home’s first impression to potential buyers. Attractive curb appeal can drive up the selling price.

To ensure your home’s curb appeal is at its best, make sure the exterior of your home and the lawn are in top shape. From dressing up the ...

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