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Does It Come With The House?

Does It Come With The House?

  “Does it Come With The House?”Heavy, bulky items can be awkward to pack up and difficult to move. They also can be seen as big perks to potential buyers. If you’re willing to part with the items below, have your agent mention them as features of your house.1. Basketball hoop – This can...


4 Tips For A Great Home Theatre

4 Tips For A Great Home Theatre

  4 Tips for a Great Home TheaterCreating a home media center means you’ll never have to put up with the annoying guy at the theater who talks through the whole movie (unless, of course, you’re married to him). Here are a few tips to get you started.Think about acousticsChoose a room...


Transform Your Bedroom for a Great Night's Sleep

Transform Your Bedroom for a Great Night's Sleep

  Do you struggle to some catch shut-eye? Beyond counting sheep or working your way through “War and Peace,” here are some things you can try to encourage zzzz’s.1. Skip the bold wall colorsSoft, muted colors on the walls and floors help create a relaxing environment in your bedroom. Keep...


DIY Pumpkin Carving and Decorating

DIY Pumpkin Carving and Decorating

  Fall comes with many traditions: football, apple cider, pies, festivals – and, of course, venturing to a pumpkin patch! If you are looking to carve or decorate a pumpkin this fall, here are some ideas to get you started.1. Use a cookie cutter to create a pattern. Place the cookie cutter...


5 Winning Tips For Writing An Offer

5 Winning Tips For Writing An Offer

  In some hot housing markets, including a letter with your formal offer to buy a home is all but required. Unfortunately, Hallmark doesn’t make a card for the occasion (yet). Here are a few tips:1. Get emotional. Take advantage of this opportunity to sail beyond the facts and figures...


Breast Cancer Awareness:  Coping Behind the Pink Ribbons

Breast Cancer Awareness: Coping Behind the Pink Ribbons

  Editor’s note: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is estimated that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. It’s a disease that affects our friends, sisters, co-workers and mothers. In this post, Kayla Roofe, Social Media Manager at RE/MAX LLC,...


Ready for Halloween??

Ready for Halloween??

  Transform Your Home into a Haunted HouseNow that we are well into October, the countdown continues as people wait in anticipation for the creepiest night of the year: Halloween. Want to give people the chills as they wander past your house on All Hallow’s Eve? Here are a few...


Never Too Early to Plan Your Halloween Party

Never Too Early to Plan Your Halloween Party

  To all those naysayers out there who say it’s too early to plan a Halloween party, just say, “Booooooooo!” Now is the time to scare up some creepy and creative ideas for a fun-filled fright night!PICK A PARTY THEME Who doesn’t love planning a party? Especially if it’s a costume party....


The one where they reconsider apartment living.....

The one where they reconsider apartment living.....

  In honor of the 25th anniversary of “Friends” this month, we’re looking into the living arrangements of our six favorite “friends”: Rachel, Ross, Monica, Chandler, Joey and Phoebe. They were in their 20s and living in New York City’s West Village – in relatively large apartments. We’ve...


Where Does The Couch Go.............

Where Does The Couch Go.............

  Today’s couches are so much more than the three-seater pieces of days past. Sectionals are useful and stylish, and their shape provides a built-in conversation area. Chaises – perfect for lounging – eliminate the need for an ottoman or footstool. Sometimes, though, it can feel challenging...


6 Ways To Keep Your Home Flu Free

6 Ways To Keep Your Home Flu Free

Keep your home from serving as a breeding ground for the cold or flu virus with these simple tips. 1. Control your remoteWhat’s the first thing someone does after calling in sick to work or school? They grab the remote and hunker down with Netflix and some chicken soup. Make sure their germs...


Ready to Sell?  3 Ways and Agent Helps Get You Started

Ready to Sell? 3 Ways and Agent Helps Get You Started

  The process of putting your home on the market and finding your next place can be overwhelming. Fortunately, an experienced agent can help you weigh all your options. Here’s where a professional might start:1. Researching your home’s valueAn agent will have the pulse on the current...