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Preparing Your Home For Winter

  Nov
4
 

Hello, Although most of us probably do not want to think about the upcoming winter season, it is always a good idea to prep your home for the season.  Here are 21 Signs Your Home Is Ready.  I hope you find it helpful.  As always, please feel free to contact me with any questions. ~Melissa […]

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Time To Fall Back – Reminder To Change Clocks

  Oct
31
 

Hello, It’s that time of year again, Daylight Savings Time is over.  Just wanted to remind you to “fall back” – change your clocks back one hour before you go to bed tonight!  The good news is you get an extra hour of sleep! ~Melissa

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Happy Halloween – Trick or Treat Hours

  Oct
30
 

Hello and Happy Halloween! Although the weather forecast is looking crummy for our area for tomorrow, I hope those who participate in the holiday activities are able to make the most of it.  I thought I would share some of the local town’s trick or treat hours here, for your information.  This was taken from […]

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How To Clean Your House Quickly Before A Showing

  Oct
23
 

Hello Sellers, Selling a home while you’re still living in it has many challenges and one is keeping it “show-ready”.  I came across this article that gives tips for cleaning a house quickly for a showing and thought it might be helpful for you. As always, please contact me with any questions or assistance in […]

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Return on Investment for Outdoor Renovations

  Sep
22
 

Hello again, After posting about return on investment for interior improvements and upgrades I felt it only fair to post something about exterior projects also and I came across this infographic I thought you might find helpful! ~Melissa http://blog.rismedia.com/2015/outdoor-renovation-projects/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email

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Top 5 Best Values for Your Home Improvement Dollar

  Sep
21
 

Hello, I am often asked by sellers which home improvements are most cost effective and make the biggest impact to buyers when selling.  This article lists the top 5 based on cost vs. value.  If you’re thinking of selling and making improvements before you do, you might find this helpful.  If you have any questions […]

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Living In Your Home While It’s Staged

  Sep
18
 

Selling your home and living in your home are two different things although many people do both at the same time.  This is typically a tricky task.  I tell my seller clients this all the time and also let them know that it is difficult and honestly, not fun.  But, it can be done!  I […]

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Pre-Storage Checklist

  Apr
15
 

Hello, I’m sure we are all guilty of storing things we don’t really need, just to get it out of our sight.  I am for sure.  Here is a handy checklist I found that may help. ~Melissa Pre-Storage Checklist: 10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Store

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

  Mar
17
 

      Hello and Happy St. Patrick’s Day! For anyone who knows me, you know how much I LOVE St. Patrick’s Day!  I’m not sure where this stems from although I do have some Irish blood in me (my mom’s maiden name was Murphy); I think a lot of it is just that I […]

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8 Home Renovations That Will Pay You Back

  Feb
23
 

This time of year many people think about making improvements to their home, possibly because they have tax return money they want to spend, the winter weather has them spending more time indoors or maybe they’re thinking of selling their house in the spring or summer.  Whatever the reason, if you are considering any renovations […]

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