Wednesday
September 20, 2017

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  • Bookshelves and cabinetry incorporated within a home’s architecture once was equated with grandeur, offering homeowners the opportunity to showcase personal treasures and knickknacks. But over time, the pieces may look dated. Here are updating ideas with pizzazz that buyers may love. 

  • There are many websites and apps to help buyers visualize themselves in a new home and assist sellers who are preparing their homes for the market. Here’s a sampling. 

  • Interior designers are using new and existing storage features to align homes with the needs of today’s buyers and sellers.

  • More builders are constructing homes that claim to produce all the energy homeowners will need. But is this really possible in all climates, and is the front-end cost reasonable? Here’s how to help buyers and sellers make informed decisions about net-zero properties.

  • Help sellers put their homes in the best light before you put them on the market. New lighting industry innovations can help play up the hard work put into getting a house ready for sale, show how rooms are meant to function, and pass along energy-efficient savings to buyers. 

  • Real estate agents often have to work with either barren rooms or sloppy, overstuffed spaces. But what’s truly attracting the most buyers right now is a deft balance of tidy austerity and a comfortable, lived-in feel.

  • When critters show up at a property unexpectedly, people tend to panic. Giving clients information well in advance about reputable removal pros will help you win fans for life.

  • Homeowners may need to consider a litany of codes, ordinances, and requirements both when they remodel and when they put their homes up for sale. Understanding these rules and knowing when to seek expert assistance can help you and your clients avoid surprises during an inspection or at the closing table.

  • Be ready for that panicked call from clients who suddenly find they’re sharing their home with a member of the wildlife community.

  • Learn about the latest on the residential style horizon so you can help clients meet their own needs as well as those of future buyers when it’s time to sell.