Improving your home’s energy efficiency

The task of outfitting one’s home for energy efficiency can be a truly daunting one. The costs of a high-tech replacement to one of your home appliances are often steep. Even something like a new dryer can run close to $1,000, and it can be hard to visualize that cost as a legitimately worthwhile use […]

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To upgrade, or not to upgrade?

We’ve discussed the need for a strategy when you’re ready to sell your home in the past. An important part of that strategy is the budget, and one of the biggest parts of that is what needs to be fixed. Repairs can be obvious in terms of necessity – you wouldn’t sell a house with a […]

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Your real estate appraiser and how to work with them

All too often, home sellers find themselves losing sleep over an unanticipated home valuation. An estimate of your home’s value can feel insulting, ingenuine, and – worst of all – too low, leading to animosity toward your appraiser. It’s easy to see where the frustration arises, and the reputation that appraisers have acquired since the […]

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