If your home is for sale or you’re ready to list, you’re most likely familiar with the basic principals of home staging. But when it comes to listing your home during the holiday season, it’s not always so simple. Unless you’re a total Scrooge, you’ve probably been tempted to pull out your holiday decorations and deck the halls, but will personalizing your home in this way REALLY lessen your home’s chances of selling?
You’re in luck! Decorating your home for the holidays d... read more
You’re probably familiar with the popular HGTV show Love It or List it, but if you have yet to check out the Canadian design hit, let us give you a little backstory. The model for each episode follows the same formula: a family is struggling with the decision to renovate their home or put it on the market. Normally the family is split in the decision—one person walking through the many reasons the home no longer suits their needs, and one person talking about the sentimental value and charm of the home ... read more
For ages Americans have been regaled about the “Home of the Future”. While many facets of a Jetson’s inspired world still allude us (like hover cars, for instance), there has been an amazing recent development in the world of homebuilding. By now, most everyone has heard about 3D printing with mixed results and opinions. But while most of us understand how 3D printing works, how many thought of using this technology to provide homes to families? Well, some innovators did! The company Apis Cor &a... read more
You’re probably familiar with the concept of staging a home for sale, but when you’re ready to put your home on the market, the idea of creating an atmosphere that buyers will find the most appealing can be overwhelming. While there are numerous companies that will stage a home for you, we know that moving can be an expensive and hectic endeavor, which is why we put together an easy-to-remember guide for DIY staging. Check out the tips below!
1. DeclutterOne of the most important act... read more
What makes a home a luxury home? If you ask those of us in the Real Estate industry, we can give you price ranges, size requirements, upgrades, ages, locations, and the many other characteristics that make up a luxury home. The catch? Just don’t expect us to agree on any of it. Like beauty, luxury seems to be in the eye of the beholder. In fact, when defining luxury, most of us just seem to know it when we see it. Or do we? The luxury home is transforming. No longer ostentatious or opulent, the new ... read more