Author: Mike Nichols

Should You Accept the Previous Buyer’s Inspection Report?

Should You Accept the Previous Buyer’s Inspection Report?

Sometimes a home falls out of contract. Most buyers assume that it is related to a bad home inspection, but there are many reasons for a home to come back on the market that are unrelated to the condition of the home. During the contingency…

Modern White Kitchens? Tips to Clean and Maintain Your White Cabinets

Modern White Kitchens? Tips to Clean and Maintain Your White Cabinets

Sleek, white kitchens are one of the most popular trends in interior design. Bright and cheery white tiles, sinks, cabinets and even appliances are replacing the dark and heavy wood and granite of the past couple decades. White or off-white makes kitchen spaces seem large…

Tight Seller’s Market? Consider New Construction

Tight Seller’s Market? Consider New Construction

Most of the country is experiencing a very tight real estate market. Inventory levels are historically low, perhaps owing to the concern of strangers traipsing through the home during this time. Additionally, because most people are staying home, they have been able to focus on…

Simple Ideas to Refresh Your Master Bedroom

Simple Ideas to Refresh Your Master Bedroom

We’re all spending more time at home these days. With the entire family stuck together, the home has been placed under a microscope. If your master bedroom is not the oasis you wish it were, here are a few simple ideas you can use to…

How to Landscape on a Budget

How to Landscape on a Budget

Landscaping doesn’t have to be expensive. Whether you’re fixing up your yard for personal enjoyment or getting ready to sell, a little elbow grease and some creativity can create a beautiful outdoor space that enhances your home. Draw a PlanBefore you do anything else, lay…

Downsizing? What to Do with Your Stuff

Downsizing? What to Do with Your Stuff

Whether you call it downsizing or rightsizing, the bottom line is you’re moving into a smaller space and have no idea what to do with all the stuff you’ve collected over the years. Many people consider moving from a larger home to a smaller home…

Keeping Up with Smart Homes

Keeping Up with Smart Homes

It seems almost everything is connected these days. Want to check thetemperature of your oven from outside? See how much milk you have in the refrigerator from the market? It’s possible! You can now control almost every aspect of your home from your smartphone. Yet…

Working From Home? What Home Buyers Are Looking for Now

Working From Home? What Home Buyers Are Looking for Now

With major employers now stating that their employees will be working from home for the foreseeable future, many homebuyers have adjusted their list of desirables in their next home. Some not only need to plan for a home office space, but also need to accommodate…

Getting Outbid? Ways to Make Offer Stand Out

Getting Outbid? Ways to Make Offer Stand Out

Summer is traditionally a busy time for buyers and sellers. This year has been noexception—and with lower interest rates, many homebuyers are finding thecompetitive environment challenging. With multiple buyers competing forproperties, even terrific offers are often being outbid.Fortunately, there are some things you can do…

Simple Ideas to Refresh Your Master Bedroom

Simple Ideas to Refresh Your Master Bedroom

We’re all spending more time at home these days. With the entire family stuck together, the home has been placed under a microscope. If your master bedroom is not the oasis you wish it were, here are a few simple ideas you can use to…