Author: Mike Nichols

Four Affordable Fall DIY Updates You Can Try This Weekend

Four Affordable Fall DIY Updates You Can Try This Weekend

Fall weather is finally here and this is a great time to tackle some home projects before the holiday rush starts. Creating a fresh, modern look to your home can be done with a few simple weekend projects. Here are the 4 best DIY projects […]

Is the Investment to Make your Home a “Smart Home” Worth it for Resale?

Is the Investment to Make your Home a “Smart Home” Worth it for Resale?

Over the past few years, smart technology has really blossomed into a huge market. With more-and-more devices offering connectivity and lower prices, almost all households have some kind of smart device in their home. While some smart devices are simply “nice to have,” many can […]

Preparing Your Home for the Colder Months

Preparing Your Home for the Colder Months

Now that the warm summer months are behind us, it’s time to prepare for winter. Regardless of whether you expect to see sub-zero temperatures this season or you live in one of the warmer climates, preparing your home for colder weather can save you money […]

4 Reasons to Sell this Fall

4 Reasons to Sell this Fall

Traditional lore says that the best time to list your home for sale is spring and if it hasn’t sold by the end of summer, you’re out of luck. Along the same lines, homeowners across the country are often advised not to list in the […]

Tips to Pay off Your Loan Faster

Tips to Pay off Your Loan Faster

For generations, homeowners would buy a home for life. Working over the years to make the payments and celebrating the end of the 30 year mortgage were great milestones in the family. Today, few home buyers expect to be in their home for longer than […]

The Cost of Home Staging

The Cost of Home Staging

Have you wondered if you should consider professional staging for your home before you list it for sale? Most of us have wandered into new home developments and enjoyed the ambiance of a perfectly styled model home. Of course we would all like our homes […]

Top Tips When Buying Vacant Land

Top Tips When Buying Vacant Land

Building a new home from scratch can be a dream come true. The idea of designing the perfect property with morning sun in the kitchen and evening breezes on the deck can be exhilarating; the first step to a successful project is finding the right […]

What does Move In Ready really mean?

What does Move In Ready really mean?

If you’ve been searching for a new home no doubt you’ve seen the term, “movein ready.” This description sounds very appealing, but understanding what it actually means is important so you have the right expectations when arranging your home listing tour. First it’s important to […]

Most Popular Community Amenities

Most Popular Community Amenities

Crafting the perfect lifestyle is about more than just the size of the kitchen or the space in the backyard. The community in which the home is located is almost as important to quality of life as the home itself. As more and more properties […]

The #1 Feature Today’s Home Buyers Want

The #1 Feature Today’s Home Buyers Want

Home sellers and listing agents across the country spend a great deal of time and energy trying to determine what home buyers want. They pour over magazines and read blogs to learn what is the #1 feature they can add or enhance to ensure home […]