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Smart Home Staging Kit

Posted by Peggy Lindsey on May 18, 2017 in No Category
Smart homes aren’t the future of real estate – smart home technology is already in homes today and soon becoming as commonplace as granite countertops. Smart homes aren’t the future of real estate – smart home technology is already in homes today and soon becoming as commonplace as granite countertops. Buyers today are now expecting smart home technology built into their next home. In fact, in a survey conducted by Coldwell Banker, homeowners are willing to pay extra to &ldq... read more
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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION

Posted by Peggy Lindsey on April 28, 2017 in No Category
Millennials Say Big Cities Are Out Many millennials cite affordability as the biggest barrier to homeownership. Homes in San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles, San Diego, New York City, Washington, D.C., and Boston come with high costs and the down payment needed to buy a home in these markets can spook away potential buyers. So when millennials are ready to buy a home, they tend to turn to the suburbs for their first homes. Yes, t... read more
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10 Things to Look for in a House if You Have Children

Posted by Peggy Lindsey on April 21, 2017 in No Category
1. Entry storage. From the strollers and car seats of the baby stage to the sports gear and backpacks of the older years, a never-ending parade of stuff comes with having children in the house — and the more places you have to put this stuff when you walk in the door, the better! Look for a house with built-in entry storage, from closets and cabinets to cubbies and shelves. Having an entry out of view of the rest of the house is ideal, so you can enjoy your home without staring at the... read more
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Home Renovations & Features For The 2017 Smart Home

Posted by Peggy Lindsey on April 14, 2017 in No Category
Discover the hottest new trends in smart home technology, from voice control to security, to temperature control to lighting and even safety measures like door locks!Is your home a smart home? If you’re like most U.S. homeowners, the answer is probably yes, or it will be soon. What were once seen only as gimmicks reserved for the tech-savvy homeowners have quickly become the norm. We conducted a survey and  found that almost half (45%) of Americans own some sort of smart home tec... read more
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Your Home's April Honey Do List

Posted by Peggy Lindsey on April 07, 2017 in No Category
Even though today is National No Housework Day (no, that’s not a belated April Fool’s Joke), spring cleaning season is in full swing. So, while you have permission to put off your honey do list until tomorrow, here’s a list of to do’s for your home this month. 1. April Showers Bring May Flowers – But, only if you prep the garden today! Lay mulch around shrubs and flower beds before the weeds take over next month. However, resist the urge to plant war... read more
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