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Thursday, August 12, 2021   /   by Alex Lee

How to Deal With Electrical Problems in Your Home During a Remodel

It's not very often that a remodeling project goes completely as planned and stays totally on schedule. Most home remodeling projects will encounter speed bumps and hiccups along the way, so it’s wise for homeowners to be aware of this fact when they begin the project.
Problems with a home’s electrical wiring are one of the most common issues homeowners encounter during remodeling projects. Here's what you should do if you’re in the middle of a project and find yourself at a standstill due to problems with your home’s electrical wiring:
Pause All Remodeling Efforts Immediately
Unfortunately, if you’ve discovered problems with the electrical wiring in your home, you need to dismiss all workers immediately. Unlike other remodeling speed bumps, faulty wiring can create unsafe working conditions for your contractors. While it might be frustrating to put the brakes on your project until you can get electrical workers out to your home, it isn’t worth th; ...

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Thursday, August 5, 2021   /   by Alex Lee

Common Home Factors That Can Make or Break a Sale

If you've decided that it's time to upgrade to a different home or move to a new town, you'll likely need to sell your property. However, you shouldn't just put it on the market and hope for the best return. Rather, you should understand some of the main factors that can make or break the sale of your home. Here are several of them:
Kitchen
One of the most desirable rooms in any house is the kitchen. The kitchen is where most of your expensive appliances are going to be housed, and it's where you're going to be spending a lot of your time. When putting a house on the market, it's best to update the existing appliances. You should consider taking some time to update the lighting and countertops to provide an updated, sleeker look.
Landscaping
When the time comes for you to sell your home, your landscaping can impact the sale price of your home. You could have a home interior that's thoughtful and full of the latest technology. However, if the exterior of your home does not complemen; ...

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Tuesday, July 27, 2021   /   by Alex Lee

Homeward Bound August 2021

You do not have to be a weather person to predict the weather
this time of year. We all know… it is the hottest time of the year. But
that is not all that’s hot. The economy is red hot too. By all measures
the best economy in 20 years or so.
This is GOOD for most reading this, but there will be some
exceptions. There always are. An example could be someone will sell a
house and make out great, meaning a buyer pays a bit more than they
would have not too long ago. And in some areas, the opposite happens.
Seller does not make out that great, but the buyer does.
Most homeowners who do NOT have to sell of course know this
and will hold back on buying or selling. That will of course impact supply
and demand. Results right now? RED HOT opportunities!
 
 
 
Your referrals help the kids…
Who do you know considering buying or selling a home you could refer to my real estate sales team?   
Not only will they benefit from our awar; ...

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Thursday, July 22, 2021   /   by Alex Lee

Why It’s Important to Have Your Plumbing Inspected Regularly

How often are you really thinking about your home's plumbing? Even though you and your family likely use your bathroom multiple times throughout the day, you probably don't think too much about your water pipes. However, ignoring the plumbing in your home can have serious consequences. Here are several reasons why checking your pipes and plumbing regularly is crucial:
Rotted Pipes
One major reason to check your pipes and plumbing is to be aware of any rotted pipes. After decades of usage, pipes can start to rot. Rotted pipes can lead to other major issues in your house. For example, you might notice that the toilet is constantly overflowing. Also, in the event that you want to sell your house, you may have trouble doing so if the pipes are in bad condition.
Flooding
Flooding in your house is one of the most major issues you can come across as a homeowner. Failure to check your pipes regularly could lead to a huge disaster. For example, you might go to use the downstairs bathroom on! ...

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Thursday, July 15, 2021   /   by Alex Lee

Moving Up: How to Know When to Upgrade to a Bigger Home

If you have always wanted to live in a bigger home, then you may be wondering when the right time is for you to move. Bigger homes are more expensive and require more maintenance. However, you may be at a point in your life financially where you're ready for a bigger place. Here are several signs that indicate it's time for you to move into a bigger home:

Your Family Is Growing

Your current home may not fit your needs if your family is growing. If you're expecting another child, then you will need a home with extra rooms. You'll also need a home with extra storage space and bathrooms. This can be a very common reason why people seek to upgrade their homes. By checking in your area, you can start to plan your budget even before the birth of your child and make sure that an upgrade is right for you.

You Have the Money To

Many people move into a smaller home because that is all that they can afford. However, if you can afford to move into a bigger space, now may be the time to; ...

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