Looking to Sweeten the Deal? Leave Behind Window Treatments as an Added Perk

*By Keith Loria   No matter what type of real estate market we’re faced with, selling a home can be a daunting process, however, with some out-of-the-box thinking, sellers can often find simple ways to sweeten the deal. If you’re in the process of packing your belongings and deciding what…

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Basements & Roofs – Planning a Rocking Rec Room

*By John Voket, RISMedia Consumer Columnist   We have been talking about basements a lot recently. Not only am I interested in taking a look down those stairs and shining a light on some of the most common winter basement issues, I want to provide tips on turning that dark…

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Porches Making a Comeback: Get Yours in Tip Top Shape

*By Keith Loria Thanks to urban living and vintage tastes, front porches are once again in vogue as homebuyers add them to their must-have list. As porches continue to make a comeback, sellers are using them to their advantage in order to attract prospective buyers and even sweeten the deal….

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Quality Listing Photos Capture More Than Your Home’s Best Features

*By Keith Loria   According to a study by the National Association of REALTORS®, 98 percent of homebuyers who searched for a home online listed photos as one of the most useful features of real estate websites. After all, this is the age of the smartphone and tablet, when photos…

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