It’s time to do your job as a seller. If your house has been on the market for a couple of months, make sure your exterior and interior photos reflect the spring weather. All snow covered houses decorated for the holidays are just inviting buyers to put in a low offer. Many of the local [...]
As I was removing all the candy canes from the 4, yes 4 Christmas trees at my home as well as various wreaths I was drinking coffee. Lots of coffee. For me, coffee creates endless ideas! 1. Take your candy canes and grind them in your food processor. Freeze the powder. You can use that [...]
Dont waste your time crying over spilt paint on your lovely carpet. Instead, spring into action before it sets: mix 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar and 1 1/2 teaspoons laundry detergent into 2 cups warm water. Now sponge away the paint (a task that takes time and elbow grease), and rinse with cold water. If your [...]
If cotton rugs or curtains have faded, simply add 1/3 cup salt to your laundry detergent to brighten the colors. If a rug is too big for the washer machine, scrub it well with a clean rag dipped in salt water
Have you ever just finished washing windows and took a step back to admire you work and all you can see are those dreaded streaks? Well fret no more! The best way to get rid of the streaks without having to use a different cleaner is simply a clean blackboard eraser, use in a circular [...]
Did you know that if you pour a line of baby powder, ants will not cross the line? An easy, inexpensive problem solved! Let me know how it goes!
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I have owned a professional home staging company since 2007. In the Rochester NY area, for an unknown reason, many home sellers are not utilizing professional stagers. Watching occasional HGTV does not qualify a home owner to say they staged their home. I know you’ll be shocked to hear me be direct. In the middle [...]
I just returned from the “Triple Play” convention for the National Association of Realtors. It was great to get new ideas as well as meet many new collegues. The big thought I walked away with is something I think all real estate people need to help execute. Interest rates are rising and there are less [...]
How to eliminate pet urine odor.