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Popular Curb Appeal Trends for 2017

Never underestimate the importance of a first impression. A curbside face-lift is money well-spent, whether you’re preparing to sell your house, to increase its equity-value or just for your own pleasure. Here, some new ideas and trends from RISMedia on…

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How to Make Your Home More Appealing to Millennials

Younger buyers make up a considerable chunk of the real estate market. That’s why it’s smart to start looking into making your home more “millennial-friendly” when you decide you’re going to sell. According to Redfin, here’s what the next generation of…

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A Fresh Smell Can Lead to a Sold Home

While everyone loves the aroma of a wonderfully prepared meal and clean laundry, scents such as pet and cooking odor are not all that appealing…especially if you’re trying to sell your home. Here, some tips from Inman.com to help offset…

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What You Can Learn from an Open House

There are plenty of reasons to attend open houses, whether or not you are looking to buy. Here, Houzz offers eight reasons to check out those weekend open houses near you. Get to know your local housing market before you…

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Smart-Home Tech Adoption Motivated by Comfort, Safety

When it comes to adopting smart-home technology, homebuyers and sellers are most interested in privacy and security measures. According to a recent study conducted by Scripps Networks Interactive in conjunction with the National Association of Home Builders and National Kitchen…

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What to Do Before Settling into Your New Home

Whether you are a newlywed just beginning your life with your significant other or a retiree looking to downsize, purchasing a new home is a time of new beginnings. Despite all of the anticipation of owning a new home, RISMedia…

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Six Reasons to Sell Your Home in 2017

Planning to sell in the new year? Get a head start by listing in January or February. Here, Trulia offers six unexpected ways you could benefit by getting in on the real estate market at the beginning of the year.…

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November Existing Home Sales and Median Price Accelerate

Double-digit annual sales increases across every major region of the state propelled California existing home sales higher in November on a year-over-year basis. According to the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.), this increase is due largely to last year’s new…

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