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Articles on #Home Maintenance Tips

Winter Energy-Saving Tips for Your Home

January 10, 2024

Winter Energy-Saving Tips for Your HomeAs the winter chill sets in, it's not just our bodies that need warmth – our homes do too! However, heating our homes can often result in skyrocketing energy bills. The good news is that there are numerous ways to save on heating costs while keeping our homes cozy and comfortable. In this ...

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Selling During the Winter

November 07, 2023

As the winter season approaches, you may be wondering if it's the right time to sell your house. While many people tend to wait until the spring or summer months to put their homes on the market, there are actually several advantages to selling during the winter. In this blog post, we'll explore some tips for preparing ...

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Tips for house hunting for fall and winter

October 12, 2023

Tips for House Hunting for Fall and WinterAs the temperature drops and the leaves begin to change, house hunting takes on a whole new dynamic. Fall and winter can be a great time to search for your dream home, as there are often fewer listings and fewer buyers vying for properties. If you're considering buying a house during ...

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Thinking About Selling Your Home? These Kitchen Improvements Might Be Worth Doing

September 12, 2023

When you sell your home, you want to sell it as quickly and profitably as possible. And sometimes, that means making some improvements before you start showing it to buyers—including improvements in the kitchen.But what kitchen improvements might make sense to do before listing your home?A article from realtor.com outlined the kitchen improvements you should ...

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Tips For Inspecting Your Fireplace

November 15, 2021

Preparing your house for winter may not be on the top of your to-do list right now.  After all, most of us wouldn’t rather spend their down time doing home maintenance tasks when they could be enjoying the fall foliage, or sipping pumpkin-spiced lattes instead of winterizing their house. But, here’s the reality: you can’t ...

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Preparing Your Home For Winter

November 12, 2021

Preparing Your Home for WinterIt is that dreaded time of year when the snow will be here before we’d like it to be, the sun sets earlier and it is colder than we’d like.  Before these days are here use these few steps below to ensure your home is ready.  It could save you money ...

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How to Fix Up Your HUD Home in Charlotte

February 03, 2021

Post by: Nancy Braun, Showcase Realty How your home looks after getting it renovated dictates the difference between a good or bad HUD home deal. This is true whether you bought the house to live in, or as an investment.Repairing a newly-bought foreclosed home could pose as quite a challenge. HUD homes are sold “as-is”, and ...

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January 08, 2021

What are the signs of a roof leak, and what steps should you take to stop the damage? Here’s what to do when you’re faced with a leaking roof.Most homeowners or renters might be able to tell you the age of their roof, but beyond that, there’s uncertainty. Take a roof leak, for example: The ...

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What is Home Warranty Insurance and What Does it Cover?

August 15, 2020

Post by: Nancy Braun, Showcase Realty  When you buy a home in Charlotte or anywhere else in the U.S.,  one of the offers you’ll receive is a home warranty. Like buying a new appliance, there is also a warranty that comes in home buying.A home warranty is a product meant to protect the ...

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Top 6 Home Organization Upgrades that “Spark Joy” for Buyers

May 15, 2019

Thanks to Marie Kondo and her hit Netflix series “Tidying Up,” home organization is a hot topic right now. Marie encourages her viewers to minimize their possessions and keep only those items that “spark joy.”With spring in full bloom, now is the perfect time to do some spring cleaning and add organizational systems to ...

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Top 5 Budget-Friendly Staging Tips for Your Home

April 16, 2019

Post by: Nancy Braun, Showcase Realty    The benefits of stagingOne of the most important processes of selling your Charlotte home is staging it. Staging is the combination of decorating and adding small touches to create the lifestyle your buyers would like to see.Staging helps bring out the home’s best features. The right staging ...

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Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

March 12, 2019

When winter departs, it's time to check for damage and prepare for the hot weather ahead.Brought to you by Houzz With the days lengthening and weather warming, spring is a good time to get outdoors and tackle some larger home projects. Now that the threat of winter storms has passed, you can look for damage and make ...

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What not to store in the basement.

February 15, 2019

Ah, the joys of having a below-ground level to your home. It might offer you a bonus space to transform into a family room or guest bedroom, or even just provide the right amount of square footage to use for short- and long-term storage. But basements and storage don’t always make for happy home partners.Some basements - ...

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How to Prepare Your Home This Winter for a Successful Spring Sale by Sharon Lee

February 14, 2019

If you are planning to sell your home next spring, why not get a jumpstart during the fall /winter season so you have more time and less stress while preparing? An added plus is that your home could potentially be ready to list in time for the early spring selling season at the end of January when the market ...

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Get Your Home Organized in 2018

January 15, 2018

The holidays are over, the decorations are put away, and New Year’s resolutions have been made.  Was your resolution to get your home organized in 2018?  Holidays have the tendency to leave our homes in disarray, and the start of the New Year is a great time to get a fresh perspective on getting it together ...

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Fashionable home design trends in 2018

January 05, 2018


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How To Prevent Home Mold Growth In Winter

January 04, 2018


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Exploding Trees? 5 Shockers That Can Make a House Catch Fire

December 21, 2017

1. Exploding treesIf you have any eucalyptus trees on your property, watch out!"Many Southern California homes are adjacent to eucalyptus trees, which tend to explode during fire season," Los Angeles real estate developer Tyler Drew tells realtor.com®. Eucalyptus oil is highly flammable, so when brush fires bake these trees from underneath, they can ...

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Great gift ideas for loved ones who are selling their homes

December 15, 2017


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