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  • Make the Most of a Small Yard

    BY Allan Kleer

    Yards are a great way to extend your living space – especially when the weather is nice. However, if you have a small yard, then you may feel like you’re missing out. But don’t be dismayed! There are many ways that you can maximize that outdoor...

  • Creating a Craft Room

    BY Allan Kleer

    Is a personal craft room on your wish list? If you’re house hunting – or you’ve just purchased a home – you may be wondering how you can turn a spare room into a craft room. Fortunately, all it takes is a little inspiration to get started. Th...

  • How to Minimize Your Home’s Flaws

    BY Allan Kleer

    Does your home feel less than perfect? There are truly very few homes that live up to all the owner’s expectations. Although it’s common for most homeowners to feel some dissatisfaction with certain elements of their homes, it can be more obvious...

  • When Do You Need a Permit?

    BY Allan Kleer

    Summer is a great time to complete home improvement projects. Both sellers and recent buyers may opt to make upgrades because they can add value to a home. But it’s essential that you understand which projects may require a building permit. If you ...

  • Planning a House Hunting Trip

    BY Allan Kleer

    Memorial Day weekend is almost here. This holiday is often thought of as the unofficial start of summer. But it can also be a great time to go house hunting. In fact, if you’re planning to move out of town, then a long holiday weekend can be a pe...

  • Selling a Home With a Pool

    BY Allan Kleer

    If you’re selling a home with a pool, then you may be wondering whether it will help – or hurt – your home sale. Well, we have some good news for you! According to the National Association of Realtors, having an in-ground pool can increase your...

  • Hidden Expenses of Selling Your Home

    BY Allan Kleer

    Is it time for you to sell your home? You’re no doubt thinking about all the money you can potentially make from your home sale. But it’s important to remember that selling a home can also cost you money. Not only will you be on the hook for co...

  • Filing a Homeowners Insurance Claim

    BY Allan Kleer

    A big storm causes a tree limb to fall on your garage. A pipe bursts and floods your kitchen. A burglar breaks in and steals your electronics. These are all unfortunate situations in which you might need to file a claim on your homeowners insurance. ...

  • Ignore These Home Selling Tips

    BY Allan Kleer

    If you’re selling your home, then you’ve no doubt received lots of advice (some of it unsolicited). While those offering advice may have good intentions, the information they are sharing isn’t always correct. In fact, there is some advice that ...

  • Why Is My Closing Delayed?

    BY Allan Kleer

    When you’re buying or selling a home, the closing day is seen as the finish line. Everything you do is in preparation for that day, and it’s the goal that you’re striving for. But what happens when your closing day is delayed? Here are some c...