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  • Sell Vs. Renovate

    BY Allan Kleer

    You’re at a crossroads. You know your house doesn’t quite suite your needs anymore. But should you find a new home, or renovate the one you’ve got? While there’s no obvious answer to this question, here’s what you should consider when makin...

  • Choosing a Home Size

    BY Allan Kleer

    Finding the right home can make you feel a little like Goldilocks. This house is too small, that house is too big – where is the house that’s just right? Here are some questions you should ask yourself when determining what size house is best for...

  • Buying Near a School

    BY Allan Kleer

    After weeks or even months of searching you’ve found the home you love. The trouble is – it’s located next to or near a school, and you’re wondering what that might mean down the line. Is buying near a school a good idea, or could it be inv...

  • Get Your Home Ready for Spring

    BY Allan Kleer

    Are you ready for some fresh air? We are, too! Spring is here, and it’s time to open the windows and get a fresh start after a long winter. If you’re as eager as we are to welcome spring, here’s what you can do to get your home ready. Start wi...

  • House Hunting During Spring Break

    BY Allan Kleer

    Do your plans for Spring Break include looking for a new home? Well, you’re in luck! Spring is an excellent time to buy a home. This is the season that the real estate market starts to heat up, and you’ll find more homes for sale then you did j...

  • Selling a Small Home

    BY Allan Kleer

    You may look at your small home and think – am I going to find a buyer? But don’t count your small house out just yet! There are many great ways to position your small house in the marketplace. All it takes is looking at your home’s features ...

  • Daylight Saving Home Maintenance Checklist

    BY Allan Kleer

    It’s time to spring forward on March 11. Are you ready? Daylight Saving Time is a great opportunity to catch up on maintenance around your home. Since it happens regularly each year, you can schedule certain tasks to coincide so that you never fo...

  • Finding Common Ground When Buying

    BY Allan Kleer

    Buying a home is a big decision, and can often cause lots of stress. This is doubly so if you and your partner have differences of opinion when it comes to choosing a home. While it can be frustrating to figure out a solution, it’s not impossible. ...

  • Can Music Sell Your Home?

    BY Allan Kleer

    While it’s true that music can help soothe your soul, the question is – can it help sell your home? Are there ways in which you can use the emotional power of music to nudge potential buyers into making an offer? The answer is yes – and here’...

  • Pros and Cons of an Open Floor Plan

    BY Allan Kleer

    Open floor plans have been popular in home design for many years now. In fact, more than 50 percent of newly constructed single-family homes are designed with these types of layouts. Although it may seem like everyone is getting on the open floor p...