Michael Putnam

5 Home Maintenance Tips for a Healthy and Beautiful Home

Regular home maintenance can help keep your home healthy and beautiful. Not only does frequent home maintenance guarantee a healthy and beautiful surrounding, but it also assures having control of the home by protecting yourself and family from any form of harm and exposure to germs. In actual sense, consistent home maintenance can prevent some of the hefty…

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Sell a House Fast with These 3 Tips

Image courtesy American Advisors Group/flickr.com A property for sale gets more views in the first 21 days on the market, which is why it’s important to focus on how to sell a house fast. After those three weeks when it’s no longer a new listing, people pay less attention and start checking out the competition. The longer a…

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4 Reasons to Sell Northern Virginia Real Estate Now

Selling a house or property can be hectic at times – especially, when a particular location is in demand. But, if you actively look for that appropriate time to sell your property, you certainly have the upper hand. To sell Northern Virginia Real Estate, you need to have a planning which would comprise of all the key factors.…

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Do This for a Better Interest Rate

Times are tough. School’s back, the kids need new clothes and equipment for their sporting hobbies, and the interest rate on your mortgage has just increased – again! An interest rate rise is an all-too-familiar occurrence for many American homeowners, and is probably one of the most unwelcome snippets of news you can receive. Don’t despair though. Your…

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The Top 3 Tips for Pricing Your Home Right

It can be difficult to price your home right when preparing for a sale. When you’re looking at potential figures that lie in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, it’s easy to become complacent. The reality is that it’s the small changes in your final pricing that can have a bigger impact than you think, and if you…

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Yoda’s Top 5 Tips to Pricing a Home on Dagobah

If, on this “Fourth be With You” day in May, you find yourself finally ready to break through your period of exile and come out of hiding from the Galactic Empire, then you’ll likely want to heed the advice of Jedi Master Yoda to price your home effectively, so you can trade it in for that latest model…

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3 Ways to Make Your Neighborhood Appear Nicer

We all want our neighborhoods to appear nicer. With images of Wisteria Lane streamed to our televisions on hit TV shows, it’s hard not to idolize the American Dream sitting amid a tree-lined, quiet, suburban oasis. Life isn’t a TV show though, so just how do you build a nicer neighborhood for you and your family in real…

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Make Your Driveway Look Beautiful By Doing These 3 Things

You’ve made it to your street, turned into your driveway, and then it hit you. You realise that what used to be your pride and joy, an envy of the neighborhood, has turned into a millitary landing strip. Littered with toys and debris from the last garden cleanup, oil stains and tyre tread marks, and chunks missing from…

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Home Sales Order Of Operations – Everything You’d Want to Know

Selling your home can be an extremely stressful time in your life. Not including the effort taken to actually decide to sell, the process of selling your investment can seem like a daunting task if you don’t fully understand the process. Luckily for you, we’ve collated everything you’d want to know about selling your home – in particular,…

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Homeowners Insurance, What To Look For

Choosing the right level of insurance cover, or even a reputable provider of homeowners insurance for your home in 2016, is no easy task. There are plenty of US insurance companies that will happily have your business. So where do you start? It’s easy to turn straight to price when looking for a homeowners insurance provider, and understandably…

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Decorate Your Home With These Items

Spring is fast approaching, and as your thoughts steadily turn from reindeer to renovations, you may find yourself looking to decorate your home to give it an edge. Decorating your home is a cheap, easy, and fun way to add your own style and personality to your home or to make simple improvements in preparation for a sale…

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How to Price Your Home to Sell

One of the most crucial steps in selling your home is to price it correctly. You want to choose a price that will create interest. Price it too high and your home may sit on the market for months. Price it too low and you won’t get the full value from selling your home. Homes generally get the…

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What You Need to Know About Buying and Selling a Home at the Same Time

People who are selling their homes are often looking to either expand or downsize into a new place. Many of them choose to buy a new home rather than rent. However, their ability to make the purchase of a new home is dependent on selling their current property. Know Your Budget Many homeowners can’t afford to carry two…

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5 Steps to Listing Your Home for Sale

The steps you take before you list your home for sale can impact how quickly it will sell. You’ll be surprised at how much work goes into selling your property. Numerous decisions must be made, which will influence other decisions. Begin on the right path, and the experience will be positive with results you’re happy with. Step 1.…

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10 Tips to Add Value to a Home for Sale

If you’re planning to sell your home this year, you want to get as much money as possible for the sale. Regardless of the market where you live, you can add value by making a few changes to your home. Which changes you make will depend on how much money you have in your renovation budget and what’s…

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5 Action Steps After You List Your Home

You’ve found a real estate agent, settled on a sale price, and have your home listed on the market. What’s next? You may be tempted to take the gloves off and treat yourself to some well-deserved R&R, but don’t pop the champagne just yet. There are still a few important items to tick off the to-do-list before you…

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3 Ways To Shape Up Your Living Room

When it comes to advertising your property, no room makes an impact like the perfect living room. Being the first space a potential buyer sees upon entering the front door, it’s your chance to make their first impression a lasting one – for the right reasons. Home improvement shows on TV are abundant with radical transformation ideas that…

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How To Sell Your Home As a Homeowner

How To Sell Your Home As a long term homeowner, or even a short term one, selling your pride and joy isn’t usually something you want to think about.  Your home is probably a symbol of your love, family, dedication and hard-working commitment to your future. So when it comes time to make the difficult decision to sell,…