March 2018

Found 3 blog entries for March 2018.

Which Energy Upgrades Have the Highest Returns?There's been a lot of talk about how homeowners can do their part when it comes to saving the environment, and yet not every homeowner feels equipped to get started with this popular revolution. Solar panels, energy-efficient appliances, and water-saving plumbing can all carry some very hefty price tags for owners who are watching their budget. For those who don't have a lot of capital to invest or just aren't sure how long they'll stay in their home, it's time to consider which energy efficient upgrades will net the best paybacks depending on the circumstances.

Start with an Audit

If you're wondering how to make your home more energy efficient, start with an audit. Committing to energy efficient upgrades may mean shelling out some cash

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Best Smart Home ImprovementsSmart technology is changing the face of real estate forever. But what is smart technology? Homes with smart technology make life more convenient for homeowners while making the home more attractive to buyers. Homeowners looking for ways to improve the value of their home can do so by upgrading their home systems with smarter, more modern, more functional pieces of technology. These tips will help homeowners as they get started with their smart home upgrade.

Get A Home Assistant

A home assistant is a machine or an app that can be used to control all the other smart systems in the home. With the home assistant, the homeowner may be able to control his or her own locks, lights, blinds, temperature and other smart devices for homes.

When

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Tips for Home StagingHome staging is a smart thing to do before putting a home on the market. On average, homeowners who stage their home are likely to sell their home for almost $1800 more than if they had not prepared their home in this way. Staging is a multi-step process that involves cleaning, de-cluttering, repainting and making the home look more inviting for buyers.

Repaint

Repainting is a smart idea if the walls of any home are scuffed, dirty, damaged or dated. It's also a good idea to repaint rooms that have been painted bold, vibrant, unusual colours. Bright shades of purple, green, blue and red are less likely to appeal to buyers than neutral colours like beige, gray, blue-gray and green-gray. Repainting a home in neutral shades can help that home

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