1 10, 2021
  • 3 Things to Remember When Renovating a Historic Home

3 Things to Remember When Renovating a Historic Home

By |2021-09-19T00:52:47-04:00October 1st, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, How To, Real Estate, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re renovating a historic home you probably won’t approach the process in the same way you would a newer property, especially if you want to appeal to buyers who are looking for homes that are true to their era. So remember these three things when renovating a historic home. Do Your Research In order to stay true to the spirit of your historic home it’s best to get an understanding of the era, style, and characteristics that define it. So take inventory of your property’s history, features, and details so you can make decisions about how to best maintain

27 07, 2021
  • 4 Trees and Plants Realtors Wish You Would Avoid

4 Trees and Plants Realtors Wish You Would Avoid

By |2021-08-03T23:54:58-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Before you put your flip on the market you obviously want to make sure it looks its absolute best, both inside and out. This means interiors that inspire, and curb appeal that commands attention. Although you may have awesome ideas about how to take your yard to the next level, beware of these four problematic trees and plants that Realtors hope you avoid, according to Apartment Therapy—a home and decor site. We've summarized those plants and trees for you here. Spiky Species of Plants  As you design your landscape consider whether or not your plants are family-friendly—not all plants are suitable

11 07, 2021
  • How Can an Easement Affect Your Property Rights and Renovations?

How Can an Easement Affect Your Property Rights and Renovations?

By |2021-07-13T19:15:02-04:00July 11th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, How To, Real Estate, Selling, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Sellers are legally required to report easements attached to their property, so you should be made aware if one exists on your prospective flip house by the time you have a purchase agreement, or even sooner. Examples of easements, and how they could affect your renovations If your potential flip house comes with an easement, you must abide by its rules. For instance, if you bought a property along a public beach, and it had an easement on your yard to allow neighbors to gain access to the beach, legally you would have to allow them passage. Along the same

22 06, 2021
  • 2 More Ways to Make Your Roof a Selling Poin

2 More Ways to Make Your Roof a Selling Point

By |2021-06-22T06:05:51-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Random homebuyer: “The house was beautiful, but I really fell in love with the shingles!”  While you may never hear that sentence uttered by a homebuyer, the condition of a home’s roof is still a key consideration in a sale, and it can make or break a deal. Consider these two ways to help make the roof of your flip a selling point, according to HomeLight. Advertise your new roof. Even though it's currently a seller's market, your flip is still competing with other homes in your area. Anything you can do to make your property stand apart from the

16 06, 2021
  • 5 Benefits of a Steel Entry Door for Your Flip

5 Benefits of a Steel Entry Door for Your Flip

By |2021-06-13T20:56:37-04:00June 16th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Investing, Real Estate, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Entry doors can help convey the personality of your flip and give buyers an idea of what’s to come inside. Whether your door has a traditional panel front with sidelights, or a more contemporary design, it is a key component of curb appeal.  If the wood front door of your flip needs to be replaced, think about swapping it out for a steel door. Here are five benefits to consider. Security A steel door can offer a higher level of security over many wooden doors, and due to a typical construction of 24-gauge steel, its thickness and weight make it

11 06, 2021
  • 2 More Bathroom Remodeling Trends to Look for This Year, According to New Poll

2 More Bathroom Remodeling Trends to Look for This Year, According to New Poll

By |2021-06-07T18:23:07-04:00June 11th, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Real Estate, Realtors, Remodeling Tips, Selling, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Whether you're in the planning stages of the design for your new flip, or you've already begun to tear down walls, if you want an insider’s look at bathroom designs that will resonate with buyers this year you'll definitely want to take a moment to read further. In its annual poll of top interior designers and home improvement professionals, Fixr.com, a home improvement website, sought to gain insight into bathroom remodeling trends expected to emerge this year. The poll included 68 individuals who were chosen based on expertise, establishment in the industry, and overall industry impact. We’ve summarized Fixr’s findings below. Black

6 06, 2021
  • 2 Bathroom Remodeling Trends to Look for This Year

2 Bathroom Remodeling Trends to Look for This Year

By |2021-06-07T18:18:17-04:00June 6th, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Real Estate, Selling, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

House flippers, if you're about to begin a new project, or if you're in the early phases of one, you'll want to take a minute to read this.  In its annual poll of top interior designers and home improvement professionals, Fixr.com, a home improvement website, sought to gain insight into bathroom remodeling trends expected to emerge this year. The poll included 68 experts who were chosen based on factors including expertise, establishment in the industry, and overall industry impact. Here, we’ve summarized Fixr’s findings. What’s Gaining Steam in the Bathroom? A Spa-Like Atmosphere A majority of design experts, 53 percent

1 06, 2021
  • 3 Ways to Make Your Roof a Selling Point

3 Ways to Make Your Roof a Selling Point

By |2021-05-31T18:28:22-04:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Real Estate, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Although homebuyers don't typically purchase a home because they fall in love with its roof, the condition of the roof is a key consideration in the sale and it can make or break a deal. Here are three ways to help make the roof of your flip a selling point, according to HomeLight—a website for finding real estate agents in the U.S. Avoid layering the shingles.  You may be tempted to "replace" your roof by simply re-shingling over the old one, but reconsider. While it may be cheaper and faster to do so, in the long run layering shingles can trap heat,

22 05, 2021
  • A Screened-In Porch May Keep Cicadas Out and Offers Coming In

A Screened-In Porch May Keep Cicadas Out and Offers Coming In

By |2021-05-16T23:10:28-04:00May 22nd, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, How To, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

In 2018, 94 percent of single-family homes built in the East South Central portion of the U.S were built with porches, according to the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) and the U.S. Census Bureau.   This includes Kentucky, Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee—The Volunteer State, a state that we service. Long story short: Homebuyers want outdoor spaces, especially those who live in the South, and a porch can be a homerun for your flip. Who doesn’t love a good porch?  The question is: Is the porch of your market-ready flip screened in? If not, now is probably a great time to

13 04, 2021
  • 3 Kitchen Improvements Buyers Are Looking for Right Now.

3 Kitchen Improvements Buyers Are Looking for Right Now

By |2021-04-13T18:56:06-04:00April 13th, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you’re an investor, you know that kitchens are make-or-break spaces – so what are buyers looking for right now? We consulted with a handful of local REALTORS® to find out what buyers want from the homes they’re snapping up in thriving markets. 3 Kitchen Improvements Buyers Are Looking for Right Now Buyers often start home tours in the kitchen, so if you’re making improvements in an investment property, that’s a sensible place to begin. Here’s what buyers are looking for right now: Clean, attractive cabinets Quartz countertops Updated lighting Here’s a closer look at each.  Kitchen Upgrade #1: Clean,

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