Bedroom Design Ideas to Swoon Over

A few good bedroom design ideas: sometimes that’s all you need to transform your master bedroom into the ultimate sleep retreat. And if you have your house on the market, a well-designed bedroom will only add to your home’s appeal. By implementing the ideas below, you’ll get a good night’s sleep — and a beautifully designed bedroom that buyers will…

9 Tips for Living a (Semi-)Normal Life While Your Home Is Being Shown

    By Houzz Contributor, Laura Gaskill  Selling your house? Those frequent showings can be a real hassle. You know it’s worth it to do your best to accommodate them, but that doesn’t make it any easier! Here are tips to make keeping your house ready to show to prospective buyers more doable, plus a handy checklist of what to remember before…

Are You Stuck in the Renter’s Trap?

As a renter, you find out if you’re at risk for the “renter’s trap” every time you have to renew your lease. The costs of things that your landlord or management company provide has increased and, as a result, your rent needs to increase to continue to cover these costs. Sometimes (depending on where you live) the cost of renting…

2020 Olympic Games: 10 Homes with Built-in Training Facilities for New Events

With the 2016 Olympic games in full swing, we’ve all become professional sports spectators. It can sometimes feel silly to watch such athletic feats from the couch, so we decided it’s about time to start training for Tokyo 2020. Lucky for us, there are a few new sports being added to the mix: baseball/softball, karate, skateboarding, climbing, and surfing. To…

5 Home Selling Strategies That Work

http://blog.coldwellbanker.com/5-home-selling-strategies-that-work/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+coldwellbanker%2Fwcsa+%28Coldwell+Banker+Blue+Matter%29 It’s currently a seller’s market, but that doesn’t mean that sellers have to put in less effort. The home selling process can be an easy and enjoyable one if you take the time to prepare. Whether you’re just putting your home on the market and you want an extra boost, or your home isn’t selling for some reason, here…

Saving to Buy a Home?

As a seller, you will be most concerned with the ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As a buyer, you must be concerned not with price but instead with the ‘long term cost’ of the home. Many economists have pointed to Brexit (Britain’s exit from the European Union) as a reason that…