Home Design Tricks to Make Your House Look Bigger


It’s an issue that plenty of homeowners deal with – the need for more square footage in their homes without drastically breaking the bank. There are several reasons why at home can feel like there’s a serious lack of space, but believe it or not, square footage isn’t always necessarily the culprit.

Best iPhone Apps to Track Your Shipments


It’s no secret that e-commerce stats have been shooting through the roof in recent years. What many folks may not know is just how far the landscape of online-based sales has expanded in such a short amount of time.

Simple Efficiency-Increasing HVAC Hacks for Making a Home Greener and More Marketable


Many people can be intimidated by giving their home an efficiency tune up, but with up to half of monthly energy bills going to heating and cooling, it’s something any responsible homeowner should be concerned with.

Are You Buying a Home in a Bad Neighborhood?


Safety first, and for those of us lucky enough to be buying a house these days, there are some safety questions that are vital to consider before signing anything.

Second Time Homebuyers and The Babyboomers

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If you are a new retiree or you’re close to retiring, you may be considering relocation to a different home. Even if you have some ideas about what you want, there are several important factors to consider before you begin your search. The process of second-time buying can be significantly different than it was the […]

How to Make Your Home More Attractive To Buyers

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Buyer confidence is back and the real estate hot season is nearly here. If you want to sell your home quickly, you need to add more value to your home and stand apart from other sellers. Below are 5 ways to make your home more attractive to buyers. New sod Everyone knows the importance of […]

Home Buyers Define New Technology for Brokers

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New technology has caused a huge shift in the dynamic of real estate as a service industry.  Exceptional service is hard to come by under normal circumstances but the nature of 365 days a year and 24/7 availability simply undermines even the most diligent agent.   Brokers are only human and may miss a potential client, […]

Commercial Real Estate Embraces Immersive Technology

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Many new forms of technology help buyers and sellers to connect, as well as streamlining the real estate transaction process.  Aggressive selling techniques fall out of favor as more soft touch social media enters into the business arena.  Selling with someone you know, who is active on blogs and posting on Facebook, makes them more […]

Incorporating Festive Lighting Into Your Home Year-Round

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Now that the holidays are here, so many families are excited to once again fill their home and yard with gorgeous seasonal lighting. From ambient lighting that gives your living room an ethereal glow to festive outdoor lanterns that make your home look even more welcoming, seasonal lighting is one of the best parts of […]

The Ups and Downs of Being a Real Estate Agent

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When I first entered the real estate field, I was fresh out of college and found a job working for a top agent in the Austin area.  I did all of the grunt work and running around that he didn’t want to do.  I entered listings, fielded office calls, took photos, and filed paperwork.  There […]