July 19, 2022

Does Your House Have What Buyers Want?


The rise in remote work is changing what many Americans want in their homes. Many companies are choosing to delay reopening or go remote full-time, and today’s buyers are looking for homes with more space to support their work needs.


As a seller, if you no longer need ...

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Aug. 13, 2019

5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained

Have you ever found yourself flipping through channels, only to find yourself suddenly glued to the couch in the middle of an HGTV binge session? Watching entire seasons of shows like “Property Brothers,” “Fixer Upper,” and “Love It or List It,” all in one sitting.  Time ...

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June 3, 2019

Staging Case Study: Tri-Level Country Home

Location:  Bozeman Montana

Beds/Baths: 4 bedroom 2 bath

Square Footage:  3,124

Project Description:  Young, active family with three dogs and two cats that have 24-hour indoor/outdoor access to home.  This property has stunning views, lots of sunlight and multiple levels.  Some rooms ...

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May 14, 2018

10 Staging Secrets for a Quick Home Sale at Top Dollar


According to the National Association of Realtors, staging a home prior to listing it can result in a faster and more profitable sale.1 In fact, the Real Estate Staging Association estimates that professionally staged properties spend 73 percent less time on the market, receive more foot traffic, and ...

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May 15, 2017

Top 5 Home Design Trends of 2017

The current trends are all about utilizing rich color, maximizing texture and creating comfortable interiors you can’t wait to relax in. Use these trends to get inspired to makeover your home’s interiors and create spaces you love that also appeal to your personal style. Remember, if you plan to sell ...

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April 6, 2017

Increase Your Home’s Value Up to 28% with These 5 Tips

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Great curb appeal not only makes your home the star of the neighborhood, it can also improve its value and help you sell it for more. Whether you’re thinking of listing your home or just want to make your home the envy of your neighbors, here are several ways to ...

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Feb. 20, 2017

Why Waiting To Sell Is A Bad Idea

These questions comes up every early winter/late spring. 

"Should I sell my house now or wait until later in spring or summer?"

"Will I get more $$ for my home if I wait until spring to put it on market?"

"Aren't there more buyers later in the year?"


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Jan. 14, 2015

Part 1: Selling? What to Keep and What to Toss

This is part one in a multi-part series.  Number of parts to be determined by my desire to write more parts.

Now, on to the disclaimer:  This post assumes you have already decided to yes, definitely sell your house.  This post also assumes you don't have gobs of money ...

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Dec. 30, 2014

Sell Faster With A Staged Home


Buyers shop for homes using logic and buy a home using emotion.

If you've ever purchased a home before, heck if you've even gone house shopping and not bought one, you know the drill:

Funny smells, strange 70's furniture, knick-knacks everywhere.  Walking into a home and ...

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Sept. 30, 2014

Staging to Sell Your Home?

When you decide to list your home for sale, the term "staging" will come up during conversations. A good agent should be able to help you make some crucial changes to help show your home in its best light without completely turning your lifestyle upside down (Hint:  Taking 5 minutes after ...

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