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September
19

Your living room is a social hub, so it needs to be functional and appealing. Here are layout plans you can implement.

Perfecting the optimal layout for your living room is an iterative process that can take place over several months of years. Our real estate agents are always tinkering with new living room designs in an attempt to maximize comfort and interior aesthetic. It just so happens that we've become quite the pros when it comes to living room layouts.

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July
19

The best home improvement projects are the ones that save you money in the long run. Here's what you should focus on this summer.

While summer is a favorite time of year for many homeowners, it's also a season that requires a significant amount of home maintenance. Lawncare, cooling, and regular gutter cleaning costs can add up fast, and keeping up with all of the work can be challenging.

While we'd all rather be grilling or lying around on the beach this summer, home maintenance is a necessary part of homeownership. The good news is our real estate agents have become pros at saving money on summer maintenance costs. Here is a quick list of ways we save time and money every year:

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June
27

Landscaping is a major component of your home's curb appeal. Here's how you can assure it stands out for the right reasons.

Great DIY landscaping takes some practice, but getting it right is well worth the effort. Your landscaping has a major impact on how your home is perceived from the street. A well-maintained lawn, healthy shrubs, and blooming flowers can make a tremendous difference, especially when it comes time to sell your home.

Our real estate agents are busy doing yard work most weekends, so we thought it'd be a great opportunity to share some tips. Here is a quick list of common landscaping tips we often see homeowners make:

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May
2

With the weather warming up, it's time to start thinking about home improvement projects again. Here are some you can complete easily.

Outdoor home improvement season is finally here, and if you're like our real estate agents, you're probably trying to prioritize a whole slew of DIY projects. May is the perfect time to refresh your outdoor space and ensure your home is in good shape before the heat of summer sets in. Doing both will help provide you maintain a comfortable home throughout the warm weather months and also go a long way towards boosting your home value.

If you're having trouble deciding or are simply limited on time, here is a quick list of super-easy home improvement projects to tackle this May:

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March
28

If you ever want to sell your home in the future, you want to make sure it's been worth the investment all this time. Here's how you can boost your home value.

Your home isn't just a place to live, it's also a major asset that can help you grow wealth. For the most part, home values naturally appreciate over the years; however, continuing to invest through upgrades and additions can help drive a higher sale price down the road. 

Our real estate agents know firsthand what buyers are looking for and what they're willing to pay for it. If you're considering what home upgrades to invest in this year, here are some that will undoubtedly raise your sale price:

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March
16

Smart tech is an investment because it can monitor your home in ways you can't in person. Here is the tech you should consider in your home.

Smart home technology is revolutionizing our lives, and adding new gadgets into your home can be a lot of fun. But one of the best parts about smart home technology is many of these new devices actually save you money. Most smart technology helps to keep your home and appliances operating efficiently, and by using them, you can drastically decrease your utility bills.

Our real estate agents are always reading up on the latest devices, so we've become experts on how you can integrate the best smart tech into your home. Here is a quick list of some of our favorite smart home tech:

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March
7

Home improvement projects and renovations can end in disaster if you're unorganized. Here's how you can manage them like a pro.

Home renovations and upgrades have many benefits, especially if they're DIY projects. They help you to learn new skills, save money, increase the comfort of your home, and even increase your home value. But large home projects such as a bathroom or kitchen remodel involve many moving parts and can take a lot of time.

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March
2

Still feeling chills in your home? Here's how you can make it more comfortable until the season changes.

Many of us associate wintertime with relaxing in a warm, toasty living room while watching our favorite movie or TV series. Sometimes a cozy living room is sometimes all we really need to ride out the cold winter weather.

Since we spend more time in the living room during the winter months, it's easy to get a bit of cabin fever. This is why our real estate agents always recommend changing things up a bit and trying to make the space as comfortable and cozy as possible. Here are some tips to help you do the same:

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February
16

Your flooring can have a big impact on the atmosphere of a home. Here's how you can choose the right flooring if you're renovating.

Great flooring can really improve your home interior but can also have a significant impact when it comes time to sell your home. Our real estate agents frequently recommend new flooring as a top home renovation project, especially when our clients are thinking about selling in the next couple of years.

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January
27

Staying on top of the latest trends doesn't have to be a chore! Here's how you can shake up the look and feel of your home in 2022.

A new year means new interior design trends. If you're considering a home makeover, it might be worth reading up on some new styles that are sure to be a hit in 2022. Many designers continue to observe the pandemic's impact on interior trends. From enhancing comfort to bringing nature indoors, many of this year's design choices directly reflect the lifestyle changes of the last 24 months. Our real estate agents are always reading up on the latest design trends every year, so we wanted to share a list of this year's biggest trends:

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January
10

A new color can completely transform a space. Luckily for you, the top paint manufacturers just announced their favorite colors for 2022.

An interior redesign is often a New Years Resolution, and January is the perfect time to begin making your plans. If you need a little bit of inspiration, our real estate agents always recommend checking out the 2022 colors of the year.

Every winter, paint manufacturers announce their picks for colors of the year. These tones often reflect current trends as well as the overall state of the world. They're always beautiful and can really help drive new ideas for creative design in your home. If you're looking to make your interior stand out like these Brooklyn homes for sale, here are some of our favorite picks for the 2022 colors of the year.

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