February 2022

Found a Buyer on Your Own? Here’s Why You Still Should Use an Agent

Posted on Feb 25, 2022 in For Sellers

Let’s say you’re selling your house. And before you even get a chance to snap listing photos and put it on the market, a buyer comes along. Perhaps the buyer makes you an offer you just can’t refuse. Congratulations, you just cut out many steps of the home-selling process—showings, open houses, and haggling over price.

With an offer in hand, you mig...

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Pros and Cons of Radiant Floor Heating

Posted on Feb 18, 2022 in Home Improvement

Oh, those cold toes. Hard surface flooring can feel downright uncomfortable under bare feet on cold mornings. You can toss down area rugs and get some cozy slippers. Or you could install in-floor radiant heat, and never fear your floors again.

Heated flooring systems come in two varieties—electric coil and tubes of heated water. Both options come wi...

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Glam Up Your Home With Crown Molding

Posted on Feb 11, 2022 in Home Improvement

Installing crown and other types of molding is an easy upgrade that can give a classy, traditional look to your home and add to its value. A good miter saw, which can make cross-cuts at various angles, and some patience make this a feasible do-it-yourself project. Not up on your molding lingo? Let’s start with the basics: Molding is a strip or bloc...

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Home Energy Cost: The Real Deal on Big Bills That Come With a House

Posted on Feb 04, 2022 in For Buyers

Home energy cost is not something people always think of when it comes to buying a house. But don’t get consumed by the details of finding and buying a house without considering the potential bills you’ll have to pay every month for heating, cooling and more.

Home energy cost considerations

Even an affordable mortgage payment could quickly tip into t...

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