Unless you’ve purchased a brand-new home that includes warranties on the newly installed systems and appliances, there’s no guarantee you’re covered for repair or replacement if something stops working in your new place. One way for buyers of pre-owned homes to protect themselves against the risk of costly repairs is to consider purchasing a home warranty. Here are a few things you should know about them. … More 6 Things Buyers Should Know About Home Warranties
f you’re selling a home for the first time, it’s quite a different ballgame from what you experienced as a first-time buyer.
Ultimately, you’re in control of the process. You call the shots on prepping your home for sale, deciding on a listing price, accepting (or rejecting) offers, and a host of other factors.
But you might want to heed the following tips from RE/MAX Masterpiece Realty. … More 8 Tips for First-Time Sellers
Reprinted from Washington Post. There’s no way to sugarcoat it. Hurricane Irma is a catastrophic storm, and it’s heading toward South Florida. If it makes landfall there, it will be the first hurricane to do so since Wilma in 2005. The effects could be devastating. Because of the potential impact, Florida residents should be coming up … More How to prepare for Hurricane Irma
As you tour homes, do you stop in the backyard and visualize your friends and family fighting over the first burgers off the grill while the dogs play in the yard?
If outdoor entertaining is a priority in your new home, here are four things to look for. … More Find a Home with the Perfect Backyard BBQ Spot
At any age, a move can be stressful. But for school-age kids, a major move means changing schools, adjusting to new curriculum and finding new friends. Here are a few things you can do to help ease the transition and encourage kids during a school transfer. … More 4 Tips to Help Kids Adjust to a new School After a Move
Just as hygge becomes mainstream, a new Scandinavian trend is hitting lifestyle blogs, websites and even the world’s largest furniture retailer. Have you heard? 2017 is the year of lagom. Are you looking to achieve a “just right” home in 2017? Here are three easy steps, and photos from our newest listing, that truly embodies lagom. … More Living Lagom: Three Steps to Creating your ‘Just Right’ Home
Your RE/MAX Masterpiece agent has found you your dream home and the deal just closed. The process has been a real nail biter, but you are excited to be starting a new chapter in your life. As you prepare to pack all of your things to move, it is important to have a plan of … More Surviving The First Night In A New Home.
With the summer months approaching at full speed, homeowners are rushing to get the perfect summer touches added to their garden. People are spending top dollar to install the latest ponds, fountains, flowers, and other landscaping accessories to their garden in time for a season of relaxation and social gatherings. Where homeowners are searching high … More Shining Some Light on Landscaping Trends
Technology continues to do amazing things! We can now talk to loved ones face to face from across the country, make friends with our phone (good morning Siri!) and see the inside of a home to see if we would like to buy it. Virtual tours are becoming the next big thing in real estate … More Virtual Tours Are Great, But Not Enough!
Get your bathrooms show ready with these crafty cleaning tips. … More Get Your Bathroom Show Ready With These Crafty Cleaning Tips