One thing that many people like about this part of the Midwest is the change of seasons. But those moving from warmer climates might wonder what there is to do all winter besides hibernate and wait for spring. Even those who have lived in Missouri or Illinois for a long time might be looking for something new to do in the cold, dreary months following the holidays.
You planned to put your house on the market in June or July. Suddenly, it’s October and you’ve missed that traditional spring/summer window. As the days turn cooler, homeowners might wonder if selling a home in winter is really harder, or if that’s just a myth.
Whether buying or selling a home in St. Louis, finding the best realtor will involve some work. You’ll want to ask people you know for referrals, do some research, and finally, interview the best candidates. (Read Follow These 3 Steps to Find a Real Estate Agent.) Sales statistics and experience are important, but you need to feel confident in your decision on a more personal level, too.
You’ve made the decision to sell your home and you want to do it fast. Selling a house is stressful, and every day it’s on the market can ramp up the anxiety. You just want it done so you can move to your new home and get on with your life.
Moving can be a stressful experience. While some things can be prepared in the weeks leading up to the move, packing and moving out in a single day can still be a challenge.
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These packing tips can help you avoid common issues and save you time and effort:
Winter has finally settled in, and it’s not going away anytime soon. Sure, we’ve gotten a few short reprieves from the bitter cold and icy precipitation so far, but we have a long way to go before spring arrives. Fortunately, there are a few simple things you can do at home to help you stay cheerful and ward off those mean ol’ winter blues.
Are you interested in adding a little seasonal oomph to your space? Below are a handful of cozy—and inexpensive—winter updates.
Procrastination can plague anyone; from students to parents. Winter doesn't help, as the cold whether has many wanting to curl up and hibernate. However, being cooped up in the house can be one of your best opportunities to make some improvements to your home so it can be ready to sell come spring.
What’s that smell? The sense of smell is the strongest of all the senses to connect buyers to a home. While a bad smell can really deter buyers, a good smell can tempt buyers to a sale. From “green” scents to seasonal scents, discover the right smells for triggering positive emotions and home sales.
Twenty-four percent of home contractors recently surveyed by American Home Shield (AHS) reported Thanksgiving as the busiest holiday season for repairs and service. Get ahead of home maintenance with these tips from AHS: