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5 Tips to Price Your House Right

Perhaps the single most important part of selling your home is determining the correct price. Pricing your house right is part art and part science. It’s complex, since no two homes are exactly alike. You [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Buying and Selling, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Price Your House Right

How to Sell Your Home to Millennials

Millennials have officially surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest living generation. Typically, millennials are defined as those born between the mid ‘80s and late ‘90s—those that came of age in an extremely different cultural and [...]

By |August 6th, 2017|Buying and Selling|Comments Off on How to Sell Your Home to Millennials

5 Easy Ways to Add Curb Appeal to Your Home

Decluttering, painting your walls, and staging your home will definitely draw attention inside your home, but in the hasty home selling market, it takes more than that. If you really want to inspire potential buyers [...]

By |July 25th, 2017|Building Tips, Buying and Selling, Custom Homes, Design Trends, Landscapes|Comments Off on 5 Easy Ways to Add Curb Appeal to Your Home

Home Size Satisfaction | Bigger or Smaller?

Americans can’t make up their minds, especially when it comes to their homes. Turns out, according to a Trulia survey, most Americans want a bigger or smaller home than the one they currently live in. [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Building Tips, Custom Homes, Livability|Comments Off on Home Size Satisfaction | Bigger or Smaller?

Top 5 Home Improvements That Really Pay Off

Whether you’re dying to update your home, or you’re just trying to look at it from a buyer’s perspective, it really pays off to know which home improvements will deliver the best return on investment. [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Buying and Selling, Home Improvement, Home Maintenance, Renovations|Comments Off on Top 5 Home Improvements That Really Pay Off

How To Build A Home That Will Age With You

When you think of your dream home, you probably picture fancy amenities and custom designs. But, do you ever think of how long you’ll live there? When conjuring up ideas for your dream home, think [...]

By |July 5th, 2017|Building Tips, Custom Homes, Livability|Comments Off on How To Build A Home That Will Age With You

5 Essential Tips for Maintaining and Repairing Wood Decks

Whatever purpose your wood deck serves—a garden of potted plants, a relaxing summer paradise, or an outdoor entertainment stage—it requires some regular TLC in order to extend its mileage. Wood decks suffer from constant abuse [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Landscapes, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on 5 Essential Tips for Maintaining and Repairing Wood Decks

5 Neighborhood Features That Increase Your Home Value

We all know that making improvements and upgrades to your home will increase its value. But, what many may not realize is there’s other factors involved too. Don’t put all your home value appreciation eggs [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|Building Tips, Buying and Selling, Livability|Comments Off on 5 Neighborhood Features That Increase Your Home Value

How to Add More Natural Light to Your Home

Natural light in your home can boost your mood, productivity, energy and your overall wellbeing. But, what if your brand new home lacks illumination? Rest assured, there are always ways to brighten up your space, [...]

By |June 13th, 2017|Design Trends, Home Improvement|Comments Off on How to Add More Natural Light to Your Home

3 Things You Shouldn’t Tell A Seller’s Agent

If you’re in the depths of house hunting, it can be hard to keep your cool. Whether it’s your first home or your tenth, it’s an extreme emotional roller coaster. Your emotions can often cause [...]

By |June 6th, 2017|Buying and Selling|Comments Off on 3 Things You Shouldn’t Tell A Seller’s Agent