How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget

    You can decorate a home that shows off your style and personality without breaking the bank. Use these tips to decorate your home on a budget. 1. Make a Budget: Before you start shopping, create a budget that makes sense for you. How much are you willing to spend for a quick update?…

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Last-Minute Open House Tips

  Your open house is almost underway! You’ve already made sure your home is warm and inviting and you’ve taken time to carefully stage it. Now, here are some last minute cleaning tips to quickly spruce up any areas you may have missed. Prep for Pets You may be ready for your open house, but…

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Neighborhood Checklist

  When you buy a home, you’re getting more than just the structure of the house — you’re getting the neighborhood, too. We recommend visiting the new area multiple times at different times of the day to get a feel for it, since that may determine your family’s experience while living there. A great house…

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Curb Appeal-aking a good first impression of your home.

I recently read a piece on how to improve the outward appearance of your home in winter, it talks about using outdoor lighting to brighten up the house during long dark winter nights, preventing piles of snow while keeping walks and driveways clear, etc.This is good information, regardless of the season.  If you are selling your home it…

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Tips to De-Clutter Your Home in 2016

We found this blog on Century21.com and thought visitors to our website would find the information helpful in getting organized during the New Year. The New Year is the time for a fresh start. It brings a feeling of starting over, and an opportunity to improve all areas of your life. In the New Year, take some time to complete…

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Controlling Emotions When Buying a New Home

Controlling Emotions When Buying a New Home Controlling emotions is important when buying a new home, I believe most of us want a strong emotional connection to the house they buy and that’s as it should be. But, when house shopping we need to keep in mind what we need and want in a home. It may…

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Interest Rates for the New Year 2016

Interest Rates and Millennials Be prepared to offer young home buyers more reassurance in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates. Millennials are more concerned than any other age group about how the Fed’s move will affect their buying power, according to a new Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices survey. Sixty percent of…

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4 Reasons to Sell Your Home – Sellers

If you’re currently on the fence about making that final sell, now may be your golden opportunity. Century 21 Riverpointe, a Downriver based real estate company, is able to help you with this important buying decision. “Mid-March to mid-April is the best time to hang the sale sign nationally, with homes selling 15% faster and…

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