Category: Homeowner Tips (125)

paint-canA fresh coat of paint is a great way to spruce up your home. In comparison to other home improvement projects, painting is relatively easy, fast and inexpensive. Check out this list of hot hues in painting trends. The forecast from the pros at Pantone reveals new colors to renew, soothe and surprise. Browse the slideshow for ideas on how to incorporate these palettes into your home!


When it comes to home energy costs, there are a few simple steps you can take that might help reduce your utility bills. Consider putting Mother Nature to work for you and use natural light to lower your energy costs. Here are three ways you can boost your home’s energy efficiency!


RN Sign in Yard

When it comes to selling a home, first impressions really count. And with the market growing more competitive, it’s important to have your home in the best condition possible. For people planning to list this spring, I’d recommend you get started now. March will be here before you know it! Take a few minutes this week and walk through your home and make a list of projects that need attention. By making your list now, you can tackle a couple of projects each week, as your schedule allows, and spread out the budget for home improvements a bit. Check out this checklist from TLC of 10 things to do before you list to help you get started.

Luckily, we’re having a fairly mild winter. Take advantage when we have nicer days to get out and tidy up your yard and make exterior touch-ups. If you’ve lived in this area for any time at all, you know that there’s no telling what the weather will bring this spring, so if you can work ahead outdoors on nice winter days, go for it! Here’s a good list from MSN of 10 repairs to make before selling.

Paying attention to details like these can set your home apart from the competition and help you gain the most from your investment. If you would like help deciding where to put your focus before you go on the market, I’m happy to help. You can reach me any time at (913) 980-2434.


Happy Friday!

Today is the first day of winter, and the blustery conditions earlier this week were sure a stark contrast to the nicer weather we’ve enjoyed recently! Here are a few tips from the Reece & Nichols blog to keep you and your family safe this season.

Even though we’ve been a little spoiled with warmer-than-normal weather in KC lately, that doesn’t change the fact that winter is right around the corner. In fact, the first day of winter is next Friday, Dec. 21!

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If you’re a homeowner, here are 10 steps you can take to get your home winter-ready.

While this is a busy time of year with the holidays, if you can set aside a little time, you can take advantage of the mild weather and get your home in order before winter weather arrives. Several of these measures will only take a few minutes of your time, and they can help you save money and protect your investment in your home!


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