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Latest Blog Posts

Why Stage Your Home to Sell

January 30th, 2018 | Posted by Debbie Rice

One thing prospective buyers hate is walking into an empty house. They need to imagine themselves in the space to see the potential of the space. That’s where home staging can come to the rescue… or not. Tips to remember when staging is the goal is to help buyers visualize what the house could look… Read the full article

Closing Day Surprises

July 26th, 2017 | Posted by Debbie Rice

For most buyers, closing day can’t come fast enough when they finally find that perfect home. For many, closing day goes without any problems, but there are sometimes unexpected surprised that pop up. While closing problems are not anticipated by the buyer, they are not uncommon but can impact the entire process. When buying a… Read the full article

September 28th, 2016 | Posted by Debbie Rice

Most siding materials require little or no upkeep.  Brick, engineered wood, stone (both natural and manufactured), and fiber cement are thought to last the life of a home.  Some pointers from home inspectors offer you as the homeowner the ability to help this happen. Keep foliage away.  Mare sure no plants are growing on siding. … Read the full article

Football Season in the Air

August 17th, 2016 | Posted by Debbie Rice

Most people like fall because of cooler weather and changing leaves!  I like Fall because of Football!  Just the atmosphere of game time, the traditions, all of it! Whether you support your local schools with Friday night football, or tailgate with friends for your favorite college team, it’s the time of year to enjoy! Get… Read the full article

Home Buying Tips

July 5th, 2016 | Posted by Debbie Rice

The most important first step in the home buying process is to get Pre-Approved!  This means a mortgage lender has checked your credit and verified your income and assets.  This gives you an edge with sellers looking for a quick, smooth deal. Find you an agent that can help you find listings and guide you… Read the full article

Benefits of Gardens

March 4th, 2016 | Posted by Debbie Rice

It seems in the past few years gardening and backyard “mini” farms have become more and more popular.  With Spring approaching many homeowners will take to the outdoors with the intention of sprucing up winter-wrecked yards.  Traditionally, a garden is assumed to be a place to grow fruits and vegetables, but gardens can take on… Read the full article

Add Curb Appeal to Your Property

February 10th, 2016 | Posted by Debbie Rice

An inviting entryway free of clutter can add substantial curb appeal to a property.  When selling a home, homeowners who emphasize curb appeal may find it far easier to sell their homes. Cleaning up the yard is one of the simpler yet most effective projects to improve a home’s curb appeal.  When selling a homeowner… Read the full article

Considering A Remodel

January 14th, 2016 | Posted by Debbie Rice

Remodeling may be a labor of love, but it’s also an investment that can seriously boost the value of your home.  Only by how much?   According to Remodeling magazine’s 2016 Cost vs. Value Report, you’ll recoup an average of 64% of what you paid for a renovation if you sell your home this year. To… Read the full article

It’s The Price That Sells

January 4th, 2016 | Posted by Debbie Rice

You’ve heard the old saying …. “Location, location, location.” The truth is location, condition, and price are all factors in the sell of your home. Location affects the value of a home, but it’s the price that sells the home.  The most desirable location in the world won’t sell at the wrong price. Every property… Read the full article

Tis The Season

December 17th, 2015 | Posted by Debbie Rice

We here at ReMax Lakefront want to wish each and every one a Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We know for our sellers it is difficult to keep the house looking festive while showing, but it sure is nice when we show a property for the possible new owner to see how lovely… Read the full article