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The Real Value of Staging in Selling Your Home (Part 3...

In Part 1 of this 3 part series on home staging, we looked at the importance of cleaning and decorating your home when preparing it for sale. In Part 2 , we discussed more intensive home staging and staging vacant properties. In this final post of the series, we explain the realities of home staging in the digital age. Showing Off the Staging Nowadays a …

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The Real Value of Staging in Selling Your Home (Part 2...

In Part 1 of this 3 part series on home staging we looked at the importance of cleaning, decluttering, and decorating your home when preparing it for sale. In this next post, more intensive home staging, working with vacant properties, and the lengths Coastal Realty REALTORS® will go to in order to help clients prepare their homes for sale are discussed.   Home Staging …

The Real Value of Staging in Selling Your Home (Part 1...

What is home staging? It means different things to home sellers in different situations, but essentially it is the act of making a home look visually appealing to buyers. For some it might be a matter of cleaning and decluttering; for others, it involves a major overhaul.  In the next few blog posts we’ll take a closer look of the various aspects of the …

Beaches of the South Coast

July on the South Coast — what a wonderful time of year to live here! Temperatures are usually more comfortable for us than for our neighbors to the north and west. There are festivals, feasts, and fun, fun, fun! Best of all, we have warm water beaches galore! Here’s just a sampling of some of our favorite beaches in the area:   Horseneck Beach …

Use Color Effectively

Effectively using color throughout your home can showcase your personality while tying together the whole space. Use a Thread of Color Give each room its own color personality while ensuring a cohesive feeling by using a single hue as a theme that runs throughout. Select Your Favorite: If you love lots of color, you can still achieve flow by choosing one hue to be …

Update Your Bathroom for under $50

You don’t need to rip out walls or install new plumbing to give your bathroom a fresh new look! Here are five simple ideas for under $50. New towels: It’s not necessary to buy a whole new set of towels. Buy a new color of hand towels or washcloths that complement your existing color palette. Roll them up and place them standing up in a …

Coastal Realty Moving Tips

Planning ahead for your move will make it less stressful and a more positive experience. Although this is not always possible, here are a few tips and techniques to make your move easier. If you hire a moving company they will pack everything for you, however you should pack your important paperwork and any sentimental items. If you have children allow them to help …

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10 Things to Do After You Sell Your House

Once you sell your house, it is a good idea to: Keep copies of all the paperwork related to closing and settlement. Although it might be tempting to run the mountain of paperwork through the shredder or tuck it away in storage, you’ll want to have it handy for April 15. When you file your taxes you’ll need documentation for the expenses and proceeds …

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