Selling Your Small Home? Know How To Make Your Small Rooms Appear Larger

If you are trying to sell your small home, you may find that potential buyers are frequently commenting on its size. While a smaller home may have been great for you, it can be uninviting for others. Here are some tips that can help make smaller rooms feel bigger and welcoming. Brighten Up The Room A room that is bright will naturally feel bigger than one that is dark. You'll want to make sure that your small rooms have plenty of light, either by opening windows or placing a lamp in the room. Read More 

3 Tips For Ensuring That Your Estate Sale Goes Well

If you are in charge of holding an estate sale for a family member that has passed away, there are a few things that you can do that should help increase the success of the sale and ensure that most of your deceased family member's items are sold. Be Careful About The Date Most estate sales last at least a couple of days to ensure that everyone who wants to purchase items from the estate has ample time to come, check out the inventory, make purchasing decisions and arrange for transportation of the items that they select. Read More 

Cat Peed on the Upholstery? DIY Tips to Get the Stain Out

Cat pee on upholstery can be a big problem. Unless the upholstery is cleaned very well, the cat urine stain can smell very bad. In addition, cats have a way of peeing in the same place multiple times. Removing the stain entirely may discourage your cat from repeating the offense, but stain removal of this nature can be a challenge. The following tips will help you remove cat urine from your home's sofa, love seat, or upholstered arm chair. Read More 

5 Tips For Utilizing Your Packing Material To Set Up A Compost Pile After A Move

One of the benefits of hiring professional packing services is that you have more time to plan creative projects in your new home instead of packing and unpacking your belongings. Before you resell your materials to your packing company or recycle them, you may want to consider using some or all of your packing materials to start a compost pile for your garden. With proper planning, packing materials can provide the perfect base for your compost system. Read More 

How First-Time Home-Buyership Programs Help You Qualify For A Mortgage

The real estate lending market has been challenging over the past few years, but that doesn't mean first- time home-buyers can't qualify for a mortgage on a new home. The major hurdle first-time home-buyers have is getting approved by the lending officer. Here is how participating in a home-buyership program can help you get approved by a lending officer for a commercial bank. Maintaining the Property First-time homeowner programs are aimed at people who rent who may, or may not, have a background in living in a home that was owned by an immediate family member like your mom, dad, or both. Read More