KEEPING IT REAL
A Blog Regarding All That Is Happening In Pittsburgh’s Real Estate Marketplace.
Warm Weather Style Updates To Do This Weekend
With temperatures continuing to rise, summertime is right around the corner. While the season may not officially begin for a few more weeks, it’s hard not to get excited. Whether you have plans to be soaking in the sunshine on a far-away beach, or plan on spending your summer relaxing around the house, summer is one of the most special times of the year, a rare opportunity to focus on relaxing and having a little fun! It’s also a great opportunity to give your home a seasonal makeover, embracing all the best of current trends while giving your home the look and feel of a fun summer destination.
Places Buyers Look When Viewing your Home
When you’re selling your home, there’s a lot on your mind! It’s a very involved process, and there’s a lot you’ll be thinking about. An important part of the selling process is giving interested buyers an opportunity to see inside your home, both in listing photos and videos as well as in person during showings and open houses. These in-person tours of your home will be when those buyers dig deep into your home: while some may be more focused on the big picture and focus on spaces like bedrooms and the kitchen, you might be surprised to know where many buyers will look when viewing a property. Generally, buyers want to know two things: will the house work for them, and how well was it maintained during your ownership?
The Psychology of Clutter | Anthony Leone Group Pittsburgh Real Estate
Don’t let them fool you: clutter happens to everyone. Even the most organized people can easily fall victim to clutter. Surprisingly, even the neat freaks among us can go months without realizing their own clutter. There are psychological reasons why we tend to notice...
6 Factors That Could Damage Your Credit Score
If you’re dreaming of purchasing a home, you’ve probably got a lot on your mind! From finding an agent and looking for homes, to saving for a down payment and getting approved for a loan: there’s a lot on your plate. In particular, finding a lender and being approved...
8 Forgotten Places to Spring Clean This Season—And How to Clean Them
Spring cleaning is often the time of year many do a deep cleaning in their home giving us the chance to scrub some of the places we don’t normally think about throughout our usual cleaning rotation. But regardless of how deep you clean, there may still be some areas...
Getting Your Yard & Garden Ready for Warm Weather
While we’re just starting to say goodbye to the frigid temperatures of winter, warmer temperatures and more sunshine are on their way. But before you pull out the grill and dust off your lawn chairs, take some time to make sure your yard and garden are ready for the...
Is It Time to Move? 5 Telltale Signs
For those apprehensive about moving, it’s important to realize that sometimes, even the most beloved home simply isn’t cutting it anymore. There are many reasons why it’s time you move on and find somewhere that better fits your needs today. Are you starting to wonder if it’s time to move? Here are 6 telltale signs that it’s time to give us a call and get more information.
Ways to Show Your Home Some Love This Month
February is a month filled with love and appreciation, centered around Valentine’s Day. It’s a special opportunity to recognize the most important relationships in our life, and to celebrate them with the people we love most. From cards and candy to roses and...
Smart-Home Devices May Save on Home Insurance
There’s more to smart devices than just making it easier to start up a cup of coffee- they can also make your home safer, and in some instances, even help you save on home insurance. With so many different devices on the market, you might be impressed to learn just how many options you have to help protect your investment, all while saving a few dollars on your monthly premium.
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