1. Home improvements that will add value to your home.

    Summer is one of the best times to start working on your home improvement projects. Especially when they are connected to the outdoor entertainment space or the space that is in between. Good projects to consider during the summer: Patio or screened porch- great for adding value and you get to enjoy…Read More

  2. Thinking of putting your home on the market?

    We are going into the home buying season. Prices look strong for sellers and there is quite a bit of talk about the low inventory.  You might be thinking that now is the time to put your home on the market while things look good. Before doing so, you start to look around your home at the projects t…Read More

  3. Get Your House Ready For Sale – Systems Check

    You want your home to be in top condition when it comes on the market. Buyers will feel more confident about the value of your home if all the major systems have been maintained properly and there are no “unknowns” about them. Buyers love details and information. Here is how to give it to them u…Read More

  4. Get Your House Ready For Sale – Curb Appeal

    You only get once chance to make a good first impression! When you put your house on the market, the first thing buyers usually do is drive by to see if it is something they even want to look at. Is your home giving a great first impression? Is it inviting them to see the inside? Read on for great t…Read More

  5. Should You Do It Yourself Or Hire a Contractor

    When it comes to making home improvements before selling or after buying, the decision to do it yourself or hire a contractor can be difficult. On one hand, you can save money by doing it yourself, but if you don’t have a lot of time or help, the entire project may take a lot longer than planned. …Read More

  6. How to Give Any House Sales Appeal

    When you are trying to sell a home, it is important to make it as appealing as possible. Many people do not realize that their home holds no sales appeal, and that is why it takes them longer to sell their home. In today’s buyer’s market, you have to make your home as inviting as possible if you…Read More

  7. Steps You Should Take to Prepare Your Home for Winter

    Winter is almost fully upon us in Maine. For homeowners this means that now is the perfect time to prepare your home for winter.  The Energy Department states that drafts can waste between 5% and 30% of the energy used throughout your home.  To help reduce those numbers, we are going to provide y…Read More

  8. Are you Looking to Update Your Kitchen Floor?

      Your kitchen floor is probably the most abused surface in your home.  It sees more traffic than any other area and suffers damage from dropped items, chairs and other things on a regular basis. Because of this, it is important that you choose a floor that can sustain some of this damage and cont…Read More

  9. Planning to Put your Home on the Market in the Spring?

    There is still time to enhance your curb appeal for a spring home listing. If you are thinking about putting your home on the market in the spring, now is a great time to think about the curb appeal. Many garden centers are offering a discount on shrubs and all have an assortment of shrubs at great …Read More

  10. Most Common Repairs For New Homeowners

    Congratulations, you’ve finally found the home that you had only imagined existed. But now that you’ve started  unpacking and are settling in, you may have run across some issues that you didn’t notice during your last walk-through of the property. The good news is, that many of the issues yo…Read More