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Kitchen Remodeling Tips that can Help Achieve your Vision

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Homeowners are always on the lookout for affordable ways to potentially increase their property value. Since home additions can be too pricey for most homeowners’, the simple remodeling of an essential room, like the kitchen, can go a long way towards improving the value of your home. Just make sure to follow these helpful kitchen remodeling tips.

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Topics: residential real estate, home additions, home maintenance, property value, house design, interior design

Summer Savings Tips to Reduce Energy Consumption at Home

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 5, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Sometimes air conditioning can be an absolute necessity for combatting the sweltering summer heat. That’s why a home typically consumes a greater amount of energy between June and September than it does throughout the rest of the year. Electric bills rise to astronomical highs during these months as a result. To reduce energy consumption and preserve some funds in the process, check out these summer savings that should do the trick if executed correctly.

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Topics: home improvement, home maintenance, Summer, residential real estate

Quick and Easy Home Improvement Tips for a Fixer-Upper

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 27, 2016 9:30:00 AM

When you’re in the market to buy a house, you may end up finding the perfect dream home with every feature and amenity you could possibly want. But sometimes, there’s a catch: it’s a bit of a fixer-upper. With just a little bit of home improvement, you can turn that fixer-upper into the jewel of the neighborhood.

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Topics: Buying, home improvement, home value, home maintenance

10 Not-So-Costly Improvements to Increase your Home Value

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 13, 2016 9:30:00 AM

If you think at some point you’ll be in the market to sell your home, you want to make sure it’s in the best shape possible in order to yield the highest return-on-interest. However, if you overspend on improvements, it could cancel out the profit you’d earn on an increased home value. Therefore, make use of these 10 cost-saving tips for upgrading your home and improving its property value.

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Topics: Tips, home value, property value, landscaping, home maintenance

A Summer Home Maintenance Checklist for Property Owners

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 29, 2016 9:30:00 AM

With the season changing from spring to summer, a whole new set of chores and tasks for your home presents itself. For those who rent out their house during the summer months, these touch-ups are even more essential, as you want to make sure your guest has the best possible experience. If your home is properly equipped to sustain this seasonal weather, your guests are more likely to give you favorable reviews and, in turn, you will gain more income. In order to make sure your vacation home is summer-ready, check out our complete home maintenance checklist.

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Topics: Long Island Real Estate, Tips, Renting, Summer, home maintenance

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