Wednesday, June 22, 2022 / by Cindy Bunch
This week, the Bunch Team is happy to host guest blogger, Candace Sigmon! You could say Candace Sigmon was born to DIY. She has always loved to tinker, fix, and build, and she has been working on home projects with her dad pretty much ever since she could hold a hammer. She created AtHomeHelper.com because she thought it might be fun to share some of what she has learned along the way as well as resources that she finds especially useful.---
Watching your in-home business grow is an exciting time. However, what do you do if you start to outgrow your home? To keep the convenience of working and living in the same place, you can upgrade. Consider these five tips from the Bunch Team for finding a house that accommodates your family and your business.
1. Evaluate What You Need
What isn't working for you currently, and how could you improve on it in your next home? Evaluate the needs your home is not meeting and write down exactly what you need from a new one ...
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 / by Cindy Bunch
Your front door is your home’s first impression before your guests even walk inside. Also, during the summer months, your porch is a place you’re more likely to spend visiting, hosting, relaxing, or even working. Therefore, the front door color can significantly impact how the front porch looks and feels. The right color can transform the space into an inviting, welcoming, and restful space. If you’re looking to paint your front door, below are some of the best colors to create a space that will impress your guests and where you’ll want to spend time.
Where to StartThe best paint color is the color that will be cohesive with your home and the vegetation and botanicals surrounding your home. For example, the front door color should complement the home’s architectural elements, such as brick, stone, siding, and roof. It should also complement the surrounding trees, shrubbery, and flowers.
Lighting is another essential factor to consider when selecting a pa. ...
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 / by Cindy Bunch
Whether or not you have children, the school district should be essential for your home search. Knowing the quality of the local school district should be a factor you consider, in addition to the home criteria, location, walkability, access to highways and public transportation, plus any other criteria that is important to you. A home in an excellent school district can protect your house from market fluctuation and aid in resale value. If you’re embarking on a home search, here are some reasons why you should always consider the school district during your home search and what to look for.
Determine What’s Important to You in a School
If you have children or plan on having children, some factors contribute to a school’s overall experience beyond the ratings and test scores. These factors could include the general environment, parental involvement, teacher credentials, and extracurricular activities.
Stable Home Values
Buying a home in a good school district ca; ...
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 / by Cindy Bunch
The most common time to list a home is during the spring selling season. However, timing doesn’t always work out as expected. If you’re considering selling your home during the summer instead, it comes with its own pros and cons. Explore the benefits and drawbacks of selling your home during the summertime.
Pros of Selling Your Home During the Summer:
Capitalize on a Low Inventory Market
The current market is still a seller’s market with low inventory. By listing your home this summer, you can take advantage of this market as a seller and likely get your asking price or higher.
Summer Buyers Often Have a Sense of Urgency
Whether potential buyers have already sold their home during the spring selling season and need to move into a new house or have school-aged children and need to be in the new school district by the start of the school year, summertime buyers often have a higher sense of urgency.
You Get to Move During Nice Weather
Moving during the summer ma; ...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 / by Cindy Bunch
Summer means vacations, leisurely pool days, and outdoor entertaining. Listing your home during the summer and keeping it in show-ready condition isn’t always ideal, but the effort will pay off when you accept the offer on your home. In addition, listing your home during the summer means you can capitalize on a low-inventory market and appeal to buyers with a sense of urgency, among other benefits. If you plan on listing your home during the summer, read for tips to navigate the selling experience.
Hire a Professional Landscaping Service
Your home’s curb appeal is critical during the summer. It’s your home’s first impression and the best time of year to take advantage of the lush grass, vibrant garden, and seasonal foliage. Hire landscapers to ensure your home’s landscaping is optimal, laying down sod and planting additional shrubbery and flowers where needed. Have a lawn mowing service come weekly, so your yard always has a fresh cut.
Hire a Weekly C; ...