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July
19

A healthy, more eco-friendly lawn is not only attainable, but it can even be easy. Here's how you can start.

You want your yard to look its best, but you're concerned about exposing your family and pets to a host of potentially dangerous chemicals commonly found in lawn care products. Fortunately, there are multiple organic ways to enhance the appearance of your yard without turning to traditional lawn care techniques.

In addition to being safer for your household, organic lawn care is also better for the environment. Our real estate agents suggest following these tips to make your lawn care more organic.

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April
12

Looking forward to a lush garden this summer? Here's how you can start prepping now.

Spring is officially here, and even though the temperatures haven't embraced the new season, it's still a fantastic time to begin planning your garden. Our real estate agents know that a well-kept garden also makes a property more appealing to potential buyers. Follow these tips to get your gardening prep started. 

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March
28

Want to make sure your home keeps (or even exceeds) its initial investment? Here's where you can start.

Looking for ways to increase your home's value but don't want to be bogged down with seemingly endless home improvement projects? Fortunately, our real estate agents know that there are simple, effective things you can do to boost your home's value. Here are a few options that will assist you with raising your home's value. 

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February
14

Choosing the right flooring is a big decision. Here's how you can make the right choice and and transform your home.

Choosing the right flooring for your home will set the tone for each room. Our real estate agents understand that when you buy a home, you may want to make a few changes that will make your new home your own. Changing or upgrading the flooring is sometimes the first step a new homeowner will take simply because it is easier to install while the home is still empty. The following are the top five flooring trends for 2022.

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January
24

Every new year sees new design trends to shake up your home. Here's what to look out for in 2022.

It's a new year, and with the new year comes a slew of new design trends. Many of the top 2022 design trends focus on creating a peaceful space that helps homeowners feel emotionally and physically at ease. Here are some of the 2022 design trends our real estate agents expect to see.

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December
27

Winter weather doesn't have to be frightful. Here's how you can transform your living room into a winter escape.

Thanks to frigid temperatures, short days, and icy precipitation, most homeowners spend more time at home during the winter months. Now is a fantastic time to ensure that your living room is the perfect winter escape.

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November
24

The holidays are here, and that probably means you'll have guests. Here's how you can make them feel at home.

The season for holiday dinners and parties is almost here; to ensure you and your guests have a fantastic time, our real estate agents suggest checking out some of the most common holiday hosting mistakes.

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October
11

It wouldn't be fall without pumpkins. Here are some fun ways you can utilize these autumn staples.

Pumpkins are the perfect decoration for the fall season, giving your home a festive touch from the first day of autumn through Thanksgiving. Our real estate agents know that there are a few ways to repurpose your pumpkins to maximize their usefulness. Here are some fun ways to use your fall pumpkins. 

  1. Make a Crunchy Seasonal Treat
    Pumpkin seeds are a nutritious option when you're in the mood for a crunchy snack. Not only are they packed full of flavor, but they're rich in vitamins and minerals, like vitamin K, zinc, phosphorous, iron, and vitamin B12. Gather your pumpkin seeds by removing the pulp from inside the pumpkin. You can then use your hands to remove the seeds. Grab your colander and rinse the seeds to remove more of the pulp.

    Once you're through rinsing the seeds, spread them out on a paper towel so they can dry. While they're drying, preheat your oven to 275 degrees Fahrenheit. Put your seeds on a cookie sheet and spray them with oil or a little melted butter. Then, add your preferred seasonings. Some tasty options include sea salt, garlic salt, fall seasonings (like cinnamon and all-spice), and pepper.

    Roast the seeds until they're golden-brown; this usually takes about 10 or 20 minutes. Stir them every 5 minutes so that they don't scorch. 
  1. Try a New Carving Technique
    Instead of breaking out your carving kit, grab a mallet and some spooky cookie cutters to carve your pumpkin. You'll want to scrape your pumpkin's walls so that they're about 3/4 of an inch thick. Position your cookie cutter in place, and tap it with the mallet until it's all the way through. Then, use a knife to carve around the cookie cutter and remove the cutout. You can do as many or as few as you'd like on the same pumpkin.
  1. Use Your Pumpkins as Planters
    Pumpkins make fantastic planters for your favorite autumn flowers. They're also quick and easy to make. If you're ready to add your home to the list of Lewisburg homes for sale, floral arrangements are a gorgeous way to greet potential buyers. Use a knife to remove the top of the pumpkin. Scoop out the pulp, and fill the pumpkin about halfway full with potting soil. Put your plants on top of the soil and add additional soil until the pumpkin is full. 
  1. Repurpose Your Pumpkins as Candles
    A fall-themed candle is an irresistible part of the season. Make your own festive-smelling candles with pumpkins. Remove the tops of the pumpkins, and scoop out the pulp. Put your candle wick at the bottom of the pumpkin, and use a pencil to hold it upright. Melt your wax and add a couple of drops of candle oil or cinnamon essential oil. Let the wax harden, trim your wicks, and enjoy your candle. 
  1. Bake a Batch of Pumpkin Cookies
    Pumpkin cookies are a delicious, easy-to-make fall treat. You can even customize the cookies with chocolate chips or cream cheese frosting for an added touch.

    You'll need about a cup of pumpkin for your recipe. Use it in place of canned pumpkin (cup for cup) in your favorite pumpkin cookie recipe. Or, try out this tasty recipe for soft pumpkin cookies

Want a home with more space for fall festivities? Contact us today to sell your home!

September
7

Is your home feeling a little cluttered? Here's how you can maximize your storage and save space.

If your home lacks conventional storage areas (like a garage or linen closet) or if you just don't have the space you need to stow your stuff, it's time to get creative with your storage solutions. Our real estate agents know that a few smart storage hacks can instantly maximize the functionality of your home. So here are some practical ideas to expand your home's storage space.

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July
26

Is your breakfast bar looking a little stale? Here's how you can transform it with little effort.

A breakfast bar is an excellent addition to any home, and it appeals to buyers when it's time to sell your house. You have a cozy space to enjoy a delicious snack or just converse and relax with your family and friends.

Our real estate agents know that a few small changes can easily enhance the look of your breakfast bar. Here are a few tips to help you give your breakfast bar a makeover.

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