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Ways To Get Your Home Ready For Summer

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Ways To Get Your Home Ready For Summer

Now that summer is quickly approaching, it's the perfect time to refresh and brighten your home. It’s time to put away the faux fur throws and plaid wool pillows and bring in some vibrant colors and light, airy fabrics and textiles. To help you freshen your home this summer, we provided you with a list of ideas to freshen up your space!    Clean Windows It’s fina

What To Avoid When Moving With Pets

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What To Avoid When Moving With Pets

There’s no doubt that pets add another layer of stress and complication to a move, but of course we wouldn’t leave them behind for the world. And moving with an animal can be done safely! Read on to learn seven mistakes people make when moving with a pet and how to avoid them.   1. Not Preparing Your Pet for The Move A move is always stressful for an animal, even ifthey’

Pending or Contingent?

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Pending or Contingent?

Each home listing has a status that’s updated by information that the listing agent feeds into the multiple listing service (MLS). A home listed contingent or pending are under contract, but there’s still a chance for you to buy it. Most purchase offers for the buyer to back out if they can’t get financing, the home doesn’t pass inspection, or the hom

How To Host The Ultimate Open House

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How To Host The Ultimate Open House

Did you know, open houses are a great way to show off your home and attract prospective buyers? Preparing the house and property for visitors takes a little time, but welcoming potential buyers with a little hospitality goes a long way towards making a sale. Make a checklist and work the plan, so you don’t leave anything out!   1. Landscaping Make sure that your grass is cut, bushe

Gifts Your Mom Will Love This Mother’s Day

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Gifts Your Mom Will Love This Mother’s Day

Mark your calendars! Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 9th -- and after this crazy year, this Mother’s Day is a great time to shower your mother in some much-deserved attention. Whether you see her everyday or she lives far away, you can show your appreciation with a gift that shows your gratitude. Having a hard time picking out the perfect gift? Well, we've created a 2022 Mother&rs

Stouffer Realty Launches Pawfect Home Sweepstakes

Stouffer Realty Launches Pawfect Home Sweepstakes

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stouffer Realty is proud to announce the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Pawfect Home Sweepstakes, where individuals can enter for a chance to win a custom-built, pint-sized replica of their own home for their loyal companion. Through June 6, 2022, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is giving consumers a chance to win their dog, cat, lizard, bird, rabbit or even gol

5 Ways To Go Green At Home This Earth Day

5 Ways To Go Green At Home This Earth Day

Did you know Earth Day is right around the corner? There are plenty of things you can do to celebrate mother earth every day, but we suggest starting in your home! Don’t worry, we aren’t suggesting installing expensive solar panels on your home or buying the most high-end, energy-efficient appliances to do your part to protect the environment. Instead, we want to give you some easy way

Ways To Celebrate National Lawn and Garden Month This April

Ways To Celebrate National Lawn and Garden Month This April

Did you know that April is National Lawn and Garden Month? Well now that you do, it’s time to celebrate! Many people use this as a month to focus on their own garden or lawn and others use it as an opportunity to beautify their community. However you want to celebrate, we got you covered!    Organize a Neighborhood Clean Up Gardening extends beyond your backyard. It’

Spring Into A New Career: Why Real Estate Might Be For You

Spring Into A New Career: Why Real Estate Might Be For You

Did the winter blues get you down last season? If so, maybe it’s time for a career refresh! Since prime real estate season is heating up right along with the weather, now may be the perfect time to spring into a career in real estate! While you’re contemplating your professional reincarnation this spring, here are 10 characteristics that could mean you would make a great real estate

The Ultimate 2022 Spring Cleaning Guide

The Ultimate 2022 Spring Cleaning Guide

Spring cleaning might seem like a daunting task, but with a little love, your home will be looking brand new! Spring cleaning is essential to a happy and healthy home. From the bedrooms to bathrooms, to the living room, use this checklist to tackle every room in your home.     Home Maintenance Change batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Check all