Improved air quality in your home is essential for your overall health and well-being. Every time you open a door, outdoor emissions seep into your home. Other pollutants come from everyday building materials, appliances, heating and cooling units, and your favorite pet. Luckily with a few changes, you can improve your indoor air quality.
Check out the list below for simple tasks to improve your home's indoor environment compiled by our real estate agents.
Not every project is meant for do-it-yourselfers to tackle. Some projects are dangerous or just not feasible for the average homeowner to complete. Plus, poorly completed projects can even negatively impact the resale value of your home. Before you grab your toolbox, make sure you call an expert when handling the following home improvement projects.
With more people than ever staying at home, this year's spring cleaning is getting some extra attention. Whether you're trying to get your kitchen spotless before adding it to the inventory of Las Vegas homes for sale or you just want to make your home look great, learning how to clean stainless steel appliances the right way can make a huge difference.
Luckily, a few of our REALTORS® are cleaning pros. They've pulled together this list of their top secrets for making your stainless steel sparkle.
Before you start cleaning, you'll want to make sure you have some soft microfiber cloths. This is your best option as they're non-abrasive and won't cause scratches.
Always avoid things that can damage the surface of your appliances, including steel wool, scouring powders, ammonia, or bleach. Instead, try one of these four simple and effective cleaning methods.
Who says you can't have a garden in the desert? Our REALTORS® love the convenience of eating fresh fruits and vegetables from their own backyard. Plus, making a raised garden bed in your Las Vegas home is super easy. Follow these 10 simple steps.
Great landscaping is a vital component for any home. Not only does landscaping improve the curb appeal of your home, but it creates a relaxing space that your family will want to use. Las Vegas has a distinct desert climate that requires certain types of vegetation. Our REALTORS® compiled a list of plants that are ideal candidates for your Las Vegas home.
Spring will be at our doorstep before you know it, and you can bet our real estate agents are ready! The arrival of spring brings a lot of opportunities, but as a homeowner, one of the best things about spring is that it offers a chance to spruce up your landscaping.
Of course, over our many years offering Las Vegas homes for sale, we've learned that Las Vegas lawns come with a few unique challenges. Not to worry! Facing a challenge is a great way to encourage creativity, and these landscaping ideas will help you revitalize your property this spring.
There are many beautiful Las Vegas homes for sale right now, making it more important than ever to make sure your home stands out from the crowd.
Our real estate agents work with many potential buyers, so they're familiar with the features they're looking for. One of the most common things they hear is that buyers want homes already equipped with smart home technology. While this used to be an added selling point, now it's becoming more of a necessity.
Keep in mind, not all smart home tech is created equally. Before you start dumping money into the latest tech upgrades, check out this list of the smart home features that today's buyers really want!
The new year is right around the corner, and now is the ideal time to start planning your home improvement projects for the year ahead. The following are five projects that our brokers recommend for maximizing your comfort and the market value of your home.
Owning a home is a significant responsibility that takes more than merely having the funds to cover the mortgage payment. When you're looking at Las Vegas homes for sale, it's crucial that you thoroughly account for the maintenance and costs that go along with the property. Don't be surprised when the bills come rolling in! The following are five "hidden" expenses that are easily overlooked by home buyers in Las Vegas.
Our real estate agents are asked regularly what buyers look for in Las Vegas home for sale. Of course, sellers want to make their homes as appealing as possible, and sometimes that means making improvements. Other times it means making sure the features you already have are showcased and buyers are aware of them even before they see the property in person. These exterior features are guaranteed to delight buyers and make them take notice.
Putting a fresh coat of paint on your home is one of the most effective and affordable ways to make it look updated, increase its value and help it sell faster. With so many different types of Las Vegas homes for sale, our real estate agents are well-versed in determining what works and what doesn't when it comes to color choices and painting. These five tips on painting your home to sell can make it stand out from the crowd and lead to a quick sale.
If you want your home to be among the Las Vegas homes for sale this spring, then there's no doubt you're already thinking about the maintenance that needs to be done to your home. Making sure everything is tidy and in good repair will make your home more attractive to potential buyers. To help you out, our real estate agents share some items you should absolutely have on that spring maintenance checklist to ensure that your home is ready to sell.
A new year offers new opportunities, and for many on the Las Vegas area, it's a great time to start thinking about selling your home. Our real estate agents are here to help, and if you're thinking about getting your home ready to sell in the new year, these are the steps you can start taking today.
What do you do if your dream home just isn't in your budget? That's easy – buy a fixer-upper and turn it into your dream home.
Of course, finding a great fixer-upper and transforming it into a palace isn't always an easy task. That's why our real estate agents are eager to share some tips on how to navigate from fixer-upper to dream home.
Every home remodel starts with a goal, whether it's to create more space, update the interior or add value to your house. One thing we've learned in many years of listing Las Vegas homes for sale is that not all remodels turn out the way the homeowner might have hoped. If you'd like to add personality while increasing your home's value, these home improvements offer the best return on your investment.
When you're getting your home ready for the market, it's easy to focus on making renovations and staging the interior, while neglecting one of the most important aspects – curb appeal. Whether a potential buyer is stopping at your open house or browsing an online listing of Las Vegas homes for sale, the first thing they will notice is your home's outward appearance.
First impressions are crucial, and boosting your curb appeal is one of the best things you can do to make a good impression. These easy landscaping fixes will make your home look great, and may even increase its value.
When you begin your search for Las Vegas homes for sale, consider buying a house that includes smart home technology. Smart home technology is a term that refers to homes that have appliances, lighting and security systems as well as heating and air conditioning units that are connected and operated remotely by the owner through a smartphone, tablet or other electronic device.
Here are five reason to consider smart home technology for your home in Las Vegas.