Homeowner Resources

Resources and information for homeowners from Coldwell Banker Heritage.

Home Buyer Resources Determining if it’s a Buyers’ or Sellers’ Market Is it the Right Time to Sell? Here’s the Formula to Find Out! So, you’re on the fence about selling your home. You’re not sure it’s the “right time” to sell. While many factors influence this decision, one important factor you may not have considered is the current housing market. You’ve probably heard the phrase […]
Homeowner Resources TikTok House Trends: How the Social Media Platform is Shaping Home Decor and Design TikTok has taken the world by storm, with its short-form videos entertaining millions of users around the globe. It’s no surprise that the social media platform has also influenced home decor and design trends. In this blog, we’ll explore some of the top TikTok house trends that are taking over social media. DIY Decor TikTok […]
Homeowner Resources Pet Proofing Your Yard: Keep Your Pets Happy & Safe This Summer As the weather warms up, our furry friends will want to spend more time lounging outside. To ensure their safety and happiness, it’s essential to pet-proof your yard. Here are some tips to keep your four-legged companions safe this summer: Install a Secure Fence A sturdy fence is crucial for your backyard to keep unwanted […]
Home Buyer Resources Curb Appeal and its Effects on Property Value Curb Appeal and Its Effect on Property Values When it comes to selling a home, first impressions are everything. The term “curb appeal” refers to the attractiveness of a property for sale and its surroundings when viewed from the street. The importance of curb appeal cannot be overstated, as it plays a crucial role in […]
Homeowner Resources First Year Homeownership: Essential Maintenance Checklist for Every New Homeowner Buying a new home is an exciting milestone, but it’s important to remember that owning a home requires maintenance and upkeep to keep it in good condition. As a new homeowner, it’s essential to learn how to properly maintain your property to avoid costly repairs in the future. Here are some important tips on the […]
Homeowner Resources Backyard Updates Perfect For Grill Masters and Outdoor Cooks Summer is just around the corner! Do you know what that means? It means that it is time for you to dust the cobwebs off of your grill and get your backyard ready for summer cookouts! What better way to spend your summer than to be surrounded by family and friends as you showcase your […]
Homeowner Resources Finding the Right Contractor: 7 Tips for Identifying Solid Professionals for Your Home Improvement Project Home improvement projects are an exciting undertaking that can add value to your property and enhance your living space. But finding the right contractors and vendors can be a daunting task. You want someone who is trustworthy, reliable, and skilled to work on your project. Here are some tips for identifying solid contractors and vendors […]
Homeowner Resources Is Your Home a Good Candidate for Solar Panels? You’ve probably heard a lot of talk about solar energy. But if you’re considering making a switch, your head might be swimming with questions, like – Will switching to solar energy allow me to save or spend more on bills? Can solar energy generate enough power for my home? Will I need to drain my […]
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Homeowner Resources Veggie Gardening 101: How to Get Started & What to Grow in Your Home Garden Spring is in full swing, which means it’s time to start planning your home garden! If you’re dreaming of fresh veggies grown in your own backyard, we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know to get started. Whether you have a spacious yard or a cozy patio, follow these tips to create a […]
Homeowner Resources Trendy vs. Timeless: Design Choices for the Long Haul In the dynamic realm of home design, the juxtaposition of trendy and timeless elements present a unique opportunity for homeowners. At Coldwell Banker Heritage, we understand the value of creating spaces that reflect current styles while ensuring enduring appeal. Here’s how to blend the best of both worlds in your home’s design for a look […]
Home Buyer Resources 2024 Real Estate Market Trends Welcome to the real estate world of 2024, where the market continues to evolve, presenting both challenges and exciting opportunities for investors, buyers, and sellers alike. In this blog post, we’ll explore the current trends shaping the real estate industry and provide insights to help you make informed decisions in this dynamic environment.     […]
Home Buyer Resources Stress-Reduction Tips for a Long Distance Move Last year 31 million people chose to move, and 9.5% of them moved across states. If you’re like one of these 3 million movers and plan to move across the state, then it’s not hard to imagine the stress that an interstate move would pose! From the search to packing to moving – many things […]
Home Seller Resources Renovate Your Home for Profitable Sales When planning to sell your home, it’s natural to think about making renovations to increase its market value. However, not all renovations are created equal. Some may significantly enhance your home’s resale value, while others might not be worth the investment. Coldwell Banker Heritage is here to guide you through the renovations that can truly […]
Homeowner Resources Creating a Sustainable Home: Easy Tips to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint As our planet faces increasing environmental challenges, it’s more important than ever to make conscious decisions about how we live our daily lives. One simple way to make a positive impact is to create a sustainable home. By reducing your carbon footprint at home, you can help to protect the planet for generations to come. […]
CB Cares Spreading Cheer to Those Who Won’t be Home for Christmas Supporting our Military this Holiday Season Whether you prefer it in the style of Bing Crosby, Michael Bublé, or Whitney Houston, the tune “I’ll be home for Christmas” is one of the most beloved Christmas songs around. Originally released by Bing Crosby in 1943, “I’ll be Home for Christmas” was written from the perspective of […]
Home Buyer Resources Higher Interest Rates Won’t Stop the Benefits of Homeownership: Why Buying a Home is Still a Good Investment Purchasing a home is one of the biggest investments that most people will make in their lifetime. While rising interest rates can make buying a home more expensive, it is still a good investment for several reasons. In this blog, we’ll explore why it’s still a good investment to purchase a home, even with higher […]
Home Buyer Resources Mortgage Loan Options to Consider in 2023 Buying a home is a significant financial decision, and securing a mortgage loan is an essential part of the home buying process. However, with so many loan options available, it can be challenging to know which one is best for you. In 2023, there are a few home loan options to consider.   Conventional Loan […]
Homeowner Resources Creating Your Own Outdoor Theater Bring the Movie Experience Home Looking for some fun without a crowd? Bring the experience of being at the movies home with you by creating an outdoor movie theater! Skip the lines, get the best seats, and best of all – have your favorite snacks! Here are our tips for helping you make this dream […]
Homeowner Resources The Importance of Home Maintenance: Why Regular Upkeep is Essential The Importance of Home Maintenance: Why Regular Upkeep is Essential Home maintenance is an essential part of owning a property. Regular upkeep can help prevent expensive repairs, ensure the safety of your family, and increase the value of your home. In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of home maintenance and why regular upkeep is […]
Homeowner Resources Best Home Projects to Tackle in the Fall Apple picking, pumpkin patches, beautiful scenes — it’s no wonder that fall is a fan favorite! Temperatures start to cool off and you start looking forward to the upcoming holidays. While it is easy to get distracted with all of the fun fall festivities, it is also the perfect time to work on some of […]