Cheryl Bourland's blog

First Impressions Go a Long Way to a Successful Open House

welcome mat with shoes on itThe Open House is probably one of the most important ways that potential buyers can really get a good look at your home. Pictures on the internet can only do so much. While we are in the times of the Coronavirus, pictures may be the first gateway to your home but the Open House may be necessary to really seal a deal. What better way to give your home a fresh look before people even get out of the car than to rehab your curb appeal.

Have You Ever Had a Home Maintenance Inspection?

If you've been living in and loving your home for many years, then you probably want that happiness to continue into the future. One of the best ways to look out for your home's long-term health is to schedule a home maintenance inspection. Never heard of it? There's nothing mysterious about it; in fact, a home maintenance inspection is basically identical to the inspection that occurs prior to a home sale, but without the intent to sell! Keep reading for a brief explanation of why this inspection is a good idea.

Simple Ways to Reduce Your Water Use

With several states across the country facing the threat of a return of severe droughts, many people have become more conscious of the amount of water that they use on a daily basis. Even if you live in a region with no water supply issues, reducing your water consumption can result in a large decrease to your utility bills. With these things in mind, here are some simple home upgrades that will drastically decrease your water use according to curbed.com!