Category Archives: Buying or Selling a Home

Markatos Services Inc. has gathered a collection of ways to selling your home in a poor housing market. Here you will find tips and tricks on ways to prep your house before putting it on the market. Find out how to prepare for an open house, choosing the right paint color, home staging tips, and interior decorating tips.

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4 Easy Steps to an Organized Laundry Room

Make caring for your clothes easier by creating an efficient work area. Let these bright ideas inspire you. Step 1: Install a drying rack or clothesline so you can hang items not meant for the dryer. It’s also smart to … Continue reading

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Winterize Your Home – Inside and Out

Winter can be great for those of us that love the snow and ice. For the rest of us, the post-Halloween weather can be a headache for many reasons.  It’s a heightened time for car accidents, as well as sky-rocketed … Continue reading

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TREND ALERT: BLUE IS GETTING BRIGHTER AND HAPPIER

I found this blog by Maria Killam called “Colour Me Happy”. Great blog! Check out her recent article about the trending color blue… Photo by Maria Killam At one of the CMG Conferences a speaker once said ‘If you want … Continue reading

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Garage Organization Made Simple

Get your garage together with a few simple steps Professional organizer and Mission: Organization guest Kristin Long offers web-exclusive tips: An orderly garage is within reach. Just take a step back and instead of rushing out to the hardware store for yet … Continue reading

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Home Selling Tips – Closets

Home buyers love a lot of storage space, and they appreciate homes that have well- equipped storage areas, linen cupboards and closets. Your closets should create added value even if your home is short on storage areas. People tend to … Continue reading

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Staging Bathrooms

Home Staging 101: Staging Bathrooms  {This is part 4 in a series called Home Staging 101.  The lovely and talented Kym Tarr of Shoestring Home Staging is teaching us all how to stage a home for sale. Join me as I learn how … Continue reading

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Preparing for an Open House

An open house is a great way to show off your home. In a tough market it’s even more important for your home to stand out—in a good way—to potential buyers. Before you open the doors, be sure to pay … Continue reading

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