Christie's Real Estate Blog

BBQ Maintenance that Will Save Your Life

Posted on Aug 01, 2018

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more than 160 people are injured each year in BBQ mishaps. That doesn't sound like a lot considering the thousands of people who flip burgers on their backyard grills each year. But, you certainly don't want to be one of those injured! 

The best way to prevent fire and injury is maintenanc...

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3 Not-So-Obvious Indicators it's Time to Sell

Posted on Aug 01, 2018

There are many good reasons to put your property on the market. Some examples include a relocation, the kids leaving the nest, the need for something bigger or smaller, and the list goes on and on. 

However, there are also some less-than-obvious indicators that it may be time to sell. Consider the following: 

1. Your Property is no longer a Good "Fit...

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Lowering Shipping Fees When Shopping Online

Posted on Jul 31, 2018

Online shopping is growing by an average of 20 million new shoppers each year. That's a lot of people clicking and buying! You may be one of them. 

However, there's a cost to online shopping that's all too easy to overlook. Shipping fees. Imagine saving $10 on a luxury cookware set, only to be hit with a $15 delivery charge. Ouch. 

So how do you avoid...

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Four Things You Should Know About Staging

Posted on Jul 16, 2018

Four Things You Should Know About Staging 

You've probably heard about "home staging". As the name implies, it's all about arranging each room in your home in a way that will make the best impression on buyers. Here's what you need to know about staging if you're thinking of listing your property. 

1. Staging can get you a higher price. On average, a f...

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