Rivero Realtors News April 2024
 
 
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Don't Make These Mistakes When Getting a Home Inspection

When scheduling a home inspection, knowing what to do and what to avoid is crucial. Review these common mistakes to ensure a better inspection experience.

Attempting a DIY Inspection
Trying to do your own home inspection without professional help is a big mistake. While it might uncover obvious issues like weak spots in floors... Read More
 
Transform Your Kitchen Scraps into Nutrient-Rich Compost

Don’t toss kitchen scraps and coffee grounds in the trash. By composting them, you’ll reduce landfill waste and enrich your garden soil. Follow these tips to create nutrient-rich compost for a thriving garden.

Get the Right Mix
Successful composting requires a balanced blend of green and brown materials. Greens—such as vegetable peelings... Read More
 
With Elevated Mortgage Rates, More Buyers Turn to Cash

Existing-home sales climbed in January, with gains reported in the Midwest, South, and West, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Sales were steady in the Northeast. Year-over-year sales grew in the West but declined in the Northeast, Midwest, and South. “While home sales remain sizably lower than a couple of years ago, January’s monthly gain is the start of... Read More
 
 
 
Five Renovations That Can Impact Your Homeowners Insurance Rate

Spring is a popular time for homeowners to start home improvement projects. Enhancing your house can increase its appeal and boost its value. However, before you begin, it’s important to be aware that your upgrades and renovations may impact your homeowners insurance rate.

Improvements That Raise Your Insurance

Increasing Square Footage
A larger home poses a greater risk for accidents, necessitating adjustments to your homeowners insurance to cover the additional risk... Read More
 
Boost Curb Appeal by Enhancing Your Front Door

The front door makes a big first impression. It’s the main focal point of a home’s front porch, which is the most eye-catching part of the home’s exterior. If you have a beautiful, unique front door, it will accent the entryway and immediately add a higher curb appeal attraction. Use these tips to create a front door that will really stand out.

Captivating Color
You only have one front door, so make it a spectacular color. Cover your existing door with new paint that creates a bold statement, such as sunshine yellow, bright red, or turquoise blue. Or choose a neutral hue.... Read More

 

Debbi & Rich Rivero  -  (443) 386-1306 Rivero Realtors News  -  April 2024