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Trendy Colors for a House Facelift

Change up the look of your house with a new color scheme

By Mike Hall, Broker/Agent/Owner

Trendy paint colors for your home

Help your house stand out with a fresh coat of paint.

If you’re looking for a way to update the look of your house, some new paint might just do the trick. Here’s a sample of trending color schemes, from daring bold hues to classic combinations.

  • Ivory, white, and aqua – use a basic neutral with white trim, and add some aqua blue accents
  • Cool green, butter yellow, and classic white – pick a light green shade and accent with some soft yellow and contrasting white
  • Slate blue and white – Add some depth and contrast with this deep greyish blue
  • Apricot, peach cream, and green – Create your front door as the focus by using shades of a neutral and then a great door color
  • Canary yellow and soft blue – Create a warm and welcoming home with a big pop of color
  • Clay and chocolate brown – Use your home’s materials to draw color ideas, like pulling colors from the brick or stone on the exterior
  • Classic white and black – For a timeless look, keep things white and simple with clean black accents
  • Dark and light...

Tips for a Stellar Yard Sale

Declutter your house and earn a little cash!

By Mike Hall, Broker/Agent/Owner

Host a yard sale

Clear out your old stuff one warm spring weekend.

Whether you’re hoping to clear out some extra stuff before a big move or you’re ready to destash the pileup in your garage, a yard sale is a great way to clean out the extras. Now that the weekends are warmer and the bargain-hunters are scanning the ads, you might just find the right opportunity.

Here are some tips for hosting a yard sale that will leave your basement clean and your wallet happy:

  • Gather and sort potential sell items throughout the year, rather than trying to throw everything together last minute.
  • Do a quick clean of every item and make sure nothing is broken or damaged.
  • Advertise your details on Craigslist, social media yard sale sites, and newspaper classifieds
  • Set reasonable prices (priced to sell!) and use colored stickers and clear charts to help people know what you’re asking.
  • Think through the layout of your sell like a consumer – with big ticket items visible from the road and all items displayed in an orderly fashion.
  • Post clear, consistent signs around the neighborhood.
  • Add some fun with colorful balloons, happy...
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