Regarding Real Estate LLC

Posted by Regarding Real Estate LLC on 1/17/2018

0 Cassidy Avenue, Salem, NH 03079



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Posted by Regarding Real Estate LLC on 1/16/2018

For those who want to enjoy a fast, profitable and seamless home selling experience, there is no need to worry. In fact, there are many things that you can do to minimize the risk of a home selling fiasco, and these include:

1. Conduct a Home Inspection

A house inspection usually is completed after a seller accepts a buyer's offer to purchase a residence. At this time, a buyer typically requests an inspection to identify any underlying house issues. If a buyer is satisfied with the inspection results, he or she likely will proceed with a home purchase. Or, if a buyer encounters myriad home problems, this buyer may reconsider his or her offer to purchase a residence.

By conducting a home inspection before you list your house, you can immediately identify any underlying home problems. You then can work to correct various house problems and avoid the risk that such issues could potentially slow down or stop a home sale in the near future.

2. Perform Home Upgrades

When it comes to selling a house, it generally is a good idea to be proactive. And if you allocate time and resources to upgrade your house now, you may be better equipped than ever before to stir up lots of interest in your residence as soon as it becomes available.

To enhance your house's exterior, you should mow the front lawn, fix any cracked or damaged home siding and perform assorted home exterior repairs. By doing so, you can improve your house's curb appeal.

Furthermore, don't forget to devote attention to your house's interior. If you can clean every room of your home and eliminate clutter, you could boost the likelihood of a successful home selling experience.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

Getting the best results – and avoiding potentially time-intensive and costly problems – is paramount for any home seller. If you collaborate with a real estate agent, you can get the help you need to quickly sell your house and maximize your earnings.

A real estate agent is happy to help you kick off a successful home selling journey. First, a real estate agent will meet with you and learn about your house and home selling goals. He or she next will help you craft a home selling strategy based on your residence and the current real estate market's conditions. Then, a real estate agent will promote your residence to buyers and host open house events and home showings. And once you receive an offer to purchase your residence, a real estate agent will help you review this proposal and make an informed decision.

Let's not forget about a real estate agent's industry expertise, either. If you ever have questions during the home selling journey, a real estate agent will instantly address these queries.

Reduce the risk of encountering problems when you sell your house – consult with a real estate agent today, and you'll be able to receive comprehensive assistance at each stage of the home selling journey.

Posted by Regarding Real Estate LLC on 1/14/2018

Heating costs rise year after year, leaving homeowners with growing concerns over how they’re going to make it affordable to keep their home warm during the winter months.

Solutions to this issue range from long-term investments to quick fixes that will help you save in the short term. If you’re renting an apartment or plan on moving soon, you might be better off focusing on low-cost, short-term fixes while you shop for a home that is more energy-efficient.

In this article, we’ll cover both types of solutions so you can start saving money and fearing the heating bill each month.

Read on for the list of the most cost-effective ways to save on heating your house this winter.

Make sure your doors are sealed properly

A lot of heat can be lost from a door that has worn and outdated weatherstripping. Replacing it will help reduce heat loss for years to come.

Another common issue is heat being lost from door thresholds. To find out if your threshold needs to be adjusted, look for a space in between the bottom of the door and the threshold. It’s often easiest to see this at night if there’s a light on the other side of the door.

Many door thresholds can be adjusted by tightening and loosening a screw. However, if you’re renting and don’t want to make any big changes to the doors without your landlord’s permission, a good quick fix is to use something called a draft guard. This is essentially a roll of fabric that rests against the bottom of the door and blocks cold air from entering the house.

Plan heating around your schedule

With a programmable thermostat, you can decide when it matters most to you to heat the home. For homeowners who are at work from 9-5, it might not be necessary to heat an empty home for the whole day.

Similarly, you can save quite a bit of money by lowering your thermostat by 5 degrees during the night time while you’re asleep.

If you work from home, you might want to keep the house warm during the day so you can focus on your work rather than how cold your toes are! However, you also have the advantage of being home to take advantage of solar heat.

Opening shades and blinds that are receiving direct sunlight and closing those that aren’t is a great way to raise the temperature in your home by a few degrees on sunny days.

Seal cracks and holes

Most homes lose a significant amount of heat to small cracks around window frames, electrical units, and other vulnerable areas around the home. Sealing up these cracks and holes can save you a substantial amount of money, especially if you live in an older home that has seen a lot of wear and tear.

Heat only the rooms you need

There’s no need to heat every room in your house during the colder months. Keeping bedroom and bathroom doors shut and using a small space heater in the room you’re occupying is a great way to reduce your heating bill.

Posted by Regarding Real Estate LLC on 1/14/2018

Keeping your house warm throughout the cold winter months is getting more and more expensive. While it is a relief to step out of the cold and enter your warm, cozy home, that heat comes with one serious downfall: dry air.

One of the byproducts of heating your home in the winter is that it reduces the humidity. A comfortable humidity level for your home is anywhere between 40% and 60%. Drop into the 30s or below and you’ll quickly find that your throat starts to feel sore, your nose might feel uncomfortably dry, and your skin gets dry faster.

To make matters worse, many of us suffer from the cold and flu this time of year, making it more important than ever to have comfortably humid air to recover from a sore throat and stuffy nose.

While you can purchase a humidifier to keep the indoor humidity at a good level, a decent humidifier will cost you around $200 and will increase your electricity bill each month--an expense you don’t need on top of your heating bill.

Fortunately, there are ways to increase the humidity in your home without having to buy a humidifier that are more cost effective.

In today’s post, we’re going to look at five simple solutions to dry indoor air to help you stay comfy and cozy during the cold winter months without increasing your utility bills.

1. Air dry your clothing

One of the most cost-effective ways to increase humidity is to hang up your clothes to dry after you wash them. Set up a drying rack or clothesline a safe distance from your radiators and you’ll be able to quickly dry your clothes, increase the humidity in the house, and save money by not having to run the dryer.

Though this is a win-win solution, if the air in your home is moderately to severely dry, it likely won’t be enough to increase the humidity to a comfortable level. So, it’s a good idea to combine it with a few of our other tips.

2. Leave a pot of water on radiators

A centuries-old solution to dry air was to leave a pan of water on a wood-burning stove to slowly evaporate into the air. This still works with wood-burning stoves (just be careful your pot doesn’t have plastic handles than can melt), but you can also apply this technique to radiators.

3. Get a house plant or 10

While you won’t be able to achieve drastic changes with just a few houseplants, they will increase the humidity in your home by evaporating moisture off of their leaves.

Plus, houseplants are a great way to brighten the mood of your home in the winter time and they can help to purify the air in your home to boot!

4. Let the shower steam out of the bathroom

If you take a hot shower every day, leaving the door to the bathroom open will allow the steam to distribute throughout the home, raising the humidity.

5. Try out an oil diffuser

While this one technically does cost some money, you might find that blending and diffusing oils can be a fun and relaxing hobby. Essential oil diffusers are basically small humidifiers that emit a light steam infused with the oils of your choice--peppermint, chamomile, lavender, you name it!

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Categories: winter home   humidity   dry air  

Posted by Regarding Real Estate LLC on 1/11/2018

"Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home!" That saying (and old song) has been around for generations, but it's as true today as it was a century ago. Almost everyone would agree that your home should be a refuge from the calamity and dangers of the outside world.

A related saying which has been repeated for even longer is "A man's home is his castle." That age-old concept not only emphasizes that fact that we all deserve to be safe and secure in our own homes, but it's also the basis for certain legal principles. Unfortunately, the mere existence of our rights as homeowners does not prevent burglaries, break-ins, and criminal intrusions from happening, so it's necessary to take steps to help protect your home and family from crime.

The good news is that there are literally dozens of things you can do to make your home a safer, more secure place. While it can be costly (but often worth it) to implement an elaborate, high-tech home security system, there are plenty of inexpensive measures you can take to discourage burglars. Here are a few crime-prevention tactics which can greatly reduce the chances of a break-in or intrusion taking place at your home.

Be security minded: If you live in a low-crime area, it's easy to let your guard down and become complacent. When it comes to keeping your property, family, and possessions secure, though, it's much better to "err on the side of caution." One regrettable mistake many people make is to leave their doors unlocked when they go out to "run a few quick errands." Not only can errands take longer than originally planned, but experienced burglars can be in and out of your home in minutes. By being consistent with locking doors and securing your home before you leave, you'll significantly reduce the chances of becoming a crime statistic. Instilling that awareness and those habits in your children is also an important element of any effective home security strategy.

Simple security solutions: Although glass panels alongside a front door can be an attractive design touch, it can provide potential intruders with a glimpse of the inside of your home -- including its layout, a view of valuables left out in the open, and whether your security system is activated. There are several ways you can obscure the view people have of your home's interior, including frosting the glass using a special spray, temporarily attaching a decorative window film, or installing etched glass. Customized window blinds may also do the trick.

Innovative ideas: Burglars generally tend to target homes that appear vacant or unsecured. Half the battle is creating the impression that someone is home, even if you're not. While you've undoubtedly heard about the technique of hooking up timers to your lights to make them go on and off at designated times, here's an interesting variation on the theme: You can purchase a device for $20 or $30 that simulates the flickering light that a TV gives off when it's being watched. While this is not a standalone or foolproof technique, it can be a low-cost part of an overall home security strategy.