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There is NO place like home...
How about the saying THERE IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME. Maybe you have heard HOME IS WHERE YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS. Probably the most famous is HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS. I say that could be switched around to HEART IS WHERE THE HOME IS. A great example of this is having a particularly tough day and walking through your own front door to immediate decompression. As crazy as that sounds I bet just reading this you can remember the exact day that happened and how great being home felt.
It's true that being home is definitely where you find peace. The stress is less at HOME SWEET HOME. It is easy to understand why we have such an emotional connection to our home when we find it necessary to sell. Maybe it is because we have lived there since we got married. It could be we raised our children in this home and it is hard to part with the place they have always called home. One thing is certain, moving cannot take away all the wonderful memories you have made in your home.
I find in so many situations that homeowners decide to sell and then go bonkers trying to get everything in tip top shape to get the most for their home. Why not start now and enjoy your improvements for a couple of years. Updating now can be great for your family to enjoy and be financially rewarding for when you are ready to sell.
There are so many sites that you can research for ideas. Here are a few:
* This Old House
* Weekend Home improvements
* DIY Home Renovation on a Budget
* Inexpensive Home Upgrades
* Home Improvement Ideas for Kitchens
Sitting down with your Realtor could be enlightening to talk about boundaries you should adhere to when investing in your home. Your Realtor can also be a wealth of information with companies you can contact for estimates for those projects you cannot do yourself.
And always remember.....
...."You've got a Friend in Real Estate"
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