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Tips for Adding a Bathroom to Your Home

By Trent Beaver | November 22, 2019

Have you been living with a single-bathroom home? Is the time here to consider adding an extra full-bathroom or “water closet” to your existing layout? First, know that of all the renovations you can make to a single-bathroom home, adding an extra bathroom is one of the soundest investments you can make. With rare exception, […]

Personal Touches Help Win in Multiple Offer Situations

By Trent Beaver | October 22, 2019

If you’re home hunting in a competitive market, you’ve probably had the heartbreaking experience of losing out on a place you thought you would make your own. It can be frustrating and demoralizing to find out your offer was rejected in favor of another buyer. How can you do your best to make sure it […]

Boosting Your Home’s Value on a Budget

By Trent Beaver | September 18, 2019

Want to boost your home’s value, but don’t have the budget for a big renovation? Don’t worry, there are a multitude of home improvements that can be done without having a big budget. However, when making your home improvements, it is vital to ask yourself, “Will the money I invest be recouped in the sale […]

Horses Love Prescott

By Trent Beaver | August 18, 2019

Not only does Prescott offer miles and miles of trails for you and your horse to enjoy, it offers an incredible variety of equestrian communities and properties to give them a place to call home.  In fact, Prescott takes loving horses to a new level, it has The Groom Creek Horsecamp camp ground, that only allows campers with horses! […]

Beware of the “Lipstick Flip”

By Trent Beaver | July 19, 2019

It is hard to miss all of the Flip/House Make-Over shows on television.  Some of the transformations are incredible, but some of the transformations seem ‘too good to be true’.  Okay, maybe they are ‘true’, but are the make-overs good enough to last long-term? When inventory is tight and newly renovated homes are wooing prospective […]

Commonly Overlooked Checklist Items for Your Open House

By Trent Beaver | June 22, 2019

For many, the open house is a make-or-break event for marketing a home. The mix of people stopping by can lead to an offer or a quality referral. With the directional signs pointing your way, the balloons bumping off the sign posts, and the house looking its best, a successful open house creates a network […]

Garage Staging Tips to Help Sell Your Home

By Trent Beaver | May 20, 2019

Making a house on the market shine is all about attention to detail. If you’re going the extra mile to ensure your home is a stand-out, you’ll probably go beyond the typical touch-ups that refresh curb appeal. You might even decide to stage your home, especially if you’re not living in it while it’s for […]

Before You Buy a Flipped Property

By Trent Beaver | April 15, 2019

HGTV house flipping shows are my weakness… I love them! Seeing an old home tuned up with brand new appliances, gleaming marble countertops, and fresh wood floors always grabs my attention. Hands down, before and after pictures are my favorite part! Have you recently fallen in love with a “flipped” home? Does the idea of moving […]

The Top 6 Spots Where Mold Makes its Home

By Trent Beaver | March 21, 2019

Oh goodness, doesn’t the word ‘Mold’ give you shivers?  Knowing that it may be hiding in your home is a scary thought.  But where does mold hide?  Is all mold the same?  How bad it is for your health? I know, that is quite a list of questions, but as a realtor, these are questions […]