Essential Dos and Don’ts of Listing Photos

Listing Photos Dos and Don’ts

Put yourself in the shoes of a homebuyer. What’s the one thing that you must have before you buy a place? Proof that it exists. That’s why it’s time to introduce your home to potential buyers by listing as many appealing pictures as possible! You certainly don’t want to include every single square inch of your property, so here are the Massey Team’s dos and don’ts of listing photos.

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Welcome Spring with These 13 Essential Home Maintenance Tips

spring home maintenance

Once again, our long winter slumbers are over. It’s time to get up, throw back the curtains, and welcome in the sunshine! Before you bask in all that vitamin D Mother Nature’s throwing our way, though, you’ve got some chores to do around the house. Here are the 13 essential spring home maintenance tips you should accomplish before you really celebrate the new season:

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Is Buying a Historic Home Right for You?

is a historic home right for you?You see it as you drive down the street – a gorgeous, towering home complete with a wrap-around porch and skyscraping gables. The mere sight of it causes you to brake and stare with awe, jaw agape. Whether you’re house hunting or simply curious, you might wonder what your life could look like as an owner of a historic home. While there’s plenty to love about the unique characteristics of these homes, there’s certainly much you need to consider before signing that dotted line. Here are the pros and cons of purchasing a historic home:

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Selling Your Home: A Helpful Timeline

Home For Sale TimelineThere are many reasons why people decide to sell their homes – upgrading from a starter home, downsizing after the kids move out, or simply moving closer to a new job. No matter what yours is, start by planning your sale. This is going to take time and effort, so The Massey Team highly recommends sellers to check out the following helpful timeline for selling a home. Continue reading to learn more!

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5 Local Winter Adventures You Need to Experience This Season

5 winter adventures in St. LouisWinter doesn’t seem to have a lot of fans. Most of us tend to pass the time patiently (or maybe not so patiently) awaiting spring’s arrival. But what if we decided to make the most of the season instead of always noticing how cold, dreary, and gray it gets? What if, instead of bemoaning the frozen precipitation that adorns our lawns and sidewalks, we take with us the spirit of summer and seek adventure? It’s out there, and we know where you can find it – right in your backyard. Here are 5 of our favorites:

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11 Smart Tips for Moving in the Winter

winter moving tipsMoving to a new home can be both an exciting and a daunting endeavor, no matter the season. However, making the transition during the cold, darker days of winter can be more difficult for numerous reasons. By following a few crucial tips, though, you can find yourself snuggled up safely in your new home in no time! Here are our 11 most vital tips for moving in the winter:

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10 Smart Ways to Prepare for Guests During the Holidays

holiday guests

As the holiday season creeps ever closer, everyone is seemingly abuzz with thoughts about Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and even New Year’s. If you’re planning on having any friends or family over this year, you’ll need to do a little preparing first. After all, if you’ve ever been a guest (or are used to hosting others), you know how important it is to feel welcomed! Here are 10 handy tips to help your visitors feel at home this holiday season:

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4 Home Adjustments for Daylight Saving Time’s End

Daylight Saving Time Fall Back

After months of waking up an hour earlier each morning, our clocks are turning back to their normal hours. That’s right – instead of “springing forward” it’s now time to “fall back.” While some say we’ve now gained an hour of sleep, it’s really just something new to get used to. How can you make it work? Here are 4 home adjustments for Daylight Saving Time’s end.

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