Category Archives: Fun Facts

The Holidays are Here!

With the holidays upon us, along comes the daunting task of decorating. However, despite the pretty lights and creative decorations, there can be many disasters as well. Check out this article from realtor.com to see some tips to help make your holiday decorating a little safer. Safe Holiday Decorating by Leland Edward Stone http://www.realtor.com/home-garden/home-maintenance/winter-maintenance/safe-holiday-decorating.aspx?source=web Advertisements

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Some Simple Weekend Fixes

Even though it’s Monday, according to CNN Money, there are a few simple weekend fixes that help to maintain a home. These repairs are quick, easy, and inexpensive to carry out. Small home repair jobs with a big payoff by Josh Garskof http://money.cnn.com/2013/08/01/real_estate/home-repairs.moneymag/index.html

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Pool Side

Having a pool is a wonderful selling point to a house, especially here in the Lewis-Clark Valley.  Everyone knows that the summers here can be pretty warm and getting down to the river during the day might not always be manageable.  What better way to be able to beat the heat than jumping into your …

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Summer 2012

We hope everyone in the Lewis-Clark Valley is having a smooth transition into summer. Quad Cities Realty has been as busy as ever diving into new and exciting adventures out here in the real estate world.  We are kicking off our blog with home improvement projects, buyer/seller information, new listings and every day information about real …

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Prep Work

Currently Quad Cities Realty is working to update one of our rentals.  Meaning new paint colors, new doors and a more modern touch and feel to the overall outside of the home.  Now going into this job we made a plan of what was to be done and what we needed to get the job …

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6 Questions to Refinancing

Many people have been hopping onto the refinancing train recently; but how do you know if you are in the right state to refinance?  Sure a lot of people will tell you that you will be able to get ahead in your financial situation, but how can you be sure?  From MSN Real Estate and …

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Home Safety for the Fourth

Hopefully everyone out there has a fun and SAFE Fourth of July.  For many people the Fourth is all about being with friends and family and just having a good time.  A day that celebrates our independence and freedom should not end up in tragedy for anyone.  Please remember that with all of the fun …

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Website

Our website is easy to use and has the latest features to make your real estate experience a beneficial one.  Remember if you have any questions at all about our website, blog or just information in general we are always logged in and ready to answer & help.  We hope you enjoy our website as …

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Final Walk-Through

Several weeks or months can pass between the day you put an offer on a house and the day you take possession of it.  In between a lot can happen that can affect the condition of the property, such as a leaky roof, a dripping faucet or stains on the carpet.  Inspection experts at YourChicagoHomeInspector.com suggest doing …

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Picture Perfect

Whether you are preparing your home for sale or simply want to spruce up your house for the summer, the experts at the Paint Quality Institute (www.paintquality.com) suggest following several simple rules to make the exterior of your home look its best. First, prepare the surface properly.  Use a long-handled brush and soap and water …

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