More than just a move

Are you asking yourself, "is this a good time to be selling our home or should we wait until spring?" You are not alone! The spring market is traditionally known as the ideal time to be selling and buying real estate, however, the fall and winter seasons may be the best fit for you for many reasons. There is less competition. Inventory tends to be lower in the winter so you don’t have to worry about a saturated market. Your home is more visible to buyers. Corporate employees transfers and relocating...
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Enjoy giving gifts yet don’t like gift wrapping? Instead of using wrapping paper that ends up being thrown out and as we all know, to wrap like Martha takes time, a lot of time! Instead, consider using boxes made of reclaimed wood that can be re used, vintage and new scarves, even fabric remnants.  Instead of store bought bows I use vintage ornaments, broaches, fresh greenery and pinecones. I like to use rosemary and cedar from my garden as both are fragrant. Make your gift wrapping...

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Helm’s Sunday Sellers Guide:
A client recently asked me if they should decorate their house while it is for sale.
I say yes -in moderation! The same theme of less is more should be kept while selling your home during the holidays. There are serious buyers looking and a house with stylish trimmings may encourage them to ring in the new year in your home! Keep decorations fairly neutral and instead of decking all the halls choose a couple of your best features/ spaces to highlight- a tall decorated...

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