When we bought our home, one of the things we were most excited about was the storage room. It was lined on either side with shelves and we had never had a room dedicated to storage before. What a great thing to have!
Fast forward to moving day and the issue became very obvious. Though the room had lots of shelves, they were only about 10 inches deep and 12 inches high. This puts a pretty tight limit on the things you can store on the shelves, and everything else ends up stacked on the floor in the middle of the room.
“Stacked” is a bit generous. More like tossed. But with some planning and basic construction know-how, we’ve turned the above, [...]
Most of us know what features we want in a new home. However, beyond a yard or other pet-specific feature, most pet owners don’t consider other features they may need. And if you’re selling a home to pet owners, knowing what benefits to promote may just help you make a sale.
“Before you choose a real estate agent make sure they are pet-friendly and understand your needs as a pet owner,” said Jill Barsky, an associate broker located in Virginia. Barsky is licensed in MD, DC, and VA, and sees a lot of homes from city condos to rural farms.” Agents want to be helpful and may say they’re pet-friendly, but unless they have pets, they may not [...]