Tips For Selling Your Home

5 Terrible Mistakes People Make Moving During a Pandemic

5 Terrible Mistakes People Make Moving During a Pandemic   MartinPrescott/Getty Images   So much can go wrong during a move. Add a coronavirus pandemic, and a lot more can go off the rails, and the consequences can extend far beyond a broken lampshade. They can affect your health. Nonetheless, according to a survey conducted […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Apr 30, 2020

The Home Seller’s Guide To Striking the Right Deal Today—Despite the Pandemic

The Home Seller’s Guide To Striking the Right Deal Today—Despite the Pandemic   sureeporn/Getty Images   The coronavirus crisis has thrown a number of wrinkles into the home-selling process. Stock market fluctuations and job layoffs have some buyers rethinking whether to commit to a property purchase. Meanwhile, social distancing efforts to curb the spread of […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Apr 30, 2020

Whack That Weed! How To Keep Creeping Charlie Out of Your Garden

Whack That Weed! How To Keep Creeping Charlie Out of Your Garden   Roel_Meijer/iStock   No, it’s not a nickname for your stalker neighbor across the street. Creeping Charlie is a rapidly spreading weed vine with round, scalloped leaves and small, light-blue flowers. The weed also goes by several names, including ground ivy, hedge maid, […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Feb 28, 2020

5 Bad Omens That Could Curse Your Home—and Jeopardize Your Sale

5 Bad Omens That Could Curse Your Home—and Jeopardize Your Sale mediaphotos/iStock An outdated kitchen and a lack of curb appeal aren’t the only things that can keep buyers from biting. When it seems like there’s just no explanation for a perfectly good home sitting on the market, you might consider other possible causes. Certain […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Feb 28, 2020

Drop That Sledgehammer! How Removing a Fireplace Could Affect Your Home’s Value

Drop That Sledgehammer! How Removing a Fireplace Could Affect Your Home’s Value   Aiselin82/iStock   Whether you’re roasting chestnuts or warming up your cold hands, a fireplace can be an impressive and useful home amenity. But it can also be dangerous. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, each year, there’s an average of 22,300 […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Jan 16, 2020

How Much Does Home Staging Cost—and How Much Will You Gain?

How Much Does Home Staging Cost—and How Much Will You Gain?   vicnt/iStock   Home staging—where you decorate your house in an effort to entice buyers to bite—may seem counterintuitive at first blush: Why spend money on real estate if you’re moving out? Simple answer: because home staging can get you more money for your home sale. If your real estate […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Jul 1, 2019