Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper, REALTORS®

Top Tips for Homeowners Who Like to Entertain

Posted by Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper on November 03, 2019 in  Experience CBDHR
Not ready for another night of Netflix but don’t feel like going out? Bring the party to you!  From one hostess with the most-est to another, there is nothing like making your night in a great night out for your guests. From an informal pot-luck gathering with neighbors to a full-on house party, here are a few ways to tap into your inner party planner. Pick a format If you’re in the mood to entertain, there are plenty of options. Potluck parties – Many hands make light work when everyon... read more
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7 New Design Trends: What’s Hot and What’s Not

Posted by realistiQ Support on October 25, 2019 in  Experience CBDHR
Home design is always a hot topic and Elle Décorrecently reviewed new trends that are replacing old ways. I believe that home design is inspired by what you like and how you live, but I noted a number of trends that tie into sustainability as well as philosophies for living that are influencing home design.  Boucle is an interesting and engaging fabric loaded with eye catching texture and a warm and fuzzy feel that has replaced leather as the IN fabric Layered landscapes are gaining popularity. Th... read more
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Getting to the Bottom of Flooring Options

Posted by Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper on October 07, 2019 in  Experience CBDHR
Hardwood or laminate? Ceramic tile or stone? And what about good old linoleum? When it comes to floors, it seems like the sky’s the limit when it comes to all the choices, so here’s a good grounding in popular floor options. Hardwood Hardwood floors have endured in popularity in part because of their durability – you can refinish them up to five times to remove scratches. Initially a pricier option than engineered wood or laminate, the ROI on hard wood is hard to beat. Domestic options like oak or... read more
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20 Percent or Bust? Not So Fast.

Posted by Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper on September 13, 2019 in  Experience CBDHR  Real Estate Insight
In the race to home ownership, many people speed past the mortgage broker and zero in on what home they think they can afford based on a 20 percent down payment. But did you know that a large percentage of people who are buying a home this year do not put 20% down? It feels like one of the biggest secrets in real estate, but at Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, Realtors® we love shouting this news from the rooftops. Several factors over the last 10 years have dramatically changed how people finance their home... read more
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4 Tips for Buying a Vacation Home NOW

Posted by Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper on August 30, 2019 in  uncategorized
It’s that time of the year again – back to school season. While your summer vacation may be a far-away memory, here are a few tips to keep vacations – and vacation homes – top of mind. Vacation homes are great real estate investments. Owning a home has always been considered an excellent long-term investment with a steady rate of return over time. If you rent out your vacation home, you can offset your payments with rental income, building equity more quickly. Keep in mind, m... read more
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