Doug Reid's Blog Posts

6 Virtual Home Staging Tips

Virtual home tours and showings are increasingly popular in real estate. They allow prospective home buyers to view the property on their own time, reducing unnecessary contact and helping them to

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Prepare for the Next Natural Disaster

Any time there’s a natural disaster, emergency preparedness is all anyone can think about. But soon after the news coverage fades away, it’s back to the same old grind, with little brain

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New Protocols for Real Estate Under Social Distancing

Update*** Last week served as a strong reminder for me as to why we take these precautions, when my mom landed in the hospital for 4 days with respiratory and cardiac problems. Had I not been

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7 Points about Debt Consolidation... Is it the right choice for you?

If you’re carrying around a lot of debt, the number of payments and the various interest rates you have can make managing it quite difficult. Some people choose to get this under control

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DIY Raised Garden Beds

Even though everything seems to have ground to a halt, it’s important to think about things a bit further down the line. This not only helps you to prepare for when things start back up again,

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School is Out... How About Teaching Your Home Some New Tricks?

There’s been quite a bit of hype about smart homes in recent years. These aren’t the top-to-bottom smart homes that were envisioned by science fiction for years, of course. Those were

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Look to the Helpers: Maintain Your Mental Well-Being

Things are pretty scary at the moment. When you turn on the news, read a paper or just scroll through your social media feed, most likely you’re seeing one person or another talking about the

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Got Some Extra Time On Your Hands? Whether Getting Ready to Sell or Just Keeping Up on Maintenance, Here are Some Tips!

When you put your home on the market, you obviously want to get as much as you can for the property. A lot of things can affect your home’s value, including many items that are largely out of

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Spring Landscape To-Do's For Your Best Outdoor Living!

As the last winds of winter blow and the days become longer, it’s time to start thinking about the spring. In addition to cleaning up around the house, there are several landscaping activities

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