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May 31, 2017
Landscaping Tips, The Lippincott Team, Cypress Real Estate

5 Essential Landscaping Tips to Sell Your Home

One great way to boost your curb appeal is to attend to your landscaping. Houses with well-maintained lawns and clean, tasteful landscaping get more viewings. Increasing your home viewings also increases the chances of selling your house faster. Landscaping Tips to Sell Your Home A well-maintained and landscaped lawn is always more inviting and always catches the eye. The state of your lawn also speaks to potential house buyers. What message are you sending with your lawn? When you’re selling a house, this is one of the first impressions they’ll get. Make sure it’s a great one. Get started with these 5 tips: 1) Keep it clean. One of the best things you can do for your lawn is to […]
May 24, 2017
How to Improve Curb Appeal, The Lippincott Team, Cypress Real Estate

How to Improve Curb Appeal: 7 Cost-effective Tips

Your home’s curb appeal is like a preview of a great movie. It’s the first impression potential homebuyers will get, and many will make a decision based on what they see. Don’t turn them away with a bad preview. There are many inexpensive ways you can boost your curb appeal. Your Guide on How to Improve Curb Appeal Whether looking online or driving in your neighborhood, many potential buyers are making their first decision based on what they see. They’ll either be enticed to see more, or they’ll pass you by. Set aside some time and resources to make sure your house stands out. It doesn’t have to be expensive, but it’s vital to selling a house as quickly as […]
May 17, 2017
Smart Home, The Lippincott Team, Cypress Real Estate

5 Incredible Benefits of a Smart Home

Smart technology has been around a while. While a home like the Jetson’s may be a ways off yet, many applications of smart technology are gaining popularity in homes. Homeowners like convenience, cost savings, and energy efficiency. A smart home can enhance all three and more. Why Have a Smart Home Let’s face it- life is busy. At the end of each day, you wonder where all the time went. You’re always looking for ways to save you time or make better use of the time you have. A smart home can accomplish this by automating certain common daily functions. It also provides many other benefits. Consider the following 5 ways having a smart home will enhance your life: 1) […]
May 10, 2017
What to Expect During a Home Inspection, The Lippincott Team, Cypress Real Estate

What to Expect During a Home Inspection

Your home inspection is an important part in determining the home that’s right for you. The appearance, features, and location may be perfect, but you also need a health check. There could be issues that aren’t apparent in the initial walkthroughs but would cost you money and headache down the line. The home inspection is a buffer against these issues. Your Guide on What to Expect During a Home Inspection You’ve found a house you would love to call your home. Now it’s time for the home inspection. This step in buying a home can seem overwhelming. However, taking the time to understand what to expect helps alleviate your anxiety. Get started with the following guide: Your Inspector Since you’re […]
May 3, 2017
Financing Your First Home, The Lippincott Team, North Houston, Cypress Real Estate

Your Guide to Financing Your First Home: The Essentials

Considering buying your first home? Congratulations! It’s an exciting time of expectation and preparation. It can also be overwhelming. Especially going over all the financing options. It will be one of your biggest investments and you want to make sure you’re making the right decisions. But where do you begin? Things to Consider When Financing Your First Home When buying a home, mortgage lenders will analyze your creditworthiness. In a nutshell, they’re trying to get an idea of how much risk they’re taking on by lending you money. You want to take steps to make sure you’ll get the best rate possible. You also want to consider what’s best for you, both in the short term and for your long […]
April 26, 2017
Increase Home Value, The Lippincott Team, Cypress Real Estate, Texas

7 Ways to Increase Your Home Value

You may or may not be in the market to sell your house right now, but you do want to increase its value. After all, it’s likely your most valuable asset. You want to be smart, however, and add value in the most cost-effective ways. Consider the following 7 tips on increasing the value of your home. How to Increase Home Value Selling a house is a major undertaking. It can be overwhelming to think about everything you’re going to have to do. Whatever you do, don’t let your home value be an afterthought. Get started increasing its value even now. After all, little things go a long way. 1) Light it up Make good use of your lighting. Dimmer switches […]
April 19, 2017
Home Staging Tips, The Lippincott Team, Northwest Houston Real Estate, Cypress, TX

5 Crucial Home Staging Tips for Selling Your House

Selling your home is an exciting and rewarding experience. It’s also challenging sometimes. Whatever you can do to increase its probability of sale is time and money well-spent. Set your house apart from others in your neighborhood through the art of home staging. Get started with the following guide. Home Staging Tips to Increase Probability  Selling a house is all about the experience potential buyers have as they walk through. What catches their eye? Can they envision their family living there? How do they feel? Don’t leave it to chance. Be purposeful and intentional preparing your house with the following home staging tips. Think first impressions Your first impression is all about curb appeal. What do they see when they […]
April 12, 2017
Open House Tips, The Lippincott Team, Cypress, TX , Real Estate

5 Home Buying Tips: What Should You Look For?

In the market for a new home? Congratulations! What an exciting time. You’re likely researching houses online, scheduling viewings, and comparing what you find. It’s easy to get caught up in the frenzy and excitement and overlook important things if you don’t have a strategy. This is especially true when viewing houses. Home Buying Tips: Finding the Right House When you go to look at a house, it’s important to have a game plan. You need to have a good idea of what you want AND what you don’t want. Be purposeful as you go from house to house. Make sure you don’t overlook something that will come back to haunt you as a homeowner. Get started with these 5 […]
April 6, 2017
Best Neighborhood, The Lippincott Team, Northwest Houston Real Estate

How To Find The Best Neighborhood For You To Call Home

Finding a house you like is one thing. If the neighborhood isn’t right for you, though, a house you like may never be a home. Take some time to consider the neighborhood you will move into. Making a good choice here will go a long way to a great living experience. Use the following guide to get started. 7 Things to Consider When Looking for a Neighborhood Your neighborhood is your own personal community, an extended family of sorts. You will likely live a good portion of your life in the house you will move into. Make sure you will have the best experience by choosing the house AND neighborhood that’s right for you. When buying a home, consider the […]
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