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If you’re looking to sell your home this summer, you already know the current housing market is like the Wild West. Properties are commanding higher prices than ever before, and buyers are paying them. But what if you need to do a little sprucing up before you list your home? Studies show that buyers want properties that support sustainability and energy efficiency. So, to be competitive on the market, increase the value of your home, and get the best bang for your buck, you might consider going green. Check out these tips to help get you started.

Install Energy-Efficient Lighting

One of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to increase your home’s market value (and save you some money on energy bills) is installing LED lighting. Beyond using…

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Moving yourself or a relative into assisted living involves making a number of big decisions. Included in these decisions is what to do with your major assets, especially your home. You want to make the right choice, but there are so many options to consider and factors that influence whether you should keep the home vacant, gift it to family, sell it, or rent it to tenants. Marin Real Estate explores each option to help make this decision a little easier for you.

Assisted Living Facilities vs. Nursing Homes

First you need to understand the differences  between assisted living and staying in a nursing home. You may need to move to a skilled nursing facility if you require 24/7 care for a medical issue. Look online to find…

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Simple home upgrades can go a long way when you want to sell your house. Certain upgrades will attract buyers quickly if you’re looking to sell in the near future or down the line. While home upgrades usually require a lot of involvement, there are many simple ones you can do yourself. Most people will tell you that extensive upgrades or remodels are the way to go, but you can add as much value with more minor upgrades. Arguably, sometimes small touches add more to a home than extensive upgrades. To prove this to you, we’ve put together a list of simple home upgrades that add value.

Paint the interior

A fresh coat of paint is a great way to attract the attention of buyers, so the best time to paint is right before selling so that your home looks…

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Your backyard is a blank slate where you can design a recreational area to fit your family’s needs. And, with a bit of elbow grease, you can make the best use of your space by going beyond a pool and a basketball goal.

Marin Real Estate offers today’s tip for families ready to make their backyard space an amazing place.

 Lawn Preparation

Before you get started on any type of backyard makeover, make sure that your yard is smooth and level. Having a stable and well-graded backyard is the best way to avoid pooling water and uneven surfaces, which can cause concrete and other materials to split open and erode. Lawn care grading can get expensive, however, so spend some time getting quotes and looking for companies that have deals on the services…

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