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CENTURY 21 Alliance Realty Group's Blog

Trees Are Valuable in More Ways Than One

It seems reasonable to assume that most people consider trees to be a positive landscaping feature. Following that train of thought, most people would probably guess (correctly) that houses with trees sell for more money than houses without trees; however, far fewer people would be able to correctly guess the size of the price difference. Go ahead, decide on a number in your head. Ready for the answer? According to the U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station, having even a single tree in front of an urban house increases that home’s sale price by an average of $7,130! Even if you don't plan on selling, that same tree can provide serious benefits in other ways as well.

4 Ways to Prepare for Your Home Sale

When it comes time to sell their home, many homeowners have trouble looking objectively at their beloved abode. This lack of insight can lead to problems later on, such as unforeseen repairs, poor interior design, and impractical pricing. Rather than dive into the process with unrealistic expectations, sellers should do their best to prepare for the sale, and one of the best ways to do this is to seek outside opinions. In this post, I've outlined four different sources for honest assessments of your home!

Check Out "Paddy on the River" This Saturday!

As St. Patrick's Day draws closer, everyone starts to feel at least a little Irish! If you're looking for a fun and festive way to show that you're green at heart, Poughkeepsie has got you covered with "Paddy on the River", a massive celebration of all things Irish! Best of all, you won't have to wait very long to party, as this event is happening this Saturday!