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Home Improvement Payoff

7 Hot Tips to Get Your Home Winter-Ready

Winter is coming…and very soon to Wisconsin. We love our seasons, but they can be tough on our homes and yards. Being prepared helps (cue the Boy Scouts). Whether or not you a…

“The Seven Second Rule” – Hot Real Estate Tips

The “Seven Second Rule” is Powers' Cardinal Rule for our sellers.  We have seven seconds once prospective buyers enter your home to make a great first impression.  Both our ex…

Best 2021 Paint Colors for Your Home

Best 2021 Paint Colors for Your Home – Let Buyers See Your Home in its Best Light How a pandemic has affected buyers color preferences Every year we publish a blog post on t…

Get the Home Exterior Finish That Is Right for You

Leave No Stone Unturned – Get the Home Exterior Finish Right for You LP’s Dirty Little Siding Secret Working with white as both an exterior and interior paint color has been…

The Importance of Keeping Basements Dry: Palmer Valves, Drain Tiles, Sump Pumps and My New Home Beginning

I recently bought a small, older home in Shorewood for our family to live in while we build a new home, and like a lot of people, I plan to leave this home in a much better co…

2019 | Best Paint Selections for Selling your Home

Every year we put out a blog post on the best new paint colors to help you sell your home. For 2019, you might be surprised to hear that gray is moving out and homes are selli…

A Winning Scent for Successful Home Selling

Home Staging is one of the most important aspects of my business. Buyers today have high expectations on what their initial visits to a property should look like, and so we sp…

Research Before you Renovate!

I blame HGTV! The remodeling shows out-of-whack cost estimate for having buyers believe they can do a kitchen renovation for $10,000 is so grossly over exaggerated. The cost…

Seven Must-Do Home Selling Prep Tips

How to Attract Buyers to Your Home How your home looks to buyers matters…and it matters a lot. I’ve worked with many clients during my 15+ years as a residential real estate…

Suzanne Powers' Top 7 Hot Home Tips for Wisconsin Winter Readiness

Winter in Wisconsin. We love our seasons, but it can be hard on our homes and yards. Being prepared helps (cue the Boy Scouts). Whether or not you are selling your home, there…

Home Odors Make a Big Impact on Buyer Offers

I am sitting here writing my second review on a home I recently showed in Whitefish Bay. This is the second of two separate showing reports (to provide feedback to the Seller)…

My Best Must-Have Home Prep Tips

Prepping your home for sale? I’ve worked with many clients to identify what they should change to get the highest value for their homes, and I’ve prepped my homes for sale. So…