Craig's Weekly Tips

Craig Reece's weekly tips.

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Many organizations have asked employees to work remotely during the coronavirus outbreak. If you've never worked from home, this can be a challenge.  For those new to remote working, here are some tips on how to make it work. 

Self-Care

  1.   Cut yourself some slack. Working from home can be a big transition. You might feel any combination of lonely, isolated, stressed, frustrated, anxious, unmotivated, or -- on the other hand -- relieved, relaxed, energized, or productive. It's all OK and normal. Any transition takes time to get used to, so try to be easy on yourself.
  2.   Take scheduled breaks. Try setting an alarm to get up and stretch every hour or so. (Standing desks, which at home may mean perching your laptop on top of a bookshelf, also pay
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If you're planning on selling your home or looking for ways to increase its value, here’s something to keep in mind: millennials will represent over 30% of homebuyers in the market this year. If you want to make your home seem more appealing to this constantly connected, tech-savvy generation, making a few tech-upgrades isn’t going to hurt. Here’s a list of some of our ideas:  

Programmable Thermostat
Even though Nest controls this industry, there are other products available that allow homeowners to alter their homes’ temperature from their phones. Not only are these features convenient for those who don’t want to leave the warmth of their couch to turn up the heat, they also could help save on energy bills.

Remote Controlled Shades
Having

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Selling can be overwhelming. You're packing everything up, trying to make the house look pristine when all around you is what feels like chaos. Since buyers want that great first impression, you know it's important to declutter—often that means cleaning until your home looks like it's never been lived in. And while you’re rushing around, trying to find a new place for your items, it may seem like an impossible task.

Take a breather—it's actually easier than you think. Here are four staging tips that are so easy they may not have even crossed your mind:

Decorate for the potential buyer. You know who this is because you were once this person! If you're in a starter home neighborhood, the buyer will likely be a younger individual or couple who is

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When buying a home in Park City they are so many things to think of, but there are 4 things are very important to consider when buying a home.  One we have all heard of location, location, location!  The other three you may of heard of but not as much: Inspection, Homeowners Insurance, and electric work.  

To see more detail on why you shouldn't skimp on these four these see the full article here: 4 things not to skimp on when buying a home

As always if you have any questions concerning Deer Valley or Park City real estate please contact us.  

 

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It takes just 26 seconds for a guest to form an opinion of your home when they walk through the front door. What does your space say about you? While we try to resist the urge to judge, there's no doubt that first impressions count.

Whether you're expecting guests or you're hoping to transform your spare room into a rental, experts agree there are five key areas that friends notice first about your house. Thankfully, it takes minutes to correct them. Here, Miranda Cresswell, brand director at OneFineStay, and Ariel Kaye, CEO of Parachute and the newly opened Parachute Hotel, explain the most effective ways to update your home before guests arrive. Got five minutes to spare? Make these simple changes for a home that makes a lasting impression.

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Deer Creek Landscaping in Park City

Landscaping is one of the most important ways to increase your property’s value quickly. In fact, a gorgeous landscape design can increase the value of your home by at least 5 to 11 percent—and maybe more. The best part about landscaping is that even though it’s one of the most valuable home improvements you can make, it’s also one of the easiest. If you’re wondering how to turn your landscape into one of your home’s most valuable assets, here are some tips to get you started.

 1. Match Landscape to Your Home’s Style

The best way to get an excellent return on investment with landscaping is to make sure it fits with your home’s style. For instance, if you own a Victorian home, a Japanese garden will be sorely out of place and may even lower your

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