Cindy Carrigan, Realtor

Cindy Carrigan, Realtor Real Estate Sales in Western Massachusetts Berkshire County

Television romanticizing house flipping is very misleading.
04/29/2019
Reasons Beginners SHOULD NOT Flip Houses | Real Estate Investing

Television romanticizing house flipping is very misleading.

New real estate investors seem to really love the idea of flipping houses. (Thanks, HGTV.) While I do understand the appeal—I've done dozens of fix and flips myself—here's a little forewarning. Flipping happens to be one method I wouldn't recommend starting out with. Here's why.

04/24/2019
How to Paint a Room - Basic Painting Tips

Painting is a job that most can do, but few can do well.

Here are tips for painting a room, including how to get started, techniques, using rollers, finishing and how to clean up. Find project details and materials...

04/22/2019
Interior Design: How To Style A Condo For Resale

Remove most of your clutter, but keep just enough so buyers can see where they want to put all their clutter.

Putting your home on the market? Steal designer Natalie Chong’s top three condo staging tips to make your space appealing to potential buyers. Learn why decl...

While your family pictures on the wall look great, they could be stopping your home from selling.
04/20/2019
What NOT to Do When Selling Your Home - The Simple Dollar

While your family pictures on the wall look great, they could be stopping your home from selling.

I’ll never forget an open house I visited in 2008. I asked our realtor to look around for some larger homes – possibly a two-story deal or a roomy ranch

Your real estate investments can help you retire early, but don't expect to live like a king until then.
04/19/2019
5 Key Steps To Retire Early With Real Estate

Your real estate investments can help you retire early, but don't expect to live like a king until then.

If you dream of retiring early and want a proven methodology, then Chad Carson's appearance on the Queer Money™ podcast will inspire you to start. Additionally, his book Retire Early with Real Estate: How Smart Investing Can Help You Escape the 9-5 Grind and Do More of What Matters, will also.

A good paint job can transform the overall appearance of your home.
04/18/2019
Hottest Exterior Paint Colors of 2018

A good paint job can transform the overall appearance of your home.

Consumer Reports highlights the hottest exterior paint colors of 2018 from major paint manufacturers that scored well in CR's extensive tests.

One way to live more eco-friendly is to plant your own garden. Get started with these tips.
04/17/2019
Beginner in the garden? Four top tips

One way to live more eco-friendly is to plant your own garden. Get started with these tips.

Baffled by Latin names, tried planting things and watched them die? You may be in need of newbie wisdom. By James Wong

You can put shelves anywhere you want with this DIY guide.
04/13/2019
DIY Wood Floating Shelf

You can put shelves anywhere you want with this DIY guide.

DIY Inspiration for the Average DIY'er

1 in 3 people called a professional after their DIY project failed.
04/11/2019
Why your DIY project is going awry

1 in 3 people called a professional after their DIY project failed.

TOWN SQUARE | A new study outlines why so many home improvement projects fail.

If you own a house, buying another one will make you a real estate investor. Find out how to get that 2nd house here.
04/10/2019
How To Start Investing In Real Estate

If you own a house, buying another one will make you a real estate investor. Find out how to get that 2nd house here.

Individuals aged 36 years and younger accounted for the largest group of the real estate buyers over the last four years, according to the National Association of Realtors. It’s no doubt that this age group is now realizing the power that real estate investments has to make a lot of money.

Make sure you have all your bases covered before undertaking a DIY project.
04/09/2019
Why your DIY project is going awry

Make sure you have all your bases covered before undertaking a DIY project.

TOWN SQUARE | A new study outlines why so many home improvement projects fail.

Some of these tips may seem counterintuitive, but don't ignore the data.
04/06/2019
How Real Estate Investors Can Make The Most Money Flipping Houses

Some of these tips may seem counterintuitive, but don't ignore the data.

You do want to make sure a house is safe and the major systems are all in working condition, but the house does not have to look like a Joanna Gaines special to earn you the most money. 

Investing in real estate? Don't make these 3 common mistakes.
04/03/2019
3 Reasons So Many Real Estate Investors Fail

Investing in real estate? Don't make these 3 common mistakes.

If real estate is as good an investment as we make it out to be, why do so many investors fail? And more importantly, how do we avoid that fate?

Have you ever noticed how certain colors make you feel comfortable, or excited, or hungry?
04/02/2019
Room Color and How it Affects Your Mood | Freshome.com

Have you ever noticed how certain colors make you feel comfortable, or excited, or hungry?

The colors of the rooms in your home are a direct reflection of your personality. While most of us may not spend a lot of time thinking about room color, it affects us every day. Room color can influence our moods and our thoughts. Color affects people in many ways, depending on age, gender, ethnic....

You'll have the cleanest dishes in the neighborhood if you put them on display with this idea.
03/30/2019
Great Idea: Windows Behind Kitchen Cabinets

You'll have the cleanest dishes in the neighborhood if you put them on display with this idea.

This design trend provides kitchen storage while letting more light into the room

Looking for some unique decor? Try creating a DIY terrarium!
03/29/2019
How To Make a Terrarium

Looking for some unique decor? Try creating a DIY terrarium!

Making your own terrarium is fun and surprisingly easy – and equally easy to maintain.

Are you in the midst of fighting multiple offers on your dream home?  Follow this guide to increase the odds in your fav...
03/23/2019
Fighting Multiple Offers on a House? Here's How to Win

Are you in the midst of fighting multiple offers on your dream home? Follow this guide to increase the odds in your favor.

Fighting multiple offers on a home can be a nightmare for buyers: It basically means that you've found your dream home, but everyone else also wants it.

There are many ways to invest in real estate. These tips will guide you.
03/22/2019
4 Simple Ways to Invest in Real Estate

There are many ways to invest in real estate. These tips will guide you.

Owning property isn’t always easy, but there are plenty of perks. Here are some ways to invest in real estate.

It takes less effort than you'd expect to live eco-friendly. Here are 31 ways to get started.
03/21/2019
31 Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly on a Monthly Basis

It takes less effort than you'd expect to live eco-friendly. Here are 31 ways to get started.

You can make 2018 your most eco-friendly year yet — and you don’t even have to sell your house, move into a solar-powered RV and live “off-the-grid.” Follow one of these ste…

There is nothing to suggest there will be a radical change in how the real estate market performs.
03/21/2019
Where is The Massachusetts Real Estate Market Headed in 2019

There is nothing to suggest there will be a radical change in how the real estate market performs.

See where the Massachusetts Real Estate market is headed in 2019. A prediction of what will happen with the real estate market, values and more.

Your bedroom will rule if you follow these simple bedroom rules.
03/16/2019
Bedroom Design Rules - Emily Henderson

Your bedroom will rule if you follow these simple bedroom rules.

We started our “design rules” series a few weeks ago with ‘living room rules‘ and ‘dining room rules‘ and today we are heading into the bedroom. Your bedroom is your safe space, your haven, your retreat from everything else at the end of the day. So the last thing you want to be doing is...

Can't find a good-looking baby gate that fits your space? Find out how to make your own here.
03/15/2019
30 Best DIY Baby Gate Tutorials on Cheap Budget | DIY & Crafts

Can't find a good-looking baby gate that fits your space? Find out how to make your own here.

We have brought here creative and budget-friendly DIY baby gate projects that comes with free step by step instructions and tutorials! DIY baby Gates are

Stop covering the holes in your drywall with bad art. This tip will teach you how to repair them.
03/14/2019
How to Fix a Hole in the Wall | DoItYourself.com

Stop covering the holes in your drywall with bad art. This tip will teach you how to repair them.

Every house will acquire holes in the walls throughout its life. Whether it is a small hole from a painting you re-located or a larger hole from an accident, fixing a hole in the wall is a relatively straightforward process.

A fresh coat of paint can do wonders for your home. Here's how to do it without breaking the bank.
03/09/2019
Trim Your House-Painting Costs With These 6 Tips

A fresh coat of paint can do wonders for your home. Here's how to do it without breaking the bank.

Labor is the biggest cost in a painting estimate. Making smart color choices is just one of the ways you can save on your total project.

Swedish Couple Builds Greenhouse Around Home to Stay Warm and Grow Food All Year Long
03/09/2019
Swedish Couple Builds Greenhouse Around Home to Stay Warm and Grow Food All Year Long

Swedish Couple Builds Greenhouse Around Home to Stay Warm and Grow Food All Year Long

Greenhouse keeps home in the 60’s, even when it’s freezing outside; allows family to grow Mediterranean fruit in Sweden Marie Granmar and Charles Sacilotto literally live in a bubble, insulated from the cold and the harshness of the elements, while taking in the best of what nature has to offer....

5 tips on how to introduce the latest decor trends into your home.
03/08/2019
5 Home Décor Trends to Follow in 2019

5 tips on how to introduce the latest decor trends into your home.

Trends in interior design and decoration change every year, but with slight improvements and a few changes, we can always get a fresh modern look. Home décor trends in 2019 suggest open and spacious interiors,

03/06/2019
Interior Design: Living Room Makeover For A Bachelor

Do you like the way the designer transformed this space?

See how H&H‘s Reiko Caron transformed her friend Brayden’s condo living room into a tailored, livable space. By trading in tired hand-me-down furniture for a...

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