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3 Types of Real Estate Resolutions for 2017

Jan 27, 2017



Even though it’s almost February, 2017, I’m still struggling to polish off my New Year’s resolutions for last year. I only had three: attention to health, organization and comfort. I did manage to hit the gym more often than not, and I bought a bunch of new shoes that make my feet deliriously happy. So, two out of three ain’t bad. But organization … well, I’m still working on that one. I successfully cleaned out my closets and reorganized my kitchen cabinets and pantry early in the year, but my home office is still not the tidy, efficient workspace I know it can be. And every weekend, it seems, something more fun exciting urgent keeps popping up instead.  

Sound familiar?

New Year’s resolutions are fun to make if only for the illusion they give of trying to better ourselves and our lives. Usually our good intentions are history before Valentine’s Day, but we do try. And that’s got to count for something, right?


If you’ve got home-related resolutions on your list for 2017 – goals like buying a house or selling a house or just keeping the house you already have in good condition – we can help. Experts say the best way to achieve our goals is to make a plan then create actionable steps that lead to accomplishing them. For buyers, sellers or owners, we’ve got tips to help you stay on top of your “home work.”

Our New Year’s Resolutions for 2017 homeowner’s guide offers tips to keep you on the path to success this year. For example:  

  • Buyers, resolve to save up for a down payment
  • Sellers, resolve to make fixes that buyers will love
  • Owners, resolve to be more energy-efficient for less

Make this the year you look your resolutions squarely in the eye – and smile. Download our New Year’s Resolutions for 2017 homeowner’s guide now.


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