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July
6

The patio is one of the most important spaces during the warmer months. Here's how you can give it an upgrade.

Our REALTORS® have been busy spending weekends grilling and relaxing on the patio this summer, so we're constantly thinking of new ways to improve our outdoor space. Beautifully maintained landscaping and a comfortable porch or patio can make your outdoor space more relaxing, and it can also make your home more attractive when it comes time to sell. It's definitely worth the investment.

If you're looking for new ways to make your exterior and landscaping shine this summer, here are some great tips:

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April
4

Gardening season is just about here, so we put together some pointers that will ensure you have a beautiful garden through summer.

Gardening season is finally upon us. As winter finally rolls to an end, our REALTORS®  are already busy gathering gardening supplies and preparing for the warm weather. Creating the perfect spring garden requires a lot of work and preparation, so we often spend the last couple of weeks of cold weather getting everything in order. Things can get busy when planting time comes around, so it never hurts to start early.

To help you get ready for gardening season, here is a quick list of things you can do now to prepare:

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March
7

Home renovations can take a lot of energy out of you, which is why it's important to stay organized. Here's how you can keep up with all your projects.

Home renovation projects are a good way to increase your property value and earn a higher ROI when it comes time to sell. Updates and upgrades come in all shapes and sizes and often selecting, organizing, and prioritizing them can be a challenge.

While DIY home improvement projects can save you a lot of money, they can also be complicated and time-consuming. Whether you're looking to finish the basement, replace a roof, or add new flooring, our REALTORS® always recommend bringing a sense of order and organization to your home renovation projects to keep you on track. Here are some tips to help you along the way:

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February
7

Finding in-season ingredients is one of the easiest ways to upgrade your cooking. Here are the produce you should hunt for at your grocery stores and farmer's markets.

Cooking is one of Our REALTORS® favorite wintertime activities. Trying new recipes and investing in new kitchen gear is all part of the fun. If you have a large kitchen, like many of these Bronxville homes for sale, cooking can quickly become one of your favorite hobbies.

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January
3

The colors of the year have arrived! Shake up your home for a resolution by exploring the top colors of 2022.

If an interior redesign is one of your New Year's resolutions, the 2022 colors of the year are a good place to start. Every December, major paint manufacturers select a single color that best represents the current time period. Many of the 2022 colors of the year have a vibrant and playful tone to match the joy and happiness associated with what will hopefully be our final transition out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our REALTORS® were inspired by some of the beautiful color schemes in these Bronxville homes for sale, which made us begin to think about next year's popular design trends. Here are some of our favorite selections for the 2022 colors of the year.

  • Very Peri - Pantone
    This creative color is best described as a vibrant periwinkle. It's warm and friendly but is also full of energy. Very Peri 17-3938 incorporates all the calm and comfort of a traditional blue, yet joy and zest with its subtle violet undertone. It pairs well with a lush green, but can really be combined with any class colors. If you're planning to re-do the kid's rooms this year, Very Peri is a great choice. It's fun and creative, but also very comfortable.

  • Laurel Leaf - Better Homes & Gardens
    Laurel Leaf is a beautiful dusty green shade, which can be used to introduce an element of nature into your interior. With so many people spending much of the last two years outdoors, Laurel Leaf lets you bring the peaceful shades of nature inside your home. The color pairs well with off whites, beiges, or lighter browns. It can create a relaxing atmosphere in your home office or dining room.

  • Art and Craft - Dunn-Edwards
    If you're looking for a rich, sophisticated shade of brown, check out Art and Craft by Dunn-Edwards. This color is peaceful, comfortable, and has just a subtle 1970's vibe. It's almost like a cross between a rich walnut and a chocolate shade. When combined with light neutral colors, it can create a really stylish look for a dining room, living room, or entryway.

  • October Mist - Benjamin Moore
    A soft green with a silver tint, October Mist is a peaceful color that matches the year's nature-centric theme. This color is a beautiful choice for a dining room or bathroom. It's crisp yet calm and can be easily combined with off-whites, beiges, or lighter tones. Or you can combine it with a dark shade to add a sense of depth.

  • Evergreen Fog - Sherwin-Williams
    If you're looking for a darker shade of green, consider Evergreen Fog from Sherwin-Williams. This is an organic, friendly mid-tone green that can really liven up a kitchen, entryway, or bedroom. It's sophisticated and vibrant yet calming at the same time. Evergreen Fog pairs with earthy tones like brown or beige.

  • Olive Spring - PPG
    A soft, organic green with a very subtle gray, Olive Sprig from PPG is a beautiful mid-tone for the office or bathroom. The color itself has a natural vibe and was selected to inspire resiliency and regrowth, two themes that will be very important in 2022. Olive Sprig pairs well with naturally dark tones.

It's always fun to see what colors and design trends emerge each year. If you're looking to revamp a particular room in your house, contact us for some interior design tips!

December
6

The fireplace stands out most in your home during the winter months. Here's how you can tastefully decorate it without being excessive.

Interior decorating is a favorite wintertime activity for our REALTORS®, and we've become quite the pros when it comes to sprucing up our mantles. Your fireplace and mantle are the centers and focal points of your entire living room, which is why it's always a good idea to get your decor just right. 

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November
15

If you enjoy spotting birds at your bird feeders, you may be sad that cold weather is moving in. But you can still feed birds through fall and winter with this guide.

Bird feeding is a great way to bring nature and beauty to your backyard. Our REALTORS® love setting up feeders right next to a window and watching all the beautiful birds come around.

While bird feeders are popular in the spring and summer, did you know you can keep birds coming into your yard throughout the winter too? Many local birds rely on neighborhood feeders in the wintertime when food is scarce. With the right feeder and right food, it's easy to bring a variety of birds to your yard this winter. Here are some tips:

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October
25

Is the most frightening thing in your home your junk drawer? Here's how you can make it functional and organized.

The junk drawer can be the most terrifying place in the house, even for the most organized of homeowners. The junk drawer is just as its name would indicate: a place for things that don't have a home but that you don't necessarily want to get rid of. Most junk drawers contain some combination of tools, office supplies, matches, rewards cards, but you truly never know what you're going to find.

Organizing your junk drawer can have real benefits — it can help you eliminate unwanted clutter, easily locate items, and can even help bring you peace of mind. If you're looking to bring order to the chaos of your junk drawer, our REALTORS® have a few tips for how to approach it:

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September
27

Don't let winter weather do a number on your home. Use these tips to prep for cold weather now.

Now that summer has come to an end, it's time to give those much-needed home improvement projects some attention before winter arrives. Our REALTORS® always recommend taking care of home improvement projects in October while the weather is still comfortable enough to work outside. By tackling those important projects, you can be sure your home and lawn are in good shape through the winter and ready for spring. Below are some good home improvement projects to include on your list this fall:

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August
18

An electrical surge will ruin your day and your electronic devices. Here's how you can protect your home.

Electronics and appliances are at the center of our day-to-day home lives, and it can be difficult to function without them. Therefore, protecting them from electrical surges is important. In reality, home power surges occur dozens of times each day, which is why it's so important not to be caught off guard. Our REALTORS® are always stressing the importance of electrical safety, so we thought it'd be a great idea to share some information to help you protect your home and expensive electronics.

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