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Monthly Archives: September 2015

    Home Design Tips: Get the Best Decor Inspiration Ideas from These TV Shows

    By Barry Evans | September 21, 2015

    Can’t seem to find inspiration around you for your home? If you’re a TV buff, then you might just get interior design ideas from your favorite shows! After all, these sets are expertly designed by the best ones in the business, so it would be perfectly fine to have a room inspired by these beloved... Read More

    Things you should be doing to sell home

    By Barry Evans | September 20, 2015

    Keep these overlooked items in mind when selling your home. Curb appeal “Curb appeal is super important!,” says Janis Borgueta of Key Properties. “It starts with the buyers falling in love with the home before they even walk into the front door. If you can’t get them inside, then no sale happens. How does a... Read More

    10 Tips for Property Upkeep as Summer Comes to an End

    By Barry Evans | September 19, 2015

      With the summer season is about to end and fall and winter is now fast approaching, property managers need to welcome this time of the year with a fresh start. Rachel Jefferson, who wrote a blog for AppFolio, explains that by doing end summer maintenance, a property manager will be able to save money during... Read More

    Open House at 423 Wayne Ave

    By Barry Evans | September 19, 2015

    Come see us this Sunday, September 20th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm as we will be hosting an Open House at 423 Wayne Ave, Chattanooga, TN   Barry & Diane Evans | The Evans Group Keller Williams Realty 423-875-2255 (d) 423-664-1700 (o) Each Office is Independently Owned and Operated Read More

    Bob and Cortney Novogratz Blog: How To Design Your Home Like a Boutique Hotel

    By Barry Evans | September 18, 2015

    Bob and Cortney Novogratz are a design duo—and parents to seven children—who recently bought a 1920s-era castle in the Hollywood Hills. Check back regularly on as they blog about the rewards, risks, messes, and successes of the project, giving their expert tips and tricks for home renovation. You can follow them on Twitter at @TheNovogratz. Building and decorating a house... Read More

    7 Frugal Fall Decoration Tips

    By Barry Evans | September 17, 2015

    Goodbye, summer. Hello, fall! If you want to get your place festive on the cheap, I have some amazing, super simple, and frugal ideas for you. So, check out these decor tips and feel free to share your own in the comments. (Related: 18 Amazing DIY Decorating Projects That Are Easier Than You Think) 1. Use... Read More

    Renovation Tips of Rental Properties for Homeowners and Investors

    By Barry Evans | September 16, 2015

    For most people who are still saving money for a brand new house or property, renting would seem to be the easiest and the most practical thing to do. However, aside from renting a house, one may also choose to purchase a secondhand or used house for a cheaper price. You may choose to purchase... Read More

    Interior Design Ideas: Tips And Inspiration For Dealing With Low Ceilings

    By Barry Evans | September 14, 2015

    Why it’s easy to make a space look good when the ceiling is 14 feet tall. But what about those more humble spaces with ceilings no higher than the standard eight feet? Don’t fret! These interior design ideas will provide you with tips and inspiration for dealing with low ceilings according to Apartment Therapy: Paint your... Read More

    Functional exterior lighting

    By Barry Evans | September 13, 2015

    Q: Hi Deb. We are building a new home and wondering about exterior lighting. It’s not something I know much about so looking for some advice. Thank you! A: Exterior lighting will need to be bright and functional around all entry and garage doors. But you can also use the lighting to highlight some architectural details of... Read More

    Decorating Diary: Tips on bedroom furniture

    By Barry Evans | September 11, 2015

    Q: My bedroom is 12 by 13 feet. I am looking for new furniture. I have room for a queen size bed and two nightstands. The wall to the right of the bed is all windows. The wall to the left has the door in it, and I will put a fish tank and stand... Read More

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