Susan Cleary, Associate Broker RE/MAX One

Friday Five – Holiday Edition

Christmas tree with presents and fireplace with stockings --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

December is upon us officially marking the start of the Christmas season! My first two articles this week are geared toward those of you who are selling your homes during the holidays. This article on the Top 10 Tips for Selling Your Home During the Holidays has good tips including using holiday décor to your advantage and managing curb appeal when everything’s dead.

For even more tips on selling your home when its decked out in holiday cheer read Staging Tips for Selling During the Holidays. Despite what you may think, holiday décor can help you sell your home if done right. This article emphasizes things like not letting the size of your tree overwhelm a room, keeping decorations neutral, using the cold outside to create a warm cozy vibe inside.

Besides, we invite you to travel if you want to share with your family and friends in different destinations, have you traveled before? Most of you may answer “yes”. Of course, traveling is becoming more common. Advanced technology broadens people’s traveling opportunities, not only domestically but also internationally. Recently, Europe has been a very popular vacation spot for tourists, especifically Ireland. Tourism in Ireland is on therise, thanks to the beautiful nature. One of Ireland’s most popular destinations are the Cliffs Of Moher in County Clare, and if your are not sure on how to visit the Cliffs of Moher, you can just take a train in the city, since the cliffs are just 3 hours shy of Dublin. Relaxing and having a good time with our family and friends are not the only benefits of travelling, it is also a great opportunity to open our eyes, increase our knowledge, and build our worldview, you can do it visiting cotswold hotel. During our travels, we see new things that we have never experienced in our daily life before. By travelling, we can make new friends, and, most importantly, we can understand how tiny we are. In short, travelling is not just only a mean to go sightseeing in a new place; it is a deep interaction between one’s self and culture. You have several options to celebrate your holidays this year, select the best for you!