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Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving in your New Home

Posted: November 18, 2011

After spending all summer searching homes for sale in Fayetteville, NC and now eager to share your new home, it’s time to host Thanksgiving! Now if only you could find a roasting pan and extra sheets…

There is always a lot of planning when hosting a party, but hosting a party in a new home can easily add anxiety to the mix. Here are a few tips to ensure you can throw a successful and memorable event:

If you are just starting your search for homes for sale in Fayetteville, NC but can already envision yourself hosting next year’s Thanksgiving, be sure to shop for the floorplan that best suits your entertaining style.

Homes that work hard for you: Tips for Picking the Floorplan that Works for You

Posted: October 31, 2011

When looking at homes for sale in Fayetteville, NC, it is certain that one of the most exciting parts of the experience is shopping for finishes. From flooring to cabinets to paint color, being able to select the features that suit your personal taste and lifestyle helps make a house a home.

But shouldn’t the home’s layout fit your lifestyle too? You can spend hours choosing a dining room light fixture, but if your family prefers to eat at the kitchen island instead of the formal dining table, that fantastic light may never even be turned on!

To ensure you find the best floorplan for you when considering homes for sale in Fayetteville, NC, remember there’s more to the selection than the number of bedrooms and bathrooms. Make a list of things you need your home to do for you.

– Include what you like about where you currently live. Are there conveniences or comforts you would hate to see compromised in your new home, such as a walk-in pantry or a linen closet?

– If bringing existing furniture pieces measure and map them out to ensure the most critical pieces fit.

– Consider if your family dynamic might change while you’re in your new home. If you have a growing family, how will a first floor master will work for you? Is it okay if it’s away from the other bedrooms?

– If you love to entertain, look for an open floorplan where the kitchen and family room flow seamlessly, creating a larger space for visiting with guests. Or, if you prefer a quiet place to read, ensure you have a den or loft perfect for your favorite chair and side table.

When you head out to search homes for sale in Fayetteville, NC, your list will help narrow the variety of floorplans to see and keep you on track to finding the best layout for you.

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