Kreiser New Homes Blog

Kreiser Construction builds Quality, Affordable, On-Time New Homes in Lebanon County. Through our blog we hope to educate, encourage and motivate you as you search for a new home, purchase a new home and pay off your new home mortgage. In addition, we'll let you know of happenings in and around Lebanon County.
Nov
22

Making Your House Shine for Resale

Making Your House Shine for Resale
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When selling our home we want to get the most money we can from the sale.  I was reading Barbara Ballinger's blog on cleaning, decluttering and discarding and found it to be incredibly practical whether you selling or remaining in your present home.  Two of her tips that I wish to highlight are as follows:   TIP 1 - Purge basements, attics, and garages. TIP 2 - Empty closets   ...
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Oct
07

40+ Tips to Help You Survive Your Next Move

40+ Tips to Help You Survive Your Next Move
My family of 5 at the time last moved over 12 years ago. I'm not a fan of moving ... I don't like chaos.... I don't like disorganization ... I don't like stress ... all of which appear in this stage but they are inevitable when you are ready to embark on different life stage whether that be downsizing, job change or the fact that your family is growing. How do you manage this event?  I came a...
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Apr
09

What's the Last Box You Should Pack?

What's the Last Box You Should Pack?
Here's a really good question I recently stubmled upon in a newspaper ad.  What's the last box you should pack when moving?  This tip will help you eliminate some moving chaos. We've all done it as we've approached moving day.  We've packed something we need.  Rather than blame your spouse for their "stupidity", take ownership of your next move by preparing.  How can you d...
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Mar
29

4 Items to Disassemble when Moving

4 Items to Disassemble when Moving
Learn how you can save time, money and damage by simply disassembling some of your furniture before moving it. A couple of weeks ago, I tried to get a large, borrowed bed into our house basement.  My first attempt left a gouge in the stairwell ceiling.  My second attempt, had me removing the door to the basement.  Finally, I realized that the best way to accomplish this task in such...
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Mar
23

5 Ways to Reduce Moving Costs

5 Ways to Reduce Moving Costs
I'm typically a person that doesn't like surprises.  I like life taking place in an orderly way. When it comes to my home finances, the same goes.  I don't like surprises.  Yes, I do understand that emergencies do take place but even in those case I like to be prepared.  When it comes to moving day, ensure that you do not get an added surprise in your wallet.  Here are 5 w...
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Mar
14

5 Things I Find Hard about Moving

5 Things I Find Hard about Moving
For 20+ years I never moved.  In fact my parents lived in the same house for 47+ years.  Moving was definitely not part of my life until the year 2000.  During that year, my family of 5 moved two times within an 8 month period.  The first move was the result of our landlord at the time selling our house and buying one across the intersection.  That move involved rolling ou...
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