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Improve your Indoor Air Quality!

by Nancy Heim-berg

Since air quality directly impacts your health and well-being it's important to do what you can to improve the air quality in your home.  Did you know that opening windows and allowing the fresh air in is the #1 way to improve air quality?  Here are 5 more ways to improve your home's air quality:

1. Clean your home often with as many chemical-free products as possible.  Use Hepa filters on your vacuum cleaner and mop.

2. Keep your home at 50% or less humidity; this helps reduce mold.  Also be sure to utilize your exhaust fan when baking, bathing, cooking and using your dishwasher.

3. Always dispose of paint, gasoline or other hazardous chemicals.  Do not leave them around your home or garage.

4. Furnace filters should be replaced every 3 months with a completed furnace check-up before the winter months.

5. Opt for hardwood floors, ceramic tile or laminate and remove old carpeting.  Carpets tend to trap more dust particles. If you have carpet in your home look to include house plants that filter toxins.

For more Homeowner Tips, visit our website.

The Truth about Home Buying Myths Exposed!

by Nancy Heim-berg

If you're considering a Omaha NE home purchase this year, make sure you get the facts!  Home Buying myths have been around for ages so it's important to find the facts that will impact your decision.

A few things to consider in today's marketplace:

  • 88% of all Property Managers raised rental rates in the last year!
  • Interest Rates are still below historic lows.
  • Credit Score requirements for obtaining a mortgage continue to fall.


To obtain more personalized information for your unique situation, contact the Heim-Berg Team.  You can also view more Home Buying Tips on our website.

Should you Stage your Omaha Home for Sale?

by Nancy Heim-berg

Are you considering putting your Omaha area home on the market?  If the answer is YES, hiring a professional Home Stager is an added boost!  

Home Staging increases your home's offered price by 17% (on average) and allows it to sell 87% faster than unstaged homes! 

Home Stagers are experts in the art of illusion.  That's right, just like David Copperfield!  They know how to highlight your homes best attributes and make the less attractive traits far less noticeable.


To learn more about Home Selling and Home Staging, contact the Heim-Berg Team!

Great Events taking place around Omaha this Weekend!

by Nancy Heim-berg

We may be following up a holiday weekend, but Omaha is filled with great events for the weekend of July 7-9.  Here are a few of our favorites:

First Friday's at Old Market- Visit the fantastic Art Galleries celebrating creative local artists while strolling down the beautiful brick lined street of Omaha's Historic District. You can also ride 'Olley the Trolley' for free between the different venues.

Midwest Paranormal History Ghost Tour- explore the more 'sinister' parts of the history of Omaha with this fascinating tour! Learn about the legends, lore and facts regarding Omaha's past.

Red, White and You...Patriotic Night at the Museum- Dedicated to First Responders and Veterans. Meet local Firemen, Omaha veterans and more.

Omaha Comic-Con- Unleash your inner superhero at this great annual event! Celebrate your favorite films and books along with Metro's own comics and pop culture expo! 

Sounds of Summer Concert Series- bring your blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy a wonderful summer evening at the amphitheater for a fantastic lineup of concerts all summer long.

Omaha Farmers Market at Old Market- Peruse the great selection of fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers and more at the spectacular Omaha Farmers Market.

The Dinosaur Safari- Perfect for the whole family! Omaha Children's Museum presents the great Dinosaur Safari with hands on experiences for the kids, 3 climbable dinosaurs and an 8ft T-Rex!

 

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