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Saturday, January 7, 2023   /   by Bell Home Team

Best Home Design Apps for In-Home Projects?

The 6 Best Home Design Apps for Projects Large and Small
 By Brittany Natale/NYC

Planning a home design project can be overwhelming, especially for homeowners who have no idea where to start. Luckily, there are a number of home design apps that can help ease some of the pressure.
“Home design apps allow users to experiment with different design options and see how they will look in their space,” says Artem Kropovinsky, founder of Arsight, an interior design studio based in New York City. “This can be a helpful way to try out different ideas and see what works best before committing to any changes.”
Cost-effective and convenient, home design apps come in handy if you’re someone with a busy schedule. Whether you’re looking to create floor plans, visualize home renovations, or experiment with color schemes, these apps offer quick and useful tools to help bring projects to fruition.
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Tuesday, September 27, 2022   /   by Bell Home Team

Should You Sell This Year?

There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season as buyer demand slows and the number of homes for sale grows. But that shift actually gives you some unique benefits when you sell. Here’s a look at the key opportunities you have if you list your house this fall.
Opportunity #1: You Have More Options for Your Move
One of the biggest stories today is the growing supply of homes for sale. Housing inventory has been increasing since the start of the year, primarily because higher mortgage rates helped cool off the peak frenzy of buyer demand. But what you may not realize is, that actually could benefit you.
If you’re selling your house to make a move, it means you’ll have more options for your own home search. That gives you an even better chance to find a home that checks all of your boxes. So, if you’ve put off selling because you were worried about being able to find somewhere to go, know your options have improved.
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Tuesday, September 27, 2022   /   by Bell Home Team

Enjoy Fall in Central New York!

The fall season really highlights all of the beauty in Central New York! Whether you are new to the area, thinking of moving here, or a seasoned CNY native – we can all agree that there’s nothing like fall. From enjoying apple picking at one of the many apple farms in the area, to carving pumpkins and getting lost in corn mazes, there is so much to do in our area. Make the most of the season this year by checking out some of these family friendly places in CNY :
(List from VisitSyracuse.com)
Abbotts Farm Fall Fest
Happening every weekend from August 29, to November first, guests can grab their friends, kids, parents, grandparents and enjoy apple picking, visit the farm animals, check out the wagon rides, a corn maze, apple cannon, tube slides and face painting. Abbotts proudly offers over 20 different types of apples at their orchard which means you can spend the whole day there.
Take home some fresh baked goods from the bakery or grab some apple fritters to enjoy on-si. ...

Monday, September 5, 2022   /   by Bell Home Team

Your Complete Fall Cleaning Checklist

Spring cleaning gets the spotlight every year, but this autumn, make fall cleaning a priority.
With schools having recently started and holidays nearing, a good fall cleaning can make your life far easier. Seasonal cleaning can begin as soon as the first leaves fall, so when the weather turns frosty, you have a tidy home to cozy up in. Fall cleaning is the perfect way to prepare your home inside and out for you and your guests. So, instead of scrambling to fix up your home days before big family celebrations this fall, put in the work now to save yourself the anxiety. 
We’ve gathered a list of the most essential autumnal chores and handy hacks that will ensure your home is not just spick-and-span but also sparkling. 
Indoor Fall Cleaning 
Due to the cold temperatures and harsh winds that come with autumn, it’s most important that you focus your fall cleaning efforts on your home’s interior. While the thought of cleaning your entire indoor livins ...