Cope & Associates
Debbie Cope, Cope & AssociatesPhone: (615) 762-5201
Email: [email protected]

Debbie Cope's Blog

Posted on 06/21/2021
Best Home Upgrades for ROI
When you’re making upgrades to your home, aim for changes that have a higher return on investment (ROI). ROI refers to the amount of money you can expect to recoup when you sell your home. Changes that have a higher ROI mean you can expect to recoup a higher amount compared to what you paid for these upgrades....
+ 8 more
Read More
Posted on 06/14/2021
Sellers: Home Improvement Projects
Image by Hermann Schmider from Pixabay Are you planning to sell your home soon? Then this is the time to take care of those home improvements that will make your home more attractive to buyers. As a homeowner who's been through the sale process before, you know how important it is to make a good impression on buyers....
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 06/07/2021
Ultimate Guide to Creating a Carnivorous Plant Terrarium at Home
Sure, terrariums are vast and fascinating. But if you’re looking to kick it up a notch, try starting one for carnivorous plants. The easiest way to keep them happy is by building a terrarium all their own. Within that space, they can enjoy the perfect amount of light, humidity and tasty insects. Here’s what to do. Select Your...
+ 9 more
Read More
Posted on 05/31/2021
4 Reasons to Buy in an HOA community
Photo by Robert Arthur Designs via Shutterstock If you’re moving to a new city, particularly an area with new development, you may discover that most homes are part of a homeowner’s association. If you’ve never been part of one before, you might not understand their function and why they are useful within a neighborhood. When an association functions...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 05/24/2021
Quick Tips for Your DIY Fencing
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels A fence can really transform the look and feel of your home. From providing privacy to adding a unique element to your yard, these structures can bring many advantages. But if you want to build one of these for the first time, you may have a lot of questions before getting started. Understand...
+ 7 more
Read More
Posted on 05/22/2021
Another Property Sold - 8035 Cedar Grove Rd, Cross Plains, TN 37049
Back on the market due to buyer's finances falling through this beautiful custom-built home sits on a gently sloping lot with lots of mature trees. Located in the Cross Plains community only minutes from I-65 North with an easy commute to Nashville or Bowling Green. The home has a full basement with room for three cars as well as lots of hardwood floors and an open floor plan. This home has been well maintained and is...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 05/17/2021
Keeping Up with Keeping Up
Photo by Monkey Business Images via Shutterstock It’s easy for a home to get out of hand with all the things that come through the door every week. Here are a few tips for keeping up with the never-ending clutter that enters your home. Create a Shoe Station Set up a location at each entry door for family...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 05/10/2021
Why a Corner Lot is Beneficial
Photo by Kaboompics.com via Pexels Since they see a lot more traffic than their inset counterparts, homes on the corner lot receive a lot of flak. As a result of these rumors, homebuyers might feel their hopes fall as they encounter the otherwise perfect house situated on these open properties. Much to their relief, however, many find that...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 05/03/2021
Bright Colors - 5 Attractive Ways to Use Them at Home
Photo by Ferenc Keresi via Pixabay Color can – and should – be used to decorate your home, but for most of us, too much bright color is more obnoxious than invigorating. Those screaming bright yellow walls may look amazing in the magazine spread, but you may not be prepared to live with that much color in your...
+ 3 more
Read More
Posted on 04/26/2021
Garden DIY: How to Build a Rolling Plant Caddy
Photo by Huy Phan from Pexels Plants and flower pots can be heavy items to move around. The good news is you can eliminate the trouble with a rolling plant caddy. You can build one yourself using rustic wood or precut pieces from your local home store. Stability is the key here. Plan to build the caddy large...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 04/19/2021
Are Pier and Beam Foundations Right for New Construction Accessibility?
Photo by 1778011 from Pixabay Although concrete walls and slabs rank among the most popular types of foundations, the vast majority of new construction relied on pier and beam designs until the 1960s. Pier and beam, commonly called as “post and beam,” was viewed as the most effective and cost-efficient way to elevate a structure above grade. In...
+ 5 more
Read More
Posted on 04/12/2021
What You Need to Know About Basement and Foundation Waterproofing
Photo by Kristina Paukshtite from Pexels When building a new home, builders put a water-resistant coating on any part of the block crawlspace or basement that is underground. This is typically good enough to protect your foundation for years. However, after time, or if you have a drainage problem, the coating becomes less effective. Moisture and even water...
+ 4 more
Read More
Showing Results
1 - 12 of18