If you have trouble remembering important annual home maintenance tasks, consider utilizing your smartphone to keep track of these chores.  There are many useful apps that can help organize and provide reminders for your yearly home care responsibilities.

IPad and iPhone users might consider the following apps which are only a few of the abundant choices available:

-@Home – a free app from Good Housekeeping that has many great features, including tips on house cleaning.
-HomeSaavy – a free and highly rated app providing customized maintenance scheduling and alerts.
-Home Maintenance – come highly recommended and supports multiple schedules, great if you have more than one home.

For Android users, consider the following choices, amongst many others:

-myHouse – a free app for home maintenance
-House Maintenance Schedule – a free app that also has a Pro version for $2.99
-Helpful Household Hints  - features how-to cleaning and repair tips and tricks for $2.99.

Other options include Home Maintenance Tips ($0.99) for Windows Phone users or House Maintenance Schedule Pro ($1.99) for Blackberry users.

Regular home maintenance is especially important for prospective homes sellers.  So a good system designed to simplify this obligation will clearly be a benefit, especially if you plan to sell your home in the future.  A home in good condition may help to impress potential buyers, so consider reviewing these useful apps to help you stay on track. And when you are ready to sell your home, please feel free to contact me for a no-obligation consultation. I will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and can help you determine the value of your home.

Allyson Hoffman, ABR, ACRE, CDPE, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, SFR, SRES
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Serving Chicago's North Shore, North and Northwest Suburbs

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