7 Things That Can Go Wrong If You Hire The Wrong Real Estate Agent

Buying a home is the biggest investment you’ll likely ever make, and it has all sorts of implications for your personal and financial future. This is why it’s so important to work with the right agent. Too many people don’t realize just how much can go wrong if they make the wrong hire. There are some very serious problems that …

PET OWNER? PROACTIVE TIPS TO HELP PREPARE AND SELL THE PET-FRIENDLY HOME

Pets are important members of many households and the numbers are growing. But in addition to the love these furry family members bring, there can also be some challenges, such as the problems often encountered in selling a home where pets are kept. Pet owners who are preparing to sell their home can use the following information to help them solve …

7 Reasons to Buy a Home Before 2017 Ends

2017, a year with one of the strongest real estate markets in a decade, is quickly coming to a close. As the market naturally settles and leaves continue to fall, this winter has become the ideal time for Americans to buy a home. Here are the top reasons why buying a home should be on your radar before the new …

Why It Pays to List Your Home in Winter

          Spring may still be peak home-shopping season, since most families want to move when the kids are out of school. Yet it actually pays to list in the winter, when buyers tend to have more urgency: A study by online brokerage Redfin found that average sellers net more above asking price during the months of December, January, …

Christmas 2017 Ideas

Looking for some new ways to decorate the front of your house? We’ve got a few ideas to get you on your way!       1.) Front Porch Christmas Arrow Signs To make these merry signs you’ll need vinyl, paint, transfer tape, a post, wood glue, Aleene’s True Snow, and, of course, arrow-shaped wood. Your porch will look cuter …

7 Pricing Myths You Need to Get Past If You Want to Sell Your Home

When homeowners are preparing to put their properties on the market, one aspect is usually foremost in their minds: money. Setting the asking price accurately can mean the difference between getting an offer quickly and having a house languish for months, drawing little interest. With that in mind, it’s important that potential sellers block out a lot of the noise …

8 Mistakes First-Time Home Sellers Make & How to Avoid Them

Plenty of home sellers consider their places to be coveted properties that others would be lucky to own. But, that hubris can often lead to trouble when it comes to actually landing an offer and closing a sale. First-time sellers in particular exhibit some self-sabotaging behaviors that can trip them up on the way getting the deal done. The following …