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“How’s the Market?”  What’s Ahead for Real Estate

“How’s the Market?” What’s Ahead for Real Estate

While no one can predict the future with certainty, most experts expect to see modest growth in the U.S. housing market for the remainder of this year and next. Inventory will remain tight, mortgage rates will continue to creep up,…

Are You Covered? A Homeowner’s Insurance Guide

Are You Covered? A Homeowner’s Insurance Guide

No one likes to think about disasters. Severe weather, fire, theft—or even a seemingly small issue like a broken pipe—can wreak havoc on your home and result in thousands of dollars in damages. Fortunately, a good homeowners insurance policy can…

Busting Myths of Home Buying – Myth #4 : You should work with the listing agent of the home you want to buy

Busting Myths of Home Buying – Myth #4 : You should work with t

It’s important to know that the listing agent works for the seller and has a legal obligation to tell the sellers everything you tell them. So be careful what you say in open houses, over the phone, or in person…

Busting Myths of Home Buying – Myth #3 : You don’t need to use a real estate agent

Busting Myths of Home Buying – Myth #3 : You don’t need t

Of course! I have so much to say about this topic! So, this one is a little longer than the others but worth it.   The real estate industry has evolved over time with technology, so buyers have access to…

Renters for a Weekend or a While: What’s the Best Use of Your Investment Property?

Renters for a Weekend or a While: What’s the Best Use of Your I

The residential rental market is now the fastest-growing segment of the housing market. In the United States, the demand for single-family rentals, defined as either detached homes or townhouses, has risen 30 percent in the past three years.1 And in…

Busting Myths of Home Buying – Myth #2 : You need awesome credit to buy a home

Busting Myths of Home Buying – Myth #2 : You need awesome credi

We are in a series on Busting the Myths of Home Buying and setting the record straight. Whether you have purchased a home or not, there are so many misconceptions out there. Be sure to check them all out. You…

Home Buying Seminar!!

Home Buying Seminar!!

We are hosting a Home Buyer’s Seminar next week:  Home Buying Made Easy! Share this post with anyone you think could benefit from joining us! Whether you are a month out or 2 years from buying, “Home Buying Made Easy”…

Busting Myths of Home Buying – Myth #1 : You need 20% for a down payment

Busting Myths of Home Buying – Myth #1 : You need 20% for a

We are starting a series on Busting the Myths of Home Buying and setting the record straight. Whether you have purchased a home or not, there are so many misconceptions out there. Be sure to check them all out. You…

How to Avoid the Top 8 Home Inspection Mistakes

How to Avoid the Top 8 Home Inspection Mistakes

  It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of buying a home. Once you’ve had an offer accepted on your dream house, you’ll probably be anxious to move in. However, before you make a significant financial commitment, it’s…

Real Estate Relocation Guide: 7 Steps to a Seamless Move

Real Estate Relocation Guide: 7 Steps to a Seamless Move

    Whatever your reasons are for relocating to a new area, the process can feel overwhelming. Whether you’re moving across across town or across the country, you’ll be changing more than your address. Besides a new house, you may…

10 Staging Secrets From the Pros for a Quick Home Sale at Top Dollar

10 Staging Secrets From the Pros for a Quick Home Sale at Top Dol

  According to the National Association of Realtors, staging a home prior to listing it can result in a faster and more profitable sale.1 In fact, the Real Estate Staging Association estimates that professionally staged properties spend 73 percent less…

How To Have a Dog-Friendly Yard

How To Have a Dog-Friendly Yard

If you have a dog, then you’ll no doubt be spending more time outside together in the coming months. One of the great reasons to own a home is to have a big backyard you can share with your pets.…