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What Buyers Are Looking For Right Now

What Buyers Are Looking For Right Now

Sellers – now is a great time to put your home on the market. If you’ve been hesitant to list because of the pandemic, then you should know that buyers have been flocking to the market this summer. Record low…

Winning a Bidding War in a Sellers’ Market

Winning a Bidding War in a Sellers’ Market

The housing market remains strong despite the pandemic and high unemployment in America. And although buyers have been returning to the market in high numbers since restrictions eased, sellers are not returning in the same numbers. In fact, the real…

What to Look for in a Retirement Community

What to Look for in a Retirement Community

Retirement and senior living communities for older adults have been extremely popular in America for decades. With full-time staff, recreational and educational opportunities, and many kinds of comfortable homes to choose from, it’s easy to see why those aged 55…

Should You Sell Your Short-Term Rental?

Should You Sell Your Short-Term Rental?

The short-term home rental market has exploded in recent years. Companies like Airbnb and VRBO make it easy for homeowners to rent out their properties for short stays, and it has become an important source of income for many Americans.…

Creating a Teen Hangout

Creating a Teen Hangout

It’s difficult to predict how the pandemic is going to continue to impact our lives over the coming months. But it seems safe to say that the more time we can spend at home, the safer we will be from…

Improving Your Credit Score

Improving Your Credit Score

Are you one of the millions of Americans who are ready to jump into the real estate market this year? Despite the pandemic, the real estate market is flourishing because of record low interest rates. It’s an excellent time to…

Why You Should Pressure Wash Your Home

Why You Should Pressure Wash Your Home

With all the time you’ve spent at home this year, you may have noticed things you hadn’t really noticed before – like how dirty the exterior of your home is. Being at home more has also given us time to…

Can You Host an Open House This Summer?

Can You Host an Open House This Summer?

While the pandemic put in-person open houses on hold for several weeks, more buyers and sellers are eager to resume this practice. While virtual tours have helped to keep the market afloat during these challenging times, it’s hard to replace…

Getting a Home Loan During the Pandemic

Getting a Home Loan During the Pandemic

Whether you’re buying a new home or you’re hoping to refinance, getting a mortgage can be a big job. It’s doubly so right now as we adjust to the “new normal” caused by the global pandemic. While the real estate…

June is National Homeownership Month

June is National Homeownership Month

Did you know that June is National Homeownership Month? This designation is meant to celebrate all the benefits of owning a home. And the timing couldn’t be more appropriate now that we realize just how important our homes are during…

Why Housing Prices Are Holding Steady During the Pandemic

Why Housing Prices Are Holding Steady During the Pandemic

Over the past couple of months, we’ve watched as the pandemic has wreaked havoc on industries such as travel, tourism, and hospitality. Many have been left to wonder if the housing market would also suffer the consequences of the spread…

Weekend Bedroom Makeover

Weekend Bedroom Makeover

With all the time you’ve recently spent at home, have you gotten a little tired of your décor? After looking at the same paint, the same art, and the same knick-knacks for the last few weeks, are you yearning for…

Considering a Move to the Suburbs?

Considering a Move to the Suburbs?

Millions of Americans in large cities have spent the last couple of months cooped up in small apartments while they wait out the pandemic. It’s always been tough to make the most of a small space. But when you don’t…

Creating Your Homebuying Wish List

Creating Your Homebuying Wish List

If the coronavirus pandemic has put your house hunting on hold, then now is a good time to get your priorities in order. One of the best things you can do for yourself when searching for a new home is…

COVID-19 and Mortgage Relief

COVID-19 and Mortgage Relief

If you’re a homeowner who is experiencing financial hardship because of the coronavirus, then you may be concerned about making your mortgage payments right now. It’s important to know that help is available. The federal government and many private loan…

Research Neighborhoods From Your Couch

Research Neighborhoods From Your Couch

Did you know you could learn almost everything you’d want to know about a neighborhood without leaving your couch? With most Americans still practicing social distancing and staying at home, it’s become more important than ever to utilize available resources…

Take These Precautions For In-Person Showings

Take These Precautions For In-Person Showings

While virtual tours have become popular for many homebuyers during the pandemic, most serious buyers will still want to see a home in person before they make an offer. After all, buying a home is one of the biggest financial…

Home Appraisals During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Home Appraisals During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Despite all the changes that the coronavirus pandemic has caused in the real estate industry, one thing hasn’t changed – you’re still going to need a home appraisal before you can close. But certain restrictions that have been put in…