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Short Sale FAQs

Short Sale FAQs

Short sales were fairly common during the Great Recession. Although there are fewer short sales on the market today, it is still one strategy for selling a home. If you’re buying or selling a home, then you may be wondering…

Retro Features Buyers Love

Retro Features Buyers Love

Are you worried about some features of your home for sale that buyers might consider dated? Well, it’s time to rethink that point of view. In fact, in real estate today, what’s old is new again. Many buyers are flocking…

5 Best Apps to Help With Your Move

5 Best Apps to Help With Your Move

Moving can be stressful. But thanks to modern technology, it can be made simpler and easier. Whether you need help getting organized or selling your belongings before your big move, these apps can help. Make lists with Google Keep Lists,…

Tax Deductions for Homeowners

Tax Deductions for Homeowners

Unless you’re a tax expert, it can be tricky to determine exactly what deductions you should take as a homeowner. And recent changes to the tax laws can affect what deductions you may be eligible for. If you just purchased…

Your Decluttering Cheat Sheet

Your Decluttering Cheat Sheet

Did your New Year’s resolution of getting your clutter under control never materialize? Or are you getting your home ready to sell, and you need to declutter before listing? Whatever your reasons for wanting to tidy up, it can feel…

Update Your Home on a Budget

Update Your Home on a Budget

Does your home need refreshing for the new year? After spending so much time at home in 2020, many of us are ready to infuse our living spaces with new energy. January is a great time to tackle home updates,…

Real Estate Predictions for the New Year

Real Estate Predictions for the New Year

While we can’t gaze into a crystal ball and tell you exactly what will happen with the housing market in 2021, we can certainly make some educated predictions. Real estate was one of the big winners of 2020, and experts…

2021 Interior Design Trends

2021 Interior Design Trends

Happy New Year! Can you believe 2020 is finally behind us? In the spirit of getting a fresh start, now is the perfect time to update your home’s style for 2021. As you might expect, interior design trends are taking…

Have a Fun Holiday Staycation

Have a Fun Holiday Staycation

We know the holidays just aren’t going to be the same this year. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a good time while staying home. In fact, with a little creativity, 2020 may be your most memorable holiday season…

Will the Election Affect the Housing Market?

Will the Election Affect the Housing Market?

Presidential elections don’t just affect our country’s leadership. They can impact many aspects of our lives – including the housing market. Analysts will make many predictions over the coming weeks about how the election results will affect our economy. But…

Down Payment FAQs

Down Payment FAQs

Saving for a down payment is one of the biggest challenges of buying a home. In fact, it might actually be the biggest check you will write during your lifetime. For this reason, many homebuyers are nervous about their down…

Home Features Worth the Investment

Home Features Worth the Investment

With so much uncertainty in 2020, we can understand how everyone wants to make their dollars stretch. While investing in your home makes financial sense, there are some features that are worth more in the end than others. Whether you’re…

The Advantages of Buying New Construction

The Advantages of Buying New Construction

If you’re one of the millions of Americans in search of a new home, then you may be frustrated by the lack of inventory. There are more buyers in today’s market then there are sellers. This means fierce competition when…

Why Your Home Price Matters

Why Your Home Price Matters

By all accounts, the real estate market hasn’t taken any hits as a result of the pandemic. In fact, the market is extremely strong right now and poised to help lead the economy out of a pandemic-induced recession. Homes are…

How Long Will It Take To Sell My House?

How Long Will It Take To Sell My House?

One of the questions we get most often from sellers is, “How long will it take to sell my house?” While this is true in normal times, it’s even truer now. Sellers want to have some idea of how long…

Tips for Second-Time Homebuyers

Tips for Second-Time Homebuyers

Everybody has advice for first-time homebuyers. But what about those who are buying a home for the second time? While wading into the real estate market for the first time can be intimidating, that doesn’t mean you’re suddenly a pro…

Fall 2020 Is a Great Time to Sell

Fall 2020 Is a Great Time to Sell

Traditionally, summer has been the best time to sell a home. It’s the time of year when families with children most often choose to move so that their kids will be settled in for the new school year. But the…

10 Real Estate Acronyms To Know

10 Real Estate Acronyms To Know

If you’re diving into the real estate market for the first time, then you’ve probably realized there’s a bit of a learning curve. When researching homes and mortgages you may have come across some terms that are unfamiliar to you.…