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Buying a Home For Sale By Owner

Buying a Home For Sale By Owner

For Sale By Owner (FSBO) homes are just that – homes that are being sold without the assistance of a real estate agent. As a buyer, you may be wondering about buying a FSBO home, especially if you’re working with…

Avoid These Home Buying Mistakes

Avoid These Home Buying Mistakes

Buying a house – especially for the first time – can be a huge undertaking. It’s a complex process, making it easy for mistakes to happen along the way. If you’re buying a home, here are some common pitfalls you…

Don’t Sabotage Your Credit

Don’t Sabotage Your Credit

If you’re shopping for a home loan, you know that your credit score helps to determine what kind of loan you qualify for and at what rate. The better your score, the more favorable your terms will be. But do…

Moving During the School Year

Moving During the School Year

Moving during the school year is not an ideal situation. But sometimes it cannot be avoided – for instance, if you’ve had a job change. While relocating during the school year can be disruptive, there are steps you can take…

Explore a Community Through Social Media

Explore a Community Through Social Media

Social media has become an indispensible tool for keeping in touch with old friends, staying current with the news and enjoying the latest viral cat video. But did you ever consider using social media to learn about a neighborhood? If…

Becoming a Landlord

Becoming a Landlord

Are you considering investing in real estate that you will use as a rental property? Or perhaps you’re getting ready to move and want to hold on to your current home so you’ll have rental income. Whatever the case, becoming…

4 Reasons You Should See Homes in Person

4 Reasons You Should See Homes in Person

It’s often said a picture is worth a thousand words. But can you be sure those words are totally accurate? If you’ve been house hunting and have fallen in love with a home based on the pictures you’ve seen online,…

How To Photograph Your Home for Sale

How To Photograph Your Home for Sale

The first place most potential home buyers will look at your home for sale is online. This means it’s crucial that your listing photos showcase your home in the best possible light. Here are our best tips for how to…

Inspiration for First Time Home Buyers

Inspiration for First Time Home Buyers

Leaping into the home buying process for the first time can be intimidating. It seems like there are so many things to know and decisions to make. It’s enough to keep even the most together person from making their dream…

Tips for Staging Outdoor Spaces

Tips for Staging Outdoor Spaces

Does your outdoor space make a good first impression? Your home’s exterior is the first thing that potential buyers will see when they take a tour. Are you making the most of it? If you think your outdoor spaces could…

Selling a Unique Home

Selling a Unique Home

Is your home one-of-a-kind? Could you describe it as unique or even quirky? While you may love your distinctive home, it could be challenging when it comes time to sell. Many potential homebuyers are looking for properties that conform to…

Selling Inherited Property

Selling Inherited Property

Did you recently inherit property from a loved one that you intend to sell? If so, you have probably discovered that selling inherited property is an emotional process that comes with its own set of challenges. And if you have…

How to Reduce Stress During Your Move

How to Reduce Stress During Your Move

Is there anyone out there who actually likes moving? Yes, it can be fun to get settled into a new place – especially if you’re upgrading – but the process of getting there can be stressful. If you’ve got a…

Make De-cluttering Easy

Make De-cluttering Easy

One of the most important steps you can take when you’re selling your home is to de-clutter. Staging your home for a quick sale means cleaning, removing your personal items, and giving your space a neutral feeling. But if you’re…

Buying a Vacation Home

Buying a Vacation Home

Do you dream of lazy summer afternoons spent admiring ocean views from your veranda? Or maybe you love the idea of snuggling by your own fireplace after hitting the slopes all afternoon. It may finally be time for you to…

Why is Your Home Not Selling?

Why is Your Home Not Selling?

Has your home been on the market for quite some time with no offers? Have you been watching while other homes in your neighborhood sell within days of listing? Are you frustrated and worried that you may never find a…

Seller’s To-Do List

Seller’s To-Do List

Are you getting ready to sell your home? If you are, then you may be feeling overwhelmed by the number of tasks ahead of you. While selling your home is a big job, you can make it easier by taking…

Buying a Home in the Summer

Buying a Home in the Summer

In you’re in the market for a new home, you’ve probably heard that spring and summer are the best times to buy. That’s when you’ll find the largest inventory of homes for sale. On the flip side, you’ll also have…