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Researching a Home Online

Researching a Home Online

If you’re like most homebuyers, then you’ll probably begin your home search online. But did you know that you could go beyond just the listings to learn more about a home? With so much information at your fingertips, it can…

Staging a Deck

Staging a Deck

Spring is almost here, which means backyard barbecue season is just around the corner. Many homebuyers are going to be in the market for houses that have great outdoor living spaces. As the temperatures rise, they’ll imagine themselves grilling out…

Buying a “Sale Pending” Home

Buying a “Sale Pending” Home

You’ve finally found the perfect home that meets all your needs. The trouble is, it’s listed as sale pending. Just what does “sale pending” mean, and should you give up hope of ever buying this house? Here’s what you need…

Worst Moving Mistakes Revealed

Worst Moving Mistakes Revealed

The real estate market is starting to heat up for the spring season. That means in the coming months many people will be packing up and moving to a new place. If you’re one of them, then you’ll be gearing…

Spring Curb Appeal Boosters

Spring Curb Appeal Boosters

When most homeowners think of curb appeal, they imagine hours spent planting and tending an elaborate garden. But curb appeal doesn’t begin and end with plants and flowers. In fact, you can create amazing curb appeal even if you don’t…

Buyers: Get Your Paperwork Ready

Buyers: Get Your Paperwork Ready

Spring is the busiest time of year in the real estate market. Now is the time when many families with children begin looking at homes for sale so that they can move in between school years. In fact, there may…

Get Your Home Ready for a Spring Sale

Get Your Home Ready for a Spring Sale

The busiest season in the real estate market is upon us. Are you one of the many homeowners who will put their homes on the market this spring? You’re going to face more competition at this time of year, so…

6 Common Real Estate Photo Mistakes

6 Common Real Estate Photo Mistakes

Did you know that most homebuyers begin their home searches online? That means that before they ever step foot inside your home, potential buyers are forming opinions about it. You want your home to be well represented in your online…

Paying All Cash For a House

Paying All Cash For a House

If you’re looking to beat out other offers in a competitive real estate market, then paying all cash can be a great option. There are many ways that homebuyers could find themselves with enough cash to make this feasible. Perhaps…

8 Ways to Know You’ve Found the Right Home

8 Ways to Know You’ve Found the Right Home

When you begin your search for a new home, you may worry about how you’ll know if you’ve found “the one.” It’s normal to feel anxious about the purchase. After all, buying a home is one of the biggest financial…

How to Price Your Home

How to Price Your Home

We’re gearing up for the spring home selling season. This is the busiest time of year in the real estate market, and many homeowners will be putting their houses up for sale. If you’re one of them, then you’ve no…

Selling a Fixer Upper

Selling a Fixer Upper

Are you thinking about selling a house that needs work? While it may seem intimidating to put a fixer-upper on the market, it’s not impossible to sell. In fact, there are many buyers out there who are looking for fixer-uppers.…

What is a Move-In Ready Home?

What is a Move-In Ready Home?

When you’re house hunting, you’re likely to come across listings that describe a home as being “move-in ready.” But what does move-in ready actually mean? Does it mean that no work needs to be done on the home? Or perhaps…

Selling a Home Out of State

Selling a Home Out of State

While it’s not an ideal situation, you may find you need to sell a home that is out of state. In many cases, home sellers choose to buy a new home before selling their old one. But if that old…

Buying in a “Good” Location

Buying in a “Good” Location

We’ve all heard the saying, “Location, location, location!” But what does that actually mean? Buying a home in a good location will help ensure that you’re happy in your new home. It also means that you’ll have an easier time…

How to Think Like a Buyer

How to Think Like a Buyer

If you’re selling your home, then you know there’s a laundry list of things you need to do to prepare. You’ve got to find a great real estate agent, prepare your home to list, and get ready for your next…

Building an Emergency Fund

Building an Emergency Fund

You never know what life is going to throw at you. Which is why it’s so important to build an emergency fund. These funds can be used for so many things – from unexpected medical expenses to the emergency replacement…

What is a Ranch Style House?

What is a Ranch Style House?

When you’re buying a home, you’ll see a description in the listing for that home. One key element that is usually included is the architectural style of the home. This can be anything from a Cape Cod to a Midcentury…