Spice Up your Holiday Decor with these Easy Hacks

Every year Christmas seems to come earlier and earlier, or maybe that’s just us. If you already have your Christmas shopping done, presents wrapped under the tree and cookies baking in the oven, you might not need these hacks because you clearly have it all together. But, if you are still rushing around with your list (or maybe you don’t have a list yet), you… Read More

Prepare Your Home to Sell

If you have decided to sell your home, now is a great time to begin working on the checklist to make sure you are prepared this spring to list your house and attract buyers who will fall in love and make it theirs. Your home has endured some wear and tear through your time of ownership and sometimes we don’t always recognize the changes in… Read More

Using Virtual Reality in Real Estate

By now you have seen the virtual reality headsets that allow the wearer to virtually be a part of a game, travel around the globe, and visit history. What better way to teach kids about what it was like with the dinosaurs than to put them in the world with them and see for themselves just how big a T-rex was?

4 Reasons Why to Buy in the Winter

The weather is cooling, leaves are falling, pumpkins are sprouting. It’s the time of year when a lot of house hunters begin gathering hibernating supplies for a long winter’s nap. But you are not like most house hunters. You are smart, you know that the advantages to finding a home in the winter far outweigh the disadvantages. You know that this is the time of… Read More

Have You Put Aside Enough for Closing Costs?

As a prospective homebuyer, you have scrimped, saved and sacrificed to have a good down payment on your home. After a few rough years you are ready to buy your first home, or if you have already purchased a home you are ready to move into the home that better fits your needs. After making your list and checking it twice you find out there… Read More

Ready to Make an Offer?

You have searched and evaluated and listed the pros and cons. You finally found the house you are ready to call home. You have saved money, been pre-approved and are ready to make that offer. Here are some tips to make the offer that is right for you and will get you into your new home.

3 Important Indicators to Invest in Real Estate

One the worst collapses in American history was the 2007 housing market, it made many wonder if our homes would ever come back to true market value. The crash of 2007 made us doubt if real estate was a good investment. Well, below we see 3 signs why right now you should invest in real estate. Low Interest Rates: The 30 year mortgage rate is… Read More

6 Important Things to Consider Before Making the First Offer

  You’ve been to 3 or 4 open houses. After much debate about which property you liked and why, it is time to make the first offer on the property! How do you know what to offer? Should you ask for closing costs? What about getting pre-approved? Those are some of the things you should consider and we’ve listed out a couple more below. Remember… Read More

6 Very Costly Errors by For Sale By Owner

Sellers who try FSBO or For Sale by Owner typically do it for a of couple reasons. It could be to avoid commission fees, or they feel like they don’t need a professional to sell their home. For whatever the reason might be, we see mistakes happen all the time. In the worse cases, the mistakes happen before the house makes it to the market…. Read More

Buying a Home with Little or No Down Payment

Are you struggling between renting an apartment and wanting to buy a home but you are not able to afford a down payment? The “Iconic American Dream” has always been to own a house with a white picket fence and three kids. But if you are wanting to own a home and do not have the down payment, the costs can be very stressful. The… Read More