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How to Shop for a Mortgage

How to Shop for a Mortgage

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you will ever make in your lifetime. Which is why it is so important to be an informed consumer. How do you do that? By shopping around, of course. If…

Plan a Spring Break Staycation

Plan a Spring Break Staycation

What better way to enjoy the home you love than by planning a Spring Break staycation? By spending your vacation time at home, you can finally take advantage of all those amenities that made you fall in love with your…

Get Into a Seller’s Mindset

Get Into a Seller’s Mindset

It takes more to sell a home than putting up a listing and hoping for the best. In order to make the most of your home sale, you need to get into the right mindset. Knowing what’s ahead and preparing…

Best Tech Tools for Homebuyers

Best Tech Tools for Homebuyers

One of the great advantages of being a homebuyer in 2019 is the number of tools you have at your disposal. Never before has a homebuyer had so many options for researching a neighborhood, browsing for homes, or even applying…

What To Know Before Selling

What To Know Before Selling

If 2019 is the year you want to sell your home, then there are some things you should know before you do it. In fact, the more time you can spend getting organized and preparing your home before it hits…

Competing Against an All-Cash Offer

Competing Against an All-Cash Offer

You found a home you love. You made an offer that you thought couldn’t be beat. But it was – by an all-cash offer from another buyer. Although buyers who pay for homes with cash are attractive in many markets,…

Is Winter a Good Time to Buy?

Is Winter a Good Time to Buy?

You’ve probably heard that the real estate market hits it peak in spring and summer, when kids are out of school and families have time to make the transition. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t be in the market…

Embrace Wabi-Sabi at Home This Year

Embrace Wabi-Sabi at Home This Year

Are you exhausted from trying to live your best, most perfect life? Then maybe it’s time to embrace the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi. So what exactly is wabi-sabi, and how can you apply it to your life at home? Here…

Throw a New Year’s Eve Party at Home

Throw a New Year’s Eve Party at Home

If you bought a home in 2018, it’s time to celebrate! Why not throw a New Year’s Eve party to both welcome in the New Year and show-off your house to your friends and family? You don’t need tons of…

Prepare to Buy a Home in 2019

Prepare to Buy a Home in 2019

Is buying a home your New Years resolution for 2019? Are you unsure where to start? While buying a home can be a complex process, there are steps you can take now so that you’re more prepared when the time…

Holiday Gifts For Neighbors

Holiday Gifts For Neighbors

Do you have an annual tradition of exchanging small gifts with your neighbors over the holidays? Or maybe you’ve just moved and you’d like to give gifts as a way to meet your new neighbors? It’s a wonderful way to…

What is a Relocation Specialist?

What is a Relocation Specialist?

If you’re moving out of town for work, then you may want to consider working with a relocation specialist. A relocation specialist is a professional who will help you handle all the details of your move so that’s it’s as…

Using Your Home to Give Back

Using Your Home to Give Back

The season of giving is upon us. It’s that time of year when we give thanks for what we have and give back to our communities and those in need. But did you know that you could actually use your…

Protect Your Home Over the Holidays

Protect Your Home Over the Holidays

The holiday season is officially here! It’s that time of year when we all deck the halls and gather together to celebrate. It also happens to be that time of year when you’re more vulnerable to burglars – or even…

Breaking Up With Your Home

Breaking Up With Your Home

You know how it goes. In the beginning, it was all sunshine and heart emojis. You fell in love, and it was hard to imagine ever feeling differently. But time marches on, and sometimes you grow apart or fall out…

Avoid These Scary Mistakes When Selling

Avoid These Scary Mistakes When Selling

Halloween is only a couple of days away. This week is frightening enough by itself without adding scary home-selling mistakes to the list. While it may seem like selling your home is an impossible task with landmines along the way,…

What To Do When Your House Floods

What To Do When Your House Floods

With all the images in the news of flooding due to Hurricane Florence, you may be wondering what to do if you have a similar emergency. Natural disasters like storms aren’t the only things that can cause your home to…

Does Your Home Have Resale Value?

Does Your Home Have Resale Value?

It may seem counterintuitive, but the best time to think about your home’s resale value is before you buy it. While it’s important to buy a home that suits your needs, you should also consider how attractive it may or…