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Choosing Comps

Choosing Comps

One of the most critical decisions facing all home sellers is how to price your home. When you price your home correctly from the start you avoid leaving money on the table or having your home languish on the market.…

4 Tips for Applying for a Mortgage

4 Tips for Applying for a Mortgage

Does the thought of applying for a mortgage give you the jitters? Mortgage rates have been rising steadily over the last few months, and it can be a little intimidating to begin applying for a home loan. After all, purchasing…

Budget Holiday Decorating

Budget Holiday Decorating

We’re all looking for ways to economize this year. As we continue to weather the effects of inflation, many of us are trying to save money this holiday season. But that doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice any holiday cheer.…

Selling Your Home During the Holidays

Selling Your Home During the Holidays

While the holiday season is not the busiest time of year in the real estate market, that doesn’t mean it’s a bad time to sell your home. In fact, when you sell between November and January you’re likely to encounter…

Start a New Thanksgiving Tradition at Home

Start a New Thanksgiving Tradition at Home

Are you looking to shake things up a little this Thanksgiving? The last two years have certainly been a challenge, and putting a fresh spin on the holiday can be just the ticket to re-energize your holiday gatherings. We’ve gathered…

Money-Saving Thanksgiving Tips

Money-Saving Thanksgiving Tips

The holiday season is officially here. While this time of year can bring loads of good cheer, it can also bring up some anxiety when you start thinking about all the extra money you’ll be spending. From preparing Thanksgiving dinner…

DIYs All Homeowners Should Know

DIYs All Homeowners Should Know

Owning a home means keeping up with all the repairs and maintenance that the home needs. Issues will invariably arise over the years. If you don’t know how to address the more common problems and tasks, then you could be…

Quickly Refresh an Outdated Kitchen

Quickly Refresh an Outdated Kitchen

Your kitchen can make or break your home sale. Kitchens are the heart of any home, and most buyers put updated kitchens at the top of their wish lists. So what happens if you’re selling a home that has, let’s…

Why Did My Deal Fall Through?

Why Did My Deal Fall Through?

There’s no denying that it’s been rough out there for homebuyers over the last couple of years. Demand has been high and the supply of homes for sale has not been able to keep up with that demand. It hasn’t…

Should You Buy a Condo?

Should You Buy a Condo?

It’s been challenging for buyers in the housing market over the last couple of years. And even though demand for homes has eased and more homes are now available, the housing supply continues to remain low. If you’ve been having…

Last-Minute Halloween Decorations

Last-Minute Halloween Decorations

The big day is here! Halloween is one of those holidays that some people – especially kids – look forward to all year. Handing out candy to trick-or-treaters or inviting people over for a party is one of the pleasures…

Common Halloween Home Insurance Claims

Common Halloween Home Insurance Claims

Halloween is the scariest time of the year, and not just for those adorable trick-or-treaters. In fact, there are more home insurance claims on Halloween than on any other day of the year. As a homeowner, you need to know…

Save on Your Electric Bills

Save on Your Electric Bills

We’re all feeling the crunch of inflation. As colder weather approaches, you may be worrying about how to keep up with your home energy costs – particularly electricity. With longer nights and colder temperatures, electricity bills can skyrocket during these…

What to Look for in a Neighborhood

What to Look for in a Neighborhood

A lot goes into buying a home. Not only are you looking for a home that meets all your needs, but you’ll also be looking for a neighborhood that does the same. These are big decisions, and they shouldn’t be…

Cleaning Your Gutters

Cleaning Your Gutters

Is cleaning your gutters on your to-do list this weekend? Fall is an important time to tackle this as dead leaves and other debris accumulate in your gutters and downspouts. Keeping gutters clear of debris helps to prevent the damage…

Autumn Curb Appeal for Home Sellers

Autumn Curb Appeal for Home Sellers

Cozy season is in full swing! Fall is such a magical time of the year, making it an excellent season to sell your home. This is especially true if you have trees changing color in your landscape, making it all…

Maximizing the Profit on Your Home Sale

Maximizing the Profit on Your Home Sale

Are you worried you may have missed your chance to make a killing on your home sale? While the market has been shifting as a result of rising mortgage rates and home prices, it’s still a seller’s market. If you’re…

What to Know About Fixer-Uppers

What to Know About Fixer-Uppers

Although changes are happening in the housing market, buyers are still facing stiff competition. For some, this can mean being more open to a house that could use some work. “Fixer-uppers” have become popular options, especially with the number of…