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Garage Organization

Garage Organization

Don’t wait for spring to do some deep cleaning. Winter is coming and fall is a great time to prepare your home against the harsh winter conditions and hazards it can bring. A clean garage will not only help you store outdoor items from the cold, wet weather but can...

Pricing for a Slower Market

Pricing for a Slower Market

An unexpected byproduct of the pandemic has been a booming housing market. As Covid-19 hit the country, the housing supply was already low, and the lockdown depressed the volume even more. As more homebuyers began looking for new homes, fueled by the ability to...

Homebuyer Compromises

Homebuyer Compromises

First-time homebuyers are struggling to find affordable housing. Unlike recent years, when inventory was high and finding a great home, was easier, now buyers are faced with either postponing homeownership or making compromises. It may feel hard to compromise, but...

Time to Replace Roof?

Time to Replace Roof?

Owning a home may feel like a never-ending list of to-dos. It can feel like all you do is clean and maintain your house and yard. There is a lot of truth to this, but homeownership is one of the best ways to increase wealth, so maintaining your investment is critical...

Fall Decor Selling Tips

Fall Decor Selling Tips

If you have your home on the market, it’s natural to want to create the perfect environment for potential homebuyers. This includes not only professional staging services but also time-honored tips like freshly baked treats and seasonal décor. As we transition from...

Buying a Home Virtually

Buying a Home Virtually

As we continue to see unprecedented activity in the real estate market, buyers often find they are too late to offer on recently listed homes. For the serious homebuyer, this can be frustrating, often causing them to make last-minute plans to run out and view homes,...

House Hunting Tips

House Hunting Tips

House hunting has become a contact sport over the past year. The idealized vision of a leisurely Saturday morning reviewing open houses and plotting the day’s tours over lattes and croissants are a thing of the past. While popping into the local open house might be...

Home Tool Kit Essentials

Home Tool Kit Essentials

A well-equipped home tool kit is not just for weekend warriors and do-it-yourself types. Hanging a picture, tightening a cabinet door, or assembling a Swedish-built cabinet are all moments when one might reach for a tool kit. If your toolbox consists of duct tape and...

3 Pricing Strategies In a Seller’s Market

3 Pricing Strategies In a Seller’s Market

Real estate markets across the country are experiencing a strong seller’s market right now. For potential sellers, this may be a golden opportunity to get top value for their property. While it may be tempting to aim for the sky when setting the listing price, that...

What Is a Title Search?

What Is a Title Search?

It may seem like there are a million steps to the closing process when buying or selling a home. A title search is just one of the many stages and title problems may account for almost 10% of closing delays. As a seller, doing a preliminary title search can help avoid...

What Is a Title Search?

What Is a Title Search?

It may seem like there are a million steps to the closing process when buying or selling a home. A title search is just one of the many stages and title problems may account for almost 10% of closing delays. As a seller, doing a preliminary title search can help avoid...

Can An Expensive Home Still Be Affordable?

Can An Expensive Home Still Be Affordable?

Real estate prices across the country have increased dramatically in the past year. With increases in the 10-12% range, many potential homebuyers have given up and decided that homes are just too expensive to consider. While homes have become more expensive, it does...