Real Estate

7 Best Things About Buying A House In The Fall

Posted by on November 3, 2019 at 8:16 am

  For the first time in recent history, October surpassed June as the most popular month to get married. And these autumn-loving brides may be on to something: Although the spring months are notoriously the best time to buy real estate (as well as have a wedding), fall may be the new ideal season to […]

Questions to Ask Before Deciding on a Real Estate Agent

Posted by on October 28, 2019 at 11:13 am

  Roughly 5 million residential real estate transactions were conducted in 2014. Of those, nearly 87 percent involved real estate agents, who can help both buyers and sellers of residential properties save time and maximize the value of their home. Before deciding which real estate agent might be the best fit for your needs, you […]

Selling Your Home for Maximum Value

Posted by on October 10, 2019 at 10:06 am

Selling a home is almost as exciting and nerve-wracking as buying your first property. Fortunately, if you work with an experienced real estate agent and take the time to prepare your home, it will sell faster (and most likely net you an excellent price.) Don’t underestimate the power of home improvement projects and home staging—these […]

Fireplace Maintenance and Safety

Posted by on September 29, 2019 at 10:49 am

Tend to your chimney with care with these expert tips!   Enjoying a warm, cozy fire requires a clean, safe fireplace. Here are some tips for keeping it that way. Fireplaces should not be used as furnaces. Use a fireplace for a short-duration fire — no longer than five hours.Keep the glass open to allow […]

Worthwhile renovations to increase the value of your home

Posted by on September 18, 2019 at 4:28 pm

  Home renovations are a headache and they can be expensive. If you’re going to undertake them, you want to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth. Some renovations will add more value to the price of selling your home than others. These are the best recommended renovations to increase the sale value of your […]

A First Time Home Buyers Story!

Posted by on August 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm

  I like to think of the first year of home ownership akin to (what I assume to be) the first year of marriage. It’s often the most difficult, because you don’t know what to expect. You’re used to something different (renting) and the entire year is spent adjusting. It’s just as great at you […]

Millennials Are Waiting to Buy a Home

Posted by on August 22, 2019 at 2:28 pm
Young couple looking at a new house

Say what you will about millennials and their commitment issues, but when it comes to real estate, younger Americans aren’t shying away from homeownership because they refuse to stay put and settle down. Rather, millennials aren’t buying homes at the same pace of previous generous because they feel they just can’t afford it. To further […]

Nearing retirement – should you downsize to a smaller home?

Posted by on August 15, 2019 at 1:07 pm

As retirement approaches, your lifestyle and priorities begin to change. Chances are the days when you wanted more space– the sizable dream home with the backyard big enough to entertain a growing family – are long gone. Instead, many retirees are looking for convenience, simplicity and accommodations more suited to their needs as “empty nesters.” […]

How To Become A Millionaire Through Real Estate (Really)

Posted by on August 1, 2019 at 11:06 pm

Real estate can make you a millionaire. Sure, this might sound like the promise of a late-night television salesperson trying to get you to attend the latest “free seminar,” but the reality exists: real estate is a powerful wealth building tool that has made millions of individuals millionaires. Could you be next? Maybe – but […]