Winter is the perfect time of year for plenty of things: making snow angels, going ice skating, and drinking hot cocoa by the fire are all things that come to mind. But do you know what else winter is the perfect time of year for? Buying a home. There’s no better time to find the […]
It starts by pulling out the holiday decorations. As you’re getting boxes out of the storage closet, you realize that you could really free up some space if you reorganized just a bit. Then, as you are grabbing something out of the bedroom, you realize that a few tweaks would make the space so much […]
The holidays. It’s a time for celebration, a time for good food and good cheer, and – for many homeowners – a time for out-of-town visitors. And while gathering your loved ones from all corners of the globe to celebrate with you and your family undoubtedly brings holiday joy, it can also bring more than […]
MOVING! Just the sound of that word can bring up a subtle clinch in the gut, as well as thoughts of wear and tear, losing items, barely making it out of the old home in time, and visits to the chiropractor later. For most of us, this experience is probably unavoidable. But I have good […]
It’s not a matter of luck or chance. It’s not about catching a break or the circumstances finally lining up. It’s not about having the proper connections or even the best education. The only thing that matters is this: did I show up today and do the work?
Do you ever wonder if you need to pay your real estate agent when you buy a home? If not, then how do they make money? Or, do you know they get paid somehow…but just aren’t sure how? Well, you’re not alone. Lots of people aren’t sure how that all works.
Plenty of home sellers consider their houses to be coveted properties that others would be lucky to own. To an extent, that’s probably true. But, that hubris can often lead to trouble when it comes to actually landing an offer and closing a sale.
Buying your first home can be one of the most exciting experiences of your life. But it can also be one of the scariest. Buying real estate is a complicated process. And if you’ve never purchased a home before, the fear of all those unknown variables can make the experience stressful, frustrating, and downright terrifying.
When homeowners are preparing to put their home on the market, one thing is usually foremost in their minds: money. Setting the asking price accurately can mean the difference between getting an offer quickly and having a house languish for months with little interest. With that in mind, it’s important that potential sellers block out […]
There are millions of homes bought and sold every year, most of them with the help of a real estate agent. However, there is still a segment of the population that chooses to go it alone when it comes time to sell or buy a home.