One Simple Change Can Transform Your Kitchen

How many times have you heard “Kitchens…that’s where you’ll get the most bang for your buck in remodeling”? They’ve probably been saying that since the beginning of time or at least since HGTV first aired. Here’s the thing, though, everyone says it because it’s true. Time and again I see buyers willing to overlook a…

The Incredible Joy of Owning Your Home

If you haven’t bought a home yet, you’re missing out on a wonderful feeling! That moment when you walk through your door, put down your keys, settle into your couch and breathe a sigh of relief while thinking, “Finally, it’s mine (or ours)!” Don’t forget the joy of looking at all of your boxes, rolling…

Don’t Replace Your Real Estate Agent With The Internet

With the influx of new technology and web based solutions, it’s no surprise that everything, including real estate, is moving fast into the era of the internet. From Amazon to Uber, we generally can pull up our phones or laptops to order what we want when we want with ease. The real estate industry isn’t…

5 Ways To Save For A Down Payment On Your Dream Home

Everyone knows you need a down payment if you want to buy a house (well, let’s say almost everyone).  However, with rent, car payments, student loans and all the other financial commitments you have, how do you get that down payment together? First, I want to clear up one misconception.  You do not…I repeat…you DO…

Why Rent If You Can Own?

Home ownership rates are the lowest they have been in the last 50 years. A large portion of Americans are still renting properties, instead of enjoying a home of their own. Consumer Reports believes this is an issue because buyers have doubts about their ability to purchase. It’s still a long standing notion that a…

Why You Need to Sell This Summer

  The market is hot, hot, hot! With interest rates still at an all time low for buyers, the market has turned into a feeding frenzy and home sales are skyrocketing in prices. In such a high demand, seller’s market, homes are selling for record breaking prices, which means more money in your pocket. If…

5 Home Hacks to Create the Illusion of Space

One thing most buyers are looking for is space.  No one wants to feel cramped in their own home.  Adding square footage to an existing home is cumbersome, time consuming and (let’s not forget) expensive.  You don’t have to put a costly addition on your home to make it feel more spacious, though.  In fact,…

5 Myths About Buying a Home

Finally ready to make the transition into home ownership? That’s awesome, and in this exciting time you can be turning to friends and family for an insight into the process. However, there seems to be a circulation of misinformation spreading around, so we’re here to clear up a few myths. 1. THE FIRST STEP IS…

6 Reasons Your Home Won’t Sell

Are you ready to sell your home and want it to have a great first impression on the market? Or maybe your home has been listed for a few weeks or months, and you can’t figure out why it won’t sell, and you know your agent is working hard to market it. We’ve listed below…

4 Key Questions to Ask Before Buying a Home

That’s it! You’ve had it. You’re tired of throwing money down the drain for rent and want to buy your own little piece of the world. The problem is that you haven’t the slightest clue about where to start. The best way to begin is simply by asking yourself four key questions before buying a…

5 Easy & Inexpensive Ways to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.”  That’s what the classic Head and Shoulders commercial used to say.  We all know that first impressions are critical when forming opinions about new people.  However, that same rule also applies to your home.  If you’re home is lacking in curb appeal, it’s going…