Avoid Getting Burned as a Buyer in a Hot Sellers Market

We’re starting to see the market go from a red hot seller’s market to a regular seller’s market. But don’t let that fool you – if you’re a buyer, you still need to be cautious. Here are some ways to avoid getting burned as a buyer in a hot seller’s market: Don’t Be Overly Picky […]

Why Your Offer Is Not Getting Accepted

You found the home of your dreams, only to have them shattered when your offer gets rejected. It’s a terrible feeling that most homebuyers experience at least once in today’s real estate market. Let’s look at some reasons why your offer might not be getting accepted and what you can do to make sure your next […]

Man-Cave Renovations that Will Make Dad Drool

You may have heard the term before.  The “man cave” is a fun-loving name that is often given to the room of the house that has been dedicated to dad, as a place for him to relax, unwind, or maybe even do a hobby he enjoys. Since we’re spending a lot more time at home […]

How to Avoid Being Homeless as a Seller in Today’s Housing Market

We all know that now is the time to sell a home. There has truly never been such an extreme seller’s market. If you’ve been thinking about taking advantage of the quick increase in equity but are concerned about where you would move to next, you aren’t alone. As great as the market is for […]

Should I Refi? What to Consider Before Refinancing Your Mortgage

Have you been getting tons of advertisements telling you now’s the time to refinance your home? These advertisements promise a huge monthly savings and sometimes sound too good to be true. Let’s look at what a refi is and what you should consider before getting one.     What Is a Refi? Refi is short […]

Staging The Home to Sell

One of the most effective ways to get more interest in your home and a higher sales price is by staging your home before putting it on the market. Yes, it’s a seller’s market, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t put a little effort into listing your home for sale. After all, your home is […]

Should You Waive Contingencies to Win In a Real Estate Bidding War?

If you’re trying to buy a house in today’s market, you know that you need to go to great lengths to get your offer considered. You’ll likely be competing against multiple offers, and sometimes the highest price isn’t enough. Many homebuyers are waiving contingencies that are built into the real estate purchase contract as a […]

The Top 5 Home Renovations Today’s Buyers Are Looking For

If you are planning to make upgrades to your home and it is likely you will still sell the home in the not-so-distant future, it might be a good idea to do so with your future buyers in mind. This could mean that you make a few choices that may not be your first but […]

5 Spring Cleaning Hacks You Need To Know

Winter has come and gone, and now it is time for spring cleaning! This is a time to refresh your home and tackle the projects you have been putting off. Here are a couple of tips to help make your spring cleaning a little bit easier. Devise a Plan  Don’t just dive in head first […]