Tips to Sell Your Home Faster When selling your house, there are a few key things you can prioritize to have the greatest impact for a faster sale: 1. Make Buyers Feel at Home Declutter your home! Pack away all personal items like pictures, awards, and sentimental belongings. Make buyers feel like they belong in the … Continue reading Tips to Sell Your Home Faster
What Buyers Need to Know About HOAs When searching for a home, you may end up selecting a property in a community with a Homeowners Association (HOA). Before you buy, it’s important to know how an HOA works and what they mean for you. According to a recent article on realtor.com, “In a nutshell, an HOA … Continue reading What Buyers Need to Know About HOAs
iBuyers: What Is the “Cost of Convenience” When Selling Your Home? When thinking about selling their house, homeowners have many options. A relatively new option is using an “iBuyer.” What is an iBuyer? According to Jovio, the definition is: “A company or investor that uses Automated Valuation Models (AVMs) to make instant offers on homes. It … Continue reading iBuyers: What Is the “Cost of Convenience”
Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved! In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream … Continue reading Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved!
Before You Look for Your Dream Home: Know What You Want vs. What You Need! In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search. If you’ve been thinking about buying a home of your own … Continue reading Know What You Want vs. What You Need
Know What to Expect at Your Home Inspection So you made an offer and it was accepted. Now, your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Agents oftentimes make your offer contingent on a clean home inspection. This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price you paid for the home, ask the sellers … Continue reading Know What to Expect at Your Home Inspection
Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO Rising home prices coupled with a lack of inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their home on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). However, a FSBO might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers. The top … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO!
Do you have a second home that is unoccupied for months at a time? Do you vacation frequently and simply lock your doors relying on a busy neighbor to check on things occasionally? A vacant home is a vulnerable home and a Home Watch Service can offer you the peace of mind that your investment … Continue reading Top Reasons to use a Home Watch Service
Hurricane Season begins June 1st and runs through November 30th with peak season from August through October. Don’t wait until the last minute to prepare. Below is a list of key items to have on hand in the event of a hurricane. Hurricane Checklist Medical Alert Tags Insect Repellent Sunscreen Soap Prescription & Over the … Continue reading Hurricane Season is Here!
The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment If you are in the market to buy a home this year, you may be confused about how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people you talk to will tell you that you need to save 20% or you won’t be … Continue reading The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment