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Planning Your Spring Garden

Planning Your Spring Garden

We know it’s still January, but it’s never too early to start planning your spring garden! In fact, thinking about the longer days and warmer temperatures to come are just the thing to beat the winter blues. If you’re ready…

Don’t Renovate These Things Before Selling

Don’t Renovate These Things Before Selling

Getting your house ready to put on the market means making repairs both large and small. Most buyers want to purchase a home that is move-in ready so it’s important to get yours up to snuff. You’ll have to prioritize…

Creating a Cleaner New Year

Creating a Cleaner New Year

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get your house in order? Have you gotten started yet? Most of us desire to live in a clean home but have trouble motivating ourselves to do it. If you keep putting…

Buying a Home with a Septic Tank

Buying a Home with a Septic Tank

You recently fell in love with a home and want to put in an offer, but it has a septic tank. While septic tanks are fairly common in the United States, they do require a bit of know-how so that…

Check These Landscaping Issues Before Buying

Check These Landscaping Issues Before Buying

There’s nothing quite like finding a home that’s just right for you when you’re out house-hunting. It’s got the perfect layout, it’s the perfect size, it’s in the perfect neighborhood, and it’s listed for the perfect price. Everything’s perfect, right?…

When Can Sellers Keep Earnest Money?

When Can Sellers Keep Earnest Money?

When a buyer makes an offer on your home for sale, they will most likely include an earnest money deposit. This is a percentage of the purchase price – usually between one and three percent – that signals the buyer…

New Rules for Homebuyers in 2023

New Rules for Homebuyers in 2023

It’s a new year that brings with it a new landscape for the housing market. The last three years saw dramatic changes that upended the real estate market as we typically know it. Housing pricings skyrocketed, demand surged, and supply…

Staying Sane While Moving in Winter

Staying Sane While Moving in Winter

We get it – moving is no fun. And when you couple that with winter weather it can be even less so. But when you’re buying or selling a home, moving is part of the deal. Fortunately, there are ways…

Winter Home Selling Tips

Winter Home Selling Tips

Just because Old Man Winter is here doesn’t mean it’s not a good time to sell your home. While spring and summer tend to be the busiest seasons in the real estate market, you can still achieve your home-selling goals…

Why Buying Now Makes Sense

Why Buying Now Makes Sense

Have you been a little nervous about jumping into the real estate market? Buying a home now is certainly different than it was during the pandemic. But just because the market has shifted doesn’t mean that now isn’t a good…

Achieving Your 2023 Real Estate Goals

Achieving Your 2023 Real Estate Goals

Is 2023 the year you plan to buy or sell a home? Then now is the perfect time to begin taking actionable steps to reach your real estate goals. As we look back on 2022 and look forward to 2023,…

Saying Goodbye to Your Old Home

Saying Goodbye to Your Old Home

2022 is coming to a close and this week we’re saying goodbye to a year that has certainly had its ups and downs. Some of you may also be saying goodbye to your old home at this time of year,…

Last Minute White Elephant Gifts

Last Minute White Elephant Gifts

You’re getting ready to head out the door to a holiday party when you remember – you forget to get a White Elephant gift for the gift exchange! Fortunately, we’ve got tons of ideas for last-minute White Elephant gifts that…

Celebrating the Holidays in Your New Home

Celebrating the Holidays in Your New Home

Relaxing at home is a favorite tradition for many during the holiday season. Eating delicious food, playing games, watching movies, and making memories are all high on the to-do list this time of year. But for those who have recently…

Save on Your Heating Costs

Save on Your Heating Costs

If inflation has put a chill in your heart, then you’re probably worried that it may put a chill in your home this year, too. Rising costs across the board mean less money to spend on energy this winter. But…

2023 Home Design Trends

2023 Home Design Trends

As the end of the year approaches, it’s time to begin thinking about what the New Year has in store. If you’re buying or selling a home – or even if you just want to give your home a style…

Choosing Comps

Choosing Comps

One of the most critical decisions facing all home sellers is how to price your home. When you price your home correctly from the start you avoid leaving money on the table or having your home languish on the market.…

4 Tips for Applying for a Mortgage

4 Tips for Applying for a Mortgage

Does the thought of applying for a mortgage give you the jitters? Mortgage rates have been rising steadily over the last few months, and it can be a little intimidating to begin applying for a home loan. After all, purchasing…