Time to downsize? Signs to help you decide

Time to downsize? Signs to help you decide

Downsizing is almost inevitable for most of us. Just like the home-preferences of single adults are different from those of families with young children, so are the home needs and wants of retirees.

After pandemic pause, iBuyers bounce back

After pandemic pause, iBuyers bounce back

Defying predictions that the iBuying concept wouldn’t work in an intense seller’s market, this new breed of homebuyers has ramped up property acquisitions to record levels.

How trees add value to your home

How trees add value to your home

Everybody loves a majestic shade tree. It invites you to stay cool and adds dimension to your landscape. But it doesn’t stop there. Healthy, well-kept trees add to the value of your property, too.

Baby Boomers move on hot seller’s market

Baby Boomers move on hot seller’s market

If there’s one group poised to sell their home, it’s the boomer generation – those aged 57 to 75 years old. And in today’s hot market and high prices, this group is cashing in.

Get a CLUE when buying a home

Get a CLUE when buying a home

If you don’t have a CLUE, don’t be embarrassed! Most Americans are CLUE-less and have never heard of the CLUE database, but if you are a home buyer or home seller, it’s probably a good idea to get a CLUE!

The complex nature of valuing rural properties

The complex nature of valuing rural properties

First-time rural property buyers are often unaware of the complexities that determine a property’s value. Unlike city properties, there is an abundance of variables to be considered, and “comps” are difficult to find.

Owner financing in real estate

Owner financing in real estate

Owner financing is an alternative to a using a mortgage lender or bank. Also known as seller financing, owner financing is when a real estate owner has enough equity to loan all or part of the money for a buyer’s purchase of their property. Carrying the financing on a...
How to sell your home during the 2020 holidays

How to sell your home during the 2020 holidays

  In an average year, the period from November through January presents special challenges for selling your home. In this year’s anything-but-normal holiday season there are added difficulties of showing your home during the re-surging pandemic. But if you need...
Refresh Your Home with Curb Appeal

Refresh Your Home with Curb Appeal

This summer, we’re spending more time than ever at home. That reality and the good weather make this the perfect time to assess your home’s curb appeal and take steps to “kick it up a notch.”