Real Estate Blog

Energy Vampires – Why Your Electric Bill Is So High

Does it seem like you do everything possible to lower your electric bill and still see no measurable difference in your bill? The simple reason is you may have energy vampires in your home. The good news is these creepy creatures do not require a visit from your local...

10 Most Common Home Buyer Questions

1. How do I get started? – The first step is to give us a call and we can refer you to a lender to obtain a pre-approval. This will tell you, and potential sellers, how much you can afford. 2. How long does it take to close on a home? – Typically, it takes about 30-45...

Do’s and Don’ts of a Kitchen Remodel

Kitchen remodels are the most popular project among homeowners. Who hasn’t dreamed of the perfect kitchen? Most of us, however, don’t have the budget to hand the entire design off to a professional and choose the fixtures, appliances, and extras ourselves. As a...

Homeownership Is A Great Hedge Against Inflation

Over the past couple of months, the news of rising inflation is fueling concern across the country. Currently, inflation is at a 40-year high. This is impacting household budgets the most as families try to make ends meet with less buying power. For potential home...

Affordable Style Updates To Do This Week

Just because your budget is feeling the pinch with rising food and energy costs doesn’t mean your style has to suffer. Ditch the big investment purchase ideas and try some simple updates that will change the look and feel of any room quickly and for a lot less than a...

Would You Buy Your Home Again?

Buying a home is often an emotional decision; perhaps even more so than a practical, financial decision. Real estate marketing has recognized this for decades which is why agents have emphasized curb appeal and staging to their clients. Open houses have featured the...

Consider Upgrading before You List

Most people have wandered through new home developments and wished their own home looked as modern and chic. Model homes showcase the latest upgrades and decorating trends; for home sellers these homes are their competition, and it can feel daunting to offer an older...

5 Tips for Buying a Home When You Have Student Loans

Most college students require some kind of financing to complete their degree. Student loan debt is a serious commitment, one which can take up to 20 years to repay. But having a student loan does not mean you will be unable to buy a home, in fact lenders are prepared...

New Construction: Is It Right for You?

New construction home developments have sprung up across the country. They show beautiful new designs in both living spaces and exterior details. It’s appealing to have the ability to choose your flooring, countertops, cabinets, lighting, and other features—moving...