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Your Home – Selling & Buying Strategies

Your Home – Selling & Buying Strategies

Current market conditions may be tempting you to sell your home while demand is high and interest rates are low. However, before jumping into the sale of your home, you may want to spend a few minutes consulting with a…

Your Home and Town Influences Market Value

Your Home and Town Influences Market Value

Although the recently released NAHB/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) illustrated decreases from April’s 273 to 258, news throughout the United States continues to bode well. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) even feels confident about the future of the…

Is DIY Safe For You and Your Home

Is DIY Safe For You and Your Home

Are you a “Do-It-Yourselfer” when it comes to making repairs and improvements to your home? May is National Home Remodeling Month and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers are using increased seasonal awareness to outline risks that a…

Determining the Landscaping for Your Home

Determining the Landscaping for Your Home

Improving the landscape around your home is not just about good looks. Home value can also increase with fine-tuned and maintained landscaping. Before hiring a landscape designer to reconstruct your home, it’s helpful to compile a list of questions. You…

Preparing to Sell Your Home

Preparing to Sell Your Home

Leaping into the sale of your home may work for some, but most home sellers would rather take it slow. Questions on pricing, staging, the current market, and all the steps involved in your home sale are bound to be…

Mortgage Rates Make Your Home Buying Easier

Mortgage Rates Make Your Home Buying Easier

The average fixed mortgage rate dropped again last week, according to the Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), providing more buying power and incentive if you are seeking to buy your home. The 30 year fixed decreased to an average 3.41%…

Loving the Mom in Your Home

Loving the Mom in Your Home

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you want to find the perfect gift for your Mom or wife this year, it’s time to start thinking (and be sure to avoid buying something useful for your home)! The…

Being Credit Smart With Your Home

Being Credit Smart With Your Home

The housing market and what it means for your home is definitely a hot topic of late.  No matter where you turn, you can catch an “expert” discussing historical growth, the housing “bubble” or market scarcity and options for buying and…

Good News For You and Your Home

Good News For You and Your Home

Inventory may be down, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to buy your home. If you have been seeking to purchase a home and have been disheartened by the lack of available properties, cheer up, more inventory may…

What Style and Size Will Your Home Be?

What Style and Size Will Your Home Be?

As you search for a home, your home, what matters most? Do you like a wide expanse or prefer less of an area to clean? Is your budget wide open or better suited to a condo or town home?  Is…

Vacationing Away From Your Home

Vacationing Away From Your Home

Warmer weather and cloud-free skies may have you dreaming of leaving your home for a vacation. No matter where you choose to journey for your break away trip, take the time to make preparations to your home before leaving. A…

Enjoy the Backyard of Your Home More

Enjoy the Backyard of Your Home More

Spring is in the air and its time to journey outside your home and enjoy the crisp air, beautiful flowers and sunshine.  Chances are you will find yourself spending more time outside enjoying this new season and catching up with…

Improvement in Your Home and Market Conditions

Improvement in Your Home and Market Conditions

Home owners living in metro areas are beginning to notice a shift in home prices and sales, leading to more interest regarding the value of your home.  In fact, the housing marketing seems to be seeing a huge shift. The…

Spring Into Action To Sell Your Home

Spring Into Action To Sell Your Home

This week’s news released in the Freddie Mac U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook showed Spring as an ideal time to sell your home. Citing the combination of low mortgage rates, heightened consumer confidence and higher home prices, Freddie Mac…

How Will You Move Your Home

How Will You Move Your Home

When it comes time to move from your home, do you have a plan? Does the traditional method of boxing up rooms and stacking furniture to be loaded on a truck appeal to you?  Prefer professional movers to coordinate the…

Your Home and Potential Buyers

Your Home and Potential Buyers

Buyers for your home may be interested in more than just the number of bedrooms and baths, reported the National Association of Realtors® in their just released survey results. The 2013 Profile of Buyers’ Home Feature Preferences study studied trends…

Enjoy the Luck of the Irish in Your Home Sale

Enjoy the Luck of the Irish in Your Home Sale

St Patrick’s Day is a time for laughter, tradition and celebrating good fortune, so if you happen to be selling your home, this could be a great day for you. In honor of this fun-loving holiday, we’re sharing some tips…

Technology and Your Home Needs

Technology and Your Home Needs

As a home buyer or home seller, when it comes to your home, you expect your real estate agent to be up to date on the latest technology. You want us to have an active web presence and list your…