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Interior Paint Colors To Help Sell Your Home

One of the first things buyers see when they walk into a home that’s on the market is the color on the walls. Your goal as a seller is for them to not notice it – unless they’re breathing a sigh of relief they won’t have to paint.   A fresh, neutral coat will help… Continue reading Interior Paint Colors To Help Sell Your Home

10 Architectural Design Trends for 2021

Whether you’re renovating to sell, remodeling your home or looking for a new house, following design trends can help you make a good investment. While sellers need to be careful to avoid overspending, understanding the priorities of today’s buyers can help them tweak their staging or make minor adjustments to attract top dollar for their… Continue reading 10 Architectural Design Trends for 2021

Seven Interior Design Trends for 2021

The time that so many of us spent at home last year inspired change in many ways, especially in how we live in our houses. Remodeling spending spiked in 2020 among people who were able to work from home, and many homeowners made small tweaks to their homes to increase their comfort and beautify their… Continue reading Seven Interior Design Trends for 2021

How to Make an Office in your Closet

This is the Trendiest Accessory in Your Closet Storage is always near the top of the list for buyers who long for an organized home. While that hasn’t changed, a new priority has emerged since the pandemic led to a rise in working at home and attending school remotely: the need for office space.  … Continue reading How to Make an Office in your Closet

Don’t Fall For These Housing Scams

In the age of the internet, technology has become an essential part of everyday business. However, this rise in technology has made it easier for cyber criminals to trick unwitting individuals into giving out sensitive information that compromises their finances.   This is also true in the real estate industry, where scammers can take advantage of… Continue reading Don’t Fall For These Housing Scams

Reasons To Add Residential Real Estate To Your Portfolio

With the recent stock market volatility, investors may be looking for opportunities to diversify and protect their investment portfolio against the dips and the potential for inflation. Over the long term, real estate provides steady appreciation and is usually an excellent investment response to inflation. Savvy consumers are becoming increasingly interested in owning property to… Continue reading Reasons To Add Residential Real Estate To Your Portfolio

Calculating Square Footage

Real Estate Terminology

Calculations for the square footage of a home are taken fromthe outside dimensions of the structure (so exterior and interior wallthickness is included). If your home exterior is easily accessible, you cando it yourself with a 100-foot tape measure.   Any space that has walls (knee walls 5 ft or higher), flooring, ceiling(7 feet or… Continue reading Calculating Square Footage

Seller Pricing Strategies

Seller Pricing Strategies

One of the most important pieces of selling your property is price! Pricing a property too low or too high can have severe financial impact to your bottom dollar and should not be taken for granted. Sure, you can always adjust the price later but that too has a negative impact to the sale. Talking… Continue reading Seller Pricing Strategies

Using a Real Estate Agent

Do you really need a Real Estate Agent? No, you need a great Real Estate Agent! As a buyer, it’s a no-brainer whether or not to use a Realtor! It’s typically free representation to the buyer as agents are paid by the seller in most situations. Whether it’s new construction or a resale of a… Continue reading Using a Real Estate Agent

Real Estate Terminology

Adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) With ARM loans, interest rates can change after an initial fixed rate period as they adjust based on the interest rate index the ARM is tied to (e.g., LIBOR, COFI, etc.). This loan type is less predictable than a traditional fixed-rate mortgage, but it can potentially yield lower interest rates during certain… Continue reading Real Estate Terminology