Monthly Archives: April 2018

How to Make an Offer in a Hot Market

In a market like this it is important for buyers to make their most competitive offer right at the start. The best offers include more than just the highest price, though. So, what makes an offer really shine? These three … Continue reading

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Buying a Home as an Unmarried Couple

There are significant risks when buying a home with an unmarried partner. But there are precautionary steps your partnered clients can take to ensure they can deal with the posed risks throughout the home planning and shopping together. A recent … Continue reading

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How to Win a Bidding War

With a record low number of listings this spring, more buyers may be finding themselves in a bidding war for the home they want. CNBC recently highlighted a few tips on how buyers can be successful in a bidding war.

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Show Off a Home’s Outdoor Space

Homeowners care about the entertainment value a backyard offers, and they’re devoting money to sprucing these spaces up, according to the latest Houzz Landscaping Survey, based on responses by more than 750 homeowners who are either in the middle of … Continue reading

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FEMA Changes Encourage Private Flood Insurance

FEMA, which oversees federal flood insurance, has come up with a few small but meaningful program changes that will make it easier for households to switch to private insurance if they can get a better deal that way. Read more … Continue reading

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What is Your Home Improvement Personality Type? (Infographic)

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Make a Front Porch Summon Buyers

Even though it’s the first space buyers will see during a showing, many real estate pros overlook the front porch, Dawn T. Totty, a designer in Chattanooga, Tenn., told realtor.com®. “Designing a well-curated front porch not only adds value to … Continue reading

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Unstaged Rooms Can Hamper a Sale

Sellers may be shooting themselves in the foot when they leave an empty, dark, or cluttered room unstaged, according to a recent realtor.com® article.

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