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Pricing Your Home for Sale When Everyone Else is Overpriced

Pricing Your Home for Sale When Everyone Else is Overpriced

The past few years have been exciting for home sellers. Not only were home prices historically high but buyers were well qualified and enjoying low interest rates. Today’s housing market is dramatically different in many areas of the country. If you are considering...

What is a Home Stylist?

What is a Home Stylist?

Everyone has heard about home decorators or designers, but have you heard about home stylists? No, it’s not just a fancy way of saying the same thing. A home stylist can transform your living space from ordinary to something extraordinary. A professional home stylist...

First-Time Sellers – 5 Things You May Not Know

First-Time Sellers – 5 Things You May Not Know

Selling your first home is an exciting journey that comes with its unique set of challenges and learning curves. Even if you feel well-prepared and have partnered with a skilled real estate professional, there are several aspects of the home-selling process that might...

Strategies for Selling a Home with Difficult Tenants

Strategies for Selling a Home with Difficult Tenants

Selling a home can be challenging in any circumstances. Add a difficult tenant to the mix and it becomes even more complex. While it would be nice to simply ask the tenant to leave, if there is a valid lease in place, this may not be possible. In addition, any issues...

Spruce Up Your Backyard by Adding Interesting Features and Spaces

Spruce Up Your Backyard by Adding Interesting Features and Spaces

With the warmer weather on the horizon, it is natural to turn your attention to the backyard. The backyard has become central to the modern lifestyle and a functioning extension of the home. If you’ve been staring longingly at the latest home magazine display of the...

How to Spot Roof Issues Before it’s too Late

How to Spot Roof Issues Before it’s too Late

Your roof is one of the most essential elements of your home. It guards you, your family, and your home from wind, water, and other harsh conditions. However, it is also part of the home that is often overlooked until it’s too late. Detecting roof damage early can...

Does That Come With The House?

Does That Come With The House?

When touring a beautifully staged home, it's easy to admire both the layout and the furnishings. While certain furniture like sectional sofas may seem perfect for the space, they typically don't stay with the home once sold. However, the inclusion of other items in...

What the New Credit Score Models Mean for Homebuyers

What the New Credit Score Models Mean for Homebuyers

Starting in 2025, new credit scoring models will be used by many lenders to determine the creditworthiness of potential homebuyers. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plan to mandate the adoption of the new FICO Score 10T and VantageScore 4.0 by the end of the year. For those...