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Here Are Four Tips To Follow To Increase Your Home Value

Today home values are through the roof. The lack of inventory and buyer's demand continues to push housing prices up. This is the time for those who are thinking about listing their home to sell. Using a Realtor can help you with this process and guide you through the listing to the sale of your home. According to the National Associations of Realtors getting your home ready for the housing market is...

Bedrooom Updates That Will Help Sell Your Home

Stay-At-Home orders changed the way we view our home. Last year homeowners used their homes for live, work and play due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. Master suites are now not only used for sleeping but also double as a homeowner's retreat. “Pre-pandemic, nobody really cared about the bedroom. Now, people need somewhere to get away,” says Brad Whittaker, an agent with Realty ONE Group Pacifica in...

Six Ways A Homebuyer Can Survive in A Seller’s Market

Today's market is definitely a seller's market with the low-interest rates and scarce inventory. There are tons of buyers out there today, so how can you stand out among them? Here are six tips you can follow to help win in this competitive market. Get pre-underwritten. Usually, a pre-approval is the first step when it comes to a mortgage. However, completing the underwriting upfront will give you more...

Tips From Home Stagers To Do Before Selling Your Home

Home staging is a big deal when it comes to selling your home. Professional home stagers know what to do to highlight your home's best features. Even with the hot seller's market, you will want to follow these home staging tips in order to get the most money for your home. Debbie Boggs who co-owns Staging Studio, a company that certifies professionals as Staging Design Professionals and stages in Central...

Follow These Four Tips To Amplify the Sale of Your Home

Today's market is definitely a seller's market with low inventory and high buyer's demand. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that homes are on the market typically just 18 days. Although you have a leg up when it comes to selling your home in the current market, there are still tips you can follow to make sure you get the best possible return on your home. 1. Make Buyers Feel at...

Steps To Take To Become A Homeowner

Becoming a homeowner is an exciting yet scary time in a person's life. When deciding to buy a home using a Realtor and a lender is your first smart choice. Below are eight steps to take to when purchasing a home. Step 1 Approach Homebuying With Confidence Being prepared will help you along the journey. Understanding the mortgage process is very important. Both your lender and Realtor can help you with...

Must Haves Current Buyers Look for in a Home

The whole world is looking through a new lens when it comes to living after the COVID-19 pandemic hit. This is also true for the housing market. COVID-19 has changed buyers' perspectives on what community they want to live in and their must-have features. According to Zillow's Group Consumer Housing Trends Report neighborhood characteristics have become very important. The data shows that location is...

Six Maintenance Tasks Every Homeowner Should Do This Spring

Spring is known as new beginnings. Trees and flowers begin to bloom as the earth warms and comes to life. Spring is a great time to get your home in order, hence the term "spring cleaning." Here is a list of six things experts say you need to do when it comes to your spring maintenance. 1. Check for leaks and water damage Springtime brings the rain. Everyone has heard of spring showers and this is a...

Several Tips on How To Win in the Home Bidding War

The housing market is currently a seller's market. The record-low mortgage rates coupled with low housing inventory have buyers competing for a home. Buyers are not only having to deal with the steep competition when it comes to offers, but they are also running into rising home prices. Here are six strategies for a buyer to follow that might help get their offer accepted above the rest. 1. Include an...

Guidelines To Follow for First-Time Home Buyers

Purchasing a home can be both exciting and stressful but for a first-time homebuyer, the pressure can be quite a challenge. Here are seven tips to follow that will help you through the steps of becoming a first-time homeowner. Don’t buy a home primarily as an investment. The housing market is booming but that might not always be the case. When purchasing a primary residence, you should not purchase...

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