Blog

September 18, 2017 - 02:17pm

You’ve done it! You’re ready to sell your home. This is a huge endeavor and quite frankly, it can
be taxing. You have so much to plan and do, but don’t worry, creating a house that is sale-ready
can be less complicated with a simple guide.

July 26, 2017 - 02:52pm

As exciting as it is to close on your new home, the anticipation of packing everything and moving can be daunting, to say the very least. As a matter of fact, experts say moving into a new home ranks up there alongside divorce, death of a loved one, job loss and major illness as one of the most stress-inducing life changes people encounter. Moving takes a lot of planning and worrying. It forces you to think about how much you truly need or want an item in your new house.

So while moving is inarguably difficult, you...

July 24, 2017 - 03:18pm

July 21, 2017 - 02:25pm

Myth #106: Your home must be renovated before it can go

July 21, 2017 - 02:23pm

Myth #105: Having multiple agents is the best course of action

July 21, 2017 - 02:21pm

Myth #103: Zestimates are always accurate

July 21, 2017 - 02:19pm

Myth #104: It's okay to lowball your offer

Myth #105: Always go with the lender with the lowest rates

July 17, 2017 - 12:00am

We get it, you have a very busy life. And keeping your home clean on a daily basis can be tricky, even for those who are stay-at-home parents or work from home. Most every home is challenged with “clutter-control” issues. Stacked up old magazines, kid’s projects, or even garage items that you never throw away…all lend itself to a visually messy-looking home.

If you think that decluttering your living space has to be time consuming, it doesn’t. By spending just a few minutes a day, reducing home clutter can become a way of life. The long-term benefits will save you time and energy…...

June 27, 2017 - 12:00am

First and foremost, selling your home is stressful. So prepare yourself before you jump in with both feet. That being said, consider this a warning — today’s buyers are demanding. They’re savvier about market dynamics, can easily access home value data online, and will most likely want to see your home on their own schedule. Today’s buyers will come to an open house armed (and dangerous!) with research, analytics and tough questions. Baking cookies...

June 16, 2017 - 12:00am

Savings-savvy homeowners know the value of comparing estimates from different companies, but it’s a good idea to look at relative costs across service menus as well. Most people assume that DIY, van rentals, and other “self-serve” options are cheapest, but this isn’t always the case. It may not be significantly more expensive to hire a full-service moving company, especially when you consider the opportunity cost of packing and transporting everything all by yourself. Of course, it’s also a good idea to look for customer reviews – a discounted price isn’t worthwhile if it nets you shoddy...