Become Lucky In Real Estate

Do you feel like you need to be lucky to get ahead in real estate and boost the chance of your house selling quickly? After all, anything you can do to get ahead is a good thing, right? There are many ways that people utilize luck in real estate to turn a bigger profit in

Selling a Home You Love

The word home conjures thoughts and images of warmth and love like few other words can. It’s a place where you belong, where your family gathers, and where your life can be enjoyed to it’s fullest. A home is one of the most important things we will ever own. But it is more than that,

Selling in the New Year

The long anticipated 2021 year is finally here! Many people have been excited to put the challenges of 2020 behind us, but I believe even more are anxiously waiting to see what this year has in store. Meanwhile, the real estate market keeps turning and waits for no one. So that brings us to the

10 Ways To Turn Off Buyers

As a result of our obsession with photos and visuals today, buyers make judgments of homes immediately. Many will do their first showing online, so if your photos turn them off, they may never step foot inside. Sellers need to go to great lengths to get buyers in the door. If you can get them

Creating The Perfect Garden

Whether you are looking to ramp up your curb appeal, enjoy some fresh vegetables, or just have a beautiful space to enjoy, planting a garden is a good move.  More buyers want move-in-ready houses, meaning they prefer a house with an established garden.  Many people today are turning to home gardening as a means of

Selling Trends: What Appeals To Young Families

When selling your home, you want to stage it so that it appeals to the majority of buyers.  While there tends to be niches in different areas, the largest demographic tends to be young families.  So typically, you’ll want to stage your house so that a young family can imagine living there.  The big question

Getting In the Head Of A Buyer

Selling your house is competitive.  Every seller on the market wants the best price and is pulling from the same pool of buyers in the neighborhood.  How do you get the competitive edge? You need to get in the head of your target audience… the buyer!  When you figure out what they are thinking and

The Top 5 Seller Mistakes

You don’t sell your house everyday, so it’s difficult to know what to do and what not to do.  A real estate expert can help you know what to expect, but even with the best agent you can make the transaction more difficult than it needs to be or worse yet, cause the failure of

How to Refinance a VA Loan

The benefits of a mortgage backed by the Department of Veterans Affairs continue beyond the day your loan closes. You can lower your rate, tap into your home’s equity or even bring your conventional loan into the VA program by refinancing.   Two types of VA refinances You can refinance your VA loan two different ways:

A Home Equity Loan Is a Smart Choice as Rates Rise

In recent years, home equity loans have gone the way of boy bands. So last-century. In an era of low interest rates, home equity lines of credit and cash-out refinances have been the equity-tapping products of choice. Home equity lines of credit, or HELOCs, have been popular because they usually are built with low introductory rates,