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Selling a Property With Tenants In Place

Selling a Property With Tenants In Place

The strong seller’s market has prompted homeowners across the country to consider selling their homes. What if your property is a rental unit with tenants in place? Can you still sell and take advantage of the rising home values? Yes, by understanding the steps and...

Finding the Best Home Builder

Finding the Best Home Builder

Whether you plan to buy a single-family home, condo, or townhouse, buying in a new development can cause years of issues if you don’t choose a property with a solid, reputable home builder. It’s exciting to consider buying new construction, a brand-new home suited to...

Expectations for This Selling Season

Expectations for This Selling Season

The winter season has traditionally been a slower time for home sales. The guidance in the past has been to wait for the warmer months of spring before listing. However, the current real estate market has created a strong seller’s market and if you’re considering a...

Do’s and Don’ts of a Kitchen Remodel

Do’s and Don’ts of a Kitchen Remodel

Kitchen remodels are the most popular project among homeowners. Who hasn’t dreamed of the perfect kitchen? Most of us, however, don’t have the budget to hand the entire design off to a professional and choose the fixtures, appliances, and extras ourselves. As a...

Tips to Avoid Flood Risk

Tips to Avoid Flood Risk

Your home does not need to be in a designated flood zone to be affected by water intrusion and damage. The process to repair and retrofit water damage costs homeowners millions of dollars each year. Regardless of the location of the home, simple checks and changes can...

What Stays With The Home?

What Stays With The Home?

More than one seller has been surprised to find that their favorite chandelier is not theirs to take when they move. First-time home sellers might be especially confused when confronted with an exclusion form presented by their agent, but understanding what is, and is...

Can You Still Find a Heloc?

Can You Still Find a Heloc?

For decades, homeowners with equity have used home equity lines of credit (HELOC) to finance their home improvement projects. These HELOC loans act like a checking account, drawing money against the equity in the home to use for a variety of larger purchases,...

Is It Time to Replace Your Roof?

Is It Time to Replace Your Roof?

Owning a home may feel like a never-ending list of to-dos. It can feel like all you do is clean and maintain your house and yard. There is a lot of truth to this, but homeownership is one of the best ways to increase wealth, so maintaining your investment is critical...

Seller’s Guide to Buyer Contingencies

Seller’s Guide to Buyer Contingencies

Every news article talks about the fact that it’s a “seller’s market.” This means that if you are selling your home, you’ve probably gotten a few offers from which to choose. While sales price is important, so are the contingencies attached to the offer. Understanding...