Month: October 2018

October 30, 2018

13 of the Scariest Haunted Houses in America

As Halloween season quickly approaches, thoughts turn to the supernatural, the undead, and the downright creepy. But, really, regardless of the season, is there anything scarier than a haunted house? From coast to coast, homes that boast a little paranormal activity abound, attracting curious ghost-hunters who hope to catch a glimpse of someone or something […]

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October 30, 2018

Something You Should Know Before Looking At A New Construction Model Home

Picture yourself out for a drive one weekend. You see a sign that says: New Construction Homes! Models Starting At $XXX,XXX Next Right! Maybe you’re actively looking for a house, or maybe it’s just a spur of the moment urge, but you follow the signs to the model home. You park. You walk into the […]

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October 27, 2018

Staging a Home to Sell

If you’re getting ready to put your home on the market, you might think all you need to do is get organized and show your home as is. But if you want to sell your home, you should definitely consider staging. Home staging, which involves redecorating a property to remove personal effects and make it […]

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October 23, 2018

Do fresh cookies sell a home???

True or false… When you’re selling a house, you should bake cookies before a showing or an open house. I guess you could say the answer is a hard and fast “true” because, after all, it can’t hurt. Who doesn’t like the smell of freshly baked cookies? But it’s also kind of false… It isn’t […]

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October 19, 2018

Real Estate – Best Investment!

The results are in: the best long-term investment you can make? Real Estate. Each year, Gallup surveys Americans to find out what they believe to be the best investment options for building long-term wealth. And in their most recent survey, Americans overwhelmingly chose real estate, making this the fifth year in a row real estate […]

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October 11, 2018

When Is The Best Time Of Year To Buy A Home?

One question that pops up constantly from both first-time and seasoned homeowners alike is “When is the best time of year to buy a home?” Potential homeowners want to know the best time of year to get the best home for the lowest price – and ideally, at a time that makes sense for their […]

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October 9, 2018

Top criteria for buyers – Sellers take note!

When you’re getting ready to list your home, you want to make sure any changes or renovations are going to give you a return on your investment by making your home more appealing to potential buyers. But what, exactly, are the things buyers are looking for? According to Zillow’s 2017 Consumer Housing Trends Report, there […]

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October 4, 2018

Now is the time to buy!

If you’ve been on the fence about purchasing a home because you’re unsure of the market, it might be time for you to take a cue from the majority. According to the National Association of Realtors’ most recent Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey, nearly 70% of Americans believe that now is a good […]

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October 2, 2018

Buying Activity Driven By Projected Mortgage Rates Increasing

The real estate industry has seen extremely low interest rates for quite some time, but all of that may be about to change, and it’s driving a massive increase in buying activity. According to a recent report from Freddie Mac, interest rates on home loans are expected to jump an entire percentage point in 2018 […]

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