5 Tips from New Home Builders When Purchasing a House

Shopping for a new home is exciting and overwhelming at the same time. Whether you’re in the market for new modern homes or one that was previously owned, it’s important to look past a curb appeal to avoid extra expenses and disappointments after you’ve unpacked.

The Aspects of Life to Analyze Before a Mortgage

Many people don’t have a simplified way of looking at their life as it relates to a mortgage. The enormity of the commitment is huge, and people need to properly assess certain aspects of their life. If you are a prospective home buyer, I’ve listed the areas of your situation that should be carefully looked at before signing on that dotted line with black ink.

Landscape Maintenance & Design: Increase Curb Appeal & Better Your Investment

Buyers are magnetized to homes with attractive exteriors. That gorgeous remodeled kitchen, bath, or master bedroom may never be seen if buyers can’t first make it past your front door. Indeed, the Real Estate Agent Community Trends survey has found that “82% of surveyed agents have had potential buyers decline to look at the interior of a house due to its exterior appearance.”

Solid Patio Covers are One of Many Options to Create a Year-Long Outdoor Living Space

Wish you had more space to hang out and entertain at home? Instead of building an expensive addition to a new or existing home, consider migrating outside. Outdoor living spaces are among the hottest home design trends, and the addition of solid patio covers and pergolas will easily complete the look of the area you choose to designate as your outdoor living room.

The Best Real Estate Dictionary

Real Estate Definitions

Introducing our new Free Real Estate Dictionary full of definitions and examples of common real estate terms.

Using Quality Architectural Images to Market a House Plan under Construction

New - 3D Rendering

While past homeowners had to envision their future homes based on a simple blueprints or hand sketches, modern buyers appreciate access to more advanced images in order to fully understand each house plan – and they’re attracted to listings that make use of those more sophisticated images.

Homeowner Beware - Be Careful Who You Get to Help

Homeowners Beware of Real estate Agents and attorneys

Distressed real estate has become a big business. Many people are looking to capitalize on people who are uneducated. Be careful when seeking help. If you are delinquent or behind on your mortgage, read this quick article before you do anything.

Dealing with Price Objections in Real Estate to Make Everyone Happy

Dealing with price objections

As a Realtor, it’s not uncommon to hear a price objection from a Buyer when visiting homes. “It’s too expensive,” “out of my price range” and “more than I’m looking to spend” are some of the most common objections a Realtor can hear about a particular house when working with Buyers.

So what exactly does that mean? How is a Realtor supposed to respond? What would you say?

Top 10 Real Estate Mistakes Home Buyers Make

Top Ten Real Estate Mistakes Buyers Make

We’re all humans, and humans make mistakes. That’s just a fact of life. Unfortunately, when mistakes happen, they are often costly. Therefore, we owe it to ourselves to mitigate mistakes as best we can. We’ve written about all kinds of mistakes people make in real estate. Here is our list of the top 10 mistakes people make when dealing with real estate and real estate transactions.

Cash for Keys - To Leave or Not to Leave... That is the Question

Why Homeowners Should Accept Cash For Keys

Most homeowners who are offered Cash For Keys instead of an eviction accept the offer. There are, however, a small group of homeowners who do not realize that working with the system at this point is in their best interest.