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Filing a Homeowners Insurance Claim

Filing a Homeowners Insurance Claim

A big storm causes a tree limb to fall on your garage. A pipe bursts and floods your kitchen. A burglar breaks in and steals your electronics. These are all unfortunate situations in which you might need to file a…

Ignore These Home Selling Tips

Ignore These Home Selling Tips

If you’re selling your home, then you’ve no doubt received lots of advice (some of it unsolicited). While those offering advice may have good intentions, the information they are sharing isn’t always correct. In fact, there is some advice that…

Why Is My Closing Delayed?

Why Is My Closing Delayed?

When you’re buying or selling a home, the closing day is seen as the finish line. Everything you do is in preparation for that day, and it’s the goal that you’re striving for. But what happens when your closing day…

House Flipping Mistakes

House Flipping Mistakes

Are you considering buying your first home to flip? While house flipping can be a great way to make money, it can also be full of challenges. In fact, there are many ways in which your first home flip could…

Clean Your Windows Like a Pro

Clean Your Windows Like a Pro

Cleaning windows is one of those chores that most people would rather ignore. However, if you’re selling your home then you’ll need those windows to sparkle. Clean windows let in more light and help to enhance the view – both…

Moving Into a Bigger Home

Moving Into a Bigger Home

Have you recently upsized? Moving into a larger home can be an exciting transition. But you may have discovered you suddenly have a lot more space to fill. While it can be fun to daydream about how you’ll use all…

How to Schedule a Home Inspection

How to Schedule a Home Inspection

One of the most important steps in the home-buying process is scheduling a home inspection. A home inspecition gives you the opportunity to find out if there are any issues or concerns with the home, especially any that the seller…

After Your Home Sells

After Your Home Sells

If you’ve just sold your home – congratulations! Selling a home can be stressful, and making it to the finish line deserves a celebration. But just because you’ve made it to the closing table doesn’t mean it’s time to wash…

Open House Etiquette for Buyers

Open House Etiquette for Buyers

If you’re house hunting, then chances are you’ll attend at least one open house. Open houses are a great way to view a property, get a sense of the neighborhood, and learn more about the local market. They are convenient…

The Dangers of Overpricing Your Home

The Dangers of Overpricing Your Home

The most common issue that most home sellers confront is determining exactly how much their home is worth. If you’re selling your home, then you know that many factors contribute to the pricing. While it can be tempting to price…

What is a Mortgage Pre-Approval?

What is a Mortgage Pre-Approval?

If you’re ready to buy a house, then you’re no doubt aware that you’ll need a mortgage to finance the purchase. But are you aware that you should get pre-approved for a mortgage before you make an offer on a…

Selling Your Home in a Competitive Market

Selling Your Home in a Competitive Market

Are you thinking about listing your home for sale this spring or summer? While this can be an ideal time of the year to sell your home, it can also be competitive. There may be many other homeowners in your…

What All First-Time Homebuyers Should Know

What All First-Time Homebuyers Should Know

We’re heading into one of the busiest seasons in real estate. If you’re gearing up to buy your first home, you may have some competition out there. Spring and summer tend to dominate the housing market and see the most…

When Your Neighbor Sells Their Home

When Your Neighbor Sells Their Home

Did you see a “for sale” sign go up in your neighbor’s yard? Watching a good neighbor move away can certainly make you feel a little sad. But it can also provide you with valuable information about your home and…

Buying an Airbnb Home

Buying an Airbnb Home

Are you thinking about buying a home to rent out on Airbnb or other rental sites? These types of real estate investments can generate extra income for many years. But if this is your first time buying a property to…

How to Clean Stainless Steel

How to Clean Stainless Steel

Did you just buy a home that has stainless steel appliances? Or maybe you’re getting ready to sell your home and you want those stainless steel appliances to sparkle during your open house. Whatever your reasons, there are several methods…

Spruce Up Your Home for Spring

Spruce Up Your Home for Spring

Spring is finally here! If you’re ready to shed those winter blues, start by giving your home a spring refresher. By doing a little spring cleaning, updating your décor, and getting your outdoor space in order, you’ll be ready to…

Daylight Saving To-Do List

Daylight Saving To-Do List

Daylight Saving Time happens on March 10 this year. While this important annual milestone signals to the winter-weary that spring is just around the corner, it’s also a signal to take care of important chores around the house. Here’s what…