Resources

SELLERS

  • Don’t Risk Your Safety, List With An Agent
    One of the best reasons to list your home with a real estate agent isn’t just about getting more money for your home. While a real estate agent can get you up to 14% more for your home, according to the National Association of REALTORS®, he or she can also protect you and your property. (Read More)
  • How To Make Buyers Want Your Home
    Do your work and clean up before you open the doors to buyers. You don’t always get another chance, so make buyers want your home by showing them that you’ve loved and cared for your home and now you’d like to see it go to buyers who will enjoy it like you did.(Read More)
  • The Biggest Mistake Sellers Make
    Home prices are starting to inch up again in most areas, which is encouraging sellers to believe that their homes will sell quickly and for more money. And that’s when they start making mistakes. (Read More)
  • 24 Things You Can Do In 10 Minutes or Less To Make Your House More Saleable
    When it’s time to sell, little things make a difference. Thankfully, little fixes take little time. If you’re getting ready to list your home for sale, or if you’re already listed and are wondering why your house isn’t selling, these easy, quick adjustments you can do in 10 minutes or less can help. (Read More)
  • Does Landscaping Increase Your Home’s Value?
    After spending hundreds to thousands of dollars on landscaping, how do you know if you’ll recoup your investment? Homeowners may wonder if their efforts are worthwhile compared to interior projects. In actuality, landscaping comes back in resale value more than you may think. (Read More)
  • Stage Your Home, Including The Garage, To Sell
    If you were going on an important job interview, you’d dress to impress. That’s exactly what you want to do with your home, too–dress or, rather, stage to impress and sell! (Read More)

BUYERS

  • Why You Should Work With a REALTOR
    Why You Should Work With a REALTOR®. Not all real estate practitioners are REALTORS®. The term REALTOR® is a registered trademark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics. Here are five reasons why it pays to work with a REALTOR®. (Read More)
  • Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood
    Your neighborhood has a big impact on your lifestyle. Follow these steps to find the perfect community to call home. (Read More)
  • Take the Stress Out of Home Buying
    Buying a home should be fun, not stressful. As you look for your dream home, keep in mind these tips for making the process as peaceful as possible. (Read More)
  • Budget Basics Worksheet Buyer
    Income and Expenses (Read More)
  • 8 Tips to Guide for Your Home Search
    Hire a real estate professional who specializes in buyer representation. Unlike a listing agent, whose first duty is to the seller, a buyer’s representative is working only for you. Buyer’s reps are usually paid out of the seller’s commission payment. (Read More)
  • 10 Steps to Prepare for Homeownership
    Decide what you can afford. Generally, you can afford a home equal in value to between two and three times your gross income (Read More)
  • The Three Most Important Responsibilities Buyers Have
    The American dream of owning a home is something everyone should have if they want it. You should be able to live where you want and enjoy the features of your environment that help you relax, entertain, play, and do more of the things you enjoy without the restrictions imposed by a landlord. (Read More)
  • Benjamin Franklin Inspires Buyers to Succeed
    Everyone is in a hurry these days and real estate buyers are no exception. In their haste to get the deal done, they can undermine the success of their significant purchase and their long-term goals. (Read More)