5 Tricks to Rejuvenate a Run-Down Patio on a Budget
Whether you love to entertain friends or bask in the sun with a cocktail and a novel, here are five easy ways to inject new life into your little corner of nature. Read More
What to Do Next After Losing a Listing
When you lose a listing, do you ever see the seller again? Many real estate professionals quickly move on after the business is lost, forgetting all about the former client they tried to help. Do you know what that tells the seller? Read More
How Much It Costs to Keep Up with the Joneses
Jealous of your neighbors’ new master bath? Who wouldn’t be? Actually, ... — resisting the urge to keep up with the Joneses makes you the smarter neighbor. Read More
Why Can’t I Get a Tiny Home?
Small homes do exist, but not many really small ones. Most lenders, in fact, will only finance homes that are no smaller than 40 to 80 percent of the size of a comparable, nearby home. Read More
What's the House Size? No One Is Really Sure
Just how large a house really is may depend on whom you ask, The Wall Street Journal reports. That’s because appraisers, developers, builders, real estate professionals, tax assessors, and architects all measure spaces differently. Read More
Generation X Re-enters the Housing Market
The number of Generation X home buyers is increasing thanks to an improving economy, multiple years of strong job growth and a notable increase in home values. Read More
3 Sources of Odors That Offend Buyers
Your sellers may have "nose blindness." The term refers to the process of adapting to the smells around you and becoming so desensitized to them that you learn to ignore them or become less sensitive to them. Read More
Must vs. Lust: What Do You Really Need in Your New Home?
When you embark on the home-buying process, your heart is filled with all the dreams in the world. It’s really easy to get caught up in the “I have to have ___________, so I’ll cut back somewhere else ” Read More
Not Sure How to Price Your Home? Avoid Mistakes With These Tips
Home pricing is more of a science than an art, but many homeowners price with their heartstrings instead of cold, hard data. Here’s why crunching the numbers is always the better route to an accurate home price Read More
How Much Home Can Your Lifestyle Afford?
If you’re considering purchasing a home, you’ve likely already considered how much you have available for a down payment, what an ideal mortgage payment would be, and how much home you can actually afford based on your monthly income. Read More