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4 Small Changes That Can Add Major Value To Your Home

When it comes to selling your home, obviously you want to do everything you can on your end to add value to your home and secure the highest offer. But while you might automatically assume that major added value comes from major renovations, sometimes it’s the small things that add up ending the most value to your home. Here are four small, inexpensive changes that can add major value to your home (and get you higher offers in process): 1. Spruce Up Your Exterior While many homeowners focus their renovations and changes on the interior of their home, the exterior […]

Home Prices Across The Country Continue To Increase, Making It The Perfect Time To Sell

Ideally, you want to list your home during a time when you can get the highest price for your property. And if you’ve been thinking about selling, here’s some news for you—that time is now. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, which measures home prices in multiple markets across the country, rose a whopping 6.5% from March 2017 to March 2018 (the most recent data available). What does that mean for you? If your home was valued at $250,000 just a year ago, that same home is worth $266,250 today—an increase of $16,250. And the higher […]

7 Debates First-Time Homebuyers Face

Buying your first place can be an exciting but often overwhelming experience. From finding “the one” to figuring out how you’ll pay for it, you’ll face many choices along the road to home ownership. Before you box up your belongings and prepare to put your new welcome mat in place, you’ll have to do some serious soul searching. Let’s explore the most common decisions first-time homebuyers face. 1. Location vs. square footage? via GIPHY When it comes to real estate, the first thought that flashes through most minds is the old “Location, location, location!” But if you want a home […]

6 Reasons Your Agent Wants You Pre-Approved Before Showing You Homes

Ever had an agent deny to show you a home because you weren’t pre-approved for a mortgage? It’s not because they’re mean, or they don’t value your business… it’s actually because they’re looking out for your best interests. Let’s face it, shopping for a home before getting pre-approved for a mortgage is like walking into a grocery store without a wallet. You may have the desire to buy, but you lack the ability. Let’s cover some basics… What is a mortgage pre-approval? In a nutshell, a mortgage pre-approval is written assurance from a lender or broker that you’re able to […]

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