Getting Pre-Approved: 3 Reasons it Matters

 Today we’re talking about why it’s critical to get a pre-approval before you start looking for homes.  These days, with the market being so competitive, it is important to talk to a lender before you start the buying process.  One major reason is that you, as a...
Color Blocking

Color Blocking

Repainting a room is one of the easiest ways to freshen the décor while changing the feel of the room. The hottest design trend this year takes this to a whole new level. Color-blocking techniques are dominating magazines and social media with vivid color palettes and...

Choosing an Agent: 4 Things to Look For

Choosing the perfect realtor is sort of like dating: You need to pick somebody who is going to be a perfect match for you and your personality.  First and foremost, you want to find someone that you enjoy being with because you are going to be spending a lot of time...

Understanding the Backup Offer

“When can I consider my home sold? This is one of the most common questions real estate agents are asked. While the laws vary in different states, generally the contract is binding once both parties sign the offer. At that time the closing process begins. This is also...

How’s the Market: 3 Things Sellers Need to Know

  My last blog talked about how that question pertains to buyers. So today, I wanted to come back and talk about the “sellers market”. There are three things that we need to address when it comes to a sellers market: Increase in market value – there’s been a...