Offers can be exciting when you’re selling a home! However, if the potential buyer doesn’t have the resources to qualify for a mortgage, your sale will flop. As a Realtor with over a dozen years in the biz, I still recall the first offers on my listings. I was beyond the moon! Of course, back ... » Learn More about How to Recognize a Qualified Buyer for Your Home
Selling a home is always stressful. But it can be made even more stressful when it’s hard to find out what your home value. Googling “what is my house is worth?” may seem like an easy prospect, but sadly, Automated Valuation Model, or “AVM” websites often have misleading or incorrect ... » Learn More about How much is my home worth? The not so simple answer
One of the most visible parts of a home is the front entrance. We walk by it regularly, often in a hurry and over time this area may become neglected. It’s one of the first places I suggest sellers spend time and effort spiffing up. But why wait until you sell? Do it for yourself and enjoy coming ... » Learn More about Refresh Your Front Entrance in Six Steps
This post is more personal than most. For over a decade in Florida I recommended my clients consider flood insurance even when they didn’t live in a flood zone. Then I moved to Utah. "It’s a desert," I thought…"our neighborhood has no history of flooding," I reasoned. "We don't need flood ... » Learn More about Think you don’t need flood insurance? Think again
Which projects are DIY candidates and which should you leave to the pros? The answer differs by homeowner, but you can evaluate a job wisely if you ask the right questions first. The best advice is to thoroughly research any new home improvement project that seems like it should be easy before ... » Learn More about Should You DIY or Hire?