February 14, 2014 - 11:48 AM
Hosting an open house is one of the most crucial parts of selling a home. It gives prospective buyers the chance to look at your house and property to see all it has to offer. It is also an opportunity for agents to showcase their skills when working with those buyers. With that said, open houses also leave... Read More

How to protect your home during an open house

Hosting an open house is one of the most crucial parts of selling a home. It gives prospective buyers the chance to look at your house and property to see all it has to offer. It is also an opportunity for agents to showcase their skills when working with those buyers. With that said, open houses also leave your home vulnerable to a stream of outsiders viewing the premises.

February 13, 2014 - 8:07 PM
Lisa and Jeremy wrote a love letter to win the home they'd dreamed of owning since they first saw it.   Writing a "love letter" to a seller can help seal the deal if you’ve made an attractive offer on the home and can back up your offer with solid financing. Keep in mind that a house is a home, and many... Read More
February 13, 2014 - 10:31 AM
Although the housing market in most cities soared in 2013, the fireworks began to subside by year’s end, based on the latest analysis of housing market trends by ZipRealty. Median sales prices in the markets surveyed by ZipRealty ended 2013 rising 11% over the prior year, cooling off from the 15% to 16%... Read More

Are the Fireworks Subsiding in the Housing Market?

Although the housing market in most cities soared in 2013, the fireworks began to subside by year’s end, based on the latest analysis of housing market trends by ZipRealty.

February 12, 2014 - 9:12 AM
When homeowners decide to improve their kitchens, it doesn’t always require a complete makeover. In fact, certain upgrades can create a more modern look without the need for a complete kitchen remodel, which could cost anywhere from $12,000 to $25,000 (as reported by ImproveNet and HomeAdvisor). One of... Read More
February 7, 2014 - 10:37 AM
A short sale is when a property is sold for “short” of the amount still owed since the homeowner owes more than the home is currently worth. Short sales occur as an alternative to foreclosure. Although they’re not the best-case scenario for an underwater homeowner, they’re not as damaging to their credit... Read More
February 6, 2014 - 10:55 AM
Getting your home ready to sell on the market can be a complicated, but a worthwhile process. There are so many things to attend to, and keeping it all straight can turn overwhelming quickly - especially if you home needs some major repairs. Luckily, hiring a general contractor can solve a lot of... Read More

Advice on hiring a general contractor before listing your home

Getting your home ready to sell on the market can be a complicated, but a worthwhile process. There are so many things to attend to, and keeping it all straight can turn overwhelming quickly - especially if you home needs some major repairs. Luckily, hiring a general contractor can solve a lot of frustrations and complications that may come about. In many cases, hiring a general contractor rather than trying to fix things on your own can make your life much easier.

February 5, 2014 - 12:30 PM
When financing home remodels or repairs in the United States—anywhere from Baltimore to Seattle—homeowners sometimes need more than what’s in their bank accounts. In such cases, money will need to come from outside resources. Luckily there are many options to finance renovations and repairs... Read More

How to finance your home repairs

When financing home remodels or repairs in the United States—anywhere from Baltimore to Seattle—homeowners sometimes need more than what’s in their bank accounts. In such cases, money will need to come from outside resources.

February 5, 2014 - 12:00 PM
A house that needs a bit of TLC can be a great option if you’re looking to snag a deal, want to make a profit by renovating a home or just love older homes. But fixer-uppers are not for everyone. No matter how much of a steal a home is, buying a home is an investment that you should weigh carefully. Read... Read More
February 3, 2014 - 2:36 PM
It’s not unusual for a home search to take much longer than expected, especially in a seller’s market where competition is tough, and it’s common to be beat out by other buyers. Although you may be lucky enough to have a speedy transaction, it’s best to prepare to look at many houses over many months.... Read More

When Your Home Search is Taking Longer Than Expected

It’s not unusual for a home search to take much longer than expected, especially in a seller’s market where competition is tough, and it’s common to be beat out by other buyers. Although you may be lucky enough to have a speedy transaction, it’s best to prepare to look at many houses over many months.

January 31, 2014 - 10:51 AM
When it comes to homes in the U.S., you will definitely find a hodgepodge of interesting styles and designs. Check out some of the most unusual, or at least, some of the most impressive homes out there.   The Largest Home Who doesn't want more space? Well, one of the largest estates in this country contains... Read More

The Most Unconventional Homes in the US

When it comes to homes in the U.S., you will definitely find a hodgepodge of interesting styles and designs. Check out some of the most unusual, or at least, some of the most impressive homes out there.  

The Largest Home

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