No matter what’s going on in the housing market, the process of selling a home can be challenging. Some sellers have a hard time saying goodbye to a treasured family residence. Others want to skip ahead to the fun of decorating and settling into a new place. Almost all sellers want to make the most money possible. Whatever your circumstances, the road to … [Read more...] about 7 Costly Mistakes Home Sellers Make (And How to Avoid Them)
5 Inspiring Home Design and Remodeling Trends for 2021
We’ve all spent a lot more time at home over the past year. And for many of us, our homes have become our office, our classroom, our gym—and most importantly, our safe haven during times of uncertainty. So it’s no surprise to see that design trends for 2021 revolve around soothing color palettes, cozy character, and quiet retreats. Even if you don’t have … [Read more...] about 5 Inspiring Home Design and Remodeling Trends for 2021
National Snapshot: What’s Ahead for Real Estate?
National Snapshot: What’s Ahead for Real Estate? The U.S. unemployment rate is at a 50-year low, and consumer confidence remains high. In fact, the University of Michigan’s latest Surveys of Consumers found that Americans have their most positive personal finance outlook since 2003.1 However, if you follow national news, you’ve probably heard … [Read more...] about National Snapshot: What’s Ahead for Real Estate?
20 Home Gadget Gift Ideas to Fit Any Budget
Looking for the perfect present for a loved one this holiday season? We’ve rounded up 20 Home Gadget Gift Ideas to Fit Any Budget. And since we work in real estate, we focused on items that add enjoyment, comfort and, in some cases, major value to your home. From music lovers to home chefs, we’ve got something for everyone. And we’ve included a range of … [Read more...] about 20 Home Gadget Gift Ideas to Fit Any Budget
Welcome Home: 10 Tips to Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Hometown Haven
"Communities work better (students perform better, crime rates are lower, kids are safer, people live longer) when neighbors know one another better. Knowing your neighbor on a first-name basis...is a surprisingly effective first step." - Robert Putnam, Harvard Public Policy Professor and author of Bowling Alone While advancements in … [Read more...] about Welcome Home: 10 Tips to Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Hometown Haven
Top 5 Home Design Trends of 2017
The current trends are all about utilizing rich color, maximizing texture and creating comfortable interiors you can’t wait to relax in that is what the Top 5 Home Design Trends of 2017 are all about. Use these trends to get inspired to makeover your home’s interiors and create spaces you love that also appeal to your personal style. Remember, if you plan to … [Read more...] about Top 5 Home Design Trends of 2017