Monthly Archives: April 2015

Three Foolproof Ways to Choose Your Neighborhood and Up Your Value

Deciding where to buy a home can be one of the most difficult decisions to make. If you have a built-in reason to choose one area over another (it’s close to work; it’s where you grew up and you’re emotionally … Continue reading

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Seller’s Advice: Hiring a Handyman

As you get ready to sell your home, you may discover the need to make numerous repairs and updates. But when do you have the time? Most jobs you can do yourself, but others require a little more skill. Maybe … Continue reading

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Homeowners Voice a Shifting Sense of Home Value in New Study

Respondents in Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ Inaugural Homeowner Sentiment Survey said home value transcends price, location in new age of real estate; Millennials seem willing to sink roots. Click here to read article.

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Top 10 Home Projects to Recoup Costs at Resale

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March 2015 Real Estate Activities

        Please click on image to view larger image. Then click on larger image to zoom in. We had another busy month; there were 12 recorded sales, and 3 were private sales. The highest sold was nowhere … Continue reading

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Millennials Prefer Suburban Living to City Living

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Consumer Reports’ Top Trends for the Home

Further proof that everyone is keyed into interior design, home renovations, and the hottest trends in both, attendance for the International Builder Show (IBS) in Las Vegas this year was up eight percent over last year to 55,237. Click here … Continue reading

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Home Renovations to Invest in and Avoid in 2015

Conventional wisdom tells us that any home renovation is a positive thing: money in is money out. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Some remodeling projects are a better investment than others, and the projects that yield the best return … Continue reading

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Home Staging Can Boost Selling Price

Most homeowners know it is important to keep a home clean, bright and free from clutter while it is on the market for sale. But sometimes, REALTORS say, taking the extra step to stage a home can make a difference … Continue reading

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When Does a Contract Become a Binding Contract?

Question: We signed a contract to sell our house, and gave the buyers certain time limits. From the date of “contract ratification” they had 7 business days to have the house inspected, and 30 days in which to obtain financing. … Continue reading

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