Archive for December, 2016

Magic Words to Sell a House

Friday, December 30th, 2016

Did you know that listing ads with the word “landscaping” within the description SOLD 20% faster than ads without that word. Landscaping matters.  

Common Types of Home Loans

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Often times, the most confusing part of the home buying process is understanding your financing and loan options! It’s always encouraged to discuss these options thoroughly with your favorite lender, but in the meantime, for a quick guide to get started, check out these common loan types!

10 Ways to Increase Home Value on a Budget

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Marketing your home RIGHT is so important in the first couple of days when listing your home. It’s so important to be completely “show-ready” before hitting the market. It would be a great idea to tackle this list of 10 items before getting listed! Call me today for my listing presentation and to find out […]

How to Keep Moving Quotes From Spiraling Out of Control

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Long before you start packing, the monumental task of moving to a new home all starts with your going online or picking up the phone to get some moving quotes. These estimates give you a ballpark figure of how much you’ll pay to safely transport all of your prized possessions, but like all estimates, they can […]

Fielding a Lowball Purchase Offer on Your Home

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

When you receive a low offer on your house, the best response is to counter with a price you’re willing to accept.   Consider before you ignore or outright refuse a very low purchase offer for your home. A counteroffer and negotiation could turn that low purchase offer into a sale. You just received a […]

Home Buying Transaction

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

It is my job to take you step by step through the home buying process so you are making the best decision for you and yours. Let’s meet today to discuss the steps and actions needed to buy your new home! #yourrealtor #happytohelp #callmetoday

Top 10 Legal Mistakes Home Sellers Make

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

It’s easy to make mistakes in a real estate transaction because there are so many moving parts and people involved and it’s always on a strict deadline! Here are some facts and things to consider that will help eliminate any possible hassles or inconveniences during your real estate transaction! #happytohelp #yourrealtor

Big News FHA Loans

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

Big news out of FHA, effective January 1st, 2016 the FHA loan limit for our area will increase from $316,250 to $330,050 for single family residences and loan limit increases for duplexes, triplexes, and quadplexes are taking effect as well.  With rates on conventional loans continuing to rise an FHA loan is looking like a better […]

Explaining Your Closing Costs

Friday, December 16th, 2016

A rule of thumb with closing costs is to expect to pay at least 2-5% of the purchase price depending on your price point and other factors. For other great tips & facts, take a minute to review the pictogram illustrating an explanation of your #closingcosts! #realestatefacts #realestateadvice #buyahome

How to Sell Your Home for More Money

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Most of these amazing tips may be common sense but I’m sure the first one is shocker for some #homeowners and #sellers! It’s true, pricing your home below #market price almost always makes you the most money, gets you the most buyer traffic, and usually sells your home the quickest! Let’s talk today about even […]