parallax background

Places and Spaces

September 28, 2017

Fencing: Keeping Privacy in Without Shutting Buyers Out

Look out your window. Are you struggling with the sight of a worn-down fence that may not make it past the next storm? If the answer […]
December 21, 2017
House Cleaning

Don’t Let Buyers Meet Your Dust Bunnies

Cleaning is a pretty obvious step to take before putting a house on the market for sale. But have you asked yourself, “how clean is my home?” […]
January 20, 2018
Friends at cozy winter vacation.

Make the Most of Your Fireplace

One feature that many people look for when buying a home is a fireplace, but not everyone understands what exactly goes into getting a nice fire […]
February 20, 2018
Our new home has great wifi

Researching a Neighborhood From Far Away

Good public transportation, low crime, schools, nearby hospitals and other factors can help home shoppers decide if a neighborhood is right for them. If you’re planning […]
March 27, 2018
interest_rates_rising_options (1)

Mortgage Options When Interest Rates Are Rising

Mortgage rates have been relatively low for years. Seeing them inch up can cause home shoppers to panic and possibly put their home purchase on hold. […]
April 26, 2019

Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less

In a recent Insights Blog, CoreLogic reported that rent prices have skyrocketed since 2005. Meanwhile, the typical mortgage payment has actually decreased. “CoreLogic’s national rent index was up 36% […]
May 12, 2019

Home Buyers are Optimistic About Homeownership!

When we consider buying an item, we naturally go through a research process prior to making our decision. We ask our friends and family members who […]
August 22, 2019

Buying a Flipped Home? Here’s What You Need to Know

House flipping is when an investor purchases a property (typically an older home), renovates it and then sells it for a higher price.