Home Value: Location! Location! Location!

Real estate location matters for home value Your property is an investment, and as with any other investment, you want to make it count. As you prepare to buy a new home, it’s crucial to consider the location. Choosing a home in a prime location is a smart way to increase the property’s value over…

Get More from Your Home Renovation

Your home is most likely your biggest asset. To get the most from this major investment, keep your property in good condition. Keeping your property in top condition may involve a renovation project from time to time. Not all updates are created equal. Certain renovation projects bring stronger Return on Investments (ROI) than others. How…

Ask These 3 Questions Before Hiring A Realtor

Do you know what to ask? Whether you’re about to buy or sell your first piece of real estate, or you’re a seasoned real estate investor, working with a best-fit agent is key to getting satisfying results from real estate transactions. As you speak with potential real estate agents, ask them the following 3 questions…

Avoid These Home Loan Qualification Pitfalls

Don’t drop the ball before your home loan is approved Many people cannot purchase their dream home without taking out a mortgage to help cover the cost. If you’re one of those people, make sure you don’t jeopardize your home loan application with any these pre-mortgage blunders… Maxing out your credit cards With the expenses…

Pumpkin Weigh-Off Is Going Down!

As Autumn fills the air, thoughts of Thanksgiving gatherings, richly-colored fall wreaths and family time come to mind. Who can consider Autumn without thinking of pumpkins? What better way to spend some quality family time this fall than to head out to Uesugi Farms for some pumpkin-lovin’ fun? Bring the whole family out on Saturday,…

Staging During the Holiday Season

Staging is an important part of the selling process. Decluttering and deep cleaning provide a clean canvas from which to stage your home. Smart home staging helps potential buyers envision themselves making your house their home. Holiday staging has the added benefit of showcasing the best features with a festive Seasonal flair.  Clean the slate….