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Thanks to Marie Kondo and her hit Netflix series, “Tidying Up,” home organization is a hot topic right now. Marie encourages her viewers to minimize their possessions and keep only those items that “spark joy.”With spring in full bloom, now is the perfect time to do some spring cleaning and add o...
05/01/2019
If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably received your share of advice from family and friends. Add to that the constant stream of TV shows, news segments, and social media posts that over-simplify the home buying process for easy entertainment.With so much information to sift thro...
04/02/2019
It’s easy to look up how much money you have in your savings account or the real-time value of your stock investments. But determining the dollar value of a home is trickier.As a seller, knowing your home’s worth helps you price it correctly when you put it up for sale. If you price it too high, ...
03/05/2019
If you’re a current homeowner, or in the market to buy, you’re probably curious about the latest trends in home design.Sellers who make strategic updates before listing a property can generate increased interest from buyers and, in some cases, a premium selling price.  Buyers should consider whic...
02/12/2019
As we begin another year, everyone wants to know: “Where is the housing market headed in 2019?”It’s not only buyers, sellers, and homeowners who are impacted. The real estate market plays an integral role in the overall U.S. economy.  Fortunately, key indicators point toward a stable housing mark...
01/16/2019
The holiday season is upon us, and many of us have already begun to celebrate. From trimming trees to lighting candles, it’s the time of year to fill your homes (and hearts) with holiday joy.But there’s no need to stop at your front door. Let the spirit of the season radiate outward from your hou...
12/09/2018
It’s a common misconception that you shouldn’t try to buy or sell a home during the fall and winter months.This is generally considered the “off-season” in real estate. Many sellers mistakenly believe that the cold weather will keep buyers away and that no one is looking over the holidays. Unfort...
11/09/2018
While no one can predict the future with certainty, most experts expect to see modest growth in the U.S. housing market for the remainder of this year and next. Inventory will remain tight, mortgage rates will continue to creep up, and affordability will remain a major issue in many parts of the ...
10/23/2018
  The residential rental market is now the fastest-growing segment of the housing market. In the United States, the demand for single-family rentals, defined as either detached homes or townhouses, has risen 30 percent in the past three years.1 And in Canada, rental units now account for nearly o...
08/30/2018
It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of buying a home. Once you’ve had an offer accepted on your dream house, you’ll probably be anxious to move in. However, before you make a significant financial commitment, it’s best to know exactly what you’re buying. When you hire a home inspector, yo...
07/09/2018
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