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Understanding a home’s true market value is about more than pictures, software assessments and price-per-square-foot. Whether you’re a current homeowner thinking of selling or are house-hunting, it’s crucial you understand what factors affect home valuation. By partnering with a local market expe...
07/10/2017
If you’re in the market for a new home or investment property, one of the first questions you’ll probably ask is, “What can we afford?” Many buyers become so caught up in how much they can afford that they don’t realize their total buying power—that is, the total amount of purchasing potential th...
07/10/2017
  The current trends are all about utilizing rich color, maximizing texture and creating comfortable interiors you can’t wait to relax in. Use these trends to get inspired to makeover your home’s interiors and create spaces you love that also appeal to your personal style. Remember, if you plan t...
05/08/2017
 Great curb appeal not only makes your home the star of the neighborhood, it can also improve its value and help you sell it for more. Whether you’re thinking of listing your home or just want to make your home the envy of your neighbors, here are several ways to increase your home’s curb appeal....
04/20/2017
Wealth is within reach for many people; however, according to a recent study 63 percent of Americans said it’s not likely they’ll become rich.1 Don’t just dream of being wealthy.  Start taking the steps to make it a reality. There is no secret to becoming rich--it takes time, sacrifice and good f...
03/01/2017
A common thought in real estate is never list your home in the winter offseason. Perpetuated by industry experts, agents and repeat sellers alike, this saying encourages many would-be sellers to wait until the spring peak to list their homes. However, studies show that homes listed in the winter ...
02/12/2017
 One of the most common questions I get at this time of year is, “What’s going on in the market?” It’s not just potential buyers and sellers who are curious; homeowners always want reassurance their home’s value is going up. The good news is the American real estate market is strong and healthy: ...
01/04/2017
  Our world is full of risk at every turn—from perilous jobs to dangerous driving conditions. That’s why we all love to get back to our homes and not worry about everyday safety hazards. It’s great to feel comfortable and safe at home, but is it as safe as it can be? Your home should be your have...
11/30/2016
 With the impending election on November 8, and with the Federal Reserve meeting in December, many people are wondering what will happen with interest rates.The Federal Reserve will meet on December 13 and 14 to determine the economic projections and to provide additional context for the Federal ...
10/27/2016
What is Home Equity? Home equity seems to be a very simple calculation--the total amount of mortgages owed subtracted from the current market value of a home.  Here is a simple example: Current Home Market Value:  $325,000Existing Mortgage:                     $225,000Homeowner Equity:           ...
10/17/2016
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