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3 Reasons Why Getting a Pre-Approval Letter is the Best First Step to Make in the Home Buying Process 🏡🔑

3 Reasons Why You Should Get Pre-Approved First

 

1. You need to know how much you’ll be approved to borrow so you can look at homes within your budget. 
2. You’ll be able to see how much money you’ll need for the down payment and closing costs based on the loan estimate from your lender. That way, you can make a plan to have that ready, whether you need more time to save, liquidate some
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4 TIPS FOR SELLING IN THE FALL

4 Tips for Selling in the Fall

 


TIP #1 - Only unpack the necessary winter weather items.

Homes with 50% of the items removed from closets and living spaces tend to show better.

Storage is a piece that all buyers are looking for and can’t seem to get enough of. Take half the stuff out of your closets and neatly organize what’s left.

The changing of the seasons gives you [...]

3 September Home Maintenance Tasks

September Task List

 

Help ensure you’ll get the best value when you decide to sell your home by staying on top of maintenance.

Routine home maintenance can be easy to push aside, but it’s much easier to tackle ahead of time than wait until a real issue emerges.

A simple way to stay on top of it is to hit a few tasks a month. Here are 3 to focus on in
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Interior Paint Colors: Which one would you choose?

Choosing an Interior Paint Color

 

A doable update that doesn’t break the bank is PAINT. Transform a room from blah and bland to new and updated with a fresh coat of paint.

What paint colors should you choose?

Light, neutral colors will appeal to the majority and also make any room appear bigger and brighter. However, there are certain shades that work best for different [...]

SELLER QUESTION OF THE DAY: What home updates will give me the biggest return?

What Home Updates Will Give Me the Best ROI?

 

SELLER QUESTION OF THE DAY: What home updates will give me the biggest return?
In a hot market where it seems like houses are flying off the shelves and selling for top dollar, despite condition, some of the more expensive renovations may not give you the best ROI (return on [...]