Protect Your Home-Buying Budget

ADDED July 2, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Protect Your Home-Buying Budget

You know you love house hunting, and shopping for the perfect home is a fun pastime, but to move from being an open house and model home butterfly requires that big initial financial outlay … the dreaded downpayment. In fact, sticker shock sometimes deters potential homeowners from making the decision to buy at all. To…Read More »

Fascinating Home Technology — Run Your House on a Battery

ADDED June 30, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Fascinating Home Technology

The biggest challenge to solar energy is the inability to both capture it and store it in any meaningful way. In fact, while efficiency in capturing solar power has increased from about 15 percent of most solar panel models to 35 percent efficiency in the higher ends, even when captured the energy grid is unable…Read More »

Capturing Clutter

ADDED June 25, 2015 0 COMMENTS
clutter

Whether you’re preparing your home to sell, or your packing up to move to your new home … clutter can be your worst enemy. But, getting chaos under control isn’t always easy. The problem isn’t that you lack resources. In fact, a whole industry sprang up to help folks tackle the problem of clutter: from…Read More »

Can My Real Estate Agent Offer to Buy My Home If There are No Offers?

ADDED June 23, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Can My Real Estate Agent Offer to Buy My Home If There are No Offers?

The short answer is “yes,” but know what you’re signing up for. In a seller’s market it seems like most homes should sell — given enough time and exposure on the market. But there are some situations where a home MUST sell: the owners need to move for work or because of a job loss;…Read More »

Disappointing Appraisal?

ADDED June 18, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Disappointing Appraisal

You’ve found the perfect home at the perfect price and made an offer that the sellers accepted. But, the appraisal came back lower than your offer. BUMMER! What do you do now? Any home financed through a bank or mortgage lender requires an appraisal to protect them against originating a loan is upside-down (the loan…Read More »

Backyard July 4th Celebration!

ADDED June 16, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Backyard July 4th Celebration!

Celebrate your new home with a backyard barbecue! Nothing speaks independence like owning your own home. If you’ve rented for most of your adult life, the freedom to paint walls, barbecue on the patio or hang party lights in trees is a special feeling. As July 4 rolls around, here are some ideas to celebrate…Read More »