Monthly Maintenance Tips

Although homes are stationary, they have a lot of “moving parts”.  Taking a few minutes to consider maintenance items each month & quarter can save you a lot of money in repairs.  As many find all too often, deferred maintenance is one of the most costly discoveries learned from a home inspection when selling....

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Selling? Skip Remodelling

5 Nonlazy Reasons to Skip Remodeling Before You Sell Home sellers often hear that if they ever hope to find a buyer, they must whip their house into perfect shape—fix this, paint that, overhaul your horribly outdated kitchen. But just looking at the list of renovations is exhausting! This leads many to wonder: Do I really need...

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6 Things That Turn Buyers Off

…and What Sellers Can Do To Prevent It! We’ve talked about surprising home features buyers LOVE, and about why buyers aren’t biting on today’s market, despite it being highly affordable.  But we haven’t talked much about the characteristics of sellers, listings and homes that turn buyers all the...

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HUD FHA Condo Financing

HUD Announces New FHA Condo Financing Rules! The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is expected to release updated guidance tomorrow on FHA-insured condominium financing. The new rules should benefit your real estate clients and customers by allowing more buyers to obtain low down-payment mortgages on affordable...

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Updates & Upgrades Value to Sale

Why Expensive Renovations May Not Boost Your Sale Though home improvement adds value to a property, your sellers don’t always have to undertake big projects to win a higher price at resale. June 26, 2019  |   by Danielle Braff As modest increases in inventory begin to attract more buyers to the market, it may seem wise for...

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