Home Inspection Tips for Sellers

October 24, 2022

No one likes it when a good deal dies. Especially when selling your home, it can be disappointing. Whether the property won’t sell due to financial complications or miscommunications, learning that a great offer has fallen through is always a setback in real estate. Unfortunately, home inspections are a well-known deal-killer within real estate. They’re […]


15 Rules for Every First-Time Airbnb Host

September 28, 2022

When Inez Valk put a clawfoot tub in the upstairs bedroom of her country house, she didn’t anticipate that guests would get carried away “by the romance of their surroundings,” as she delicately puts it, overflowing the tub so bathwater seeped through the floorboards. “We urgently — but gingerly — knocked on the door and were […]


What the Housing Market Will Look Like by the End of Summer, According to Experts

August 17, 2022

Traditionally, spring is real estate season, but buyers across the country were waiting for summer to finally see a return to normal inventory levels, normal competition and most importantly, normal prices. As it turns out, a return to normal is probably pretty far off, but cracks are starting to emerge in the seller’s market that has defined […]


3 Simple Ways to Invest in Real Estate Without Buying a House

June 8, 2022

It seems like a tricky time to get into real estate. On one hand, the Federal Reserve expects to raise interest rates multiple times this year. Higher rates imply bigger mortgage payments — and that could hurt the real estate market. On the other hand, consumer prices are rising at their fastest pace in 40 years. People […]


The Ultimate Room-by-Room Spring Cleaning Checklist

May 3, 2022

  As the snow melts into spring showers, it’s time to refresh your home. This comprehensive spring cleaning checklist offers an opportunity to get the whole family involved in tidying up. Running short on time? Try tackling one room per week. Entryway   Sweep floors Mop floors Wipe walls Wipe baseboards Clean door Clean doormat […]


6 Ways to Know Whether a 15-Year Mortgage Is Right for You

March 29, 2022

When looking at mortgage rates, it’s common to compare 30-year loans. However, you don’t have to lock yourself into a three-decade contract when buying a home or refinancing your existing loan; you can cut that time in half with a 15-year mortgage. What is a 15-year mortgage? A 15-year mortgage is a home loan paid back in monthly […]


10 Hottest Housing Markets in 2022

February 9, 2022

Sun Belt cities — the region in the U.S. that stretches across the nation’s southern tier — topped the list of moving destinations in 2021 and will likely remain the top 10 places with the most competitive housing markets in 2022, according to Zillow researchers. Movers flocked to more affordable, medium-sized metros across the Sun […]


3 Reasons to Add an ADU in 2022

January 26, 2022

With the housing market on the rise, renting out basements or creating Airbnbs is continuing to gain popularity. With an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) you can achieve these goals, all you need is extra space on your property! An ADU can be used as an Airbnb, rental, home office, etc. The sky’s the limit. Questions […]


7 Best End-of-Year Activities for Homeowners

December 1, 2021

As the year comes to an end, now is a fantastic time to get ready for a brand new one. So, we’ve come up with 7 activities to help you start 2021 on the right foot. Let’s take a look. Out with the Old, in with the New During the holiday season, there’s a very […]


Should You Sell Your Investment Property?

January 29, 2020

Take a minute and consider how much your investing business has changed over the past twelve months. There is a good chance that you have probably undergone some subtle, and not so subtle, changes in philosophy and direction. It is always better to be a step or two ahead rather than chasing outdated trends and […]