Advantages To Buying a House In The Fall

  There are many advantages to buying a house in the fall.  The reality is that when there are many homebuyers, there is more competition for the homes that are available. That’s why savvy home shoppers know that fall is just as great a season to buy a home as the spring – if not […]

The Deposit – How much should you put down on a house?

When it comes to the deposit – how much you should put down on a house, there are multiple factors to consider.  The right down payment for you depends on your goals and financial situation. While there are plenty of pluses with a larger down payment, putting down too much could leave you strapped for […]

Schools and Real Estate

  As a Realtor, one of the first questions I’m often asked regarding schools and real estate is, “what are the schools like in that neighborhood?” What I can tell you is that Raleigh is North Carolina’s capital city. It’s home to several great colleges, including North Carolina State University, Meredith College, Peace University, Shaw […]

7 Costly Mistakes Home Sellers Make (And How to Avoid Them)

We’ve come up with 7 costly mistakes home sellers make and how to avoid them.  No matter what’s going on in the housing market, the process of selling a home can be challenging. Some sellers have a hard time saying goodbye to a treasured family residence. Others want to skip ahead to the fun of […]

What Not To Do When Staging Your Home

What not to do when staging your home is just as important as pricing your home correctly.  There is no denying that today’s real estate market is competitive to say the least.  Staging is a critical step in the home selling process and can help your home stand out in listing photos and appeal to […]

Home Selling Tips for First Timers

The 2022 Real Estate Market continues to boom making it a good time to discuss home selling tips for first timers. Selling your home can be surprisingly time-consuming and emotionally challenging, especially if you’ve never done it before. At times, it may feel like an invasion of privacy because strangers will come into your home, […]

Am I Ready To Buy My First Home?

With 2022’s hot housing market, you may find yourself asking, “am I ready to buy my first home” Buying a house is a major commitment. Before you begin shopping for properties or comparing mortgage options, consider exploring if you’re ready to be a homeowner.  Let’s look at some of the factors that lenders and homeowners […]

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy or Sell a Home Without an Agent in 2022

5 Reasons you shouldn’t buy or sell a home without an agent in 2022 is the furthest thought from your mind.  It’s the weekend and you’re sipping on your just brewed expresso while mapping out the listings of the week. Soon you’ll hit the road with the day’s open houses clearly in view!  With all […]

Home Renovations That Offer the Best ROI for Resale

Whether or not you are planning to sell your property soon, or you just want to enjoy a few simple upgrades, we thought we would share some home renovations that offer the best ROI for resale. We think it is noteworthy that not all home improvements are created equal. For instance, transforming a bathroom into […]

Decluttering Your Home Before An Open House

  Decluttering your Home Before an open house is 100% imperative before you can successfully show off your domain to anyone (or even take listing photos).  Ensuring that you have a space that people will want to live in: one that’s well organized and filled with ample storage space is key.  To help, we’ve compiled […]