FIVE INEXPENSIVE HOME IMPROVEMENTS

The cost of some home renovations can seem daunting, but not every home improvement has to break the bank. Here are five simple improvements you can make that will have a major impact, but are still relatively inexpensive

WHY YOU SHOULD INVEST IN A RENTAL PROPERTY

Investing in real estate can be a great alternative to traditional investments and many owners choose to rent out their property. Here are some of the top benefits for getting into this line of business! Increase over time. Money being put towards real estate investments has increased substantially over the past few years. This is dueContinue reading “WHY YOU SHOULD INVEST IN A RENTAL PROPERTY”

Upsizing Your Home: Read this first

Know your why, the motivation for a bigger home. Is it necessary to move to fulfill your desire? Know what lifestyle you want to live, can you afford (preapproved from your lender) the upsize and maintain this lifestyle? Envision yourself in this bigger home, do you have a vision for the extra space? Or do you simply just “feel” like more space would be better? Knowing your why, will help you envision how you want your home to be. If you’ve decided that it’s time to upsize, make a game plan. Are you going to sell first, or buy first? Reach out to me to discus

WHICH FEATURES ARE YOUNG BUYERS LOOKING FOR IN A HOME?

Millennials are the second-largest segment of home buyers, ranking behind only baby boomers, according to the National Association of Realtors. Here are five features that tend to entice millennials who are looking to buy.

FIVE NEGOTIATING TACTICS THAT CAN KILL A SALE

Up your negotiation tactics with these tips! Just in time for #tiptuesday 🙂 As always, reach out to me anytime for more advice, tips, tricks, and DIY’s. I’m a quick call, click, or email away.

TAKE 5: PREP YOUR BUDGET FOR BUYING A HOME

Choosing to enter the home buying process is likely the largest financial decision you will make in your lifetime, so it is not one that should be taken lightly. Ensuring that your other current and upcoming financial responsibilities are under control is crucial to having a smooth transaction and being able to enjoy your investmentContinue reading “TAKE 5: PREP YOUR BUDGET FOR BUYING A HOME”

TAKE 5: WHAT AFFECTS PROPERTY VALUES?

Some the features that increase property values are obvious—like a remodeled bathroom, a modern kitchen, or a sought-after neighborhood. But here are a few features and circumstances you have not have realized can affect property values.  1. The neighbors: Not every neighborhood or community has an HOA that can keep the neighbors from going overboardContinue reading “TAKE 5: WHAT AFFECTS PROPERTY VALUES?”

Buying a Home – Parts 2 to 4

When house hunting, determine your “must haves” and what your “would love to, but isn’t a must.” Things to let your real estate agent know about your ideal home: Price Shop within your budget, the way the market is right now, I recommend you shop for homes that are about $50,000 below your ideal priceContinue reading “Buying a Home – Parts 2 to 4”

How to Buy a Home: Part 1

You’ve thought about buying a home…you’ve searched a few things and still just aren’t sure where to even start. This will likely be the most expensive purchase of your life. But, don’t get overwhelmed. I’ve broken down the home buying process into four parts