The Best and Worst Home Projects for Resale Value

Not all home projects are created equal when it comes to resale value.

There is no doubt that renovated homes sell significantly faster, particularly when there is a tight inventory of homes for sale like we are currently experiencing. With this said, when considering a home remodel, it is important to not only consider your personal enjoyment of the home, but also its resale value impact. Therefore, it… Continue reading The Best and Worst Home Projects for Resale Value

What Is An Encroachment In Real Estate?

Homeowners should be aware of any possible property encroachments.

Neighbor disputes are certainly not uncommon. Oftentimes, these disputes may relate to a noise complaint, a barking dog, or a variety of other reasons. For the most part, these disputes can be resolved fairly quickly and easily. However, some disputes can be a lot more complex to deal with. In particular, encroachment disputes can present… Continue reading What Is An Encroachment In Real Estate?

How To Make A Kitchen Remodel Stand Out

A kitchen remodel can bring years of enjoyment and a higher sales price.

The kitchen is typically considered to be the centerpiece of any home. In addition to being the area of the home where you cook and eat, it also tends to be the gathering area for family and friends to socialize. Needless to say, a kitchen remodel is oftentimes the single most important renovation project that… Continue reading How To Make A Kitchen Remodel Stand Out

The Impact of AI In Real Estate

AI is impacting all aspects of life, including real estate.

Artificial intelligence, more commonly known as AI, has become quite popular in today’s society. Platforms such as ChatGPT and Google Bard have become household names and are being utilized in various applications. One of the areas that we see artificial intelligence being utilized is in real estate. In particular, we are seeing it being leveraged… Continue reading The Impact of AI In Real Estate

Should I Have An Open House?

An open house can be a great way to increase exposure for your listing.

You have decided to sell your house. Hopefully, you have hired a local and knowledgeable real estate agent to assist you with this process. After consulting with your real estate agent, you have come up with a list price, made necessary updates or repairs to the home, developed a marketing strategy, and listed it for… Continue reading Should I Have An Open House?

Home Pricing Adjustments When Selling

With homes taking longer to sell these days, home pricing adjustments should be a part of any marketing strategy.

Fueled by low mortgage rates, the virtual workspace, and the desire for more space, home prices skyrocketed during the pandemic. In fact, most homes listed for sale throughout 2021 would end up selling in just days or even hours. Furthermore, many of these sales would end up in bidding wars. Of course, this has all… Continue reading Home Pricing Adjustments When Selling

How Can A Seller Cancel A Real Estate Contract?

Although not ideal, seller's may need to cancel real estate contracts occasionally.

Selling your home can be a stressful process, and it can be even more stressful if you have to back out of a contract. Although this is not an ideal situation to be in, sometimes life circumstances change and you need to adjust. There are a few things you can do to break a real… Continue reading How Can A Seller Cancel A Real Estate Contract?

Common Reasons For Real Estate Contract Cancellations

Both buyers and sellers should be aware of likely pitfalls with real estate transactions.

As the real estate market has turned from a seller’s market to a buyer’s market over the past 15 months or so, we have seen a rise in contract cancellations. Whether you are a buyer or a seller, it is important to remember that even after you have an executed contract, there are many potential… Continue reading Common Reasons For Real Estate Contract Cancellations

Selling Energy Efficient Features In Your Home

When selling a home, it is important to showcase energy efficient features.

In today’s market, buyers are increasingly looking for homes that are energy efficient. This is due to a number of factors, including rising energy costs, concerns about the environment, and the desire to save money. According to a recent report from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), 63% of real estate agents stated that it’s… Continue reading Selling Energy Efficient Features In Your Home

The Importance of Landscaping When Selling A Home

When selling a home, the importance of landscaping should never be overlooked.

As we always say, you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. When selling a home, this could not be more true when it comes to landscaping. Although most home searches begin online these days, the most common photo initially seen for any particularly listing is the exterior front of the home.… Continue reading The Importance of Landscaping When Selling A Home