What Stays with The Home?

More than one seller has been surprised to find that their favorite chandelier is not theirs to take when they move. First-time home sellers might be especially confused when confronted with an exclusion form presented by their agent, but understanding what is, and is not included in the sale by statute is important to avoid … Read more

Selling During the Holidays

Selling during the holidays can be tricky if you don’t know the best practices. Here are 5 steps to follow for a successful sale this year. Prioritize curb appeal – Curb appeal is your potential buyers first impression, so make it count! Shovel the driveway, clean the porch, and incorporate some holiday decor (see number … Read more

What Are Your Real Estate Goals?

Invariably, the first time you meet or speak to your real estate agent, the same prompt starts the conversation: “tell me about yourself and your real estate goals.” Seems simple enough to answer. “I need more space” or “I’m ready to downsize” are common answers.  While these answers may be at the heart of the … Read more

Fall and Holiday Décor Listing Tips

If you have your home on the market, it’s natural to want to create the perfect environment for potential homebuyers. This includes not only professional staging services but also time-honored tips like freshly baked treats and seasonal décor. As we transition from summer to the holiday season, however, it’s interesting to note that fall decorating … Read more

Shut Down Home Intruders With These 7 Safety Strategies

According to the FBI, more than one million burglaries are committed in the United States each year, with victims suffering an estimated $3 billion in combined property losses.1 Fortunately, there are some proven tactics you can use to decrease your likelihood of a home invasion. Most burglars won’t go to extreme lengths to enter a … Read more