What You Need to Know About Home Equity

home equity

Home equity is the portion of your home’s value that you own outright or the portion that you would receive if you sold your home today. Many homeowners strive to grow their home equity to build wealth or use it as a financial resource in the future. What is Home Equity? Home equity is the […]

5 Fall Home Maintenance Tips to Keep Your House in Tip-Top Shape

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It’s that time of year again! Fall is in the air and it’s time to start thinking about home maintenance, in preparation for the colder months. Here are 5 fall home maintenance tips to keep your house in tip-top shape: 1. Inspect Your Gutters and Downspouts As the temperatures start to drop and the leaves […]

Myth: We Are in Another Housing Bubble

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History Is NOT Repeating Itself – Here’s Why: In the last few years, home appreciation has continued to rise. As a result, prices have sparked a concern that a housing bubble is forming, and there is a fear the market will crash as it did 15+ years ago. We want to show you why this […]

How To Find A Contractor

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Almost every one knows at least one or two horror stories about remodeling projects gone awry or renovations that ultimately left homeowners less than satisfied. Hiring the right contractor has a lot to do with how happy homeowners are – not just at the end of the job but during the entire process. So, how […]

Ways to Sell Your Home Fast! – Staging and Showing Tips

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Maximizing your real estate value.  If you are thinking about selling your home, one of the best things you can do is improve the overall impression of your home. First impressions are lasting. A well presented home says, “welcome”. Often, simple cosmetic changes can be made with minimal time and expense to increase the value […]

How to Cope with the Stress of Buying a Home

Tara DeSelms

Buying a home, especially your first, can be one of the most exciting and also one of the most stressful experiences of your life. I know this all too well. The last home my husband and I bought was the singular most stressful event of our marriage. At the time, we had a 7 year […]