When Does a Pre Listing Home Inspection Make Sense?

Once a house is under contract, the buyer typically hires an inspector to check the property’s condition. In certain situations, however, the seller should be proactive and spring for a pre listing home inspection. When is this a good idea? When you need to sell...
Homeowners Are Happy! Renters? Not So Much.

Homeowners Are Happy! Renters? Not So Much.

When people talk about homeownership and the American Dream, much of the conversation revolves around the financial benefits of owning a home. However, two recent studies show that the non-financial benefits might be even more valuable. In a recent survey, Bank of...
Are You Ready for the ‘Black Friday’ of Real Estate?

Are You Ready for the ‘Black Friday’ of Real Estate?

According to a new study from realtor.com, the week of September 22 is the best time of year to buy a home, making it ‘Black Friday’ for homebuyers. Every year, ‘Black Friday’ is a highly anticipated event for eager shoppers. Some people prepare for weeks, crafting...

Finding a House Cleaning Service

If you feel like you’re spending all your precious free time with a mop and bucket, perhaps it’s time to hire help with house cleaning. How do you find a housecleaning service or a housekeeper who can do a good job? Let’s look at how you can find the housekeeping help...
Should You Fix Your House Up or Sell Now?

Should You Fix Your House Up or Sell Now?

If you’re thinking about remodeling your house before you list it, take a look at these three tips to help you decide if you really need to fix it up before you sell. The answer may surprise you. With the fall season upon us, change is in the air. For many families,...