The One Thing Never to Display in Your Home, Ever

The Property Brothers Reveal the One Thing Never to Display in Your Home, Ever By Lisa Johnson Mandell | Jul 12, 2018 HGTV Season 8 of "Property Brothers: Buying and Selling" has just aired its premiere—and boy, do Drew and Jonathan Scott’s latest clients need a reality check, bad! In the episode titled "Small Budget, Big … Continue reading The One Thing Never to Display in Your Home, Ever

What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses

~ THIS!! ~ What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses (Image credit: Natalie Jeffcott) So you want to make a cool $100,000? Popular HGTV shows lead you to believe the secret to getting rich quick is to start flipping houses. From Chip and Joanna Gaines, to Tarek and Christina El Moussa, there are plenty … Continue reading What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses

Home Staging on a Budget

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HOME Survey June 2018

Infographic: HOME Survey June 2018

10 Creative Ways You Can Save Money While Moving

~ I completely agree with many of these ideas!! And have used them a bunch in the past! ~ 10 Creative Ways You Can Save Money While Moving (Image credit: linerpics/Shutterstock) You just bought a new home or signed the lease for an apartment you've been coveting. Spending your discretionary dollars on a great piece … Continue reading 10 Creative Ways You Can Save Money While Moving

Top 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t FSBO

~ is there only 5? 😉 ~ Top 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t FSBO In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t FSBO

Homeowners: How much have you gained?

US homeowners gained $1 trillion in the last year as their housing values jumped The average borrower gained $16,300 in home equity from 2017 to 2018, according to CoreLogic. Home equity jumped 13.3 percent from to a year earlier. Despite the big value gains in the past few years, 2.5 million borrowers, 4.7 percent of … Continue reading Homeowners: How much have you gained?

5 Ways to Dress Up Your House on a Budget

5 Ways to Dress Up Your House on a Budget Owning a house is a never-ending adventure in investing your heart and soul into a wholly unique structure. Some homeowners have great big budgets for massive changes or enhancements to their home, others are working with a shoestring. If you’re in the second group, you … Continue reading 5 Ways to Dress Up Your House on a Budget

Getting you home ready to sell? Do these now

For Sale: 4 Tips for Getting Your Home off the Market Quickly <a href='http://openx.rismedia.com/www/delivery/ck.php?n=a727cfcb&cb=<?php echo time(); ?>' target='_blank'><img src='http://openx.rismedia.com/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=63&cb=<?php echo time(); ?>&n=a727cfcb' border='0' alt='' /></a>   Do you have a home to sell? Are you ready to get the selling process over with quickly? There is no better time than now! Here are four top tips … Continue reading Getting you home ready to sell? Do these now

The US housing market has an inventory problem

~ this is very true, and if you are ready to sell your home there is no reason to wait to list in the summer. But if you are a buyer you need to be ready to buy - pre-qualified, housing checklist needs done, and areas to buy in be open with  ~ The US … Continue reading The US housing market has an inventory problem