Congratulations; it is time for the final walk-through of your new home! The process leading up to this point has been a whirlwind of activity, including mortgage approval, contract negotiations, a home inspection, and attorney review. This is the final step before you sign the papers to make this house your home. You are excited, […]Read More What should I check during the final walk-through?
Multigenerational living has been on the rise in America in the last few years. According to the Pew Research Center, analysis of the most recent census data shows that 57 million Americans – over 18 percent of the population – live in households with multiple generations of family. Many factors have spurred this development including […]Read More 5 Tips for Multigenerational Living
You know that you need to move, and the market is right to sell, but you’re not quite ready to pack up everything. After all, you still have to live in your home until it sells. So how do you get ready to sell without entirely disrupting your life? Start by getting organized. Move from […]Read More Not Quite Ready to Move?
What is Buying a Listing? Buying a Listing is a term used by many Realtors® when they see overpriced listings on the market. “Oh that Realtor® bought that listing… There are Realtors® out there that will take an overpriced listing to just put their sign in the lawn and give them the ability to advertise […]Read More Is Your Realtor® Telling You What You Need to Hear? Or Are They Buying a Listing?
If you’re new to home ownership, you may not be familiar with all of the responsibilities that are now yours. All of those things you used to call the super or management office for now fall in your lap. Here are some items to keep in mind, especially if you got a “great deal” on […]Read More Pesky, But Potentially Costly Home Maintenance
Finding a new home can be one of the most exciting times of your life. It’s a little like courtship – the pursuit, the “getting to know you” period, the proposal (aka “offer”), and the marriage (aka “closing”). If you don’t want your relationship with a new house to crash and burn, you need to […]Read More Your Courtship Of Your Next Home
In the early years of the Home Inspection Industry, Home Inspection Reports consisted of a simple checklist or a one or two-page narrative report. In the inspection business, descriptive phrases are called “narratives”. Both checklist and narrative reports are still in use today. From the point of liability, narrative reports are widely considered safer, since […]Read More Home Inspection Reports Explained
Decorating vs. Staging Does your Handyman Special have a stunning renovated price tag? Decorating is what you do for yourself. If you think back to when you purchased your home, you might remember the state the home was in when you purchased it. Chance are it was a far cry from what you have right […]Read More Don’t Let Design Choices Scare Away Buyers
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In this day and age, in the current reality of buying and selling homes, it doesn’t matter where an agent lives or works. The agent’s home or work address doesn’t play a part in the agent’s ability to sell your home or help you find a new home. With technology, we can do it all […]Read More But Your Office is in Amherst!