Moving Strategies for Clients

Moving into a new house is exciting and stressful. It’s easy to overlook tasks that would make the transition go more smoothly. Check out this essential list of things you shouldn’t forget. Do Repairs and Painting at the New Place First Before move-in day, go through the new place and jot down areas that need improvement. Is the…

The Risks and Benefits of Buying Beachfront Property

On paper, a beachfront condo or home sounds like a dream investment. Yes, beachfront real estate comes at a higher price, but the return is often worth the cost. But just like with any other investment, there are risks and benefits to purchasing beachfront property. The Benefits of Buying Beachfront Property There are many benefits…

7 Ways To Get Your Home Ready to Sell

Are you ready to begin getting your home in top condition to sell? There are a few steps every homeowner should take before listing your home to maximize the chances of getting a high offer. From decluttering and cleaning to fixing broken items and painting, the following actions can help dramatically when trying to sell…

4 Hazards Facing New First-Time Homebuyers

Home ownership is a cornerstone of the American dream. Unfortunately, there are many ways that the American dream can turn into your family’s personal nightmare. These hazards include purchasing more house than you can really afford (becoming house poor), unexpected surprises that weren’t identified during the home inspection, and finding out that your pre-approval for…

Signs That There May be a Hidden Leak

Sometimes, plumbing leaks are obvious. That annoying, continued drip, drip, drip from your faucet. You wake up one morning, go to get the laundry from the washer and end up in ankle-deep water. Or, you find water dripping from an upstairs room or neighbor. Plumbing leaks can be obvious. They can also play hide-and-go-seek like…

Septic or Sewer: What’s the Difference?

Septic systems or sewer systems: what’s better? What’s the difference? Homeowners flush their toilets, run their sinks and take showers without putting a second thought into the sewer systems that allow for this luxury. All of these functions rely on one of two things: 1. Sewer system 2. Septic system Sewer systems are different than…