5 Step Strategy for Downsizing Your Home


In our “bigger is better” culture, there’s an expectation that each home should be larger and grander than the last. But life changes like divorce, kids leaving for college, or even the simple act of growing older can prompt us to find a smaller home that better suits our shifting needs and lifestyle.

In fact, the advantages of downsizing are being increasingly recognized...

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Value Add Remodel Ideas

Will Your Remodel Pay Off? The Best (and Worst) Ways to Spend Your Budget

Most new homeowners have something about their property that they want to change. And as family needs and design trends shift over time, many will eventually choose to remodel. Some homeowners make updates to their property before listing it to maximize their potential sales revenue.

Whatever your reasons are for taking on a home improvement project, it’s wise to consider how the money you invest will impact your home’s value.

We’ve taken a ...

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Can I Afford this house

How Much Home Can I Afford?

How much home can I afford?

When you start the home buying process, the best 1st step is to examine your budget. You absolutely want to answer the question of “How Much home can I afford?” This answer is not easy. You don’t want to be house poor. You know, buying at the absolute limit of what your credit score and income history can afford...

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talk about disadvantage

Disadvantage or Advantage? You Choose

Is This a Disadvantage?

Just came to my attention that a family member, who knows I am a real estate agent, just sold some property and signed a sales contract with the buyer recently. I had known about them selling, and wasn’t too concerned with it because they have sold property before. They told me that the buyer is not being represented by an agent so this would be a private sale...

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Who's on Your Team?

Who’s on Your Team?

Who's on Your Team?

Who needs a team? I can do this myself!!!!

The success of any job increases when good and dedicated people are on your team! There are very few scenarios that I can think of that do not require a team effort. Raising your kids? Mom, dad, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, siblings – Team Parents! Getting your bachelor’s degree? Student, Counselor, Teachers, Parents, friends – Team School! Buying Groceries? Farmers, Truckers, Stockers, Store owners, cashiers – Team Store! Even mundane and simple stuff like taking a walk in your neighborhood. God, mother nature, shoe company, clothes company, sidewalk company, home builder – Team Walk! On top of this, some movie genres live off this team approach.

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