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Monthly Archives: August 2021

    What To Prioritize When Selling Your House!

    By Cassie Hollis | August 23, 2021

    Today’s housing market is full of unprecedented opportunities. High buyer demand paired with record-low housing inventory is creating the ultimate sellers’ market, which means it’s a fantastic time to sell your house. However, that doesn’t mean sellers are guaranteed success no matter what. There are still some key things to know so you can avoid costly mistakes... Read More

    Why Should You Stage Your Home To Sell?

    By Cassie Hollis | August 19, 2021

    As the real estate market turns sluggish, you may have to take steps to set your home apart from others. It won’t be enough to just put out a for-sale sign and wait for potential buyers. One way that homeowners can sell their homes more speedily is by home staging, which can have the added benefit of... Read More

    How Homeowners Are Ditching The Tub!

    By Cassie Hollis | August 16, 2021

    Homeowners are looking for large, high-tech bathrooms with sleek color palettes and finishes, according to the Houzz 2017 Bathroom Trends Report. On average, homeowners spent $21,000 to remodel bathrooms exceeding 100 square feet. That cost drops to about $12,300 for homeowners with smaller bathrooms that are less than 100 square feet. When it comes to age... Read More

    What Is the Top Financial Benefit of Homeownership?

    By Cassie Hollis | August 12, 2021

    There are many financial and non-financial benefits of homeownership, and the greatest financial one is wealth creation. Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder that leads to forming household wealth. As Freddie Mac explains: “Homeownership has cemented its role as part of the American Dream, providing families with a place that is their own and... Read More

    Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing Costs!

    By Cassie Hollis | August 10, 2021

    When buying a home, it’s important to have a budget and make sure you plan ahead for certain homebuying expenses. Saving for a down payment is the main cost that comes to mind for many, but budgeting for the closing costs required to get a mortgage is just as important. What are closing costs? According to Trulia, “When you close... Read More