Thursday, September 3, 2020 / by Mikaela Clark
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Your First Home
Whether you’re a young couple looking to start a family or a life-long apartment dweller, buying your first home can be a scary experience. To make sure you get it right, read about these 5 home-buying mistakes you should avoid.
Most of us look forward to buying our first home and the sense of accomplishment that comes with it. But when you start learning about the process, you suddenly realize how many ways it can go wrong… far too many for comfort.
If you’re thinking about buying your first home, here are some of the key mistakes to avoid.
Home Buying Mistakes to Avoid
Courtesy of our real estate experts as well as people who have made these mistakes before, here are some common home buying mistakes to avoid:
1 – Underestimating All The Costs Involved
Most people have a home-buying budget in mind. They calculate how much of a down payment they’ll need and as soon as their savings account reaches tha ...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 / by Mikaela Clark
Get More Money When You Sell: Home Staging Tips that Will Make Your Home More Profitable1. Reduce Any Clutter: Whether it’s been a few years or 30 years of memories it’s easy to get comfortable and not put away the various items we use for daily use. Storing the small kitchen appliances behind closed cabinets, disposing of unread magazines, and other clutter can instantly make a home feel much more clean and open to future possibilities.2. Neutral = Appealing to Home Buyers: A home that has been staged makes it easier for families to envision their own family making memories in the space. Review the various rooms in your home and conquer easy projects that are a little investment, but have the potential to make a difference. This home has totally had your style, but most likely the new homeowners will have their own preferences. For example, the red wall in your living room aligned with your tastes, but a neutral color gives potential home buyers a blank canvas. 3. Scrub & ...