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perfect neighborhood

Choosing the Perfect Neighborhood

Moving isn’t just about selecting the dream home for you and your family.  It also requires deep consideration to find the perfect neighborhood.  You’ve likely heard the phrase, “location, location, location,” and it’s absolutely true for choosing the right location for your next home.  Savvy homebuyers know they can redecorate or remodel an existing home […]

Time to Sell

With Interest Rates Rising, is Now the Right Time to Sell? Maybe and Maybe Not.

It seems that anytime the Feds make a change to interest rates, alarm bells start to sound off.  “NOW’S THE TIME TO SELL!”  Many homeowners worry excessively about the impact of rising interest rates on the sales price of homes and may be encouraged to sell their homes prematurely. I’ve been honored to be in […]

downsizing

Want to Downsize But Not Sure Where to Start?

The first step many families make when considering a move is to downsize their belongings.  Downsizing allows you to clear out unwanted belongings from closets, drawers, and storage spaces.  Not only will downsizing make it easier to move to a new home, but it also helps to stage your home effectively if you’ll be showing […]

Lost-Cost Home Improvements Before Selling a Home That Make Cents

Lost-Cost Home Improvements Before Selling a Home That Make Cents

If you’re preparing to sell your home, you’re likely considering making some home improvements to get as much as you can in its selling price.  Many home improvements will noticeably increase a home’s resale value, but it’s essential to consider your options wisely.  The last thing you want to do is complete remodels or repairs […]

down payment

Can I Buy a Home Without a Down Payment?

Saving up for a down payment towards buying a home is an ambitious goal for many Americans.  While the minimum standard for many lenders is between 3% and 5%, the average goal for many homebuyers is to put 20% down. With increasing home prices, the savings nest egg is much more substantial than in years […]

Spring Home Selling Market

Is Your Home Ready for the Spring Home Selling Market?

With likely increases in interest rates on the horizon, potential buyers are eager to find their dream homes.  In fact, the percentage of people desiring to purchase a home within the next six months rose from just under 5.9% in November 2021 to nearly 7.9% in January 2022.  Realtor.com reported that January 2022 experienced faster […]

How to Sell Your Home During the Winter

How to Sell Your Home During the Winter

When the weather is gray, and the temperatures are chilly, it can be more challenging to sell a home.  Even achieving curbside appeal can be difficult since many plants are dormant and flower beds are yet to be filled.  The good news is that it is a seller’s market right now, but regardless of those […]

Are you looking for a home in Southern Oregon?

Is it the Right Time for You to Purchase a Home?

Searching for a home in Southern Oregon is an exciting time in our lives.  Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or moving to a new community, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment.  Setting your dream wish list aside and compiling a list of criteria based on realistic goals will help to ensure you […]

Rising Interest Rates

Will Rising Interest Rates Result in Lower Home Prices?

Home prices are one of the most visible examples of the principles of supply and demand at work in our economy.  In short, supply and demand dictate that when supply is abundant, prices go down to generate greater demand. When demand outpaces supply, prices rise to reduce the number of buyers interested or eligible in […]

spring maintenance tips

Spring Home Maintenance Tips

It’s nearly spring and if you’re not already making a list to keep your home in top-notch shape, these spring maintenance tips might help. Clean the Kitchen and Bathroom Kitchens and bathrooms have a likelihood of developing mold or mildew. Clean them out because you do not want those to spread under any circumstances. Check […]