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How to Determine a Good Area for a Short-term Rental

How to Determine a Good Area for a Short-term Rental

Owning a successful short-term rental home is more than just finding a great property. Choosing a home to invest in is the only aspect of the investment, the area is just as important. Just as you would before opening a store or restaurant, careful analysis should...

Are HOA Fees Really Necessary?

Are HOA Fees Really Necessary?

In addition to mortgage payments, homeowner’s insurance costs, and property taxes, some homes are also located within a planned community that requires monthly HOA fees. HOA (Homeowner’s Association) costs may feel like junk fees and homeowners may not always feel...

Multi-Generational Living – A Path to Affordable Homeownership

Multi-Generational Living – A Path to Affordable Homeownership

In today’s increasingly expensive housing market, multi-generational living has emerged as a practical solution for families seeking homeownership. By pooling resources and sharing living spaces, this lifestyle not only allows more people to achieve their dream of...

Pricing Your Home for Sale When Everyone Else is Overpriced

Pricing Your Home for Sale When Everyone Else is Overpriced

The past few years have been exciting for home sellers. Not only were home prices historically high but buyers were well qualified and enjoying low interest rates. Today’s housing market is dramatically different in many areas of the country. If you are considering...

What is a Home Stylist?

What is a Home Stylist?

Everyone has heard about home decorators or designers, but have you heard about home stylists? No, it’s not just a fancy way of saying the same thing. A home stylist can transform your living space from ordinary to something extraordinary. A professional home stylist...

First-Time Sellers – 5 Things You May Not Know

First-Time Sellers – 5 Things You May Not Know

Selling your first home is an exciting journey that comes with its unique set of challenges and learning curves. Even if you feel well-prepared and have partnered with a skilled real estate professional, there are several aspects of the home-selling process that might...

Timeless Elegance – Creating an “Old Money” Look for your Home

Timeless Elegance – Creating an “Old Money” Look for your Home

There is a certain look and feel that just oozes “old money.” These homes are graceful and elegant with interiors that are timeless and beautiful. Far from changing with each trend, these homes offer a sense of history that is warm and inviting. Fortunately, creating...

Strategies for Selling a Home with Difficult Tenants

Strategies for Selling a Home with Difficult Tenants

Selling a home can be challenging in any circumstances. Add a difficult tenant to the mix and it becomes even more complex. While it would be nice to simply ask the tenant to leave, if there is a valid lease in place, this may not be possible. In addition, any issues...