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 

Spruce Up Your Backyard by Adding Interesting Features and Spaces

Spruce Up Your Backyard by Adding Interesting Features and Spaces

With the warmer weather on the horizon, it is natural to turn your attention to the backyard. The backyard has become central to the modern lifestyle and a functioning extension of the home. If you’ve been staring longingly at the latest home magazine display of 

How to Spot Roof Issues Before it’s too Late

How to Spot Roof Issues Before it’s too Late

Your roof is one of the most essential elements of your home. It guards you, your family, and your home from wind, water, and other harsh conditions. However, it is also part of the home that is often overlooked until it’s too late. Detecting roof 

Does That Come With The House?

Does That Come With The House?

When touring a beautifully staged home, it’s easy to admire both the layout and the furnishings. While certain furniture like sectional sofas may seem perfect for the space, they typically don’t stay with the home once sold. However, the inclusion of other items in the 

What the New Credit Score Models Mean for Homebuyers

What the New Credit Score Models Mean for Homebuyers

Starting in 2025, new credit scoring models will be used by lenders to determine the creditworthiness of potential homebuyers. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will mandate the adoption of the new FICO Score 10T and VantageScore 4.0 by the end of the year. For those 

Enhance Your Home with a Health and Wellness Room

Enhance Your Home with a Health and Wellness Room

Creating a health and wellness room in your home can be a positive step in prioritizing your well-being and fitness. A step beyond just room for an exercise bike, this room should include areas for reflection and calm. A place where you remove distractions and 

Contractor Requirements – What to Expect from a Potential Contractor

Contractor Requirements – What to Expect from a Potential Contractor

Most homeowners do not have the expertise or interest in tackling a large home project, so they find a contractor to handle it for them. Hiring a contractor is very different from finding a handyman or gardener. A contractor must adhere to strict guidelines set 

Benefits of Downsizing After Retirement

Benefits of Downsizing After Retirement

Retirement is an exciting new phase of life, and one most people look forward to their entire working life. For those ready to make this change, downsizing their home is an important decision. While the thought of leaving the family home can be emotional, there 

Basics and Importance of Title Insurance

Basics and Importance of Title Insurance

Title insurance is a critical component of the home selling process, yet many homeowners do not fully understand what it is or its value. Simply stated, title insurance protects both buyer and seller from any potential issues with the property’s title. When selling a home, 

What to Expect From a Listing Agent

What to Expect From a Listing Agent

You already know that the best way to sell your home, and for the most profit, is to hire a listing agent. The fact is that people who sell using a real estate agent make more profit and have a smoother transaction than those who