Can You Buy a Home Virtually?

Can You Buy a Home Virtually?

As we continue to see unprecedented activity in the real estate market, buyers often find they are too late to offer on recently listed homes. For the serious homebuyer, this can be frustrating, often causing them to make last-minute plans to run out and view 

Seller’s Guide to Buyer Contigencies

Seller’s Guide to Buyer Contigencies

Every news article talks about the fact that it’s a “seller’s market.” This means that if you are selling your home, you’ve probably gotten a few offers from which to choose. While sales price is important, so are the contingencies attached to the offer. Understanding 

Organize Your Garage

Organize Your Garage

Don’t wait for spring to do some deep cleaning. Winter is coming and fall is a great time to prepare your home against the harsh winter conditions and hazards it can bring. A clean garage will not only help you store outdoor items from the 

5 Things to Know before Adding an Accessory Dwelling Unit to Your Property

5 Things to Know before Adding an Accessory Dwelling Unit to Your Property

Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) have become very popular over the past few years. Often called “Granny Flats,” these units have often been used to provide for multi-generational housing needs, but they can also become a great source of secondary income. ADUs can also make great 

Essential Components of the Home Tool Kit

Essential Components of the Home Tool Kit

A well-equipped home tool kit is not just for weekend warriors and do-it-yourself types. Hanging a picture, tightening a cabinet door, or assembling a Swedish-built cabinet are all moments when one might reach for a tool kit. If your toolbox consists of duct tape and 

Hunting for a New Home? Don’t Wait Until Saturday!

Hunting for a New Home? Don’t Wait Until Saturday!

House hunting has become a contact sport over the past year. The idealized vision of a leisurely Saturday morning reviewing open houses and plotting the day’s tours over lattes and croissants is a thing of the past. While popping into the local open house might 

4 Things Sellers Need to Know about Backup Offers

4 Things Sellers Need to Know about Backup Offers

It’s no secret that most of the country is currently experiencing a strong seller’s market. Yet even in this competitive environment, almost 25% of all escrows fall through before closing. Home inspections, appraisal surprises, and loan approvals are just a few of the issues which 

Pricing Strategies in a Seller’s Market

Pricing Strategies in a Seller’s Market

Pricing Strategies in a Seller’s Market Real estate markets across the country are experiencing a strong seller’s market right now. For potential sellers, this may be a golden opportunity to get top value for their property. While it may be tempting to aim for the 

Landlords – 8 Amenities to Include in Your Rental Unit

Landlords – 8 Amenities to Include in Your Rental Unit

The increase of pricing in the housing market and lack of inventory has left some potential homebuyers renting instead of purchasing. As a result, these renters may not just be viewing rentals as just a temporary steppingstone to homeownership and expect their rentals to have 

Concrete Landscaping Ideas

Concrete Landscaping Ideas

Concrete was once a not so attractive alternative to a more expensive landscaping hardscape. Modern techniques have brought this versatile material back in vogue. While still an affordable alternative, concrete can add excitement to your front yard while still maintaining the low-maintenance advantage it’s always