How To Maximize Space in a Small Garage

How To Maximize Space in a Small Garage

If it seems that new homes these days have included garages better suited for a tonka truck than a real one, it’s not your imagination. With land at a premium, home builders can maximize the living space square footage by skimping on the garage size. 

Are Adjustable-Rate Mortgages Making a Comeback?

Are Adjustable-Rate Mortgages Making a Comeback?

Homebuyers have had a rough time lately. First, the frenzied housing market stymied so many offers and caused frustration due to lack of inventory. Now that the pace and prices are starting to drop, interest rates have ticked up to alarming levels. While some buyers 

How to Use Comps to Price Your Home Correctly

How to Use Comps to Price Your Home Correctly

The most important aspect of listing your home for sales is the asking price. Unlike many other items we purchase, home prices are based on what a willing and able buyer would pay for the property. Sounds complicated, right? This is why real estate agents 

6 Features of a Kitchen Remodel That Are a Waste of Money

6 Features of a Kitchen Remodel That Are a Waste of Money

Kitchen remodels are always popular. The pandemic has increased home improvement projects even more as people embrace the idea of staying home more. While it’s easy to find inspiration for these kitchen remodels, there are great ways to save money and still create a beautiful, 

Should I Move For My Job?

Should I Move For My Job?

The question of moving for a new job is not uncommon. In the past few years, more and more companies are moving their entire operations out of high-tax states to those more business-friendly. Possible work-from-home options further complicate the decision to move with your company. 

Is My House Up to Code?

Is My House Up to Code?

Building codes change over time and for people who have owned their homes for a long time, they may not know if their home is out of code and if so, does it matter.  Building codes and violations from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and focus on 

6 DIY Home Projects That Could Kill Your Home Value

6 DIY Home Projects That Could Kill Your Home Value

Weekend TV lineups are filled with Do-It-Yourself home improvement programs. One home inspector used to call the results “six-pack projects.” While not all DIY projects end in disaster, some projects can harm home sales because buyers see these “improvements” as changes they will need to 

Fall 2022 Housing Market Update

Fall 2022 Housing Market Update

Buy now or wait! This is the question on all potential homebuyers’ minds this fall. Over the past few weeks, the mortgage interest rates have soared to a 14-year high. Excessive government spending combined with surging energy costs and rising inflation has caused many would-be 

Would You Buy a Haunted House?

Would You Buy a Haunted House?

With the spooky season just around the corner, we thought it would be fun to get your opinion on whether or not you’d buy a house if they claimed that there was an eerie presence living in their home. So let’s see how many think 

Short-Term vs Long-Term Rentals

Short-Term vs Long-Term Rentals

Over the past few years, there has been a lot of excitement about owning a short-term rental as part of an investment portfolio. This marks a dramatic change from the traditional long-term rental model. As more travelers utilize vacation rentals instead of hotel chains for