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Most Common Home Seller Questions

As we’ve discussed in past articles, the home buying process comes with many frequently asked questions, but the home selling process is no different. Whether you have never sold a home or have sold half a dozen, there are many questions that can come up. This  is due to the fact that selling a home … Continue Reading

Most Common Home Buyer Questions

Buying real estate is a big endeavor with many steps which in turn and unsurprisingly, leads to a lot of questions. Understanding the basics of buying a home is a great place to start. That’s why we are answering the most common questions asked by home buyers below.   What is the first step in … Continue Reading

The Little Wonders of Watersound Parkway

When you picture the Emerald Coast of Florida, one may think of the fabulous white sand beaches and clear blue water, but there is so much more to the area. The vibrant Walton County area is a haven of talented artists and their work, evident by the Monarch Art Trail along Watersound Parkway. Origins of … Continue Reading

How to Buy a Home with High Interest Rates

Though mortgage rates are on the rise, don’t lose hope! The keys are to know your budget, maintain perspective and have a plan. Mortgage rates are currently averaging 4.5% to 5.5% — up from just 3.22% at the start of the year As a result of rising rates and rising home prices, the typical mortgage … Continue Reading

Real Estate Terms You Should Know When Buying or Selling A Home: Extended Addition

Real estate is full of confusing vernacular that can be overwhelming in an already stressful process. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, it’s important you’re up to date on the most used real estate terminology.    As promised, we have extended our list of important real estate terms that you should familiarize yourself with … Continue Reading

How to Refuse an Offer from a Potential Homebuyer

When you put your home on the market, you should expect to receive lower offers than you would accept. However, you still have to refuse the offer, and you should do so using proper etiquette. There are many reasons and ways to reject an offer which we discuss below. You own your house until you … Continue Reading

Do I Need A House Inspection? The Pros And Cons

Are you planning on selling your home? If you’re planning to sell in the near future, you’ve probably been thinking about a home inspection. But what about a pre-listing home inspection? A pre-listing home inspection is when you, the seller, hire a professional home inspector to perform a thorough examination of the state of your … Continue Reading

Why Should I Hire A Real Estate Professional?

Good real estate agents are involved in both offering knowledge and selling real estate to the client. The main objective of real estate agents is to sell properties. However, an excellent real estate agent focuses not only on selling the property in question but also on educating the client so that they become familiar with … Continue Reading

Investing In Properties, The Smart Way

The strong demand for rental property, low interest rates, and the potential for large returns are helping to make real estate an increasingly popular investment. We’ll take a look at the best reasons to get started with real estate investing, and some tips for purchasing rentals. People invest in real estate for several reasons, including … Continue Reading

DIY Home Renovation Tips to Increase Your Home’s Value

Whole house renovations can add value to your home, but there are ways to upgrade your home without spending your next home’s down payment. Painting, updating, and power washing the outside of your home won’t cost a lot of money, but these do-it-yourself home improvements can add real value to your home. With some sweat … Continue Reading