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3 reasons NOT to refinance your home! People often ask if they should refinance their home.  Here are 3 reasons NOT to refinance your home! 1) Your loan resets!  If you have been paying on your home each month the amount you pay towards the......

What is an ADU?   The new big question being asked in Real Estate is what does ADU mean and what is it! ADU stands for Accessory Dwelling Unit. An ADU is a secondary unit built on a property where existing homes are already in......

Recently I met with a family who is considering selling their home and they were asking if they should redo their kitchen.  The kitchen was in perfect condition however, the cabinets were a golden oak and they had white tile counters. First, we talked about......

  I was speaking to some friends about killing weeds without the use of chemicals.  I wanted to kill the weeds; however, I did not want to harm the birds, bees, and ladybugs I was seeing in my yard.  Here are some ideas we learned......

When looking at purchasing or selling a home, something you may not have given much thought to is the process of negotiation! Using negotiation strategies that make every person “WIN” assists clients in multiple ways that are financial, and serve personal needs.  I often share......

That is a complex answer; personally, I believe the answer is YES.  Working with many families who have had a family members have passed away and I have always found that a property that is in a trust makes life and the process of settling......

Zillow gives a Zestimate, which is an “Estimate” of value using a formula they created.  Zillow gathers information surrounding a home then using their formula, the program determines what might be the likely value. If you have a mixture of sizes and types of homes,......

Most Millennials Are First-Time Home Buyers Most millennials are first-time home buyers. What this means is they are new and actively looking for help with the home buying process. Millennials Rely on Technology and Agents to Find Homes When looking for new homes, millennials favor......

According to a recent Forbes Article, Pricing a home is a blend of Art and science. Particularly in a market, in which both sales prices and sales volume have softened from month-to-month, analysis, while important, can only help so much. While we know a sale......

Consumer confidence and interest rates directly impact home sales! According to some of the financial sources I follow, a lot is happening and I want to keep you informed! Stocks continued to react positively to Fed Chair Powell’s Jan 4th speech, where he essentially said,......