Four Steps to Help Get Your Home Ready for a Home Appraisal

March 22, 2021

Is your home about to be appraised? If it is, then you are likely wondering what you can do to get it ready. While much of the information the appraiser is looking for is not something you can change or affect, there are a few steps you can take. Keep reading to learn about them and, if you are looking to sell your home, contact at for assistance. Gather Relevant Paperwork Grab your most recent property tax bill. Do you have any fees associated with a homeowners’ association or condo convents and fees? If you have any paperwork that shows […]

Learn What Documents from Your Home Sale You Will Need for Your Taxes

March 16, 2021

After you have sold your home, you still have several financial transactions to deal with. One of them will be filing your taxes the following year. If you sell a home early in a year, you might not need these documents for another 14 months. However, you will need them. Check out this list of some of the documents you need to do your taxes after selling a home. If you are just starting the process of buying or selling a home, contact at for help. 1099S The 1099S form is used to report your capital gains. If you do […]

Real Estate Professionals Can Help Prevent These Potential Nightmares for Home Sellers

March 10, 2021

Everyone involved in a real estate deal, from the buyer to the seller and their agents, wants the transaction to go well. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. For a seller, one of the worst nightmares they can experience is realizing they want to back out of the deal but not being able to do so. The best way to prevent this from happening is to work with a real estate professional. Keep reading to find out how we can help, and then contact at if you need help selling your home. A Real Estate Contract is a Legally […]

Your Guide to What Home Appraisers Look for – And What They Don’t Look For

March 4, 2021

Many homeowners waiting for a home appraisal feel understandably anxious about what to expect. What will the appraiser look for? What do they not care about? How long does the process take? Depending on your property, its condition, and its size, it could be just 15 minutes or take hours. Keep reading to find out what they are looking at, and then contact at if you need tips to sell your home. External Factors the Appraiser Will Look At You can count on your appraisal report, including many external factors of your property. These are factors you have no control […]

Essential Tips for First-Time Military Homebuyers to Consider

February 23, 2021

If you are a member of the military and are about to buy your first home, then you need as many tips for buyers as possible. Our first tip is to make sure that you are working with the best possible buyers’ agent. Read on for other tips or contact directly at for help from an experienced real estate professional. Check Your Credit Score First and foremost, check your credit score. Do not assume that you know what is in it. Do not assume that your credit is good or bad – get the facts. When you check your credit […]

Four Reasons a Home Seller Might Reject Your Offer

February 17, 2021

When you have finally found the home of your dreams, it can feel devastating to have your offer rejected. The first thing to remember is that there is no reason to take this personally – and there is no reason to give up. There are many situations in which a seller might reject an offer rather than counter but still be open to negotiating. Keep reading to learn four reasons they might reject your offer and then contact at to find a buyer’s agent that can help you find – and win – the home of your dreams. The Offer […]

Learn About Five Home Renovations That Might Not Be Worth it if You Are Planning to Sell Your Home

February 11, 2021

If you are planning to sell your California home, then you might have heard that there are some renovations that can help you get a better price and/or sell your home more quickly. While there are some renovations that can be well worth the time and cost, there are others that are not – and some are good ideas for some and bad ideas for others. Keep reading for tips on selling your home and whether or not you should complete renovations. Then contact at to get specialized advice on your specific home. Cosmetic Damage If you have scuffed floors, […]

Learn How to Increase Your Chance for Success in a Home Buying Bidding War

February 5, 2021

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Three Areas of Your Home to Focus on When You Want to Increase Curb Appeal

January 28, 2021

Increasing curb appeal can be essential to selling your house. While this has always been true, it is even truer these days, when many people are driving past a home well before they consider touring it. If you are thinking of increasing your home’s curb appeal but are not sure where to start, check out these three areas of your home to focus on and then contact for more tips on how to sell your home. Your Home’s Front Door When it comes to return on your investment, the front door is at the front of the list. If you […]

Learn Who to Hire to Help You Get Your Home Ready to Sell

January 21, 2021

Most people will need to do some amount of work before selling their home. They could certainly choose not to, but sometimes putting in a little bit of work or money can lead to significant benefits. In some cases, it is best to do it yourself, but there are sometimes when it pays to hire professionals. Keep reading to learn a few of the people we feel might help you get your home ready to sell. Hire an Interior Decorator or Home Stager You want your home to be presented in its best possible angle. This does not mean making […]

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