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Curb Appeal and COVID-19

Curb Appeal and COVID-19

As a home seller, curb appeal has always been important. The way the outside of your home looks will influence whether or not a potential buyer would like to see more. But as a home seller during the COVID-19 pandemic, curb appeal is absolutely essential. Many home buyers will be unable to see your home…Read More »

COVID-19 and Mortgage Relief

COVID 19 Mortgage Relief

If you’re a homeowner who is experiencing financial hardship because of the coronavirus, then you may be concerned about making your mortgage payments right now. It’s important to know that help is available. The federal government and many private loan providers and servicers have plans in place to provide assistance to those who are struggling.…Read More »

Research Neighborhoods From Your Couch

Research Neighborhoods From Your Couch

Did you know you could learn almost everything you’d want to know about a neighborhood without leaving your couch? With most Americans still practicing social distancing and staying at home, it’s become more important than ever to utilize available resources when searching for a new home. Luckily, there’s much you can learn just by surfing…Read More »

Take These Precautions For In-Person Showings

Take These Precautions For In-Person Showings

While virtual tours have become popular for many homebuyers during the pandemic, some serious buyers will still want to see a home in person before they make an offer. After all, buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions we make in our lifetimes. It makes sense that a buyer wants to know…Read More »

Home Appraisals During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Home Appraisals During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Despite all the changes that the coronavirus pandemic has caused in the real estate industry, one thing hasn’t changed – you’re still going to need a home appraisal before you can close. But certain restrictions that have been put in place including social distancing have made it difficult to carry out an appraisal in the…Read More »

How COVID-19 May Affect Your Next Home Purchase

How COVID-19 May Affect Your Next Home Purchase

The real estate market has made great efforts to adapt to the constraints of social distancing, providing virtual tools to help buyers and sellers get to the closing table. But as we look into the future, we can’t help but wonder how the events of today will affect the real estate market in the coming…Read More »

Coronavirus and Mortgages

Back in March, the federal government cut interest rates in an attempt to stimulate the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, many lenders are offering programs that will allow homeowners who have lost income to pause mortgage payments without hurting their credit. There are many ways that these tactics are impacting the current real…Read More »

Using Technology to Close on a Home

Using Technology to Close on a Home

The coronavirus pandemic has not stopped the real estate market — it has just moved most of the process online. While the industry has been slow to adopt technology in the past, the pandemic has created a seismic shift in how real estate transactions are handled. A rapid embrace of existing technology has made buying…Read More »

5 Tips For Selling During the Pandemic

5 Tips For Selling During the Pandemic

While the coronavirus has changed so much about our daily lives, one thing hasn’t changed – people are still buying and selling homes. In fact, many sellers are facing big life changes that require they sell their homes now. If you’re one of those sellers, then you may be concerned that now is not a…Read More »

Budget Backyard Privacy Ideas

Budget Backyard Privacy Ideas

With warmer weather on the way, homeowners with backyards will no doubt be spending much more time outdoors. But does your yard lack the privacy you desire? Whether your yard gets too much sun or too many curious looks from the neighbors, you may be looking for ways to make your space more intimate. Here…Read More »