You only get one chance to make a first impression – and that’s especially true when your home hits the market. If you’re thinking about listing your property, here are a few tips to ensure it’s in optimal showing condition.
According to NAR, 77% of buyers’ agents indicated staging a home made it easier for a buyer to visualize the property as a future home. Before you list your home, follow this list of staging preparations to highlight a home that sells.
Unofficially, the spring selling season begins after Super Bowl Sunday. This means there is still time to transform your home into a house in which a potential buyer could envision themselves living. Preparing your home to sell can quickly become an overwhelming hurdle if you don’t approach it as a series of small steps. Follow this week-by-week checklist to have your home ready to list by the peak selling season.
In July and August, we’re headed to Southwest Michigan and Northwest Indiana for our second annual @properties Home for the Summer tour. While we’re excited to give you a sneak peek of some of the beautiful properties we have to offer in these resort home communities, we’re also excited to spend some time in the sun.
The mention of a farmers’ market conjures images of freshly picked produce, handmade jams and jellies, and locally-sourced meats and cheeses — all at your fingertips on a sunny day.
In Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan, it also brings to mind food trucks, artisans, live music, and weekly yoga. From the taste of homegrown flavor to enjoying those sunny summer days, farmers’ markets have a lot to offer for early risers and midday visitors alike.
Before those dog day of summer, find your way to any (or all!) of these hand-picked local farmers’ markets:
While it still doesn’t quite feel like spring, the spring real estate market is already well underway. And with the peak season for housing in full swing, it’s an opportune time for buyers and sellers to make a move.
With new inventory hitting the market each week, it’s no surprise the spring real estate season is a competitive time of year for sellers.
If you’re thinking about making a move this spring, it’s crucial to create a marketing strategy that sets yourself apart from the crowd. One way to do this is through powerful video marketing.
Is buying a home one of your new year’s resolutions in 2018? If you’re even thinking about buying your first home, you might be wondering: “where do I start?”
Whether you plan to pay cash or take out a mortgage to buy a home, the biggest financial transaction of your life requires a bit of pre-planning. Here are four steps to take if you’re planning on buying your first home.
Winter is on its way and one of the most important things you can do when you set out to winterize your home is increase your energy efficiency.
While it’s easy to add warmth to your interiors as the seasons change, lowering your heating bill is a little more complicated.