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4 Reasons the Highest Offer Didn't Win the House

Posted by Malinda McNutt on August 26, 2021 in  uncategorized
You have gone through the process of pre-approval, and you have searched to find the perfect home. You love this home, so you decide to put in an offer above the asking price. Your realtor sends your offer to the listing agent, and you wait patiently for a response. Finally, after the seller has reviewed all offers you receive a response... your offer wasn't accepted. Unfortunately, this is an unfortunate reality for many buyers in today's competitive real estate market. After some time and many showings, it can be... read more

Why You Should List Your Home In Fall

3 Reasons That Make Autumn a Great Time to Sell
Posted by Amanda Martin on August 13, 2021 in  uncategorized
There is a prevailing perception that summer is hands down the best time to sell a home. The sun is shining, and home buyers are looking to purchase their new home and get their families all settled in before the school year starts. Traditionally the market lags when autumn rolls around but there are more than a few reasons that listing in the fall rather than the warmer months can provide you. One benefit is that there is less competition. Since most home sellers are listing in the summer, it provides buyers with ... read more

Best Home Projects to Tackle in the Fall

Posted by Alysia Bauer on August 12, 2021 in  Home Improvements  Love Your Home
Apple picking, pumpkin patches, beautiful scenes — it’s no wonder that fall is a fan favorite! Temperatures start to cool off and you start looking forward to the upcoming holidays. While it is easy to get distracted with all of the fun fall festivities, it is also the perfect time to work on some of those home improvement projects you’ve been putting off. Not sure where to start? See below for some projects you can tackle this season. Clean The Gutters While it may not be an enjoyable task, it... read more
Does Real Estate Slow Down When the School Year Starts?  There are a lot of things that impact the housing market, I'm sure we all know that by now, but is the school year one of them? I mean, sure, the seasons begin to shift from summer to fall; but does returning to school really have an impact on the housing market?Generally speaking, Spring is the busiest time in the real estate market(1). From the mild weather to the new blooming plant life helping to improve curb appeal, It’s no wonder that’... read more

How Schools Impact Home Values

Posted by Amanda Martin on July 23, 2021 in  Community  Schools
Countless factors can affect one’s decision to buy a home, from the neighborhood, square footage, upgrades, and of course the location. These components can all be important, but one that has played an increasing influence on buyers, is the school district of a prospective home.   Parents want what is best for their children and high scoring schools are certainly included in their wishlist. A 2017 survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors highlights how deeply homebuyers feel about school ... read more