How to Find Emerging Neighborhoods BEFORE They Pop

Posted by Gary Meier // May 28, 2018


The hottest neighborhoods always come with a steep price. They are the most desirable places for people to live so it isn’t always easy to get into it. One way to play the game though is to watch for the neighborhoods that are up and coming, and buy into them before everyone else has caught […]

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What Every Seller Should Know About Their Home Value

Posted by Gary Meier // May 14, 2018

Home Value

If you are preparing to sell your house, one of the biggest questions you are most likely asking is, “what is my home value?” Not only do you want to make sure you can sell for what you owe on it, but every seller wants to be able to make money when they sell as […]

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4 Financial Factors Homebuyers Must Pay Attention To

Posted by Gary Meier // April 30, 2018


Potential homebuyers who have started to look at houses should take a moment to consider their finances. Without a good financial base, homebuyers can quickly get themselves into trouble after making a purchase. Some overestimate what they can get from a lender, while others cannot secure a mortgage at all. It is important to pay […]

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Home Staging—Is it Worth the Cost?

Posted by Gary Meier // April 16, 2018

Home Staging

There is a lot of advice for homeowners who are looking to sell their homes. It includes things like updating your curb appeal and pricing your house right. While these tips can be critical to helping your house sell, home staging can make a big difference in how fast your house sells and the amount […]

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Wondering If It’s the Right Time to Sell? How to Avoid Sellers’ Remorse

Posted by Gary Meier // April 2, 2018

Sellers’ Remorse

Homeowners are in a difficult place when they are thinking about selling but don’t necessarily need to sell. If you can make money on the sale of your house you’re happy. But, what happens when a year later you find out that you could have made a lot more money if you would have just […]

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Calculating the Additional Costs of Homeownership

Posted by Gary Meier // March 19, 2018


Before you buy your first house you need to build up a savings account. Most people understand that homeownership will require a down payment to secure a mortgage, but many first-time home buyers fail to understand how much it really costs to own a home. Below are some of the costs that come with homeownership. […]

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How Home Buyers Can Steer Through a Competitive Market

Posted by Gary Meier // March 5, 2018

Home Buyers

In today’s seller market, the competition for home buyers who want to buy a home is fierce. On average, homes are selling within three weeks. This means that when a home is listed, it leaves home buyers little time to find the home, bid on it, and win the bid. This is driving up the […]

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Understanding the Difference Between Foreclosure and Repossession

Posted by Gary Meier // February 19, 2018


You may see the terms “foreclosure” and “repossessed” used interchangeably, but they shouldn’t be. The two words, while they are similar, are still two different words that mean two entirely different things. If you find yourself in a position where you aren’t able to continue paying on your mortgage, it’s important that you understand what […]

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Upgrade Ideas for Homeowners in 2018

Posted by Gary Meier // February 5, 2018


A great way for homeowners to make a home fit your personality is to give it the proper upgrades that make it fresh and update it to fit you. Upgrades can be big or small; the important part is that they let your personality show. If you are thinking about putting your home up for […]

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3 Reasons Short-Term Rentals May Not Be Right For You

Posted by Gary Meier // January 22, 2018

Short-Term Rentals

More and more people have come to see the benefits of using their home as short-term rentals.  Even renting out a house while on vacation or allowing someone to use a spare room can generate extra income the homeowner needs.  There are many services oriented around short-term rentals and there is more information about renting […]

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