Sometimes we all need a little more space. Whether you are looking to expand the living room, add a bathroom to one side of the house, or build a complete master suite, a home addition allows you to craft...
Every seller wants to get the most value from their home. In many cases, this means making updates to the property; updates that will attract buyers, increase bidding competition, and enhance the perceived value of the property, which can...
Remodeling can be expensive, but it's often justified because, as many claim, it will add value to their home. But is this completely true? As we’ll see, renovations may not, in fact, be a strong financial investment, but that...
One of the worst situations in real estate is having a house on the market for an extremely long period. No matter what the value, we all want to sell our house quickly so that we can move on,...
We’ve been talking a lot lately about home renovations; specifically, we’ve been talking about how to finance your home repairs and improvements. If you’ve been following our blog, you likely understand the basics of HomeStyle Renovation Mortgages from Fannie...
You just found the perfect home for your exact needs. It has the interior layout you love, a large yard for children, and a western-facing view that gives you a front-row seat to vibrant sunsets. But it’s not quite perfect....
You’ve finally found your dream house. Maybe it’s in a kid-friendly neighborhood, with great schools and a wonderful park just a few blocks down. Maybe it has just the right amount of land for your herb garden and hobby...
Renovation loans are an essential part of the real estate industry. While they may not be used in every transaction, these programs often assist with buying and selling, and they can be crucial for increasing home values and improving...
Sometimes in the dead of winter, homeowners start to think of making some changes to their home. Just to freshen up the place and move some things around. Maybe upgrade the kitchen with new appliances and while they’re at...
There are two types of home buyers, those who want to buy an existing home in an established neighborhood or subdivision and someone who wants a brand new home that’s never been lived in before. New construction vs. existing...