PRIORITY TASKS FOR YOUR MOVE IN

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you should cover first. Change the locks Even if you’re promised that new locks have been installed in your home, you can […]

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What is a Buyer’s Agent?

Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage agent Jessica Riffle Edwards describes what a Buyer’s Agent does and why they’re important. GUSTAVO GONZALEZ Have you ever wondered what a Buyer’s agent does? Star agent Jessica Riffle Edwards with Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage joins us to shed a little light on what a Buyer’s agent does and why it’s […]

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7 Reasons Buying Beats Renting

In most parts of the country, home buying is better than renting. Discover the advantages home buyers have in today’s market that renters are missing out on. ALEXANDRA FILIACI     JUL 26, 2017 Why Buying a Home is Better than Renting Conventional wisdom used to state that buying a home is always a great investment. […]

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Four-Legged Residents Welcome

Learn how a major apartment developer and property management company is staying competitive by offering pet-friendly and lifestyle-based amenities. BY ERICA CHRISTOFFER For many people, pets are family members. That’s why 81 percent of consumers say they’ll take animal-related considerations into account when deciding on their next living situation, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ […]

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Evaluate Your House for a Deck

By: Dave Toht Here’s how to plan a new deck that suits your property, meets your budget, and offers the best return on your investment.   In the summertime when the living is easy, there’s nothing quite like a deck for cooking out, entertaining, or simply relaxing. In addition to boosting outdoor living space, a […]

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WHAT AFFECTS PROPERTY VALUES?

Some of the features that increase property values are obvious-like a remodeled bathroom, a modern kitchen, or a sought-after neighborhood. But here are a few features and circumstances you have not have realized can affect property values. The neighbors: Not every neighborhood or community has an HOA that can keep the neighbors from going overboard […]

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Money Saving Energy Upgrades that Appeal to Buyers

Money saving energy upgrades that appeal to buyers. Discover more home buying and selling tips. SHARON LEE Many sellers may shy away from renovating their homes before selling them in an effort to avoid spending unnecessary money. However, buyers today are often looking for energy-efficient amenities, which can be hard to come by in older […]

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