The most asked question of real estate professionals is "how's the market doing?" Here is a snapshot of the current active listings and 2015 year to date sales in my main market, Midtown Memphis - an area roughly bounded by Bellevue on the west, … [Read More...]
I want to endorse Nextdoor as a great way to communicate with your neighbors and to add to the unity of your neighborhood. Everyone who has been active within their neighborhood in any way appreciate communication about what is going on - crime, … [Read More...]
The Pros and Cons of Putting in More Than 20 Percent as a Down Payment on Your New Home
One of the most common questions home buyers ask today relates to how much money they need to put down on a home. There are mortgage requirements in place that … [Read More...]
How to Stage Your Front and Back Yard to Appeal to Home Buyers
Whether you're just listing your home for sale or you've already started entertaining potential buyers, focusing on your "curb appeal" can drastically increase your chances of a quick … [Read More...]
Home ownership comes with certain responsibilities. It's not just about paying the mortgage and taxes, but also making sure your property conforms with City and County Codes which are designed to "protect the public health, safety and welfare in … [Read More...]
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors has released 1st Quarter, 2015, residential sales data for the Memphis area, including Shelby, Fayette and Tipton Counties.* Download the full report HERE.
1st Quarter sales data show lower volume, higher … [Read More...]
Note: most of the content of this post was first posted on my Facebook Business Page
On Thursday, April 9, 2015. the Memphis Business Journal reported MAAR [Memphis Area Association of Realtors] no longer using Zillow. The headline does not … [Read More...]
Well it's that time of year, and maybe you are getting ready to put your home on the market. Your home may be one of your largest assets, and you certainly want to take steps to get the highest price possible for it when you list it to sell. In … [Read More...]
Buying for the First Time? The Ultimate Guide to Surviving the Mortgage Process
If you have heard nightmarish stories from friends and family members about the home mortgage application process, you are not alone. In fact, some of these stories may … [Read More...]
Open houses - do they really sell homes?
In a prior post, I shared my thoughts about real estate open houses, the pros, the cons, and the facts home sellers need to know. After years of telling agents that open houses were effective, especially for … [Read More...]
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