Real Estate News

Jan. 15, 2019

Icicles, Snowy Roofs and Insulation

 

 

On those days where there is a bit of snow on the ground, take a look at the roofs around the neighborhood. Sometimes, the way the roof retains snow, or how quickly it melts off, can tell you a lot about the quality of a home’s insulation.

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Jan. 2, 2019

Mortgage Rates January 2019

 

 

Amidst all the reporting on the economy right now, it’s easy to get confused about how the moving parts of the economy interact with one another, and it can be even more confusing to determine how all these changes affect us as individuals. As you’re planning out how ...

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Dec. 12, 2018

Should You Have Smyrna Estate Showings During the Holidays?

 

 

Keeping your home open for showings during the holiday season can be challenging, but you might find it’s not quite as taxing as it first seems. Here are some things to consider if you’re deciding whether to have showings during the holidays or not.

 

 

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Nov. 20, 2018

Mortgage Rates for November 2018

For most of this year, financial experts have been predicting that mortgage rates are likely to hit five percent by the end of the year. That seems to be coming true, as rates have climbed over the past few months, and are projected to keep doing so for the rest ...

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Oct. 26, 2018

Protecting Your Identity while Mortgage Shopping

 

 

If you’ve started looking for real estate in Smyrna, you’ve probably started shopping for mortgages, as well. If that’s the case, you’ve almost certainly gotten advice on protecting your identity against identity thieves, as well, including taking measures such as subscribing to an identity protection service, making sure ...

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Oct. 18, 2018

Door Hardware Upgrades

 

If you have basic home improvement skills, you can probably change your door hardware--knob, deadbolt, etc.--on your own. Most of the people visiting your home probably won’t notice the front door hardware, unless it’s worn out, broken, or mismatched. If it is, it’s worth it to either fix ...

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Sept. 28, 2018

How Home Inspections Protect You

 

 

Choosing a home in Smyrna is a big decision and, like all big decisions, it’s only wisely undertaken with the best possible information. Home inspections provide you, the homebuyer, with that information. These will be arranged for by your Realtor when necessary. They protect your interests in many ...

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Sept. 24, 2018

Removing Trip Hazards Before Home Showings

 

 

 

When you’re showing a home, it’s important that it be as inviting as possible to the potential buyers who come buy to have a look. One of the most important parts of making your home inviting is making it easy for everyone to make their way through ...

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Aug. 27, 2018

Attracting Millennial Home Buyers

 

 

 

Millennials aren’t just entering the real estate market; this generation of Americans has been in it for years now, and they’re an interesting demographic. If you’re putting a house in Smyrna on the market and you want to make the best impression on this particular segment of ...

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Aug. 15, 2018

Social Media and Real Estate

 

 

Advertising real estate in Smyrna used to be an endeavor that reached far fewer people than it does these days. Today, not only can Realtors reach out over their own websites, they can use social media as a way to attract buyers who might never look at a ...

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