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New FHFA Policy Benefits Military Families

New FHFA Policy Benefits Military Families

Military families received some good news this week when the Federal Housing Finance Agency introduced a new guideline allowing for speedier short sales. Under the new policy, military families can relocate more rapidly without the need for a default on…

QR Codes and You – Scan One Now & See

QR Codes and You – Scan One Now & See

Have you noticed the odd bar code boxes showing up on real estate signage and flyers lately? Do you recognize them as QR codes? Are you shaking your head wondering what a QR code actually is and does? Do you…

Houzz.com Study Says Homeowners Value Looks More Than Vacations

Houzz.com Study Says Homeowners Value Looks More Than Vacations

Does your home look the way you want it to?  Are you interested in making changes?  If you answered yes to the second question, you are not alone. A recent survey of 29,127 respondents sponsored by Houzz, a premier home…

Open House Success Begins with Trust

Open House Success Begins with Trust

When you are buying a home or listing your home for sale, you have a lot to consider. If you are buying, you will no doubt be viewing and walking through many houses in search for the one that makes…

Swim Safely & Securely This Summer

Swim Safely & Securely This Summer

Summer is here, bringing with it beautiful sunshine, warm weather and children with a lot of free time on their hands.  Much of that time is likely to be spent swimming, whether at the beach or a local pool, and…

Buying a Home?  Don’t Forget the Inspection!

Buying a Home? Don’t Forget the Inspection!

You’ve finally found the home that is just right and made an offer and it was accepted. Now you just wait for escrow to close, right?  Wrong. Now is the time to have the home inspected to make sure you…