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Property Tax Appeal

You have until September 15th to appeal your property taxes! We want to help you with that!

What Happens if an Appraisal Comes in Low?

What happens when an appraisal comes in low? In a rapidly appreciating seller’s market like this one, it is very common for the appraisal to come in lower than the agreed-upon purchase price while we’re negotiating an offer. The appraiser’s job is to check the value of the home and make sure that the bank […]

Are we in a housing bubble?

We hear that from time to time and while we have our own opinions on this (NO) – it’s nice to hear it coming from someone like finance personality, Dave Ramsey. Watch the video below to hear his take! We’re proud to be one of Dave Ramsey’s ELPs (Endorsed Local Providers) – a prestigious title […]

Thinking of Selling Your Home? Join Us on July 15th!

Thinking of selling your home? It can be overwhelming during good times, not to mention the uncertain times we’ve experienced lately. It’s surprising how our housing market has reacted to COVID-19 over the last couple months.

The National Profile of Home Sellers

The National Association of Realtors has released their annual report of Home Buyers and Home Sellers.  This is our second segment, if you missed the Home Buyer report, please visit www.SternTeam.org, there’s a lot of valuable insight.  Today we’re going to cover the NAR’s 2019 profile of home sellers. • Remember that the typical home buyer […]

Home Improvements You May Want to Avoid

Home Improvements You May Want to Avoid Are you thinking of putting your home on the market? Making some upgrades is a great way to boost its value and make it more sellable, but not all upgrades are created equal. In fact, some improvements won’t increase your home’s value, and today I have an article […]

6 Things Sellers Should Always Remember to Do

6 Things Sellers Should Always Remember to Do Selling a home can be a complicated process. As such, there are a few things that many home sellers simply forget about as they prepare their home for sale. Here are six things to keep in mind when selling your home: Focus on staging. You may already like […]

What Sellers Must Disclose About Their Listing

What Sellers Must Disclose About Their Listing Whether you’ve lived in your home for a few years or a few decades, you know all about its quirks, its best features, and its flaws. When you decide to sell your home, some of this information might be necessary for you to share with buyers in the […]

Why List During the Holidays?

Why List During the Holidays? Summer is now in the rear-view mirror but despite what some believe, the end of warmer weather does not mean our market has completely cooled off. Selling your home over the holiday season is often a smart move for sellers savvy enough to take advantage. Not only is there less […]