Category Archives: General

  • Earnest Money FAQs

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    When you’re buying a home, you may come across terms that are unfamiliar. One of those terms may be “earnest money.” Exactly what is earnest money, and how does it help you buy a home? In order to save you some time... 

  • Tips for a Safe Halloween

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    Witches and goblins and ghosts, oh my! It’s almost time to hit the store and stock up on candy and treats for the neighborhood kids. Halloween trick-or-treating is one of the most exciting nights of the year for kids (and... 

  • What All First-Time Homebuyers Should Know

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    We’re heading into one of the busiest seasons in real estate. If you’re gearing up to buy your first home, you may have some competition out there. Spring and summer tend to dominate the housing market and see the most... 

  • Selling a Home With a Pool

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    If you’re selling a home with a pool, then you may be wondering whether it will help – or hurt – your home sale. Well, we have some good news for you! According to the National Association of Realtors, having an in-ground... 

  • Why Was Your Offer Rejected?

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    You’ve been searching for a new home for weeks, and you finally found “the one.” You submit an offer and start to daydream about life in your new home. Unfortunately, you get a reply back from your agent saying your... 

  • The Dangers of Overpricing Your Home

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    The most common issue that most home sellers confront is determining exactly how much their home is worth. If you’re selling your home, then you know that many factors contribute to the pricing. While it can be tempting... 

  • Selling Your Home in a Competitive Market

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    Are you thinking about listing your home for sale this spring or summer? While this can be an ideal time of the year to sell your home, it can also be competitive. There may be many other homeowners in your area who are putting... 

  • Daylight Saving To-Do List

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    Daylight Saving Time happens on March 10 this year. While this important annual milestone signals to the winter-weary that spring is just around the corner, it’s also a signal to take care of important chores around the... 

  • Get Into a Seller’s Mindset

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    It takes more to sell a home than putting up a listing and hoping for the best. In order to make the most of your home sale, you need to get into the right mindset. Knowing what’s ahead and preparing for it will set you... 

  • 2019 Resolutions for Home Sellers

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    Is selling your home on your to-do list for 2019? While selling a home can be a big undertaking, it’s much easier if you strategize and set goals. If you’re planning to put your home on the market in the next few months,...