In most parts of the country, real estate appraiser's main source of data is the multiple listing service. (MLS) We use it to find homes that are comparable to the ones we are valuing, to determine what buyers are paying for similar homes. We also use the MLS to analyze the market trends and to… Continue reading 3 Ways Agents Can Help Appraisers to Be More Accurate
If you're not an appraiser, and you're trying to figure out the value of a home, chances are good that you use a price per square foot metric. I've written about this topic in the past. That way of measuring the market can lead to an opinion of value that is in the ballpark of… Continue reading Why You Should Have Your Home Measured Before You List It
What are some potential reasons why a home buyer may later regret their purchase? In this article I discuss some things to think about that may help avoid home buyer remorse.
I hope you all are doing great this week! My family and I are in the midst of a first floor renovation, whilst caring for my wife as she continues to recover from her broken ankle, as I mentioned in my last post. So, I am grateful to have guest blogger, Seth Murphy, who wrote… Continue reading 4 Home Repairs You Need to Hand Over to a Professional
Have you ever noticed that sometimes you will get a rogue onion ring in your order of fries at Burger King? Is it that one onion ring just decides to hitch a ride in the scooper? Or is something else afoot? Word on the street has it that Burger King does this on purposes. I… Continue reading It is Good Business to Drop an Onion Ring in Your Fries!
Hello everyone! I hope that you are doing good and hanging in there! Every now and then, I have a guest blogger that covers a topic that is not related to real estate. This is the case today. This week, my guest blogger is June Duncan. June reached out to me to see if I… Continue reading Tough Decisions: How Caregivers Can Help Elderly or Disabled Loved Ones in Decline
Hello everyone! I am honored to welcome back Author Jessica Brody, with a new and timely article that I think you will find helpful if you're looking to buy a home. Enjoy! The Complete Guide to Virtual House Hunting During COVID-19 Whether you were already diving into the home buying process when COVID-19 hit the… Continue reading The Complete Guide to Virtual House Hunting During COVID-19