Posted by Jessica Juracich on November 20, 2018 in
When Is Housing's Black Friday? Some Surprising Holiday Home-Buying Trends
Thanksgiving evokes certain unshakable images: Long tables crammed with too much food. Beloved and bickering family members consuming way too much of that food. Overstuffed family members staggering away from the table to watch football. And once the crumbs and turkey bones and cranberries are cleared away, just about everyone gearing up for the biggest shopping day of the year: Black Friday.
While prowling the malls for fantastic deals h... read more
10 DIY Halloween Costumers only Real Estate Agents will really understand!!
Posted by Jessica Juracich on October 31, 2018 in
10 DIY Halloween Costumes every Real Estate Agent Will Understand.
Use these real-life ideas as inspiration for your make-believe garb this All hallow's Eve
Real estate agents have long embraced and welcomed Halloween. After all, we open many doors every day all year long, yet the “treats” we receive are limited — especially this year.
There are so many costumes we agents would love to create and wear, if we only had respites from our open houses and showing schedules to put them together. Th... read more
Follow these tips from Real Estate Professionals to help you decorate without scaring off Potential Buyers
Posted by Jessica Juracich on October 23, 2018 in
Autumn means crunchy leaves, ghosts, gourds and pumpkin spice everything. And, for many, it’s also time to dig out the Halloween decorations to get the house looking its creepiest.
Fun and festive, sure. But probably not ideal if your home is on the market. After all, you want potential buyers to feel like they’re visiting their new home, not a haunted house they’ll run screaming from.
That doesn’t mean you have to refrain from putting out any holiday decor — just follow these tips ... read more
Posted by Jessica Juracich on October 16, 2018 in
THE COST OF NOT PAYING PMI (Personal Mortgage Insurance)
Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer as median incomes, rents, and home prices all vary depending on where you live.
There is a common misconception among homebuyers that a 20% down payment is required, and it is this limiting belief that often adds months, and sometimes even years, to the home-buying process.
So, if you can purchase a home with less than a 20% down payment… why aren’t more people do... read more