Staying Cool in a Hot Seller’s Market: Tips for Homebuyers

The first thing you’ll learn if you start to research buying a home this summer is that it’s a seller’s market. NerdWallet says that during the summer months, inventory tends to be low and competition can fierce. That’s especially true this year, with home sales hotter than they’ve been in years. However, it doesn’t mean that… Read more »

From the Outside, In: How Focusing on the Outdoors Can Sell Your Home

We’ve all heard the experts say that curb appeal is important when it comes to selling your home. After all, a buyer’s first impression is often the one that leads them to their ultimate decision on whether to put in an offer or walk away. That’s why it’s so important to have a beautiful exterior… Read more »

Four Common Mistakes Homebuyers Make

Shopping for a home is quite different than shopping for a new pair of sneakers, and for first-time homebuyers, it can be easy to make big mistakes that may seem small when you first start to look. Here are four common mistakes first-time homebuyers make that you should avoid during your property your search. Not… Read more »

Fed Rate Hike is Good News for Homebuilding

In early March, the Federal Reserve decided to raise short-term interest rates by 0.25 percent, as USA Today reported. While the increase didn’t necessarily come as a surprise to most people, those within the real estate and homebuilding industries were concerned about what the interest rate hike would mean to them. Would people stop buying… Read more »

Home Staging: What Is It and Is It Worth It?

If you’ve ever flipped through your TV channels and landed on HGTV, you may have heard some home designers or flippers talking about “staging” a home before they put it on the market. If you’re curious about what exactly this “staging” is, then you’ve come to the right place.   When you’re selling a home,… Read more »

First-Time Buyer? State Programs Available to Help

Buying a home for the first home can be a little bit intimidating, especially if you aren’t sure about what you should expect from the process. But fortunately, Oklahoma helps make things easier for first-time homebuyers by offering several special state programs that help make buying a home easier. If you are thinking about buying… Read more »

What’s in a Value: How to Price Your Home

If you’re gearing up to get ready to sell your home and move into a new place, it’s important to start by knowing what your home is worth. There is a lot that goes into valuing your home, so let’s explore a few of the factors that can play a role in determining how much… Read more »