8 Frightening Things in Sellers’ Homes That Can Scare Buyers Silly

ktsimage/iStock No matter how gorgeous your home is, it could contain an item or two that happens to scare the pants off anyone who walks through your door. That might not be a problem if you don't like guests, but it could very well be a big problem if you're trying to sell your … [Read more...]

How to Remove Dog Smells From Your Home (Because Honestly Fido Stinks)

damedeeso/iStock Removing dog smells from a home is a challenge all dog owners have to face at some point. Because dogs smell like, um, dog. But rather than relegate your beloved four-legged family member to an outdoor canine cabana 24/7, there are other things you can do to rid your home of … [Read more...]

Eek! 5 Scary Things That Could Be Hiding in That Home You Want to Buy

SLRadcliffe/iStock; realtor.com No matter how dreamy a home looks at first glance, lurking behind those neatly painted walls could be some truly terrifying things. We’re not talking about ghosts or bats, but things like small cracks in the ceiling, tiny holes in the drywall, or a musty … [Read more...]

ASK THE INSPECTOR

Foundation Inspections Q: What Will my home inspector check on my home’s foundation? The structure of a home’s foundation depends on several factors, including soil type, climate, structural materials, building footprint, topography of the area and age of the building. Whether you have a … [Read more...]

Homesnap – a new way to search for Homes!

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How Big a Gamble Is a Condemned Home?

It could be the deal of a lifetime or your client’s worst nightmare. But just because a house has been condemned doesn’t mean it can’t be a fit for buyers who don’t mind a little risk. First off, it's important to understand the definition. A condemned property is simply one that the … [Read more...]

Buyers Aren’t Spooked by Haunted Houses

With inventories so tight, many consumers say they’re even willing to live in a haunted house. Thirty-three percent of more than 1,000 consumers recently surveyed say they’re willing to live in a haunted house, and another 25 percent said they’d consider it, according to a newly released … [Read more...]

Down Payment Myths Debunked

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Down and Dirty: 6 Things in Your Home That You Never Clean But Really, Really Should (video)

6 Things in Your Home That You Never Clean But Really, Really Should … [Read more...]

5 Simple Home Maintenance Skills Millennials Don’t Know (but Totally Should)

AndreyPopov/iStock It's tough to be a millennial in today's real estate market. Crippling student debt and sky-high real estate prices have made it more challenging than ever to save for a down payment (and no, we're not blaming the avocado toast). Even if you're lucky enough to overcome … [Read more...]