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    Home selling strategies for downsizing seniors

    By Carla Higgins | May 28, 2024

    Downsizing can be a significant life transition for any age person, but especially for seniors who may have lived in this last home for some time. Follow these suggestions to make the downsizing process smoother and less stressful. Start Early: Begin the downsizing process well in advance of your planned move. Give yourself plenty of … Continue reading Home selling strategies for downsizing seniors → Read More

    Should You Install Artificial Turf in Your Yard?

    By Carla Higgins | May 21, 2024

    Who wouldn’t want to reside in a beautiful neighborhood adorned with meticulously manicured lawns? While some homeowners relish the thought of working on their yards, others may not share the same enthusiasm. If you’ve ever contemplated the idea of installing artificial turf, also known as fake grass, as a part of your landscape, it’s essential … Continue reading Should You Install Artificial Turf in Your Yard? → Read More

    Transform your home into a showstopper with the power of staging!

    By Carla Higgins | May 14, 2024

    Imagine looking around your home and wondering how you can make it shine during those crucial showings. The answer is simple: staging! It’s a powerful tool that can transform your property and raise its appeal. Your online listing photos serve as the initial showcase for potential buyers. Staging plays a crucial role in enhancing these … Continue reading Transform your home into a showstopper with the power of staging! → Read More

    Discovering Tax Credits That Enhance Homeowner Benefits

    By Carla Higgins | May 7, 2024

    Owning a home not only provides a sense of stability and pride but also opens doors to potential tax benefits. As a homeowner, understanding tax credits can significantly impact your financial well-being. Let’s delve into some key tax credits and deductions available to homeowners and how they can help you maximize savings. If you’ve made … Continue reading Discovering Tax Credits That Enhance Homeowner Benefits → Read More

    Building a Case for Homeownership Today!

    By Carla Higgins | April 30, 2024

    Over the last 60 years, the average sales price of homes has appreciated at a rate of 5.56% annually, according to the Federal Reserve Economic Data. During the same period, rent has increased at a rate of 3.88% annually which presents a compelling argument in favor of homeownership. When the figures are analyzed, it becomes … Continue reading Building a Case for Homeownership Today! → Read More

    Making Sense of Home Improvements: What Adds Value?

    By Carla Higgins | April 23, 2024

    Before diving into renovation projects, it’s important to understand which upgrades are likely to boost your home’s value and which ones may not yield a significant return on investment. While certain improvements can enhance your home’s appeal and attract potential buyers, others may fall short of expectations. It’s prudent to explore examples of home improvements … Continue reading Making Sense of Home Improvements: What Adds Value? → Read More

    Bridging Wealth Gaps: Homeownership’s Stand Against Inflation

    By Carla Higgins | April 16, 2024

    When exploring the benefits of homeownership, it’s more than just having a place to call your own. Among its many advantages, homeownership stands as a formidable safeguard against inflation and a strong vehicle for long-term wealth accumulation. This article will delve into the dynamics of appreciation and amortization, explaining why owning a home can be … Continue reading Bridging Wealth Gaps: Homeownership’s Stand Against Inflation → Read More

    Baby Boomers’ Wave to Downsize

    By Carla Higgins | April 9, 2024

    As the first groups of baby boomers gracefully rides the wave of aging, they are setting new trends in the housing market, giving birth to what experts fondly refer to as the "Silver Tsunami." This phenomenon is not merely about a change in address; it’s a lifestyle transformation tailored to meet the unique needs of … Continue reading Baby Boomers’ Wave to Downsize → Read More

    Smart Home Tech: Is It Real Property or Personal Belongings in a Home Sale?

    By Carla Higgins | March 26, 2024

    Many of today’s homeowners have accumulated multiple high-tech "smart" devices to make their home more convenient, economical, and fun to operate. When they decide to sell the home, they need to make the listing agent completely aware of whether they will be included in the sale of the home. Some of these things easily meet … Continue reading Smart Home Tech: Is It Real Property or Personal Belongings in a Home Sale? → Read More

    Leverage your home’s equity into rental property

    By Carla Higgins | March 19, 2024

    There can be many reasons homeowners aspire to have their home paid for. They can include no mortgage payments, financial security, debt reduction, lower expenses, retirement planning, financial freedom, legacy planning, no risk of foreclosure, and reduced stress, just to name a few. All those things have a cost attached to them which is the … Continue reading Leverage your home’s equity into rental property → Read More

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