What is a Home Owner’s Association (HOA)?

A home owners association (HOA) is an organization that is put together by a real estate developer when planning a new development project. This management organization sets the rules and regulations of a community and is in charge of the upkeep of common areas within a development such as pools or landscaping.

Cash Buyers vs. Traditional Listing: Pros and Cons

You can take two main routes when selling a home: listing the property or searching for cash buyers. In today’s fast-moving real estate market, sellers will likely have no trouble with either option. However, there are a few factors to consider before deciding which path to follow. Cash buyers have become increasingly common in the […]

Lumber Is Really Expensive Right Now—How To Save on Your DIY Project

As you get ready to start your home DIY projects, prepare for record-breaking lumber prices. Over the past year, the cost of lumber has increased 430%—from $259 per 1,000 board feet of lumber to over $1,300. The latest numbers from Nasdaq show lumber prices at $1,500 for 1,000 board feet. Why, you ask, has lumber […]

Is staging important when selling your home?

I Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Home staging is considered a marketing technique that turns the home into something that will appeal to the greatest common denominator or buyers so it will sell quickly. This involves ‘neutralizing’ the home and portraying a lifestyle that buyers want to have and we think it […]