To invest or not to invest, that is the question! An investment in real estate, if done responsibly, can significantly build your financial portfolio. It can be difficult to know where to start, but once you dive in, the return on investment can be quite lucrative.
This month, we're sending you information to help you understand investment properties — the things to know before you decide to buy. Get insights on choosing the right property, understanding the costs and working with tenants. You will also learn about the benefits of owning an investment home and the wonders it can work for your equity.
If you’re considering buying a second property in the near future, give us a call! We're happy to discuss what that process would look like for you, and offer some potential places to look into so that you make the smartest possible investment.
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You've probably heard of discount and online brokerages - the mostly digital real estate operations that advertise lower commissions and listing fees. While these may seem convenient at first, there are several factors that could end up costing you more time and money down the road. Get the real deal on discount and online brokerages for both sellers and buyers in the information below - and if you're thinking of buying or selling and want to score the best deal with great service, give us a call!
There are so many moving parts when buying or selling a home. For some people, just thinking about diving into the market can cause stress. Unless you’re actually involved in the day-to-day process, the lingo and the rules of the game can be confusing.
That’s where we come in! Our mission is to guide you through the real estate process every step of the way, whether you’re buying, selling or just entertaining the idea. This month, we're sending information on what buyers and sellers want to know regarding their roles in a transaction. Not making a move? Keep this information handy for when you’re ready!
You don’t have to embark on the real estate process alone. Don’t hesitate to call us with any questions about the market, even if you’re not jumping in at this time. If you know someone who may benefit from this information, feel free to pass it on to them along with our contact information. Together, we can demystify the market and get you into your dream home.
Tax time is among us! As you gather all your documents and prepare to file by the April deadline, there’s a chance you might receive a little bonus in the form of a tax refund. Rather than pocketing the extra dough, why not put that money to work? Check out these financially healthy ways you can use that refund in 2020! And if you think you may owe, don’t panic — we’ve got a few tips on what to do if that’s the case. If you need a tax professional to help you out, call us for a great referral.
Welcome to tax season! It’s never too early to get your ducks in a row. The sooner you get prepared, the less stress you’ll find when April 15 rolls around.
This month, we're sending you information to help you get ahead of the game! You’ll find a quick overview of some significant changes to the tax law for 2019. Get the updates on retirement account contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts and a few other major tax topics. Once you know the tax facts, get a few tips to stay organized while you pull your information together.
If you need a hand with your taxes, give us a call. We have a great tax professional in our network, and we’d love to refer you. This season can be stressful, so remember to stay organized and breathe!
As your trusted real estate professionals, we love keeping you up-to-date with all things real estate. That’s why this month, we're sending you a brief snapshot of the real estate market as we begin 2020. Consider this eReport your quick guide to where we stand right now. Give it a look, and don’t hesitate call us if you have any questions. After all, real estate is local, and we're always happy to explain what these national trends mean for our area.
Welcome to 2020, the official start of a new decade! We hope you had a restful and joyous end of the year, filled with friends, family and fun celebrations.
As we start to get back into the swing of things, we're sending information to keep you up-to-date on the national real estate market. Of course, it’s impossible to predict the future! However, by going over the latest market trends, this information provides some insight on what to expect in the months ahead. You’ll also learn about several significant changes we’ve seen over the past 15 years that indicate a steady housing market today.
The real estate market is always a hot topic, especially at the start of the year. If you have questions about what you’re hearing in the news, don’t hesitate to reach out! At the end of the day, real estate is local, and we're always happy to walk you through what’s going on and how it applies to you!
Happy holidays! We’d like to give you the gift of less stress this season. Before you let your to-do list overwhelm you, check out the tips below to have a healthy and stress-free holiday. You will find little hacks on how to beat the germs, navigate your holiday shopping and re-energize your spirit. Cheers to a smooth holiday season for you and your family!
Welcome to the most wonderful time of the year! Everywhere you turn, people are celebrating the joy and cheer that comes with this season. As you get ready to host or attend your own celebration with friends and family, why not make it one for the books?
This month, we're sending you a few ways to liven up any holiday celebration! Get ideas for games, party activities and entertainment to keep guests happy. If you are the guest this year, try taking some of these ideas to the party instead! Additionally, we're sharing tips we can all use to help us stress less this season and focus on what truly matters.
No matter how you celebrate this holiday, we hope you are surrounded by great food, fellowship and fun! It’s been a pleasure serving you this year, and we look forward to providing you with even more excellent value and service in 2020. Happy holidays!
Holiday cards are a great way to send warm wishes to friends and family during the season. But getting everything together takes time – something that can be pretty tough to come by during this busy time of year. That’s why this month, we're sending you some information on how to create a holiday card on a time crunch. You’ll find tips and tricks to choose a photo, design the card and get it printed and mailed out with time to spare. Best of luck!
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