Should I Move in with My Adult Children?

  Moving in with your kids — especially when you are still vibrant and healthy — means you can free up your child and child-in-law to work a bit more and manage their joint expenses better. Plus, the grandparents can help the household by providing childcare and cooking, as they are able. With many Americans […]

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Best Traits of Successful Realtors

  A great deal of a real estate agent’s time, money and personal effort go into marketing their expertise and qualities to the public to build a client base. Once they’ve done a great job for them, repeat business, and referrals will follow. They do so with these traits.   Knowledgeable It isn’t enough to […]

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What to Expect When You Visit an Open House

  Have a Game Plan If you’re giving up an hour on a Sunday, you might as well set aside the entire afternoon. Research properties you want to see and schedule your day so you hit up open houses in one area, move on to the next area and so on. Allow yourself enough time […]

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Why the Spring Market is Already Heating Up for Home Buyers

Home Prices Are Up For home buyers, that lowball offer isn’t likely going to stick this spring. A recent study showed that sellers don’t have to accept much less for their home than what they list it for. Nationwide, homes are selling at about 98% of the asking price. Homes are fetching more, and in […]

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Why Springtime is the Best Time to Downsize Your Home

The spring weather gives us a renewed energy to start projects such as downsizing that we’ve been putting off all winter. The days start to get longer, which is emotionally motivating to begin on an area of your house that needs some attention. By focusing on downsizing, you can look forward to enjoying the lifestyle […]

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