Keep your home in tip-top shape and ready to capture tip-top offers if and when you eventually decide to sell…and if you don’t decide to sell, you come home every day to a beautiful, comfortable house. Either way, you win.
Replace Worn Weather Stripping
That squishy stuff around our exterior doors is easy to forget; it’s the quiet superhero that keeps the warm air inside and the cold outside when it’s working as it should. How often should you replace it? That depends on the type ... read more
We just found out we’re expecting a baby this summer and we’d really like to buy a home before she’s here. Where do we start?
Congratulations! This is an exciting time full of anticipation. You have some planning to do.
Determine how much you can afford.
Start by taking inventory of your financial situation. Can you show that your employment situation is stable? Is your debt-to-income ratio reasonable? How much home you can afford?
Use a mortgage calculator... read more
Good news looms if you’re looking to sell this year. And if you’re looking to buy, this year may be the time to go for it.
Labor shortages and rising lumber costs will contribute to rising home prices this year, yet experts at Freddie Mac anticipate sales to continue to climb as well. At first glance, these predictions can seem like great news for home sellers and daunting for those in the market to buy. However, the seller’s market is expected to slow a little from 2017. While home ... read more
When you have a blog, you try to write about the topics that people appear to be most interested in. Those interests evolve over time, but some things seem to be evergreen, and they’re not always the topics one might expect.
As we look back on the ten years since we formed Coldwell Banker River Valley, REALTORS, one thing we’ve learned is that when it comes to predicting what will interest people most is to expect the unexpected. The good news is it looks like we have a little something for ev... read more