How to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

How to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

There comes a point in the life of every homeowner when they understand that it is time to move on and find a new place to live, get your home ready to sell. Any number of things can influence this decision; perhaps the kids have long been gone and it’s time to downsize into a ... Read More
 
How to Maximize Space in a Small Kitchen

How to Maximize Space in a Small Kitchen

Watching popular home design shows can be an entertaining escape, but they can also occasionally be painful to watch. Sure, the big reveal is always so fun to see, to watch a couple’s move into their forever home, or to see their space get renovated to meet their design aesthetic and functional needs. But it ... Read More
 
Landscaping Tips That Can Help Sell Your Home

Landscaping Tips That Can Help Sell Your Home

When it comes to selling your home, you are probably focused on ensuring your home is spotless to showcase the interior to its fullest, but how about some landscaping tips that can help sell your home. There is no denying that first impression matter, and those impressions are formed from the minute a potential homeowner ... Read More
 
The Importance of Knowing Your Home’s Worth

The Importance of Knowing Your Home’s Worth

Do you ever think about the importance of knowing your home’s worth or what is my home worth? This is the first question asked for those entering the real estate market as sellers. Bottom line is, the price that buyers are willing to pay is what your home is worth. However, there are many factors that ... Read More
 
Waterfront Living – Good for Your Health, Happiness, and Your Wallet!

Waterfront Living – Good for Your Health, Happiness, and Your Wallet!

Natural Beauty and Peaceful Living – One of the most valuable benefits of waterfront living is the relaxed and therapeutic qualities offered by living on a body of water. Whether gazing out at your gorgeous view or spending a peaceful time on the water, more time outdoors provides fresh air, exercise, and sunshine. Research has shown ... Read More
 
Stress-Free Property Rental with John M. Brabham

Stress-Free Property Rental with John M. Brabham

Alleviate Your Headaches!  From poor plumbers to expensive electricians, to wading through rental law and tenants’ rights, property management issues can stack up quickly. Hiring the right property management firm will ease the burden. John M. Brabham Real Estate has well-established relationships with local contractors, so you don’t have to shop around for reputable service ... Read More
 
Get Your Home Ready for a Spring Sale

Get Your Home Ready for a Spring Sale

Clean the windows – Spend some time cleaning the interior and exterior windows, mirrors and screens. Bright, spotless windows let in optimal light, reflects sunlight and is inviting. A potential buyer will appreciate the views much more if your windows are clean and smudge-free and will help them envision details like window treatments and possibly outdoor ... Read More
 
Why the Income Gap Among Buyers, Homeowners, and Renters is Widening

Why the Income Gap Among Buyers, Homeowners, and Renters is Widening

The income gap between buyers and homeowners fluctuates in a cyclical pattern. The most current one developed after the housing market bottomed out in 2012. Prior to that, the median household income for homeowners and buyers were about the same. In 2017, the median household income in the US was $79,900 for buyer households, versus ... Read More
 
What Millennials Want in a New Home

What Millennials Want in a New Home

Trends for home buyers at a young adult age also include being frugal with their money which means saving more for a down payment. Affordability and convenience are important to millennials so what is on their wish list when it comes to a specific property is very different than Generation X or Baby Boomers. They ... Read More
 
The Importance of Finding the Perfect Home for Your Lifestyle

The Importance of Finding the Perfect Home for Your Lifestyle

Finding the perfect home can be stressful, there are so many different aspects of homeownership you need to consider. However, at the center of it all, you should always keep the focus on how your new home will reflect you and fit in with your lifestyle. Here are a few important things to consider when finding ... Read More