Say What?

Sometimes REALTORS® can become immune to industry terminology and may forget clients don’t understand what some words mean or how they can impact their decisions. Never fear! Here is a list of some of the most common real estate industry terms and their definitions: Buyer’s Agent: The agent who represents the interests of the buyer….

Sell Your Best Self

When homeowners are reviewing offers from potential buyers, they factor in more than just the money. They want to know that whoever is going to buy their house will take care of it with the same pride that they did and they want to make sure their home will fit the needs of the new…

6 Back-To-School Savvy Sanitizing Ideas to Keep Your Family Healthy

It’s that time of year again! All the kids are back in school and parents know exactly what that means – they’re going to start getting sick. Don’t fret parents, here are 6 savvy sanitizing ideas to keep your family healthy during this back-to-school transition. 1. Healthy Diet and Lots of Sleep: One of the…

Real Estate Myths

BUSTED! We’ve got the low-down on some common real estate myths and the truth behind them.  Myth: Homes can only “pass” or “fail” inspections. Truth: The home inspector’s job isn’t to pass or fail your home. They are there to outline potential problems and issues that need addressed for health and safety. They will also…

How Do You Know If It’s Time to Sell?

To sell or not to sell? That is the question. Unfortunately for us, there is no alarm that goes off to alert us that it is time to move, so how do we know? Well wonder no more because here are a few telltale signs it might be time to put your house on the…

Understanding the Real Estate Market with Homesale

The real estate market is always changing and it’s important to understand who is dominating the current buyers market when you are selling your home. The trending demographics can influence your list price and your method of marketing. Our August Market & Tech Stat breaks down some key traits of the home buyers from 2017,…

Budgeting Tips

Whether you are looking to upgrade to a better apartment, buy a house, do renovations or start saving early for retirement, budgeting can help with each of these goals. The idea of budgeting may be intimidating so here are a few tips to get you started. Make Your Own Chart There are a lot of…

Not-So-Scary Renovations

Renovations don’t always have to be costly and time-consuming. They also don’t have to mean knocking down walls or ripping up flooring. Sometimes, it just means changing the light switch plates. Here are a few ideas of small updates you can do to add value and style to your home. Paint Whether it’s the bathroom,…

Congratulations 2nd Quarter Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Award Winners

Every quarter Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices sends out a list of the top real estate offices from around the United States, ranking them based on their size and location. We are proud to announce that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty has 10 teams and 4 offices that have ranked in the top 100, top 30, and top 3 of their respected categories for the Second Quarter…

7 Last-Minute Vacation Ideas

It’s August and back-to-school time is quickly approaching. How did the summer fly by so fast? With work, summer camps, sport camps, internships and part-time jobs, you never got in that family vacation! Don’t worry, here are 7 last-minute vacation ideas to satisfy the entire family. 1. Amusement Parks: This trip can be a single…

Stand Out From the Crowd

It’s no secret that a good-smelling, tidy house will appeal the most to buyers. So what else can you do to make sure they will remember your house over the rest? Home inspections are normally done by buyers who are seriously considering your house, but this is something that you, the owner, could do before…

Notification Station

Congratulations! You’re moving! This is an exciting and adventurous time for you and your family. In between all of the chaos and enthusiasm, make sure you are taking care of business and notifying important parties of your new address. Here are just a few not to forget: DMV IRS Insurance companies (auto/home/life/health/etc.) Employer Doctor’s offices (family…