Who is the Most Visited Real Estate Brand Online?

According to the 2016 National Association of Realtors Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, the average home buyers visits at least 7 different websites to look for a home. That’s a lot of browsing! If you are selling your home, it’s not enough to just have your home featured on 100+ different real estate sites. [...]

By | Monday, April 17, 2017|Categories: Real Estate Information, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ten Things to Look for in a House If You Have Children

If you have kids (or are planning to) and you’re shopping for a house, your what-to-look-for checklist is probably already a mile long. It's probably a combination of what you need and what your kids need. Your home also needs to be able to transition between being a home to raise young children in to being a [...]

By | Thursday, April 13, 2017|Categories: Buyer Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Before You Fall Head Over Heels for an Old Home

Nevada County is full of Victorian homes. There can be something quite romantic about buying an older home. Maybe it's the turrets or the low wrought iron fence that surrounds the property. Whatever it is, the Victorian homes dotted around Grass Valley and Nevada City catch many prospective buyers eyes. Prospective homebuyers are often smitten [...]

Read This Before Making an Offer on a House

We have calculus and chemistry classes, but there is no formal education system to prepare for one of the biggest events and purchases of a lifetime: buying a home. There are countless resources about the process and legalities of buying a house—and you’ve read and studied them all. But buying a home also raises some [...]

By | Tuesday, April 4, 2017|Categories: Buyer Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Questions for Your Real Estate Agent

Since buying a house is an enormous investment, it’s best to know what questions to ask at the beginning of your home search. While there are lots of questions you should be asking, the most important ones revolve around your agent and any homes you see. Acquiring information about the qualifications of your agent and the [...]

Are You Ready to Buy a Home?

So you’ve finally decided to take the plunge on your dream home. But are you really ready to own it, or should you consider renting? There are so many questions that you'll run into once you decide to buy a home. Buying a home is not something you do on a whim. Rather, it’s a deliberate process [...]

Can You Buy a Home With No Down Payment?

One of the most important financial investments you’ll ever make is the purchase of a home. For many, this will also be their largest purchase in their lifetime. Owning a home has many benefits, and the biggest is building up equity. However, being able to get a home means you need to have all your [...]

Which Weekend Projects Have the Biggest Return on Investment?

As we have mentioned time and time again, Nevada County homeowners love to DIY projects. Homeowners are always looking for ideas to improve their home's value. Maybe it's building a bench that overlooks the edge of the property. Or maybe it's redoing the backyard landscaping. There are lots of things that people do to increase [...]

Is It a Good Idea to Sell Your House Furnished

Selling your home with all, or most of your furniture, could be a great way to transition to a new place. The idea isn't really common in the Nevada County area. Sure, homeowners might leave behind bookcases or hard to move pieces for the next owner, but they don't tend to leave behind things like [...]

By | Thursday, February 9, 2017|Categories: Seller Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Decode the Confusing Aspects of a Homeowners Policy

Insuring a house is a must for any homeowner. It helps protect you from the potential problems that come with owning a home. However, guaranteeing that your home is protected against every possible risk can be difficult, particularly for property owners who don’t properly evaluate their homeowners coverage. Let’s be honest — your home insurance policy can be confusing. [...]