There’s comfort in being around people who share common interests, goals, and challenges. That comfort in a community doesn’t wane with age – it actually deepens. Whether i
The Many Benefits of Aging in a Community
There’s comfort in being around people who share common interests, goals, and challenges. That comfort in a community doesn’t wane with age – it actually deepens. Whether it’s...
So you want to try intermittent fasting. Here's how to do it.
When to eat, and when not to eat, that is the question. Check any recent roundup of popular diets, and you’re sure to see intermittent fasting on the list. Like any weight-loss program,...
Should I Invest in a Condo or a Co-Op?
It’s imperative that you do your research before deciding whether to buy a condo or a co-op. Many people are unaware of their differences, but we’re here to change that.
What’s Trending in Outdoor Kitchens?
Outdoor kitchens have been popular for years. Not only do they give you an excuse to enjoy beautiful weather outdoors but they’re also great for entertaining. Having a nice outdoor kitchen can even...
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Black History and Real Estate #2
Are home buying barriers an issue of the past for minorities? Have we now bridged the home ownership gap?? Are more minorities experiencing generational wealth as a result of becoming home...
Making a Great First Impression to Buyers
It's extremely important to have a home professionally staged and photographed when putting it on the market for sale. Staged homes with high quality photos bring in more buyers and higher offers.
A Home or a Condo as a Second Home in Miami
A Second Home in Miami – A Home Vs a Condo The neighborhood you want to live in Some areas offer pre-dominantly single-family homes while others offer more condos How big a...
Did Shaq Try to Sell His House on Social Media?
Should you try to sell your home through social media? Shaq posted his home for sale on his Instagram. This had people in the real estate community buzzing. Check out my video to see what we can learn...
Buyers Drawn to ‘Right-Sizing,
Moving to a smaller space is not just for empty nesters and retirees anymore, says Sheri Koones, author of Downsize: Living Large in a Small House (2019, The Taunton Press). Younger people are...
HOW CHANGES TO THE GIFT TAX EXCLUSION MAY IMPACT YOU
HOW CHANGES TO THE GIFT TAX EXCLUSION MAY IMPACT YOU $15,000 Annual Exclusion The federal government gives each of us an allowance to gift anybody $15,000 per year without incurring any gift...
Are you waiting for house prices to drop during the next recession?
It’s unclear when the next recession will come. But a recent report argues that when it does the U.S. housing market is unlikely to adversely affected in any major way. Researchers at...
How to Provide More Options to Potential Homebuyers
One of the most common issues real estate agents have when it comes to their business is people walking away. Understandably, homebuyers have a lot of things to think about, and it can be very stressful....
How Pricing Your Home Right Makes a Big Difference
Even though there’s a big buyer demand for homes in today’s low inventory market, it doesn’t mean you should price your home as high as the sky when you’re...
Benefits of Aging in a Community
“Aging-in-place” definitely has its advantages, but it could mean getting “stuck-in-place” too. There are many health benefits derived from socialization with a community of people that shares........
Skiing Near Jackson Michigan
Since it's winter and it seems like everyone is getting the "snowy blues," I decided to do today's blog on skiing. Skiing is a great way to get out of the house and enjoy the snow! I...
New Zillow study crowns Texas homes the most valuable in the country
New Zillow study crowns Texas homes the most valuable in the country By Lindsey Wilson Jan 29, 2020, 8:56 am If it seems like home values in Texas are soaring, that's because, well, they really are....
Exploring Jackson Michigan and Surrounding Area
Hello! I'm a real estate agent working with Sproat Realty in Jackson Michigan. I've been in the real estate business for four years, however I'm new to the Jackson area. I'm on a mission...
5 Tips for an Affordable Furniture Refresh
I have the low-down on all the ways to save on everything from mattresses to bath mats this spring in Kansas City.
Are you sure you own your fence?
As Robert Frost (somewhat facetiously) said, “Good fences make good neighbors.” While many people have much better relationships with their neighbors than the saying implies, there is something to be
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