Home selling in autumn is the second-best time of the year to sell a home. Families have returned from summer vacations. Kids have gone back to school. The holidays aren’t yet upon us. If you’re planning on putting your house on the market, be aware that different folks enter the market at different times of

While spring may be the best time for home sales, that isn’t always possible for every homeowner. The fall real estate market is almost always a hot season. Home selling in autumn is the second-best time of the year to sell a home. Potential buyers—like empty nesters or millennials who aren’t worried about moving after

It seems everyone wants to get organized, but no one knows quite how to do it. Sure, people know all about the newest and niftiest shelving units and storage containers, but they don’t always put the strategies they’ve developed into practice. Figuring out how to organize your closet can be almost as daunting as deciding

You see a new home listed for sale and you go out to visit the open house. You decide you love the house and are going to submit an offer. But wait, there are others who also love this house and suddenly you are competing against several offers at the same time! To help you

No, it’s not your imagination—it definitely is getting hotter. Staying cool this summer doesn’t have to cost you a fortune to keep the A/C running day and night. But where does a person turn for help making decisions about cooling off when it seems like everyone has something to sell? Fortunately, there are many energy-efficient

There are some simple ways to improve the chances of selling your house. If you have a house on the market, or are considering it, read on for seven tips that will make it easier to sell your house and make a smooth transition from one owner to the next. When you’re getting ready to

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly lower this week. In the housing market, meanwhile, there’s little momentum up or down. Lower rates are a boon to borrowers, but no help if there’s still not enough inventory to satisfy years of pent-up demand. If you are thinking of putting your home on the market, this may

It’s hot outside, and in the midst of planning your Fourth of July barbecue and prepping the pool for months of heavy use, remember that your plants are also waiting for a cool summer drink. Water, prune, feed and plant; before you know it fall will be here Most people are aware of the honeybee

Homebuyers cause a jump in new mortgage applications as more home finally hit the market. Home prices of existing homes have hit all time highs! And the most new homes in a decade were completed in May, but is it enough? After falling for two straight weeks, mortgage application volume rose 2.5 percent last week,

Holding an open house can be a great way to get your home for sale noticed — that is, if your home is in good condition. If not, well… Few buyers want to buy a house sight unseen. Holding an open house is a great way to get many potential buyers through the door and