For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

By Darin Windham, RealtorKeyfinders GroupRE/Max AllianceEvery spring, homes with a FSBO sign in the front yard appear. You may have already spotted one or two in your neighborhood. As a realtor, we want to convince them to let us list their home. In trying to win over a “for sale by owner” (FSBO) listing, these … Continue reading For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

New Construction Homes

By Darin Windham, RealtorKeyfinders Group RE/Max AllianceNew construction homes are becoming more popular again. But there are some misconceptions about new homes that prevent many buyers from taking the plunge.Here are some common myths behind new construction:Myth # 1: New construction homes are always more expensive.While the median price of new construction homes is typically … Continue reading New Construction Homes

What’s The Best Way To House Hunt?

By Darin Windham, RealtorKeyfinders Group RE/Max Alliance House-hunting can be overwhelming for first-time and seasoned homebuyers alike. That’s why it’s important to address their questions early on in your relationship. Here are four topics to share with your new clients: Explain why research is essential.Advise your clients to decide what's most important to them in … Continue reading What’s The Best Way To House Hunt?

Should You Waive A Home Inspection In A Hot Real Estate Market?

By Darin Windham, RealtorKey Finders Group RE/Max Alliance Home inspections can make or break the decision to buy a house. They can unearth structural and equipment problems, roof issues, faulty mechanical systems and other serious defects.Yet a hot real estate market, particularly a seller’s market, has left many prospective home buyers passing up the opportunity to … Continue reading Should You Waive A Home Inspection In A Hot Real Estate Market?

Stop Here If You Hate Your Bathroom

By Darin Windham- Realtor-Key Finders Group RE/Max Alliance Hate is a strong word, but you know the feeling you get when you go to a hotel and the bathroom is dingy, small, and filled with fluorescent lighting? It has certainly seen better days. And it doesn't make you want to soak in the tub, let's … Continue reading Stop Here If You Hate Your Bathroom

What Is a VA Loan?

By Darin WindhamRealtorKey Finders Group RE/Max Alliance November reminds us of the beginnings of cold weather, football, hot drinks by the fire, and of course Thanksgiving and Black Friday. And it’s also the month we celebrate Veteran’s Day. Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of … Continue reading What Is a VA Loan?


By Darin WindhamRealtorKey Finders GroupRE/Max Alliance Picture this: Your house hits the market and within just a few hours you have back to back showings lined up for the next 2 days. Welcome to the showing madness! This is the result of the demand created with the help of your listing agent. Here are 3 things I … Continue reading 3 TIPS FOR SURVIVING THE SHOWING MADNESS:

I’m Dropping a TRUTH BOMB

By Darin WindhamRealtor-Key Finders GroupRE/Max Alliance The highest offer isn’t necessarily the BEST offer. Let's chat!Consider the following scenarios: Buyer 1 submits an offer right away. The price is aggressive and over the list price, but they ask you to respond within an hour. They also list a closing date that’s a little later than … Continue reading I’m Dropping a TRUTH BOMB