By Darin Windham, RealtorKeyfinders Group RE/Max Alliance With mortgage rates beginning to go up, is it still a good time to purchase a home? And the answer is absolutely yes! Read on for some background on rates and the influence you can have on your mortgage rate! How mortgage rates have changed over timeToday’s mortgage … Continue reading Yes…It’s Still A Good Time To Buy A Home Regardless of Mortgage Rates
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?
By Darin Windham, RealtorKey Finders Group RE/Max Alliance Embarking on the home-selling journey is very exciting but it can also be very intimidating especially if you are a first-time seller. Many sellers get anxious about this because they immediately think that they need to spend a lot of money to make their home seem amazing. … Continue reading Quick Tips to Boost The Appeal Of Your Home
By Darin Windham, RealtorKeyfinders Group RE/Max Alliance Here’s what I mean… Our days are busy. A lot of them consist of just getting through our to do list, getting the kids fed, bathed, and put to bed and maybe squeezing in 5 minutes to ourselves before making lunches, and cleaning up the kitchen before going … Continue reading HOW TO LOVE YOUR HOME MORE, RIGHT NOW!
By Darin Windham, RealtorKey Finders Group RE/Max Alliance The busiest four months (May, June, July, and August) make up 40% of annual home sales volume, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. But we are currently in a Seller’s Market in our area. The volume of homes for sale is down, and the … Continue reading When Is The Best Time To Put Your Home On The Market?
By Darin Windham, RealtorKey Finders Group RE/Max Alliance This fact might surprise you: The average home improvement project does not tend to have a 100% return on initial investment. You might be thinking – then why would I remodel? The reasons range from the added enjoyment you’ll get from having that brand new kitchen to … Continue reading How Can A Remodel Help My Home’s Value?
By Darin Windham, RealtorKey Finders Group RE/Max Alliance Does the final walkthrough before closing on your new home make you feel nervous or anxious? Read on to ensure a smooth process. What Is A Final Walkthrough? The final walkthrough before closing on a house is one of the last steps to buying a home. The … Continue reading The Final Walkthrough – Don’t be Nervous!
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
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: