Selling a home: When to accept a lower price

When deciding when to accept a lower price, take a good hard look at your market, your situation and your property’s desirability.

The home closing process for sellers

Your guide to buying a home and being ready for your closing, including “What to Bring” and why you should never bring a personal check to a settlement.

What $1 million gets you in the city vs 20 miles away

One million dollars. In some markets, that’s a lot of money. In others, it only gets you a typical home. What would you buy with $1 million?

5 home interior design trends for 2019

Here’s what’s on the style horizon for 2019: Get ready for a pop of color, big statements, bold kitchens, floral patterns, and eco-friendly accents. Let’s look at what interior designers and homeowners will be doing to their homes next year.

Mortgage rates today, December 7, 2018, plus lock recommendations

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

Millennials and money: These homebuyers’ habits aren’t as bad as they seem

It turns out Millennials aren’t as bad with money as most assume. In fact, according to a new report from Bank of America, the Millennial generation is actually just as good — if not better — at managing their money than past cohorts were.

Mortgage rates today, December 6, 2018, plus lock recommendations

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

Natural disasters are up, but homeowners aren’t prepared, survey shows

Natural disasters are on the rise — and according to a new survey, homeowners are woefully underprepared. Few have flood insurance, most don’t have generators and even fewer have a safe room or shelter in case of emergency.

Selling a home: How to get the most money

Selling a home can be stressful. Follow these tips to get the most money and minimize your time on the market.