Real estate advice: Improving your home’s value

What are some of the best ways to improve the value of my home? Whether selling your home or not, addressing deferred maintenance and safety items, such as routine cleaning/inspections of heating and plumbing, is always important to keep on the list. Sellers in the current market may be fortunate regarding not having to make significant updates to their homes before putting them on the market. With less inventory to choose from, buyers need to be realistic that they can’t expect state-of-the-art appliances … (read more)

Real estate advice: Is this a bubble?

Are we in a real estate bubble? How do you know and what should we do? Unlike the real estate bubble of the early 2000s, driven by speculative buyers and investors, today’s market is fueled by actual (not speculative) demand, low inventory, and mortgage i … (read more)

Real estate advice during the coronavirus outbreak

These are unprecedented times. A survey of Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Agents through March 23 indicated that 32% of buyers may be putting their search on hold — however 30% cited a lack of inventory for their reason.  Sellers are advised to stay fl … (read more)