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What is the Difference Between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?

August 4th, 2023

What is the difference between an appraisal and a home inspection? Buying a home has many steps, and sometimes the process can be confusing. Two potential steps in a real estate contract can be an appraisal and a home inspection. (Both an appraisal and a home inspection are addressed in a real estate contract in [...]

What Area of Your Home Should You Upgrade to Sell?

April 28th, 2023

What area of your home should you upgrade if you are planning to sell? Jason Oppenheim, from the television show Selling Sunset and one of the owners of the Oppenheim Real Estate Group, says that upgrading your kitchen will get you the most "bang for your buck" when you go to sell. Jason said in [...]

Renovation Trends in 2023

March 29th, 2023

Renovation trends in 2023 comes from a study done by Houzz. This was a large survey of Houzz users - 46,118 people, which included 24,667 who are either currently renovating, planning to renovate in 2023, or did home renovations in 2022. Of those surveyed and did a home renovation in 2022, 61% said they plan [...]

How Much Will My Home Renovation Get Me in Return?

April 6th, 2018

How much will your home renovation get you in return? Well, it depends on what and how much you do. I realize that sounds as clear as mud. But based on a CNBC post, the answer varies depending on the situation. A survey was done by Remodeling magazine to determine what gave homeowners the best [...]

Potential Pitfalls During a Home Renovation

September 8th, 2017

Potential pitfalls during a home renovation comes from a article about seven terrifying things that can happen during renovations. If you are going to get involved in home renovations, you need to be aware that sometimes things just don't go as planned. Many times, these issues are not foreseeable, but it doesn't hurt to [...]

Should Baltimore Baby Boomers Renovate Their Homes Before Selling?

April 10th, 2017

Should Baltimore Baby Boomers renovate their homes before selling? The "boomer" question comes from a generalized, nationwide post from a real estate group called Inman. The answer from them, as is the case for Baltimore Boomers, is, "Maybe." Why would renovation be a good idea? Well, many homebuyers want to buy a home that is already [...]

Nine Signs of an Outdated Home According to

August 2nd, 2016

Nine signs of an outdated home according to comes from an article the site posted that was a little more grim (hopelessly outdated was in their title,) that I wanted to touch on and address. The intent of the article seems to be to poke fun at the things we may love about our homes, but [...]

Why Isn’t My House Selling?

May 9th, 2014

Why Isn't My House Selling? Let's say your house is on the market, and showings have dropped off. Do you know that could happen at any time of the year? It says you may need to change something. If you are still getting views online, but not getting reciprocal showings, that usually says buyers have [...]

Five Home Improvement Projects You May Want to Avoid

October 29th, 2013

There are five home improvement projects you may want to avoid, because they may end up costing you money when you try to sell your home. If you plan to stay in your home for a long time, and want to make changes for your lifestyle, then these may be worthwhile to you, and this [...]

This Month in Real Estate March 2013

March 6th, 2013

This Month in Real Estate March 2013 is here! Home sales activity remained at the pace of 4.9 million we saw in This Month in Real Estate February 2013. The median home price dropped a lot from January and February's $181,000 down to $173,600. Though this is down from last month, it is up 12.3% [...]

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