Tag Archives: Homeowner

Flying South for the Winter? Steps to Winterize Your Home!

If you fly south for the winter, there are some precautionary steps you should take to ensure that your home is safe while you are gone. In addition to the steps you can take, Shorewest’s family company, My Dwelling provides Property …
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Resource Video: Buyers Edition

Dealing with Multiple Offers as a Buyer Multiple offers are not uncommon, especially in our active seller’s market. The key as a buyer is to talk with your Shorewest, REALTOR® for a game plan when going into a multiple-offer situation. …
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Resource Video: Sellers Edition

When is a Commission Due? Real estate agents are paid a commission when they help you sell a home. They receive a commission based on the home’s price after the sale has been completed. A contract will be signed by …
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How To: Stage Your Home For Sale in Winter

Selling your home in winter offers some great advantages – a less competitive market and buyers who are serious. Buyers can overlook snow piles and barren trees, but they will not want a home that is uninviting. To make sure …
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Why Now is the Best Time to Buy a Home!

Many times, the holidays are seen as a slow time in real estate. However if you are thinking about buying a home, now is actually the best time! Mortgage rates have been hovering around 3.5% since June, and in November …
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Getting Your Plumbing Ready for Winter

Cooler weather is coming, and those winter months can be hard on your home’s plumbing. This informational video provides key points on preventative steps you can take to avoid problems before they arise. Taking a little time now to properly …
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How To: Find a Shorewest, REALTOR® to Sell Your Home

When looking for someone to help you sell your home, a Shorewest, REALTOR® will give you the best possible experience. A Shorewest, REALTOR® is a professional who is well trained and backed by a company offering support and resources. A …
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Six Home Trends That May Not Be Worth It

We all have seen beautiful pictures of homes perfectly set up on Pinterest and wondered to ourselves, “why doesn’t my home look like that?” The truth is, our homes don’t look like that because they are wonderfully lived in! Kids, …
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Don’t Wait Until After the Holidays to Sell Your Home!

It seems to happen every year; homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes up for sale. Or homeowners, who already have their home up for sales, take a break over the holidays. Buy why would …
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Resource Video: Homeowners Edition

Importance of Smoke Detectors in the Home With the holidays here it is important to have smoke detectors in the home that are working. Make sure to test your smoke detectors before you start your first fire in your fireplace …
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