Tag Archives: Homeowner

Selling Your Home? Six Questions to Ask Your Shorewest, REALTOR®!

  Thinking about selling your home this year? Here are the six best questions to ask your Shorewest sales associate. 1. What type of training have you had? No matter what real estate experience level, all of our associates go through …
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Moving? Four Tips for What NOT to Do!

Moving is stressful enough without everyone telling you how best to go through the process. There is planning, researching, packing and even more packing involved! With all of the chaos going on, it is important to keep sight of the …
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Resource Video: Millennial Homeowners

Rent vs. Buy – Millennial Homeowners  Have you ever wondered whether or not you should be buying or renting? With student loan debt it may seem like renting is the easier option. However take a listen to our own Shorewest …
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How To: Sell a Home with Children

Everyone faces challenges when they sell their home. Some homes need major structural repairs, some need landscaping upgrades while the lucky ones may need some touch-up paint and organization. Another hurdle to overcome is attempting to sell and buy a …
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Home Renovations: Where to Put the Kitchen Sink?

Home renovations can be a stressful time for homeowners; questions arise about the layout, functionality and entertaining quality of the space and what is the best fit. When looking to re-do your kitchen counter top, many families proceed to put …
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P.E.A.R., Not the Fruit but What Does it Stand For?

Americans are watching the real estate world slowly climb back up from our 2008 recession. Mortgage rates are at historical lows and people are realizing that not only can they afford a new house, they can upsize, downsize or even …
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Closing on Your Home? Here’s What NOT to Do!

The best part about closing on your new home is checking off the boxes. The loan is approved. The contract is signed. The title is clean. The closing date is set and all that is left is the actual closing …
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Resource Video: Homeowners Edition

What is Eminent Domain? Today’s video centers on eminent domain or the legal process that gives federal, state or local government the power to take private property for public use. This is very important to learn about as it can …
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Resource Video: Homeowners Edition

Dangers of Not Replacing a Dead Tree Today’s video centers on replacing a dead tree in your yard. While they are unsightly they are also highly dangerous. If one falls in your yard it could cause injury or even death. …
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Homeowner’s Net Worth is Predicted to be 45x Greater Than a Renter’s

  Every three years the Federal Reserve conducts a Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from 2010-2013, reports that a homeowner’s net worth is 36 times greater than that …
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