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The craziest things that hurt your home’s value

The craziest things that hurt your home’s value
 The Fairfield Team 8/15/2018 11:19 AM
Crazy Joe next door might be hurting your home's value. The major cracks in the drive way can also be hurting your home's value. What other factors are contributing to the depreciation of your home's value? Read More

The hidden costs of buying a home

The hidden costs of buying a home
 The Fairfield Team 8/8/2018 11:01 AM
A new home is an exciting moment in life, but there are some expensive not on your budgeting spreadsheet. Yikes. These are the hidden cost of buying a home. Read More

Relocating to Omaha in the fall

 Relocating to Omaha in the fall
 The Fairfield Team 8/1/2018 9:44 AM
It’s hard to believe, but summer’s winding down and school is around the corner! If you’re looking at relocating to Omaha, you couldn’t have chosen a better season. Read More

Spotting the desperate seller when you’re house hunting

Spotting the desperate seller when you’re house hunting
 The Fairfield Team 7/25/2018 12:06 PM
We’re currently in a seller’s market. Homes are selling quickly once listed while there’s a house inventory shortage. But, it doesn’t necessarily mean there isn’t a desperate seller or two out there! Read More

Home Showcase : 3920 S 225th Circle, Elkhorn, Nebraska

Home Showcase : 3920 S 225th Circle, Elkhorn, Nebraska
 The Fairfield Team 7/18/2018 12:06 PM
This week, we’re showcasing one of our newest listings in Elkhorn, Nebraska. This immaculate one-and-a-half story sits in the quiet subdivision known as The Farm. Read More

Home Negotiation Tactics For First-Time Homebuyers

Home Negotiation Tactics For First-Time Homebuyers
 The Fairfield Team 7/11/2018 2:18 PM
Ideally, you won’t need aggressive home negotiation tactics the first time you buy a house. Imagine, you’ll look at a few houses online, find your dream house in your preferred price range, make an offer, have it accepted and start packing. But it doesn’t always happen that way. In fact, it rarely does! Read More

Horrible Neighbors: Fourth of July Edition

Horrible Neighbors: Fourth of July Edition
 The Fairfield Team 7/3/2018 12:48 PM
What’s not to love about this glorious summer holiday season? There are pool parties to escape the summer heat, all-you-can-eat cheeseburgers at your best friend’s barbeque, and copious amounts of homemade sangria. The smell of smoke bombs fill the air and you have some pretty cute pictures of your kids with sparklers to post on Instagram. It feels like nothing can bring you down from your summer holiday high. However, it is important to remember during the time of Black Cats and Snappers that your neighbors don’t necessarily want to have their day ruined by your Fourth of July celebration. Read More

Don’t Go FSBO! - Top 6 Reasons To Use A Realtor

Don’t Go FSBO! - Top 6 Reasons To Use A Realtor
 The Fairfield Team 6/27/2018 11:42 AM
We’ve been running into stories from clients who were soured on the idea of using a real estate agent because of a bad realtor experience in their past, but after trying the “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO) route, they wanted to find some great realtors to work with. Besides being realtors ourselves, why do we recommend that people avoid trying to FSBO their homes when they’re working on selling? Read More

FAQ : What Is A Rent-Back Agreement?

FAQ : What Is A Rent-Back Agreement?
 The Fairfield Team 6/20/2018 10:36 AM
At most residential real estate closings, after all the paperwork is signed and the final transaction check has been handed over, the new buyer is handed a set of keys to their new home. It’s all theirs! They now have the right to move in and possess their new home. However, some closings do not end so neatly. From time to time in our experience dealing with the Omaha housing market, we’ve had to deal with a situation where the seller wants to remain in the home after closing on the sale. This can happen for any number of reasons, but generally involves the seller’s new home not being ready for them to move in yet. Read More

The Pros And Cons Of Real Estate Open Houses In The Omaha Housing Market

The Pros And Cons Of Real Estate Open Houses In The Omaha Housing Market
 The Fairfield Team 6/13/2018 9:39 AM
So many decisions come into play when homeowners list their homes for sale. You have to decide if you want to use a realtor, then go through the process of picking one, agree on a price of the home, and then decide if you want to host an open house. As with any decision when you’re listing your home in the Omaha housing market, there are pros and cons. Read More