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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

FAQ : What Is An “Offer Letter” And Why Do You Need One?

FAQ : What Is An “Offer Letter” And Why Do You Need One?
 The Fairfield Team 6/6/2018 10:56 AM
It’s not surprising that with the Omaha real estate market being so tight, most sellers want the most money they can get for their home (even over their asking price, in some cases!) and a quick closing. However, it’s also known that many sellers have built a long-term attachment to this major investment in their past - their family home. The memories made inside the house itself and in the neighborhood surrounding it are often a bittersweet pill to swallow when it comes time to accept an offer on the home the sell has built. Writing a letter to the tell the sellers a little about you and the attachment that you’re starting to form to their home, might give you an edge over other potential buyers. Read More

House Hunting Tips For Summer 2018

House Hunting Tips For Summer 2018
 The Fairfield Team 5/30/2018 11:33 AM
House hunting in the Omaha housing market during the summer months can be challenging. What tips do we offer our clients for house hunting in the summer months? Read More

Creating Share-able Property Pics For Selling Your Home

Creating Share-able Property Pics For Selling Your Home
 The Fairfield Team 5/23/2018 11:41 AM
Listing your home for sale is a complicated process and involves so much more than just putting a sign up in your front yard. Getting your home organized, staging various rooms to create a welcoming environment, updating your home appliances, and making other small improvements to increase curb appeal are just a few of the “prep steps” to get your home ready for that “For Sale” sign. Read More

3 Tips To Make Your Omaha Real Estate Dream A Reality

3 Tips To Make Your Omaha Real Estate Dream A Reality
 The Fairfield Team 5/16/2018 10:00 AM
If you started looking at homes last winter and laid out your financial goals for 2018, it’s not too late to find the home of your dreams. If your plans included buying your first home, don’t despair! We’re not even into June yet, so there’s still plenty of time to find that Omaha home you love. Read More

7 Ways Your Omaha Real Estate Agent Is Like Your Mom

7 Ways Your Omaha Real Estate Agent Is Like Your Mom
 The Fairfield Team 5/9/2018 11:04 AM
This Sunday is Mother’s Day! At The Fairfield Team, we love working with moms. As we get closer to the holiday, however, we’re noticing some humorous ways that we are similar to our clients’ moms. (And we feel their pain!) Read More

8 Tips For Spring Organizing From The Omaha Real Estate Pros

8 Tips For Spring Organizing From The Omaha Real Estate Pros
 The Fairfield Team 5/2/2018 11:12 AM
The weather this weekend was gorgeous! When we weren’t busy talking about Omaha real estate, we were out and about doing things and checking off our to-do and honey-do lists in our own homes. We opened up the windows to let the fresh air in, and started ORGANIZING! Today on the blog, we’re sharing some of our favorite Spring Cleaning / Home Organizing tips for Spring 2018. Read More

Resist The Desperation! Common Mistakes Buyers Make

Resist The Desperation! Common Mistakes Buyers Make
 The Fairfield Team 4/26/2018 11:15 AM
You’ve spent months getting your finances in order, getting pre-approved, and now you’re house hunting. And, luckily, with a tight inventory of listed homes on the market right now, you’ve found one that you and your family love. But then it starts slipping away. We’ve talked on our blog before about desperate sellers making big real estate mistakes, but what about desperate buyers? Read More

Staging A Home Can Capture A Buyer’s Imagination

Staging A Home Can Capture A Buyer’s Imagination
 Deanne Fairfield 4/18/2018 10:28 AM
When you’re walking through a home that you’re interested in purchasing, what rooms are you innately drawn to? Do you imagine big family dinners and get-togethers with people gathering in the spacious kitchen? Super Bowl parties in the entertainment room downstairs? Mother’s Day breakfasts in bed in the large master suite? Read More

FAQ : What Is A Long-Term Lock Program For New Construction? Where Can You Get One In Omaha?

FAQ : What Is A Long-Term Lock Program For New Construction? Where Can You Get One In Omaha?
 The Fairfield Team 4/11/2018 11:38 AM
When we are working with clients who are interested in newly constructed homes, we often get asked about long-term lock programs for them. One of our partners, Michelle Ringsdorf at MB Financial Bank, recently sent us some information and today we are sharing a few of her thoughts on the blog. Read More