The craziest things that hurt your home’s value
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?
The hidden costs of buying a home
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.
Relocating to Omaha in the fall
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.
Home Negotiation Tactics For First-Time Homebuyers
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!
Horrible Neighbors: Fourth of July Edition
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.
Don’t Go FSBO! - Top 6 Reasons To Use A Realtor
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?
FAQ : What Is A Rent-Back Agreement?
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.
The Pros And Cons Of Real Estate Open Houses In The Omaha Housing Market
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.