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Five ways to start building equity in a home

Five ways to start building equity in a home
 OMG Alyssa 6/19/2019 7:10 AM
Buying a home is not easy, so many decisions. Big decisions, little decisions, forever decisions! Buying a home can sometimes feel like an overwhelming commitment, paying a mortgage every month for 30 years! Pay off your home faster, build equity in your new home and increase your home’s value with these tips!   Read More

What you need to know about buying a home for the holidays

What you need to know about buying a home for the holidays
 OMG Ellie 12/19/2018 8:31 AM
During the winter, house hunting may seem like a bad idea. But, in reality there are a lot of benefits for home buyers during the holidays! Read More

Spotting the desperate seller when you’re house hunting

Spotting the desperate seller when you’re house hunting
 OMG John 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 Negotiation Tactics For First-Time Homebuyers

Home Negotiation Tactics For First-Time Homebuyers
 OMG John 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

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

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

3 Tips To Make Your Omaha Real Estate Dream A Reality

3 Tips To Make Your Omaha Real Estate Dream A Reality
 OMG John 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

Resist The Desperation! Common Mistakes Buyers Make

Resist The Desperation! Common Mistakes Buyers Make
 OMG John 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

Omaha House Hunting Tips For Spring 2018

Omaha House Hunting Tips For Spring 2018
 OMG John 3/21/2018 6:00 AM
The holidays are over, you have been sold on the idea of giving up on renting and buying a home, and you started looking for the right realtor for you… What else do you need to do for house hunting for Omaha real estate in the spring? Read More

It’s Not Me, It’s You : Breaking Up With A Bad Realtor

It’s Not Me, It’s You : Breaking Up With A Bad Realtor
 OMG John 2/21/2018 6:00 AM
You used to be listened to. Calls used to be returned. Emails used to be read. They’ve ghosted out on you. But, now you’re left wondering if there’s something to be salvaged or if it’s just time to move on...to another realtor. Read More