Wednesday, January 16, 2019 / by Lisa Williams
Did you know January 14 was National Organize Your Home Day? Neither did we! It makes sense though. With the bustle of the holidays over, now is the perfect time to take stock of the chaos in your home, controlled or not, and make a few changes!
If you’re even remotely thinking about selling your home in the upcoming months, starting on the process of decluttering and organizing now will make your life easier when the time comes to list your home for sale. There are other benefits too. Being organized can lead to better sleep, boost your energy, reduce stress, lower your risk for a heart attack and provide an overall happier life. Who doesn’t want to be happier?
PICK A PLACE & START
Don’t let the amount of stuff there is to do overwhelm you. Start small. Start in one place. The key is to just start. Pick one room and work from there. It may be the area that guests see the most such as the kitchen, bathroom or front entry. It might be the area that gives you the ...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 / by Laura Miller Edwards Realty Group
Purchasing a home is a fun and exciting time in your life however can bring a lot of questions and uncertainties. The first step is contacting a qualified Realtor® to guide you through the home purchasing process. Step number two is talking to a preferred lender to get pre-approved and determine what you can comfortably afford so you don’t stay up late at night worrying. Once you have your home buying team by your side and selected the perfect home – now what?
Earnest Money – A seller wants to know you are serious about purchasing their home when they accept your offer. Earnest money shows the seller you have skin in the game and is typically 1% of the purchase price. Don’t worry this will be applied to your purchase at closing. The buyer’s broker immediately deposits the check into their escrow account. If not submitted with the offer, the earnest money check is required to be turned into the broker within 1-5 of days after you enter into a binding c ...