House and Home January 2021
Home Sellers, Be Prepared for a Buyer's Home Inspection

After making a winning home offer, most buyers will want a home inspection before closing the deal. A third party examining your home for potential problems can be nerve-wracking—especially since the sale of your home depends on the outcome. If you’re anxious about the home inspection process, here are some things to know:

It Helps to Understand the Process
Home inspections can take up to three... Read More
Prices Rise; Home Sales Climb Almost 27% Higher Than Last Year

For the past five consecutive months, existing-home sales have risen month over month, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). In October, sales climbed 4.3% from September and 26.6% from October 2019. Of all the homes sold in October, 72%—or seven out of every 10—remained on the market for less than 30 days

Home Sales Expected to Climb in 2021
Economists with NAR predict that existing... Read More
Four Reasons to Refinance Your Home When Rates Are Low

Low interest rates make it tempting to refinance, but refinancing usually comes with some upfront, out-of-pocket costs. It’s not a race to simply have a rock-bottom rate, but sometimes it makes sense to refinance. Here are four reasons to take advantage of low rates:

1. Reduce your monthly payment.
On a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage, a 1%... Read More
Four Great Home Features for a Stay-at-Home Lifestyle

More Americans are working remotely because of the coronavirus, and for some people that shift will be permanent. Dedicating space to a stay-at-home lifestyle not only allows you to enjoy your home, but it makes your home more valuable because would-be homebuyers are seeking a new wave of home features. Here are four desirable home features:

Office Space
When you’re working from home, you need a place to work. Propping up your laptop in bed or setting it up in the laundry room while you fold clothes isn’t ideal. Convert a spare bedroom, a den, a loft, or part of a finished basement into office space. Keep in mind... Read More
These New Year’s Resolution Tips Will Keep You On Track

We all make New Year’s resolutions, but most of us fail to stick to them. Our motivation and self-control is always much higher in the run-up to December 31 than it is two weeks into January. But to follow through with resolutions requires months or even years of willpower. Here are some strategies to help you stay committed:

Take Small Steps
Your resolution might be something big, such as losing weight, learning a language, or getting a promotion at work. Don’t get disheartened if you haven’t achieved it in the first few weeks of the year; you’ve got to take... Read More
William Brundage  -  (248) 980-2455 House and Home  -  January 2021 

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