Cheryl Bourland's blog

Is It Time to Take Your Home Off the Market?

All sellers look forward to the day when their home listing finally goes live; after all, in many cases they have worked hard for weeks or months to get the property ready for potential buyers. Although everyone dreams of a quick sale, the unfortunate reality is that sometimes a home just sits... and sits... and sits. If your home has been on the market for several months and you aren't receiving reasonable offers (or even unreasonable ones!), then it might be time to consider withdrawing the listing. Of course, this is no easy decision, so how do you know when a change is necessary? Here are four signs that it might be time for a tactical retreat.

5 Mortgage Mistakes You Don't Have to Make

Everyone makes mistakes from time to time; after all, to err is human. While they sometimes come out of nowhere, many mistakes are easily avoided if a person is willing to put in a little extra effort or pay a little more attention. This post will highlight five simple errors commonly committed by people before or after acquiring a mortgage. With a good read and a bit of luck, you can make sure that your finances are in the best shape possible for years to come!

New Year Trends For Your Home

couples enjoying wineWith the celebration of a New Year comes a whole new set of predictions and trends that people put forth with gusto. What will 2024 have in store for people in reference to your home and how we live as a society? With 2023 in the rear view mirror it is safe to say that people are hoping for a more positive outlook on their lives and how they make their way in the world. Having to stay at home for long periods of time is not out of the ordinary so it is also safe to say that home upgrades are on most peoples to do lists. What are some things that tops a lot of lists? Let's find out!