Cheryl Bourland's blog

Almost 5 Million Homeowners Could Save by Refinancing

If you currently have a mortgage, then now is the perfect time to look into refinancing. In fact, a report from last week by data and analytics company Black Knight determined that 4.9 million U.S. homeowners could significantly reduce their interest rates if they were to refinance their mortgage! This number spiked dramatically from just one week prior, rising by 1.6 million borrowers.

Follow These Rules for a Perfect Basement Remodel

Is your home's living space simply not big enough? Before you build an addition or move, you might want to look down. A basement that isn't finished, or at least functional, represents a massive amount of untapped potential for your home! Of course, as with any remodel, you'll want to carefully plan the project to make sure that you get the most out of the final result; otherwise, you could end up unnecessarily wasting both time and money. Keep reading to learn about some of the most important rules to follow for a perfect basement remodel!

The First Week of April Might Be the Perfect Time to List Your Home

As a potential seller, you might find yourself agonizing over a simple, but important, decision: when should you put your home on the market? According to a new report by Realtor.com, the answer to this question might be just around the corner! After examining data from the 50 largest real estate markets in the nation over the past three years, the report concluded that the week of March 31 through April 6 was the best time to list your home. Keep reading to learn why Realtor.com thinks this might be the perfect time to put your home on the market!