Cheryl Bourland's blog

Protecting Your Property and Your Holiday Gifts

Everyone knows that holiday time often leads to a rise in the possibility of crime. With packages being left on the front stoop to people in general being away from their home for the holiday. There are some simple things you can do that can help deter that thief from targeting your home. With more people continuing to do more on-line shopping this year due to the pandemic it is even more important to think about how you plan to secure your home and your packages. 

Remove These Scary Items Before Showing Your Home

"Scary" is a relative term. While one person might view something as an interesting piece of art, another might see it as downright disgusting. Rather than take the risk with something as important as a home sale, here are some items that should always be removed before showing the home to any potential buyer. While going viral on Instagram with accounts like "Zillow Gone Wild" may help your sale there are some things that can leave a bad taste in a buyers mind.

Choosing The Right Real Estate Agent Will Benefit You In The Long Run

home inspection reportA real estate agent is an invaluable resource when you are looking for or searching for a home. No matter how much time you spend with your agent they are spending even more time on your behalf to help you with everything you need. Unlike other professions that get a salary or get paid per hour a real estate agent doesn’t get paid until they make that sale or unless a sale even happens.