Cheryl Bourland's blog

Don't Let These Home Buying and Selling Myths Hold You Back

Home buying and selling are usually a mix of important, stressful, and rare; after all, most of us only engage in these processes a handful of times in our entire lives! When you take these characteristics into consideration, it's no wonder that both selling and buying are shrouded in a number of myths which almost everyone is willing to simply believe without challenge. In order to shed some light on the situation, Realtor Magazine recently listed six of the most common myths which continue to hold back home buyers and sellers.

These Tips Will Help You Stay Safe During the Holidays

The Christmas season is a time for cheer and merriment with all of your loved ones, but a fire or other disaster can quickly turn your holiday dreams into nightmares. Luckily, following some simple safety and security tips can help to greatly reduce your chances of ending the year on a bad note. Keep reading to learn about how you can stay safe during the holidays!

Looking to Move? Here Are the Best Reasons to Buy Before You Sell

First, a disclaimer: most of the time, it is a good idea to sell your old house before purchasing a new one. After all, the potential burden of paying for two mortgages at the same time is a financial risk which few people are willing and able to take on. That being said, there are some specific circumstances in which you might want to consider reversing the order of things by buying the new house first. Keep reading to learn about the factors which can make this unconventional decision a smart move!