Renters

Oct. 11, 2022

First TIme Homebuyer Vocab Cheat Sheet

Sometimes we get ahead of our clients and start talking "greek" to them. Here's a little help with Real Estate terms to help you understand what we're talking about if we forget to talk in lamens terms:

Oct. 6, 2022

10 Tips Every First Time Homebuyer Should Know

Buying a home could be the biggest purchase of your life, and it can be overwhelming, especially if you are a first-time home buyer.

Some things to consider during the home buying process are taking enough time to really look over the house you want, making sure you can afford ...

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Oct. 5, 2022

The Long-Term Benefit of Homeownership

Today’s cooling housing market, the rise in mortgage rates, and mounting economic concerns have some people questioning: should I still buy a home this year? While it’s true this year has unique challenges for homebuyers, it’s important to factor the long-term benefits of homeownership into your decision ...

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July 1, 2021

2021 Real Estate Boons and Busts

2021 has been an unusual year, as was 2020 with the Corona Virus. This year is a little wild in the real estate industry. Homes are getting multiple offers, most are selling for more than listed price. Some homes are getting as many at 6-8 offers. That is unusual in ...

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March 20, 2020

Buying a Home Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak

As a Realtor, I understand the amount of work both buyer and seller put into purchasing and selling a property. Throw in this Coronavirus social distancing and it gets about 20 times more complicated. 

Is it a good time to buy, in my opinion YES. That's because there ...

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July 27, 2019

Acreage for rent

4 bedroom 1 1/2 bath brick ranch acreage with attached 1 car garage, and double car garage next to house, on blacktop with asphalt driveway.   Alta or Sioux Central school district.  4 stainless steel kitchen appliances, and washer and dryer included.  Central air.   Full unfinished ...
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March 1, 2019

Free Home Buyer's Seminar March 14th

We are holding a Free Home Buyers Seminar on March 14th from 6 pm to 8 pm. Come and learn what you need to buy a home, meet some of the local professionals, banker, realtors, attorney, home inspector and enjoy a sandwich as we take you through the home buying ...

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May 15, 2018

To Downsize or Not as Retirement Years Approach

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A Home for Tomorrow

As people near or enter retirement, one of the decisions that typically comes up is whether to sell their "big" home and buy a smaller one. If you know anyone who has been faced with that situation, selling one home and buying a smaller ...

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March 2, 2018

Tax Refund? Use it Wisely!

Buyers, Sellers and Investors

Are you getting a tax refund?? If so one great way to increase that money and continue to increase it year over year is to use it as a down payment to purchase a home, an investment property or upgrade your current home or investment property ...

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Sept. 14, 2017

Equifax - Did You Get Hacked?

Scary stuff, especially for a company that has as much info as this one. Somewhat disappointed that it wasn't reported immediately. But finger pointing doesn't solve anything, so now we do damage control. 

Fortunately 2 years ago we enrolled in a company named Zander Identity Theft Solutions ...

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