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    How to Cope with the Stress of Buying a Home

    By Tara DeSelms | December 7, 2018

    Buying a home, especially your first, can be one of the most exciting and also one of the most stressful experiences of your life. I know this all too well. The last home my husband and I bought was the singular most stressful event of our marriage. At the time, we had a 7 year... Read More

    11 Tips for Moving with Children

    By Tara DeSelms | September 11, 2018

      Children and Moving Tips Moving to a new home can be stressful for children and they need time to get used to the idea of the change. Give them as much advance warning as possible, giving them as much information as you can about why you are moving and what they can expect at... Read More

    Myth: We Are in Another Housing Bubble

    By Admin | March 15, 2022

    History Is NOT Repeating Itself – Here’s Why: In the last few years, home appreciation has continued to rise. As a result, prices have sparked a concern that a housing bubble is forming, and there is a fear the market will crash as it did 15+ years ago. We want to show you why this... Read More

    Is a Home Inspection Really Necessary?

    By Admin | February 4, 2022

    A home inspection is designed to assess the condition of the home before purchasing. Some buyers opt not to have an inspection to speed up closing, but this can be a risky and costly move. Buying a new home is a BIG purchase and investment, it should be treated as such. Avoid pricey fixes in... Read More

    Remodeling Tips to Boost Your Home’s Value

    By Admin | January 7, 2022

    Buyers are most interested in how move-in ready a home is. Sellers can tackle a few of these projects to get their home move-in ready, making it more appealing to a larger pool of buyers. According to the National Association of REALTORS® these 5 upgrades bring the most value to a home.  Fresh Paint Consistent Flooring A Bright Kitchen Upgraded Countertops and Appliances... Read More

    Home for the Holidays

    By Admin | December 1, 2021

    It is not too late to take advantage of these seasonal perks! Most of us have probably heard that buying or selling a home around the holidays is the worst time to do so. We have to say that we do not agree. Statistics show that a large number of purchases are made during the... Read More

    115 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast! – Staging and Showing Tips

    By Tara DeSelms | October 5, 2021

    Maximizing your real estate value.  If you are thinking about selling your home, one of the best things you can do is improve the overall impression of your home.  First impressions are lasting. A well presented home says, “welcome”. Often, simple cosmetic changes can be made with minimal time and expense to increase the value... Read More

    Rookie Real Estate // Ep. 3 – How Much Money Can I Expect To Make In Real Estate?

    By Tara DeSelms | February 22, 2019

    Before you start into real estate you MUST “Know Your Number”. In this episode, Kenny teaches HOW you can figure out what you need to make to thrive in real estate all within your first year. It’s possible, find out how now. Hello my friends, Kenny Stephens here and welcome to Rookie Real Estate, where... Read More

    How To Find The Right Brokerage

    By Tara DeSelms | February 22, 2019

    A Conversation For New Agents // Ep. 3 – How To Choose The Right Brokerage How do you know if you’re choosing the right brokerage? What should you be looking for? If you’re looking to change your career and get into real estate, watch this conversation. 3 of 6 parts. Read More

    Rookie Real Estate // Ep. 2 – Know Your Why

    By Tara DeSelms | February 22, 2019

    When times get tough, there’s one thing that will keep you going, that’s knowing your why. People say if you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life… That looks good on a poster right? Sometimes there is a fine line between success and failure… it just might be your... Read More

    Why Did You Choose Real Estate?

    By Tara DeSelms | February 22, 2019

    A Conversation For New Agents // Ep. 2 – Why Did You Choose Real Estate? Is real estate a good choice for everyone? Find out here. If you’re looking to change your career and get into real estate, watch this conversation. 2 of 6 parts. Read More

    Rookie Real Estate // Ep. 1 – Don’t Do It

    By Tara DeSelms | February 22, 2019

     In our inaugural episode of Rookie Real Estate, Kenny Stephens covers why 90% of agents that go into real estate never become successful. Don’t get trapped in the 90%. Listen to this episode and transition into real estate that will put you at the top 10% of the list and better your best. Hello... Read More

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