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Tiffany Chapman, Realtor, SRS
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How To Make Your Offer Stand Out
How To Make Your Offer Stand Out

In today’s market,  it’s not uncommon to be in competition with several other buyers for your dream home.  When you find that perfect house, with the chic chandelier and the doggy door for Fido,  the last thing you want to do is lose it because your offer didn’t stand out…

Why Waiting to Buy is Costing You
Why Waiting to Buy is Costing You

Why Waiting To Buy Is Costing You Many people are sitting on the fence trying to decide if now’s the time to buy a home. Some are renters who have a strong desire to become homeowners but are unsure if buying right now makes sense. Others may be homeowners who are…

Make Your Home Stand Out This Summer
Make Your Home Stand Out This Summer

MAKE YOUR HOME STAND OUT THIS SUMMER As May comes to a close, school ends and the summer officially begins, that means one important thing – home selling season is upon us. With the kids home from school and vacation time accumulated, both buyers and sellers are ready to enter…

Repairs to Make Before Selling Your Home
Repairs to Make Before Selling Your Home

REPAIRS TO MAKE BEFORE SELLING YOUR HOME So you’re ready to put your home on the market and to you, everything looks great. Unfortunately, much of the wear and tear on your home becomes unnoticeable when it is something you see everyday. While you may not think about the one…

Lowest Mortgage Rates In History & What It Means to You
Lowest Mortgage Rates In History & What It Means to You

In July, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell below 3% for the first time in history.1 And while many Americans have rushed to take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity, others question the hype. Are today’s rates truly a bargain? While average mortgage rates have drifted between 4% and 5% in…

The Appraisal Process: Decoded
The Appraisal Process: Decoded

What Exactly is an Appraisal? An appraisal is a supportable and defensible opinion of value. It is a professional opinion of a home’s market value. Why is an Appraisal Important? When a home is under contract and the buyer requires a loan for the purchase, the lender will require an appraisal to…

4 Sure-Fire Ways to Stall Your Home Sale
4 Sure-Fire Ways to Stall Your Home Sale

  You may not be in a hurry to sell your home, or be willing to take a price far lower than your homes’ market value, but that doesn’t mean you want your home to go stale on the market. After all, the longer your home sits on the market,…

How to Get Your Home Ready to List (And SELL!)
How to Get Your Home Ready to List (And SELL!)

So, you’ve decided to list your home, talked to a real estate professional, and scheduled a date for photos. Oh no! Now what? What do you need to do to get your home photo and showing-ready? Don’t worry, it’s really pretty basic and in the long run once your home…

4 Steps to House-Hunting Like a Boss
4 Steps to House-Hunting Like a Boss

So you’ve decided it’s time to make the big move (literally and figuratively) and buy a house. Congratulations! Owning a home is rewarding in so many ways, and is considered one large part of the American dream. Before you start driving around finding for-sale signs or googling homes for sale,…

How to Avoid Sticker Shock When Buying a Home
How to Avoid Sticker Shock When Buying a Home

It happens all the time. A buyer wants to start looking for a home. They talk to a lender who asks them to send in: Their last few paycheck stubs 2 Years of Tax Returns Social Security Number Great news! They’re pre-qualified for a $350,000 home! So armed with their…

How Not Knowing Your Goal Can Cost You When Selling Your Home
How Not Knowing Your Goal Can Cost You When Selling Your Home

I’m a goal-oriented person by nature. I thrive on setting goals, and then working to achieve them. If I don’t have a goal, I’m uneasy because I feel like I’m floating without a purpose or a direction. One of the first things I ask a potential seller is, “What do…