You have probably heard by now that the housing market in Bossier and Shreveport is HOT! I know I've been shouting it from the rooftops. It is a seller's market - there are way more buyers looking for a home than the current listing inventory can support, so what do you do to bring those … Continue reading These Things Guarantee Your Home Will Sell Sooner
I know not everyone is a fan of statistics, but sometimes statistics in a graph can paint a more convincing picture than anything I could say. When I list houses in Shreveport, one of the tools in my Comprehensive Marketing System is a comparative market analysis (CMA) of similar homes in your neighborhood that have … Continue reading How to Sell Your Home Fast!
The original title of this post was, What Is Your Real Estate Agent Really Doing For You? The topic was too broad, however, because an agent can work with a client in one of two ways. As a listing agent when you want to sell your homeAs a buyer's agent when you want to buy … Continue reading What is Your Listing Agent Really Doing for You?
How does a potential home seller make his or her house stand out, so it will be the one in your neighborhood or on your street that sells? Here are seven things that will put you ahead of your competition if you do them. If you don't, you'll just be another home owner with a … Continue reading 7 Secrets to Selling Your Home in Shreveport’s Market
Loan Pre-Approval Getting pre-qualified was enough in days gone by, but not in today's market. This is the only way you will know what price range to begin looking in and the only way a seller can have confidence in your offer. Make sure you have enough in savings to cover the down payment AND closing costs. … Continue reading How Much House Can I Afford?
If you're in the market to buy a house, you may think the first thing to do is to hop in the car with your agent and go look at houses. I'm sorry to have to tell you -- you'd be wrong. The first step in your home-buying journey is to secure your financing. Do … Continue reading The First Thing Every Buyer Should Do
I feel compelled to write this post, because most first time home buyers have no clue as to the process of buying a home, but they don't know that they don't know the process. They think they know, but they don't. So this post is a short little primer on what happens when you decide … Continue reading First Time Home Buyers and Closing Costs