Spring Cleaning Tips

Yes, it’s that time of year again. The annual spring cleaning. The weather is warming up and it’s a sign to freshen up your home for the upcoming seasons. Not sure where to start? Read on to find tips to make your spring cleaning easy and effective. Clean Room-By-Room This is a great approach to … Continue reading Spring Cleaning Tips

5 Warning Signs That You Will Have Remorse

Buying a home is a huge deal and usually the largest purchase you will make in your life. The last thing you want is to have buyer's remorse after you've signed the papers. Here are a few warning signs that you might be setting yourself up for buyer's remorse with your home purchase. You didn't … Continue reading 5 Warning Signs That You Will Have Remorse

How To Lower Closing Costs

Closing costs help facilitate the sale of a home and both buyers and sellers pitch in. Some closing costs can be paid before the home is officially sold and others are paid at the end. However, closing costs aren’t set into stone and they can be negotiable. You can ask your real estate agent or … Continue reading How To Lower Closing Costs

Top Tips For House Hunting Online

Hunting for a new home online a is a great place to start your search but keep in mind that you don’t see everything. Real estate agents are great at highlighting the features of a house listing online but to make the most of your time, keep these three things in mind: Identify your Housing … Continue reading Top Tips For House Hunting Online

Marketing Your House for Maximum Exposure

You have made the commitment to sell your home, chosen a REALTOR® to represent you, and established a list price.  Now it’s time to work with your REALTOR® to market your property so it sells as quickly as possible. Your REALTOR® should have a marketing plan that they share with your, but there are steps you need to take too … Continue reading Marketing Your House for Maximum Exposure

14 Staging Mistakes You Don’t Know You Are Making

Staging a home makes a big difference when showing it to prospective buyers. Many realtors recommend staging because it helps you get the highest possible value for the home. However, there are common mistakes many make without even knowing it. Here are some of the staging mistakes you may be making. Choosing a Staging Company … Continue reading 14 Staging Mistakes You Don’t Know You Are Making

Why Downsizing Makes Sense

Did you know in 1950, the average home was less than 1,000 square feet in size? Today, the average home is just about 2,600 square feet, according to recent Census data. The amazing part, families were larger back in the 1950s. Downsizing your home makes sense in many different scenarios. Whether the kids are all … Continue reading Why Downsizing Makes Sense

Warning: 10 Home Inspection Items that You Cannot Ignore

During the home buying process, you will have the opportunity to have a home inspection done. This is an important part of the process and cannot be ignored. Here's our list of 10 home inspection items you simply cannot ignore. The Buyer is Responsible for the Inspection Many new homebuyers will go into the process … Continue reading Warning: 10 Home Inspection Items that You Cannot Ignore

**3 Open Houses This Saturday in Springfield**

Root Realty will be hosting three Open Houses this Saturday from 2PM-4PM. They are all located in the Springfield Historic District and are worth checking out if you love historic character and urban living. Two of the homes are newer construction with the historic architectural detailing complimenting the surrounding homes. The third is a beautifully … Continue reading **3 Open Houses This Saturday in Springfield**

OPEN HOUSE + NEW LISTING ALERT!

OPEN HOUSE: 1/12 FROM 1PM - 3PM! 222 E 9th Street Jacksonville FL 32206 Built in 2005 with all the modern conveniences + maintenance but comlimenting the historic details of neighboring homes! Open floor plan with tall ceilings + hardwood floors (just refinished) + gas fireplace. Granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, double oven. Master … Continue reading OPEN HOUSE + NEW LISTING ALERT!