Sellers

Reverse Mortgage: Right For You?

If you’re 62 years of age or older and want money to supplement your income, you might consider a reverse mortgage. You’ll be able to convert part of your home equity into cash without having to sell your home or keep paying your mortgage. In a reverse mortgage, a lender pays you what amounts to […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jul 26, 2022

How To Do An Office Make Over

Remote work is the norm for so many people today. Many companies have chosen not to return to the office, or they now offer a hybrid approach for employees. Working from home has become a significant perk for many people on the job market because fewer of us are interested in returning to an office. […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jun 27, 2022

What To Repair Before You List

A lot of money goes into buying a new house so it is understandable if a seller feels hesitant investing even more money to fix up their current house prior to selling. However, sellers may not realize that some of the issues they live with everyday and consider minor, such as the hallway light switch […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jun 22, 2022

Fun Home Gadgets

From pet cameras and surround sound systems to robot vacuums and smart speakers, there is a high-tech version of nearly every home gadget out there. Let’s take a look at three fun home tech gadgets that can make living in your space a little easier thanks to the advancements made possible by technology.  LED smart […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jun 13, 2022

Keep An Eye On These Overvalued Housing Markets

According to Forbes the housing pandemic boom could be dawing to a close and with mortgage rates rising, in some markets, homes are sitting on the market a little longer causing sellers to begin lowering prices. Forbes reached out to Core Logic to assess the market risk of around 4 metropolitan areas. Jacksonville is on […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jun 9, 2022

Garage Storage Enhancement

Whether you use your garage to store your cars or your golf clubs, you know that storage space is always at a premium. When clutter gets out of hand, a garage can become nothing more than an overgrown storage unit. Before this happens, try the following storage tips that can help you use the space […]

amandasearlerealtor | May 19, 2022

Lawn Alternatives

Have you ever stopped to consider if grass is the medium you want to lay down in your yard? Before you go with the status quo, think outside of the box and consider one of these three grass alternatives.  The three most popular lawn alternatives  There are many reasons as to why people choose a […]

amandasearlerealtor | May 16, 2022

Home Insurance Tips, Trends, And Issues: Get An Inventory

We have all seen coverage of wildfires, tornadoes and other natural disasters. The news coverage usually end up with homeowners asking, “Where do I start—everything is gone!” Losing a home in a fire, flood or earthquake maybe the most devastating experience a homeowner has to live through. But you can make recovery easier by preparing […]

amandasearlerealtor | May 10, 2022

US Home Price Insights

Through February 2022 with Forecasts through February 2023 Source: Core Logic Introduction The CoreLogic Home Price Insights report features an interactive view of our Home Price Index product with analysis through February 2022 and forecasts through February 2023. CoreLogic HPI™ is designed to provide an early indication of home price trends. The indexes are fully revised with […]

amandasearlerealtor | Apr 21, 2022

10 Shortcuts To Getting Ready For A Last Minute Showing

When you’ve spent time preparing to sell your home, you can still find yourself caught off guard when a last minute showing is going to take place. You knew that your house was going to be shown at times, but you also have to live in the house while you wait for it to sell. […]

amandasearlerealtor | Apr 11, 2022