By: Agnes A. Gaddis on Oct 26
Can you believe that it
is possible to live in California today, make an offer on your dream home in
Springfield, Missouri tomorrow, and close within a month? The prevalence of
remote work and state-of-the-art real estate technology has made it easier than
ever to search for homes without concern for geographical limits.
Millions of Americans
now work remotely, far from corporate HQ, and sometimes from the flurry and
fuss of city life. In fact, during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, one in five
Americans moved or know someone who moved, especially from big cities. One of
the primary reasons for this exodus was affordable housing. People relocated to
suburbs and vacation hotspots in search of larger, less expensive homes as more
companies became remote-work-friendly.
Buying a home in one
state while living in another, whether it be for more affordable living, work
reasons, or as a second home, might not be as straightforward as buying in your
current state. It can be challenging to purchase in a place you are not
familiar with- housing laws, walkability of the community, home maintenance
concerns, etc. can be vastly different from one state to another. This article
is a step-by-step guide to follow if you are considering buying out of state.
Selling an inherited house is challenging on many levels. The first is
the emotional impact of dealing with the death of a loved one. Then there’s paperwork,
legal responsibilities, and financial considerations to take into account.
That’s why we compiled this guide to help you with the process of selling an
In the recent years, multiple
have shown that landscaped homes sell at a higher price than similar homes with
poor landscaping. Today this is more accurate than ever, with home sales figures
rising 13%, depending on the extent of the renovations to the yard.
Homeowners are developing
their backyards and front yards, and the house clean-up boom is driving that
engine. However, deciding what to do on your property can be a difficult decision.
Let’s learn more about what improvements are beneficial to increase your home value.
Who doesn’t love relaxing on a cool fall
evening? Unfortunately, you regularly have dinner to make, people to feed, and
a kitchen to clean up afterwards. If you aren’t craving the usual and are
looking to minimize the mess, then you’re going to love these one-pan fall
recipes for an easy dinner!
Working from home has
many advantages, including saving money and time. When the pandemic hit and
work-from-home suddenly became the new normal, you simply adapted- working from
the couch, the bed, the kitchen… basically, anywhere you could type and make phone
However, these makeshift
“work areas” in your home prevent you from maximizing your work output. You may
even feel tired, sluggish, or experience physical pain. It is time to design
and invest in a proper office inside your home.
Here are 6 tips to setup a home office to create the office vibe needed
to boost productivity.
As fall winds down and winter approaches, it is important to do what you can to keep your pets safe. The cold months pose many risks and challenges, but we’ve rounded up everything you need to know for keeping your furry and feathered loved ones safe this winter!
The past year has been — excuse us —
unprecedented for many Americans. With the pandemic still influencing
Americans’ ability to work, move and navigate life, it’s no surprise that it is
also shaping homeownership trends in 2021. However, other factors, including
changing family dynamics and generational shifts, are also making a mark on
home purchases this year.
Looking for an overview? Here are some of
the top demographics driving the market in 2021.
As Realty Executives’ Jeff Ross and Renee Gaun were driving
clients around their well-loved city of Flagstaff, Arizona, they were asked a
Why don’t buyers’ agents show every property displaying a yard
It’s a legitimate question from many prospective buyers, and an
often-unrecognized service provided by the realtor. Read on to learn why a realtor
may skip some homes, and how working with an Executive simplifies your home
Remodeling your home? Have an extra room in the basement you’re not sure what to do with? Maybe it’s time to create the ultimate man cave! Whether you want a place for Friday night poker or to watch your favorite team take on their rivals, a man cave is the perfect place to sit back and relax. Check out these six essentials for creating a dream room.
As any homeowner will tell you, there’s more to a home than meets the
eye. One decision on the horizon is choosing between gas and electric. If
appliance choices have got you feeling the heat, know that it’s easier than you
think. Here are a few pointers on choosing the right stove for your needs.