With so many insurance companies vying for your business, it can be difficult to feel confident with any one provider. Doing your research and getting quotes from a variety of companies is the best way to ensure that you not only pay reasonable rates but are adequately covered in the event of a loss.
When you’re about to embark on a kitchen remodel, it helps to understand the inner workings of the space, particularly “the kitchen work triangle.” The kitchen triangle is the space between the sink, the range and the refrigerator. By knowing the tips and tricks designers use to enhance the functionality of the kitchen triangle, you can create your ideal kitchen without limiting its visual allure or practicality.
Here are five key concepts to consider when planning your space and keeping the kitchen work triangle top of mind.
Home remodeling allows homeowners to be creative and show off their design aesthetic. Give your home a one-of-a-kind appeal by building your ideas around these popular remodeling trends and ideas:
Realty Executives Broker/Owners and Executives across the Midsouth Region came together August 21-22, 2016, at the Ritz Carlton New Orleans in Louisiana. With over 80 real estate professionals in attendance, the event brought together more than a dozen brokerages across the Realty Executives MidSouth Region, representing Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Director of Franchise Development Drew Rambo and Regional Developer Randy McKinney also welcomed a number of Broker/Owners outside of the MidSouth Region hailing from Florida, Illinois and Indiana to their annual learning and networking event.
Realty Executives Middle TN recently opened a new office in Clarksville, Tennessee. Clarksville is one of the fastest growing cities in America, and the Economic Development Council indicates that it is also one of the top 10 cities for first time home buyers, the top city for millennials, and the best place in the country to retire.
When you’re selling your home and your house is on the market, it’s almost inevitable that strangers will enter your house. Even if you don’t host an open house or showing, there may be strangers coming in and out to appraise your home, do renovations, clean the house or perform other necessary jobs related to the sale of your house.
Although the vast majority of these folks will be well-intentioned potential buyers, you have no way of knowing for sure who is and is not targeting homes for sale for all the wrong reasons. The good news is, you can take precautions in order to keep your home and family safe. Here are a few things you can do to protect your home and family:
Caitlin Sudduth sold almost $2 million worth of real estate during her first year as an agent. At the time she was just 18 years old, going to college and also holding down a job at a bank.
“Making my first sale was incredibly hard. It took about five or six months. I worked open houses every weekend and followed up with every buyer,” reveals Sudduth, an Executive at Realty Executives Sudduth Realty in Augusta, KS.
“Eventually, I found a buyer for a small home with no central heating and air! It was a tough sell and very stressful putting it together, but I finally got it to closing and made my first paycheck, at which point I was hooked!”
Summer is upon us and the outdoor living season is in full bloom. In neighborhoods all across the country, people are using their backyard decks for grilling, sunbathing and entertaining, day and night.
However, it’s important to make sure your deck is safe and structurally sound before using it. Start by conducting an annual visual inspection of the entire deck. You don’t have to be a professional builder or home inspector to spot trouble; you just have to know where to look. Listed below are 10 common defects that can cause a deck to fail.
Realty Executives Exceptional Realtors of New Jersey recently celebrated their 15th anniversary. At an event hosted by owners Doug Radford and Kyle Poskitt, they acknowledged the outstanding work of their support staff, management team, dedicated associates and industry partners, saying, “It takes an incredible group of talented professionals working together to make it all happen.”
According to Radford, the partners teamed up in 2001 “with a dream of offering superior client service” and have now grown to over 260 Executives in 12 branches. The brokerage has offices throughout Northern New Jersey, Upstate New York and Northeastern Pennsylvania, including Butler, Byram, Fairfield, Little Falls, Oakland, Pompton Plains, Randolph, Sparta, Vernon, West Milford and Woodland Park in New Jersey, and Milford in Pennsylvania. The firm also has affiliated companies that offer mortgage, title and home warranty services.
Realty Executives Exceptional Realtors recently received national recognition in the 2016 REAL Trends 500 report, placing in the top 500 real estate companies in the country ranked by closed unit transaction volume.
“Our associates and our clients love our company, because we have professionals handling every aspect of the marketing and administration behind the scenes. Our support center staff handles all incoming phone calls and internet home inquiries and seamlessly forwards all calls and inquiries directly to the homes’ listing agent. Who knows the house better than the listing agent?” asks Radford. “As logical as this system sounds, we are the only brokerage in New Jersey that operates this way,” he adds.
The firm is continuing to grow and expand, with plans to open their 13th office in Wayne, New Jersey this summer. “We are looking forward to another 15 years of success for the Realty Executives Exceptional Realtors® brokerage, as well as the continued growth and development of the Realty Executives brand throughout New Jersey,” says Radford.