What To Do When Your Buyer Wants You to Cover Closing Costs

What To Do When Your Buyer Wants You to Cover Closing Costs

Say that you received an offer on your home, but your buyer is asking you to cover all the closing costs. What are your options in this type of situation? You generally have three choices: accept, reject, or respond with a counter offer. If you’re confident that you are in an accelerating... read more

10 Homemade Holiday Gifts for Friends and Family

10 Homemade Holiday Gifts for Friends and Family

Not quite sure what to give loved ones this year? Why not turn some of your favorite holiday baking recipes into delicious gifts that friends and family will adore? The team at BHGRE life has some fantastically delicious ideas that all of your friends and family will be happy to... read more

Home Inspection 101: What You Need to Know

Home Inspection 101: What You Need to Know

Before you purchase a home, it’s recommended to hire an inspector to make sure the structure is sound and there aren’t any defects. Our friends at BHGRE life are here to take the mystery out of the home inspection process. An inspection helps buyers identify serious issues with a... read more

Easy Two-Step Holiday Party Decorations

Easy Two-Step Holiday Party Decorations

It’s December and holiday parties are in full swing. If you are hosting a holiday party this season, don’t let yourself get overwhelmed with overly complicated decorations. Here at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, we have put together some easy two-step holiday party decoration... read more

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate's Home Architectural Series

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate's Home Architectural Series

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate understands that when searching for your next home, it’s important to know the different styles available on the market to meet your lifestyle needs. Today, we are going to go over some of the most popular and most frequently found architectural designs... read more

16 Kitchen Trends That Are Here to Stay

16 Kitchen Trends That Are Here to Stay

A new year is fast approaching and with it, a new catalog of home trends.  If you are looking to redesign your kitchen in the hopes of staying current with popular trends and also keeping a timeless look, you are in luck. Better Homes and Gardens has put together a list of 16 kitchen trends... read more

Real Estate Terms Every Home Shopper Should Know

Real Estate Terms Every Home Shopper Should Know

When it comes to purchasing a new home, you will encounter a lot of industry jargon that can perplex a first-timer. In order to feel confident and be well-informed when it comes to reading contracts, understanding your mortgage options, and making it through a closing, it is important to have... read more

8 Tips for Second Home Buyers

8 Tips for Second Home Buyers

If you have ever considered buying a second home, it is not a venture for the faint of heart. Lots of considerations should be made before you take the leap, whether your second home is for investment purposes or your personal getaway. Either way, you want to do your homework and make sure you... read more

Homeowner’s Insurance for Beginners: What to Know Before You Buy

Homeowner's Insurance for Beginners: What to Know Before You Buy

When it comes to purchasing your first home, there are a lot of things you are learning as someone new to real estate transactions. Your real estate agent will be able to guide you through most of the home buying process but once you reach the point of buying your new homeowner’s insurance... read more

10 Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Baby

10 Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Baby

Whether your due date is right around the corner or your baby has just been born, you’re likely thinking about how to babyproof your home. From the moment a little one enters your house and becomes part of the family, safety is a concern. Our friends at BHGRE Life put together some tips... read more