8 Things You Should Know Before You Sell Your Home

8 Things You Should Know Before You Sell Your Home

When it is time to list your home for sale, there are a lot of things that instantly get thrown on your to-do list. Your phone starts ringing a lot more often, you have strangers in your home all the time, you are constantly having to clean, and on top of all that, you are busy with trying to... read more

DIY Small Closet Hacks

DIY Small Closet Hacks

If you don't have a walk-in closet, don't let that stop you from making the most out of your storage options. With a little creativity, you can have your small space looking professionally organized in no time!   1. Use a pool noodle to hold up long boots. Cut the noodle to... read more

Selling Your Home In a Seller's Market

Selling Your Home In a Seller's Market

The market is pretty hot right now, especially for home owners. If you live in a desirable neighborhood, you might have already had a few realtors knock on your door and express interest in working with you in the off chance that you decide to sell your home. As you watch the home prices in the... read more

Wants vs. Needs: Putting Together Your Home Wishlist

Wants vs. Needs: Putting Together Your Home Wishlist

What do you want in a home? It seems like a simple question, but it is really the wrong questions to ask when you are starting your house hunt. The real question is what do you need in a home and what can you live without? Thinking about both your wants and your needs is imperative before you... read more

5 Catch Phrases Clients Are Tired of Hearing

5 Catch Phrases Clients Are Tired of Hearing

A catchy slogan is easy to remember and often makes people sound like they know what they are talking about. But a lot of real estate slogans sound like clichés. After a span of time, they lose their impact and start to come across as cheesy and overused. When customers hear a... read more

Celebrate Summer with the BHGRE 10th Anniversary Cake

Celebrate Summer with the BHGRE 10th Anniversary Cake

  Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate is celebrating its 10th anniversary this summer. And what better way to celebrate 10 years of working with you, our amazing customers, than sharing our 10th anniversary cake!   This recipe was made especially to... read more

7 Things You Should Not Pack When Moving

7 Things You Should Not Pack When Moving

Moving is no one’s favorite activity. When you overhear a friend say they are moving into a new place soon, you instantly dread the day when they will ask if you are free this weekend to help move some boxes into their new place. The professional movers aren’t lining up to move your... read more

Older Home Trends that are Making a Comeback

Older Home Trends that are Making a Comeback

For those looking to buy a home in 2018, you have probably run into the same roadblock as everyone else. The inventory is very limited, especially for first-time home buyers. The days of countless new construction communities, filled with entry-level starter homes is in the past. When buyers... read more

A Guide to Finding Your Perfect Real Estate Agent

A Guide to Finding Your Perfect Real Estate Agent

When looking for an agent to help you buy or sell your home, it is important to find someone that matches your personal needs. There are lots of incredibly agents out there but how do you know who will be the best person for your job? The goal when interviewing real estate professionals is to... read more

Expectation v. Reality: First-Time Buyers

Expectation v. Reality: First-Time Buyers

Expectation: "It is so expensive to buy a house! I have been saving for years and I still don’t have enough for the 20% down payment that I need." Reality: This 20% rumor has plagued first-time home buyers for a long time. But it is not true! If you are ready to buy, you... read more