9 Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make

9 Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make

Buying your first home is an incredibly exciting process. When you decide that you are ready to take the plunge into homeownership, there are lots of people ready to offer their advice on everything from which agent you should use, where you should buy, to what lender you should use… but... read more

Skills You Need to Turn Leads into Clients

Skills You Need to Turn Leads into Clients

It can be incredibly frustrating when you have spent time, effort, and often money to gather a large number of promising leads and you aren’t able to pass over the next hurdle – Conversion. If you can’t turn those leads into clients, then it is easy to feel defeated. There... read more

Tidy Habits for Untidy Homeowners

Tidy Habits for Untidy Homeowners

Some people enjoy cleaning while others can’t think of anything worse. For those like things neat, keeping a tidy home comes naturally. For those of us that do not enjoy cleaning, keeping your home looking neat and tidy can be overwhelming. It’s hard to know where to start when you... read more

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