Should You Renovate Before You Sell?

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Sellers looking for top dollar often consider home renovations to make it as appealing to buyers as possible. As we’ve previously discussed, we’re experiencing an extreme shortage of homes for sale right now, and we all know that low supply drives high demand. Buyers are competing for the limited homes on the market, and things are moving fast. So should you renovate before you sell? I’ll keep this one short. Reading the Room At this point, many buyers are willing

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Reno Voted Best Small City in America

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In 2020, bestcities.org — AKA, the most comprehensive city ranking in the world — ranked Reno, Nevada, the best small city in the US. The year before, Reno sat at an impressive six on the list, and its leapfrog to number one, over other little cities like Savannah, Georgia, and Santa Fe, New Mexico, was largely based on its “natural assets and growing infrastructure.” Here’s what else to know about this hidden gem. The Measuring Stick The study rates American

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Looking at Bay Area Real Estate – Where are We Now?

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Compass does a fantastic job of compiling real estate data and making it readily available. If you’re looking for San Francisco, Bay Area real estate data for 2021, this digital flipbook may have a chart or two that helps. It’s a comprehensive dive into Bay Area real estate one year after the pandemic struck. Here’s a look at some of the broadest charts, plus some general information about Northern California real estate in the early months of 2021. Market Highlights

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Cleaning Your New Home: How to Get It Into Shape Without Wrecking Your Budget

Special thanks to Suzie Wilson at Happier Home for this week’s post. Cleaning your new home before you move in is a big job, but it’s an important one. Whether it’s newly built or previously owned, every house should be deep-cleaned to ensure that the air quality is in top shape before a family moves in. This is because dust, pollen, pet dander, and other debris can linger and become clogged in air ducts and filters, which can cause problems

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