Appraisal FAQ

What is an appraisal? A real estate appraisal is the process of determining value for real property by a licensed appraiser. What is a CMA? A Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) is an analysis prepared by a real estate agent for their clients to help a seller determine a price to list when selling their home and to help a buyer determine a price to offer when buying a home. What is a BPO? A Broker’s Price Option (BPO) is an estimate of a home’s value determined by a real estate broker. How do appraisers determine the value for real property? Appraisers use data and comparable sales (comps) to determine the value for real property. Typically, they select the most similar comps to the subject pr

Gifts for the Home

It's the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be a very busy time of year. Don't let holiday shopping get you down. We understand that the gift-giving season can be a overwhelming at times, so this year share the gift of home decor. This holiday season be sure to find something for everyone on your list with a home inspired present. It may just be that 'perfect' gift you were looking for.

The benefits of staging your home!

“Sometimes we need to distance ourselves to see things clearly.” Staging your home is somewhat like this. When you first buy your home, you fill it with pieces you cherish and love and tend to put your own personal touch on things. Many of these items and keepsakes are what make a house your home; however, when you get ready to sell, a good piece of advice is to separate yourself from some of these personal items in order to declutter and depersonalize so that a potential buyer can see your home more clearly and start to envision your home as their own. Here is where staging your home comes into play! The sole purpose of staging your home is to bring out the best in your home. To highlight y







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