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Dispelling the Myths of Home Affordability – Podcast

Dispelling the Myths of Home Affordability – Podcast

Dispelling the Myths of Home Affordability Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/dispelling-the-myths-of-home-affordability/id1558292234?i=1000517154127 Rob Delavan & Adrian Schermer     Transcript Intro Wish we knew a decade ago how to get the most out of our financial life. Today this podcast will provide you with insight into wealth building activities and practices that can expand your net worth exponentially. Get […]

Make Repairs

Make Repairs

  Here’s a quick Home-Selling Tip: Focus on the little things that need to get done around your home. Make it a high maintenance zone by repairing doors that squeak, repainting any area that’s smudged or chipped, and replacing any broken fittings and fixtures that you’ve neglected to take care of. It may not seem […]

Second Home Financing For A Vacation Rental – Podcast

Second Home Financing For A Vacation Rental – Podcast

  Second Home Financing For A Vacation Rental Podcast   https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/second-home-financing-for-a-vacation-rental/id1558292234?i=1000516133952 Rob Delavan & Adrian Schermer       Transcript Highlights!   Adrian All right, welcome back. Future millionaires today’s podcast is a little unique… Today’s topic of interest is second homes and how you can leverage this unique property type to buy a home […]

Make it Sparkle

Make it Sparkle

  When getting ready for your first showing, try to imagine that your mother-in-law is about to show up for a visit. Make that place clean – like an upscale hotel. Vacuum, dust, mop, wash windows, and even clean the baseboards and other areas you might not commonly wipe down. People will be looking in […]

Quick Home Selling Tip – Smells Like Home

Quick Home Selling Tip – Smells Like Home

  We’ve all heard about real estate agents who bake fresh bread or cookies before a showing. It’s actually NOT a bad idea, and the same is true for plug-in air fresheners. Vanilla is an excellent choice for the kitchen, apple cinnamon works well in the common areas, and a fresh, clean scent works is […]

Ditch the Kitsch and Hide Your Opinions

Ditch the Kitsch and Hide Your Opinions

    Here’s a quick tip to help sell your home faster: Your kitschy decorations and political posters are fine when you’re living in your home but when you’re trying to sell it, you should really keep these kinds of things to yourself.   The pig that oinks when you open the fridge may not […]

Quick Home Selling Tip – Always be ready

Quick Home Selling Tip – Always be ready

  Always be ready     Remember: Your house should be kept ready to show – ALL the time. You never know when a buyer is going to be interested, or your agent is going to call you for a showing. Make sure the sink and dishwasher are clean and free of dishes, the bathrooms […]

Quick tip you can use when selling your home

Quick tip you can use when selling your home

Here’s a quick tip you can use when selling your home   A lot of sellers offer closing costs or prepaid taxes as an incentive to buyers. If you want to provide value, it could be less expensive to pay for something like pool cleaning, maid service, or landscaping for a year. Make it part […]

Trade Professionals Real Estate & Home Loan Planning

What goals should I be setting to purchase a home in 2020/2021?     As stated in the prior blog post https://delavan-realty.com/dont-miss-this-opportunity/ over the last half of the 2010’s, rates have hovered between 3.5% and 5.5% depending on market fluctuations. Whenever the rate approached the lower end of the spectrum, refinances would increase as folks […]