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  • Curb Appeal and COVID-19

    BY Allan Kleer

    As a home seller, curb appeal has always been important. The way the outside of your home looks will influence whether or not a potential buyer would like to see more. But as a home seller during the COVID-19 pandemic, curb appeal is absolutely essen...

  • COVID-19 and Mortgage Relief

    BY Allan Kleer

    If you’re a homeowner who is experiencing financial hardship because of the coronavirus, then you may be concerned about making your mortgage payments right now. It’s important to know that help is available. The federal government and many priva...

  • Research Neighborhoods From Your Couch

    BY Allan Kleer

    Did you know you could learn almost everything you’d want to know about a neighborhood without leaving your couch? With most Americans still practicing social distancing and staying at home, it’s become more important than ever to utilize availab...

  • Take These Precautions For In-Person Showings

    BY Allan Kleer

    Take These Precautions For In-Person Showings While virtual tours have become popular for many homebuyers during the pandemic, some serious buyers will still want to see a home in person before they make an offer. After all, buying a home is one of...

  • Home Appraisals During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    BY Allan Kleer

    Despite all the changes that the coronavirus pandemic has caused in the real estate industry, one thing hasn’t changed – you’re still going to need a home appraisal before you can close. But certain restrictions that have been put in place incl...

  • How COVID-19 May Affect Your Next Home Purchase

    BY Allan Kleer

    The real estate market has made great efforts to adapt to the constraints of social distancing, providing virtual tools to help buyers and sellers get to the closing table. But as we look into the future, we can’t help but wonder how the events of ...

  • Coronavirus and Mortgages

    BY Allan Kleer

    Back in March, the federal government cut interest rates in an attempt to stimulate the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, many lenders are offering programs that will allow homeowners who have lost income to pause mortgage payments w...

  • Using Technology to Close on a Home

    BY Allan Kleer

    The coronavirus pandemic has not stopped the real estate market -- it has just moved most of the process online. While the industry has been slow to adopt technology in the past, the pandemic has created a seismic shift in how real estate transaction...

  • 5 Tips For Selling During the Pandemic

    BY Allan Kleer

    While the coronavirus has changed so much about our daily lives, one thing hasn’t changed – people are still buying and selling homes. In fact, many sellers are facing big life changes that require they sell their homes now. If you’re one of th...

  • Budget Backyard Privacy Ideas

    BY Allan Kleer

    With warmer weather on the way, homeowners with backyards will no doubt be spending much more time outdoors. But does your yard lack the privacy you desire? Whether your yard gets too much sun or too many curious looks from the neighbors, you may b...