Why the Fall is a Good Time to Sell

If you are really serious about selling your home now is the time to put it on the market. Think about it…. Only really serious buyers are looking now. Everyone else is taking their property “off the market” (less competition). Less competition means better sales price. Interest rates are seriously low.   So if you [more]

Who’s in your corner?

  When buying real estate, whether your first time or your tenth time, you should have a real estate agent representing you. There are so many pieces to be negotiated when purchasing a property.   It’s not just about price, but also the terms and conditions and dates. And things are always changing in real [more]

Real Estate Photography

With the majority of potential homebuyers scanning the Internet to find a picture of the home of their dreams, you want your home to shine in the best possible light. Here is how: Hire a professional. Some one who actually studied photography. They know what should be the focal point and use great cameras that [more]

First Impression Experts

You’ve heard the expression….“you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression”…. well the same holds true for houses. We have noticed that the market has changed drastically in the past 10-15 years and no longer are buyers willing to strip wallpaper, sand and polish hardwood floors and generally do cosmetic “fix-ups”.  Through [more]

5 Things to know about upcoming financing changes

5 Things to know about upcoming financing changes It goes into effect October 1st It’s the most significant change in lending in over 30 years. Closing dates can be effected by this and may need to change at the last minute. Buyers must receive their CD (Closing Disclosure) 3 days prior to closing. If not, [more]

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Meet The Holmes Team

The Holmes Team has grown in order to provide the highest level of service to both out customers and clients. It started with our Closing Coordinator, Forrest Cochran, as I found it necessary to have someone in charge of the details (inspections, deadlines, financing, coordinating attorneys, scheduling closings, etc.) once a property has gone under [more]