Considering Short Term Rentals!?

Have you ever considered becoming a short term rental host? Nate and I have recently converted a few of our long term rental properties into short-term rentals. They can be a highly lucrative investment and a really fun way to make money. Some of the advantages to managing a short-term rental property include:   1.Continue reading “Considering Short Term Rentals!?”

8 Reasons Why Real Estate is the Best Investment

Real estate has long been considered a solid investment for many reasons. It is a relatively safe and easy way for people to build wealth beginning with a small amount of money. Here are some of the ways investing in property can help you build an investment portfolio. 1. Real estate investments can provide you withContinue reading “8 Reasons Why Real Estate is the Best Investment”

Home equity… Everybody wants it, but what exactly is it, and how do you get it?

Equity represents the degree of ownership an individual or entity has in an asset after subtracting any debts against the asset. To say someone shares equity in a company means they would share in any assets remaining after all debts are accounted for. For example, if your business has sold $500,000 worth of product this year,Continue reading “Home equity… Everybody wants it, but what exactly is it, and how do you get it?”

First Time BUYER!?

We LOVE working with first-time home buyers. Helping you find your first home, learn the home buying process, and guiding you from house-hunting to move-in day gives us the warm fuzzies. Here are three things you should know before you start looking. 1. Work with one real estate agent or team. It’s best to have oneContinue reading “First Time BUYER!?”

8 ways to make a buyer fall in LOVE

We all want people to love our home as much as we do, but especially when you are trying to sell it! While it’s impossible to please every buyer’s taste, there are several easy things you can do to make your home more appealing without spending a lot of money. Try some of these tricks andContinue reading “8 ways to make a buyer fall in LOVE”

7 Tips for Letting Go of Sentimental Belongings

When we work with clients who are downsizing to a smaller home, one of the hardest chores they face is letting go of sentimental belongings they no longer have room for. Souvenirs collected during travels, family heirlooms, and your children’s keepsakes can be quite stressful to part with. It doesn’t matter whether the items have monetaryContinue reading “7 Tips for Letting Go of Sentimental Belongings”

Zillow: Hero, Zero, or Somewhere In-Between for Alaskan Real Estate

Shout out the word “Zillow” in a mixed crowd and you may get several reactions: “I love it – I found my current home on Zillow!” “It says my house is worth $30,000 more than I paid for it two years ago.” “Ugh – you can’t trust it at all.” I have my own perspectiveContinue reading “Zillow: Hero, Zero, or Somewhere In-Between for Alaskan Real Estate”

Valentine’s Day LOOOOVE

Have you seen the cute “love questionnaire” floating around Facebook? Several friends have posted it, and it’s an adorable way to get a little glimpse into a couple’s life. I thought I’d surprise Nate and ask him the questions… live on video. Because that’s just the kind of loving wife I am. Look at thatContinue reading “Valentine’s Day LOOOOVE”