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    Buying a New Construction Home? A Few Tips To Avoid Panic

    By Jaime Barefoot & Shannon Wilson-Chandler | January 3, 2023

    A brand-new home! Who hasn’t dreamed of creating the perfect home from scratch and moving into a space no one has ever lived in before? There’s something special about a fresh home, but remember, new doesn’t mean perfect. And it certainly does not mean there won’t be imperfections, small or large, to contend with. One... Read More

    It’s Still a Great Time to Sell

    By Jaime Barefoot & Shannon Wilson-Chandler | December 26, 2022

    Sellers all over the country are confused and worried they may have missed the best time to sell their home. Prices are dropping, mortgage rates are rising, and the pace has slowed but the impact on any individual seller is unclear. While the days of any home selling for any price are behind us, the... Read More

    Are Adjustable-Rate Mortgages Making a Comeback?

    By Jaime Barefoot & Shannon Wilson-Chandler | December 9, 2022

    Homebuyers have had a rough time lately. First, the frenzied housing market stymied many offers and caused frustration due to a lack of inventory. Now that the pace and prices are dropping, interest rates have ticked to alarming levels. While some buyers are postponing their purchase, those still in the market are starting to consider... Read More

    6 Features of a Kitchen Remodel That Are a Waste of Money

    By Jaime Barefoot & Shannon Wilson-Chandler | November 27, 2022

    Kitchen remodels always popular. The pandemic has increased home improvement projects even more as people embrace the idea of staying home more. While it’s easy to find inspiration for these kitchen remodels, there are great ways to save money and still create a beautiful, welcoming space. 6 Kitchen Remodel Features That Are a Waste of... Read More

    Is My House Up to Code?

    By Jaime Barefoot & Shannon Wilson-Chandler | November 20, 2022

    Building codes change over time and for people who have owned their homes for a long time, they may not know if their home is out of code and if so, does it matter. Building codes and violations from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and focus on issues that can affect the safety of the dwelling and... Read More

    Should I Move For My Job?

    By Jaime Barefoot & Shannon Wilson-Chandler | November 2, 2022

    The question of moving for a new job is not uncommon. In the past few years, more and more companies are moving their entire operations out of high-tax states to those more business-friendly. Possible work-from-home options further complicate the decision to move with your company. So, should you move when your company does? Things to... Read More

    Modern Farmhouse Styles – The Trend Gets an Update

    By Jaime Barefoot & Shannon Wilson-Chandler | October 23, 2022

    Farmhouse décor has been a trend for the last decade. The look combines functionality with a relaxed, lived-in feel. Pieces look slightly worn, rustic, and inviting. The ease of the farmhouse style is one of the reasons for its lingering appeal as designers look to modernize and update the look. Modern Farmhouse style continues to... Read More

    Slowing Real Estate Market – What You Need to Know as a FSBO Seller

    By Jaime Barefoot & Shannon Wilson-Chandler | October 6, 2022

    FSBO (For Sale By Owner) advise from a realtor. Read More

    Are You the Home Buyer Agents Secretly Avoid?

    By Jaime Barefoot & Shannon Wilson-Chandler | September 25, 2022

    Are You the Home Buyer Agents Secretly Avoid? Read More

    Energy Vampires – Why Your Electric Bill Is So High

    By Jaime Barefoot & Shannon Wilson-Chandler | September 21, 2022

    Does it seem like you do everything possible to lower your electric bill and still see no measurable difference in your account? The simple reason is you may have energy vampires in your home. The good news is these creepy creatures do not require a visit from your local ghostbusters team; these energy suckers are... Read More