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Reasons Why Your Offer Was Rejected

And how to make sure you win the next!
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on April 29, 2019 in  uncategorized
You spent the weekend house hunting and you finally found the ONE!You write up an offer and with your Coldwell Banker Gosslee Agent only to learn that the Seller rejected it! But why?!Let's go over a few reasons that this could have happened. #1 You're Missing A Pre-Approval LetterNot only is it important to have a pre-approval letter so that you know how much you can afford, but sellers are very unlikely to entertain offers without them. If you haven't taken the time to get pre-approved and show tha... read more

Coldwell Banker Gosslee March Housing Market Report

Learn what is going on in your local housing market.
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on April 23, 2019 in  Market Statistics
Mortgage interest rates are dropping. We have plenty of homes to choose from and our prices are so much lower than the rest of the country. Our housing market is doing well. It’s great to live in Northwest Louisiana! The National Association of Realtors released its monthly Existing Homes Sales Report and once again our part of the country was very different than the national scene. Nationally, there was a setback in sales, down 5.4% over last March but it was encouraging to see that inventory – the num... read more

Kitchen Remodeling Tips That Attract Buyers

Showing Your Kitchen Love Without Breaking The Bank
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on April 21, 2019 in  uncategorized
Does scrolling through Instagram and seeing picture perfect kitchens have you worried about how you're going to sell your home when all the buyers out there probably want the Instagram perfect kind of kitchen?Today, we chat about a few things that will help you with that!You don't have to spend $30K on an Instagram perfect kitchen remodel to attract buyers when selling your home, but there are a few things you can do that will give your space a mini facelift and some style!#1: Add an IslandIslands are fabulous for ... read more

The Market at a Glance

March 2019
Posted by Sheryl Garcie on April 19, 2019 in  uncategorized
March Market OverviewShreveport/Bossier, LA – (Caddo, Bossier, Desoto Parishes only) March Summary:  Sales were up.  Average price was up.  Inventory is steadily rising. Sales:  After a fairly flat first two months of the year, this was the strongest March for homes sales we’ve seen since 2007.   There were 402 homes sold this March versus 379 last year and a 5 year average of only 359.  This caught us up and put sales ahead of last year by +2% through Q1. Looking at... read more

5 New Homeowner Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid (And How To Avoid Them)

Learning The Ropes Of Homeownership
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on April 19, 2019 in  uncategorized
Keep these tips and tricks in mind as you learn the ropes of being a homeowner. Sam Shalom Apr 11, 2019 The following is a guest post from Jessica Thiefels Become a first-time homeowner is one of the most exciting and stressful times of your life, even after the closing papers have been signed and key is in hand. Suddenly, you’re faced with a whole new set of challenges: how to manage a home that’s yours, not your landlord’s. There are a lot of opportunities to learn—and as you ... read more
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