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More Homes, Please!

Coldwell Banker Gosslee's May Housing Market Report
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on June 29, 2020 in  Market Statistics  Press Release
MORE HOMES PLEASE! A friend’s 15 year old son had a great line, “I can’t believe we are living through something with COVID-19 that kids like me will get wrong on tests in 50 years!” Perceptive kid! But it definitely feels like we are living through an upcoming history book. With everything that has gone on, you might be surprised to know that for all of 2020, Northwest Louisiana is only down 5% in total home sales. The beginning of the year was so strong that our overall numbers are shocki... read more

Market at a Glance

May 2020
Posted by Sheryl Garcie on June 29, 2020 in  Market Statistics
Residential Real Estate SalesMay Market OverviewShreveport/Bossier, LA – (Caddo, Bossier, Desoto Parishes only)May 2020 Residential Real Estate Market Report for Shreveport/Bossier City, LA. May Summary:  Sales were down.  Average price was down.  Inventory levels at all-time low.   Sales:  With the Covid-19 shelter-in-place order having begun in mid-March and continuing all throughout April, it is May that will be the most negatively affected month for closed home sales numbers. ... read more

Avoiding Emotional Decision Making When Buying A Home

Using your head to find "The One"
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on June 24, 2020 in  Buying A Home
Every home buyer hopes to find the perfect house. The one that, as soon as you walk through the front door, you know it is the one for you. It happens, and when it does, we are really happy for our buyers. We always want our buyers to fall in love with the perfect house and live happily ever after. Just like in relationships, however, emotions often come into play during the home buying journey…Emotions that may result in some not-so-loving feelings. Today, we will talk about those emotions and hel... read more

5 Essential Tips for Staging Your Home in the Summer

Give your home the competitive edge it needs
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on June 22, 2020 in  Home Selling Tips  Home Staging Tips
As any experienced real estate agent will tell you, houses sell every day in the summer, as long as they are priced right and are appealing to a buyer. Here are five essential summer staging tips to give your home the competitive edge it needs for a successful summer sale. 1. Maintain Curb Appeal Curb appeal is essential, but it doesn’t have to be expensive. Pull any dead shrubbery or plants and keep healthy ones trimmed back. Weed your garden, and consider placing a hardy ground cover, such as bark mulc... read more

5 Home Steps to Get Ready for Summer

Follow these steps to ensure you stay cool inside and get to enjoy your outdoor spaces as well.
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on June 16, 2020 in  home maintenance  Home Owner Tips  Summer Tips
Stay Cool in the Hot Summer The air is lazily swirling. The sun is at its peak in the sky. Rain hasn’t been on the radar in weeks — and won’t reappear until fall. It’s simply summer in Louisiana. That’s why it’s so important to make sure your home is ready to keep you cool this summer. The first step to ensuring a cool retreat from the hot summer sun is having your air conditioning system serviced and evaluated. And the best time to do this is long before the heat of the sea... read more
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