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5 Secrets to Cutting Costs on Your Next DIY Home Design Overhaul

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Posted by Jessica Wimberly on July 12, 2020 in  DIY  Home Design
The following is a guest post by Alex Jones With many of us confined to staying at home during the current global pandemic, now could be the ideal time to embark on a DIY home design overhaul. Of course, transforming a tired living space into one that’s timelessly stylish and effortlessly practical comes with a number of cumulative costs, but there are plenty of ways to save money along the way. In this post, our friends over at Trendy Floors will be sharing some savvy secrets on how to keep costs d... read more

How to Save on Summer Electric Bills

There's no escaping it...it's hot out there!
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on July 08, 2020 in  Summer Tips
  There’s no escaping it . . . it’s hot out there! Unfortunately, summer electric bills usually rise as the temperature does. Try these tips to keep your home cool while saving money. Cover Your Windows Sunshine is the best part of the season, unless it’s overheating our homes and increasing summer electric costs. Does the sun shine directly into your home during the day? Create a habit of closing curtains and blinds before leaving for work. You can also block light with strategic lan... read more

What Current Mortgage Rates Mean for Home Buyers

Is now the right time for you to buy?
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on July 06, 2020 in  Buying A Home  Home Buying Tips  Mortgage Rates
By now, you've probably heard that mortgage rates have hit historic lows and that buyers are still buying despite the global pandemic because of this. But maybe you have never thought much about mortgage rates or are curious what impact that actually has on your purchasing power?Today we are breaking down the difference between buying a home now with rates where they are versus if they increased a percentage. Our goal is to help buyers make smart real estate decisions and understanding that the market they're poten... read more

Top 4 Reasons a Home Sits on the Market

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Posted by Jessica Wimberly on July 01, 2020 in  Home Selling Tips  Selling A Home
Our market is hot and if your home is sitting on the market, chances are there is at least one adjustment that needs to be made. Today, we are going to go over everything you can do to prevent your home from sitting on the market. #1 Bad PhotosWhen you start interviewing agents to list your home, one of the most important questions you can ask them is: Who is your photographer? If the agent can’t give you an answer - Or worse, tells you that they DIY all of their own photos - Run! Because of ap... read more

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
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