Creativity May Be the Key to Selling a Long-Listed Property

Sellers obviously love those hot markets that do not require a whole lot of effort. They like to be able to list their homes for sale, entertain a number of competing offers within the first few days, and then make a decision. But things in real estate do not always go that way. Sometimes sellers […]

Do You Know the Difference Between Mortgage Lenders and Brokers?

In Louisiana, as anywhere around the US, the real estate business is a lot more complicated than most people know. Take lending, for example. Not every homebuyer goes right to their regular bank to get a mortgage. In fact, the vast majority of buyers do not. Many utilize mortgage brokers. That presents a question: do […]

Vintage Farmhouse: What It Is and How to Pull It Off

You have been looking to buy a home in the DeRidder area. The whole time you’ve been scheduling viewings with your real estate agent, your friends have been talking about vintage farmhouses. You have no clue what they are referring to. Well, we have you covered. We are going to explain what a vintage farmhouse […]

5 Possible Reasons Your Home Is Not Selling in a Hot Market

No doubt that we have been in a hot seller’s market for more than 18 months. Things are cooling down now, but it wasn’t too long ago that listing a home for sale meant getting multiple competing offers within days. And still, there are plenty of homes that have seen very little action despite the […]

3 Things Every First-Time Home Seller in LA Should Know

You can find tons of online posts offering tips for first-time home buyers. It goes without saying that first-time buyers generally face a steep learning curve. But what about first-time sellers? There is a lot to know about selling that homeowners are not likely to learn unless they research and ask questions. EXIT Real Estate […]

A Buyer’s Perspective: Why Is That Home for Sale in LA?

Every home for sale in LA  has a story behind it. Likewise, every homeowner has specific reasons for selling. Guess what? If a buyer can find out why a homeowner has chosen to sell, the information could prove helpful to writing the best possible offer for both parties. This is not to say that finding […]

Adding a Security System to Your New Home – How to Choose?

Home security has become increasingly more popular with the introduction of digital and wireless technologies. Homeowners are even combining security with home automation to give them the entire package all at once. What about you? Are you thinking about adding a security system to the new home you just bought? It has been suggested by […]

It’s Hard to Beat the Lure of All-Cash Real Estate Transactions

An explosion in the real estate market in LA over the last couple of years has had significant impacts on a lot of buyers. In some of the hottest markets, competition has been so fierce that buyers have resorted to making all-cash offers. That kind of offer is hard to beat if you have no […]

How Far Should a Deep Clean Really Go?

There has been a lot of talk about deep cleaning recently. Especially with the COVID pandemic and the resurgence in concern over germs, people are more likely to deep clean their homes than they were in the past. The question is how far a deep clean should really go. The truth is that there is […]

How to Prioritize Remodeling Projects After You Buy

Six months ago, all you wanted to do was buy a home. Endless listings and plenty of viewings later, you have finally signed on the dotted line. You have the keys in hand. What next? If you are like most people, you probably have a list of remodeling projects running through your mind. Remodeling comes […]