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Monthly Archives: September 2021

    Homeowners Need to Know

    By Mike Parker | September 27, 2021

    In the Boy Scouts, a certification, called a Totin’ Chip, is required for scouts to carry, and use woods tools like a knife, axe and a saw.  They must read and understand the use and safety rules from the scout handbooks and demonstrate the proper handling, care, and use of each. No such certification is... Read More

    No Need to Make Common Mistakes

    By Mike Parker | September 21, 2021

    A successful home sale, considered by many owners, is to maximize their proceeds in the shortest time with the least inconveniences.  Just because it is a seller’s market doesn’t mean that homeowners can shortcut some of the steps that make it happen and they certainly need to avoid commonly made mistakes. Pricing too high Low... Read More

    A Lesson From a Pro

    By Mike Parker | September 14, 2021

    Even a professional home stager took extra lengths to get her home ready for market - with better-than-expected results Read More

    Equity Price & the Agent You Select

    By Mike Parker | September 7, 2021

    A Seller’s equity in their home is the difference between what the home is worth and what they owe.  At any point in time, it is an estimation because value is a very subjective term.  If the seller thinks the home is worth more than an actual buyer will pay for it, the estimated equity... Read More

    Rising Rents Music to Your Ears

    By Mike Parker | September 1, 2021

    Rents going up may not be pleasant to hear for tenants, but it could be music to your ears if you are an investor. The recent CoreLogic Single-Family Rent Index, April 2021, showed a 5.3% increase in national rent year over year which doubled the increase experienced in April 2020.  This is the largest annual... Read More