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False Assumptions About Real Estate Agents

False Assumptions About Real Estate Agents

Driving nice cars, looking at homes all day, and going to fancy lunch meetings – ah, what a sweet life a real estate agent has, right? Hate to break it to you but these stereotypes are far from reality. Today, we debunk some common assumptions about real estate...

Things to Consider Before You Buy a Foreclosure

Things to Consider Before You Buy a Foreclosure

We always talk about homebuying must-dos and tips here in our blog. Buying a foreclosure home is a slightly different story. The main difference between buying a foreclosure and a traditional property is that with a foreclosure, the seller is the bank. They are...

Things to Do When Moving into a New Home

Things to Do When Moving into a New Home

Want a hassle-free move? The key is to be organized and plan your move well in advance. We’ve got you covered: 6 Weeks Before: Buy moving supplies such as boxes, tape, bubble wrap and other moving essentials. Downsize belongings. This will help save money on your...

Signs You Hired the Wrong Real Estate Agent

Signs You Hired the Wrong Real Estate Agent

Hiring a qualified agent—someone who will be able to take you step-by-step through the process—can be difficult. But hiring the wrong agent is a big mistake. Here are eight tell-tale signs you hired the wrong agent. Bad First Impression One’s first impression is...

Which Loan Is Right for Your Home

Which Loan Is Right for Your Home

Buying a home is often the largest purchase one will make in their lifetime. So we want to make sure we’re making the right decision every step of the way. One of the most important considerations is figuring out the right loan for you. But before knocking on lenders'...

Party in the USA: Ideas to Celebrate 4th of July

Party in the USA: Ideas to Celebrate 4th of July

Happy Independence Day, America! The streets are starting to be filled with stars and stripes and events lined up for this important day. If you’re thinking of having your own party at home, here are a few simple ideas for a patriotic celebration this coming July 4th....

Guilt-Free Ways to Declutter Keepsakes

Guilt-Free Ways to Declutter Keepsakes

  Your favorite stuffed bear from childhood, grandma’s old rocking chair, your kids’ artwork, your wedding dress, plane tickets to your travels abroad, and love notes from your spouse – these things probably put a smile on your face and brought you back in time....

Shop With Pride: Home Decor Supporting #Pride

Shop With Pride: Home Decor Supporting #Pride

We at Broadpoint Properties foster an environment where we treat each other and others with fairness. Celebrate Pride month with us by adding items into your home to show support to the LGBTQ+ community. Some of the home decor items featured below are from small local...

Get the Most Out of Buying Real Estate

Get the Most Out of Buying Real Estate

Buying a home is an exciting milestone and often the largest purchase one will make in a lifetime. So we want to make sure we’re making the right decision every step of the way. Here are ways to guarantee you’re making the best of your real estate purchase. Get the...

How to Always Have a Clean Home in 10 Minutes

How to Always Have a Clean Home in 10 Minutes

Do you have a busy lifestyle but have little time to deal with home cleaning? Do you find yourself spending hours cleaning over the weekend with the mess that piled up during weekdays? Are you wasting time getting distracted while sorting things out? Then, my friend,...

Real Estate 101: Market Value vs. Appraised Value vs. Assessed Value

Real Estate 101: Market Value vs. Appraised Value vs. Assessed Value

Ah, real estate… you and your confusing terminologies again. But don’t fret – we’re always here to help and in a few, we are dropping some new real estate knowledge for you. It is essential to understand the difference between market value, appraised value, and...

How to Update a Dated Home Without Remodeling

How to Update a Dated Home Without Remodeling

Are you craving a more well-designed home but low on budget and time? Here are nine minor DIY home upgrades that can make a huge impact without breaking walls and your wallet. Paint Adding a fresh coat of paint is quick, affordable, and can easily give a space a whole...

I Wish I Knew These Before Moving Into a New House

I Wish I Knew These Before Moving Into a New House

Moving into a new home can be exciting and sometimes, we overlook the little details that are actually important in the long run. We hear these questions time and time again from our tenants and homeowners that we think everyone should know before settling in.  ...

How Lighting Can Enhance Your Space

How Lighting Can Enhance Your Space

Interior lighting is something most of us probably don’t think about much but makes a huge difference in the overall look of your home. Lighting can make us look amazing, alter the architecture, make art important, raise the ceiling and change the atmosphere of a...

How to Make Sure It’s the Right Neighborhood

How to Make Sure It’s the Right Neighborhood

There’s a reason why in real estate the phrase “Location, location, location” is always said. In real estate, we use the term “external obsolescence”, meaning a depreciation in the value of a home due to factors that exist outside the property itself. And the...

Money Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home

Money Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home

Are you planning to buy a home? Set yourself up for success by preparing and maintaining excellent financial health. Here are the three biggest money mistakes to avoid while you're in the process of purchasing a home. Making Big Purchases If you just bought a car or...

Timeless Kitchen Accents for Every Kitchen Style

Timeless Kitchen Accents for Every Kitchen Style

“Trends, I hate that word because it gives people the excuse to keep making rash, sometimes expensive changes to their homes, only to regret it or tire of it in a few years’ time,” says Helen Parker, creative director of deVOL, the UK-based manufacturer of...

Fall Is the Most Beautiful Season —Here’s Proof

Fall Is the Most Beautiful Season —Here’s Proof

Colder air, warm surroundings — fall has finally come and we’re totally here for it. Some people are busy dressing up their homes to match this lovely season. Take a look at some of our favorite home fall inspirations that prove autumn is the most beautiful season....