Real Estate Tips and Tricks

Everything in It’s Place – You and Your Kids

Nothing is more frustrating to me than going to my tool box or drawer to get something I need and find it's not there. Hopefully it's laying nearby where I used it recently for another project, but sometimes I end up wasting valuable time looking for it again. If this...

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Cleaning after Construction

I feel like I need to make a disclaimer at the very beginning of this blog post. I don't clean my own house. My housekeeper has been with us almost all the years we've lived in central Arkansas, so almost 20 years. She keeps our house beautiful, so I don't have to be...

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Inspections – the Sexy Six

Home inspections are a must when buying a home. It's easy to see the things on the surface that needs fixed, but it's the things in the walls, in the attic, on the roof, and in the crawl space that aren't so obvious. Home inspectors look "under the hood", so to speak,...

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The Last Steps Before Listing

The Final Process We're about to list our next property, a neat house at 115 Prospect Trail in North Little Rock. This neighborhood is behind the Summit Church on Crystal Hill Road. There's a nice neighborhood down the road from the church, and we've loved working on...

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Choices, Choices

Our job is to visit every home we might buy to see what's great about it, what repairs are needed, and how we can help the owner sell it. Our goal is to have a win-win solution, where both the homeowner and we achieve our goals. But, every house and situation is...

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City or Country Life?

City Lights & Country Nights When I was a kid, I got to spend a week or two with my country cousins on their farm in a town about an hour and half of curvy miles away from our city. I loved those weeks, but there was a clear difference between my cousins and me....

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Luxury Homes

When we were newly married, we lived in a mobile home. On weekends, we'd drive neighborhoods, visit open houses, and peek in windows of vacant large luxury homes that we'd dream of being our own someday. Then we went to work to make our dreams come true, and our...

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