Open house on Sunday, August 16th from 11:00am until 12:30pm at 3633 Johnsville Ln NW
House plants have been a huge trend lately in home decor and design, and for good reason. House plants have been proven to be very beneficial for us to have around, and here’s why.
Believe it or not, there are tons of things in your home secretly giving off harmful pollutants called...Read More
So you’ve decided to sell your house. What’s next? Home photos. If your realtor comes to your house and takes out their phone to start taking pictures, it may be time to rethink who you’re listing with. The quality of the photos in your home’s listing will make a huge difference in the timeliness of selling your home. If a buyer is clicking through dark, blurry, low quality pictures they most likely will move on to the next home. On the other side, if the photos are bright, clear, and inviting, your home will come across as much more appealing. Our team once had a seller come to us looking for help selling their home. Their home had been listed for 901 days with a different agent and was not selling. When we looked into the listing, we immediately knew why. The pictures were dark, blurry, and didn’t capture good angles of the home. We went to the home, rephotographed, and listed the home. It sold and was closed in 118 days. This is the importance of good home photos.
Here is an example...Read More
If you are anything like our team, your four legged friends mean the world to you. It’s pretty easy to decipher your pets mood and how they are feeling. Animals grow attached to their environment and things just as humans do, so it’s no wonder why moving can be stressful for them. A new house, a new yard, new smells, new people…it can sometimes be very overwhelming for your pet. On the human side of it, moving with pets isn’t always easy either. Packing up their stuff, traveling with them, watching for signs of stress and discomfort, the list goes on and on. Our team cares about every member of your family, even the furry ones (or maybe scaled or feathered too.) That is why we are writing this article, to make moving with your best friends as easy as can be...Read More
It’s your first time buying a home, we imagine you’re probably a bit nervous. Have no fear, we are here to help you. This post will teach you the ins and outs, common mistakes, questions to ask yourself, home buying myths, tips, and much more!
Buying a home is proven to be one of the best long term investments a person can make. However, it can be intimidating. Can you afford it? What if I make the wrong choice? How do I start the process? These are all common questions we hear from first time buyers, and we hope we can answer them for you. We believe buying a home shouldn’t be a stressful process, but an educational and exciting one! That is why...Read More
Whether you bought your home in great condition, or as a fixer upper, you should always look for ways to add value to your home. These don’t always have to be big, extravagant projects either. There are multiple ways you can add some value with simple and cheap upgrades. If you are intending on selling your home in the future, this added value will only make things easier and help you get your money’s worth. If you’re already in your forever home, why not add some value to enjoy yourself!
Let’s get into the details...Read More
We know some of the words you may hear during the real estate process, buying or selling, can be confusing or have a total mystery meaning. That’s why we felt it necessary to start our blog off with a little vocabulary lesson.
It does no good to have your realtor or lender ramble off a bunch words that have no meaning to you. How are you supposed to make any educated decisions? Unless you have been through the real estate process before, you will most likely be asking for help understanding these terms. Congratulations, you’ve come to the right place. We have put together a list of commonly used terms and their definitions for you. Let’s get started...Read More
Home buyers and sellers, as things change and we learn more and more about the Covid-19 / Coronavirus, we at Counselor Realty of Bemidji are also doing what we can to still be able to more forward with home sales and purchases. We also want to state that as things change daily, we are also continuing to adapt an are following guidelines and the experts in the industry.