Home Tips

July 16, 2024

6 Tips to Secure the Best Home Insurance Rates

Now, more than ever, having the right home insurance is essential. 

But with rates on the rise, how do you ensure you're getting the best coverage without breaking the bank? Let's explore the ins and outs of home insurance and uncover some strategies to secure the best ...

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June 14, 2024

Why Owning a Home is the Ultimate Inflation Hedge

When thinking about home ownership, there is more to consider that the current interest rate. 

Stable Payments

A fixed-rate mortgage ensures stable monthly payments, offering a financial stability as cost-of-living increases. This predictability is a significant advantage over renting, where payments can rise with inflation. Even with changes in ...

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April 11, 2024

Understanding Different Mortgage Options: Your Guide to Homeownership

Congrats! You've decided to take the exciting step of buying a home. But with that decision comes a new set of questions, and a big one is financing: what type of mortgage is right for you? Don't worry, this guide will break down the most common mortgage options ...

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Posted in Buying, Home Tips
April 9, 2024

Negotiating Like a Pro: Must-Knows for Your Greer Real Estate Deal

Negotiating Like a Pro: Must-Knows for Your Greer Real Estate Deal

Here at Expert Real Estate Team, we've helped Greer and Greenville residents achieve their homeownership dreams since 2011. We understand that buying or selling a house is a significant life event, and the negotiation process can feel daunting ...

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Aug. 25, 2023

Why You Need a True Expert in Today’s Housing Market

 

The housing market continues to shift and change, and in a fast-moving landscape like we’re in right now, it’s more important than ever to have a trusted real estate agent on your side. Whether you’re buying your first home or selling once again, it’s mission critical to work with ...

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Aug. 7, 2023

Four Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity

If you’re a homeowner, odds are your equity has grown significantly over the last few years. Equity builds over time as home values grow and as you pay down your home loan. And, since home prices skyrocketed during the ‘unicorn’ years, you’ve likely gained more than you think.

According ...

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June 26, 2023

Homeownership Helps Protect You from Inflation [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

  • Wondering if it makes sense to buy a home today even when inflation is high? When other costs go up due to inflation, buying a home helps you keep your monthly housing expense steady.
  • Rents typically increase with inflation. Maybe that’s why, according to a recent survey,  ...
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March 13, 2023

4 Ways Homeowners Can Use Their Equity

Your equity is a powerful tool that can help you achieve your goals as a homeowner. And chances are, your equity grew substantially over the past year. According to the latest Equity Insights Report from CoreLogic, homeowners gained an average of $51,500 in equity over the past year.

If ...

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March 3, 2023

Should I Remodel My House Before Selling?

Remodeling your home before selling can be a tough decision to make. It's not always clear whether it's worth investing in renovations and upgrades to attract potential buyers and increase the sale price, or if it's better to sell the property as-is and avoid the expense and ...

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Feb. 14, 2023

Why It’s Easy To Fall in Love with Homeownership

No matter how the housing market changes, there are some things about owning a home that never change—like the personal benefits it can provide. When you own your home, you likely feel a sense of attachment because of the comfort it gives and also because it’s a space that’s truly yours ...

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