Understand What Goes into House Prices in a Competitive Market

Posted by: Erica Christoffer at HouseLogic on Monday, May 24, 2021

Even in a seller’s market, home sales depend on certain factors that may require you to be flexible.

Keeping Your House Clean with Dogs While It’s on the Market

Posted by: Leanne Potts with HouseLogic on Monday, April 26, 2021

Grout can be a real problem because it soaks up pet odors.

Are Closing Costs Tax Deductible?

Posted by: Leanne Potts with HouseLogic on Thursday, March 25, 2021

Here's the scoop on what's tax deductible when buying a house.

What to Expect During a Home Inspection

Posted by: HouseLogic on Tuesday, February 23, 2021

From finding an inspector to dealing with surprises — this is your guide to getting a house checked out.

2021 Home Trend Forecast

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Friday, January 22, 2021

2020 has come and gone, but much of the 2021 design trends are based on the “new normal” we’ve experienced this past year.

Kitchen Countertop Triage: First Aid for Scratches

Posted by: HouseLogic on Tuesday, December 22, 2020

You can repair kitchen counter mishaps with only a little time and money. Big boo-boos, however, will need professional help.

Relationship-Saving Strategies For Any Couple Buying a House

Posted by: HouseLogic on Monday, November 23, 2020

Buying a house is exciting. Arguing while buying a house? Not so much. Here’s how to keep the peace while house hunting.

5 Doable DIY Projects To Send Your Home Equity Soaring

Posted by: HouseLogic on Monday, October 26, 2020

A new front door has the highest ROI, not to mention the boost in curb appeal.

5 Questions To Ask When Buying A House

Posted by: HouseLogic on Monday, September 21, 2020

There are no dumb questions to ask a real estate agent.

The Ins and Outs of Setting a Price for Your Home

Posted by: HouseLogic on Wednesday, August 26, 2020
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It’s a big decision with a lot of factors, but don’t worry — you have backup.

What You Need to Know about Fortified Homes™

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Wednesday, July 22, 2020

With all the new development in Baldwin County, knowing about Fortified Homes™ is a must.

Your Questions Answered: Our Best Tips For a Successful Home Offer

Posted by: HouseLogic on Sunday, June 21, 2020

Strategies to help you win the house.

7 Cleaning Tips for Keeping Your Home Spotless When Selling It

Posted by: Kelley Walters (HouseLogic) on Thursday, June 4, 2020

Now that showings are safely resuming, reduce your stress-level by implementing these helpful tips!

Coronavirus Mortgage Relief: What You Need To Know

Posted by: Leanne Potts (Houselogic) on Tuesday, April 28, 2020

It’s a confusing time, but lenders are putting remedies, like forbearance, in place to help homeowners.

How to Disinfect Your Home in the Time of Coronavirus

Posted by: Christina Hoffmann (Houselogic) on Tuesday, April 28, 2020

A bleach solution or rubbing alcohol is your best bet for keeping your home sanitized.

5 Reasons to Use a Baldwin REALTOR® During COVID-19

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Tuesday, April 14, 2020

As the national, state, and local efforts to protect us from Coronavirus continue, REALTORS® are working hard to help essential real estate operate well within the government’s safety parameters. Our local REALTORS® are equipped with tools and training to make home-buying and selling possible for you during this time. Check out some of the most important items a Baldwin REALTOR® brings to the table.

Home Design Trends to Expect in 2020

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Tuesday, March 17, 2020
While 2020 has taken an unexpected turn, many are finding themselves with the time to finally catch up on those updates they've been wanting to make to their home. Baldwin County’s housing market was on the rise last month, and Baldwin ...

5 Awesomely Easy Landscaping Projects

Posted by: Houselogic on Sunday, March 1, 2020

No need for fancy DIY skills, a lot of money, or a ton of time to pull off these yard upgrades.

How Much Should I Save for a Down Payment?

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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Many people save money for their down payment over the course of several years. The larger your down payment is, the lower your loan and monthly payment will be. So, how do you know what amount is best for you? First, determine how much you can ...

How to Buy and Sell a House at the Same Time

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Tuesday, January 21, 2020

If your goal this year is to sell your home and move into a new one, you’re in for quite the task! While today’s housing market might make selling your home easier, it could also make buying one more challenging. Confused on where to start? We’re here to help you through the entire process.

The Road to Homeownership

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Monday, December 16, 2019

Did you know first-time homebuyers can now create a tax-free savings account to use toward the purchase of their first home?

3 Smart Reasons to Buy a Home During the Holidays

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS on Wednesday, November 20, 2019

A home may seem like a big-ticket item to add to your holiday shopping list, but it really does make sense.

When Should I Purchase a Starter Home?

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Friday, October 25, 2019

A prospective first-time homebuyer typically faces many tough decisions. One being the decision to buy a starter home now, or save up to buy a “forever” home.

Find out the benefits to purchasing a starter home.

How to Buy a House from Another State

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Friday, September 20, 2019

Buying a home in another state can be a particularly stressful experience, but it doesn’t have to be.

5 Things to do Before Hiring a REALTOR®

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Whether you want to relocate for work, downsize, or get more living space, there’s a few things you’ll need to do before taking the next step and hiring a REALTOR®.

How to know if you’re ready to buy a home

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Friday, July 12, 2019

Becoming a homeowner is considered by many to be one of the largest financial commitments in a person’s life. Knowing when you are ready to buy can be tricky, but we’re here to help you decide if you’re ready to unlock the door to your first home.

How Much House Can I Afford?

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Monday, June 24, 2019

Browsing through pictures of top-of-the-line kitchens or beautiful backyard landscapes is what entices many people to start their next house hunt. However, deciding on a budget should be the first step in your home search. 

How to Prepare Your House to Sell

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Monday, May 20, 2019

Every seller wants their home to sell fast and bring in top dollar, but it takes quite a bit to make this happen. This includes careful planning and knowing how to professionally tidy up your home so that you’ll convince homebuyers to make an offer – and quick!

What’s the Best Time to Sell a House?

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Saturday, April 13, 2019

There are a lot of factors that go into successfully selling your home. One major consideration is timing. When you decide to list, you might ask yourself what time of year is best to put your home on the market. Believe it or not, there is a right time!

First-time Homebuyers: Beginners Guide to Buying

Posted by: Baldwin REALTORS® on Friday, March 22, 2019

While homeownership can definitely be a smart move, the process of purchasing a home can be a challenge. Using a Realtor is one way to ease your fears and have an advisor there to guide you in every step. Additionally, here are a few questions to ask yourself before taking the homebuying leap…