Roxane Pittman's Blog Posts

Five Easy Entry Ideas

Take the exterior of your home from boring to beautiful with five easy ideas.Southern Living Magazine  By Grace HaynesMaking your home the envy of every other on the block doesn't&

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Small Changes = a Huge Impact on Your Selling Price

"I'm not suggesting anyone tackle all of these projects. But, take a look at your property, decide which of these small changes your house could use the most. Each of them are proven to improve the

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Home Inspection Checklist for Buyer's

This 13-point checklist will help you during your home inspection to know what to look for and expect.By Evan Bindelglass  Updated Feb 19, 2020,Having an offer accepted on your dream house

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Rich and Nutty, Chocolate Chubbies Cookies

This family favorite is super easy to make. We make them several times each year.Ingredients6 (1-ounce) semisweet chocolate squares, chopped 2 (1-ounce) unsweetened chocolate squares, chopped

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I’ve Been Quarantined for 14 Days What Now?

I’ve Been Quarantined for 14 Days, Can I Hang Out With Friends & Family Now?April 1, 2020By Michael Bohl, MD, MPHYou’ve quarantined for 14 days, your friends or family have

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5 Ways My Home Has Calmed Me Down During the Coronavirus

I hope this article I found, helps everyone with some insight into looking for some peace and calm while sheltering at home! Share a few of your own ideas, I would love to hear them.Share to email:

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Don’t Go Over Budget on your Renovation

Only 1 in 5 homeowners come in under budget. Here’s how to be one of them.According to a report from home improvement site Houzz. 1. Reconsider DIYDIY is cheaper, right? Not

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What's Hot and What's Not In Home Design Trends

Hi Guys, here is an article I found that is worth sharing with those who care to know. As REALTORS we often find ourselves recommending decor tips. This might be helpful to be current.Sometimes,

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Buy a Home This Fall, 4 Reasons Not to Wait!

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights Report shows that home

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The Health Benefits of Chocolate

When most people think about the benefits of chocolate, it’s usually the taste that jumps to mind first, but you might be pleasantly surprised that this is not the only benefit of this

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Forecast for Home Pricing

Questions continue to come up about where home prices will head throughout the rest of this year, as well as where they may be going over the few years beyond. Here's the home price appreciation the

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Reasons This Fall is the Time to Sell

5 Reasons to Sell This FallBelow are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National

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Improve the Outside of Your Home by Building A Deck

Avoid These 11 Mistakes when Building a DeckInstalling an outdoor deck is a great way to improve the outside of your home, add value, and create a space for socializing. A good deck will last

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Moving tips when it time to move out of your rental.

More than 100 million Americans rent their homes, and the typical American will move 11 times in their adult life, with most of those moves from one rental property to another. Moving home 

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Renovation Projects that Don't Add to Your Resale Value

Owning your own home gives you a lot of freedom when it comes to putting your own stamp on a place. But if you’re thinking about doing more extensive renovations, it’s best to think

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Staging your home isn't what you might think.

"A dirty-feeling house implies nothing is well-maintained"Staging your home is universally acknowledged as one of the most important things you can do to make it appeal to potential buyers. It doesn

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Renters Beware - Landlords Charging More for Low-End Single-Family Rentals

Rents for single-family homes jumped 2.9% year over year in March, according to the CoreLogic Single-Family Rental Index. The index measures rent changes among single-family rental homes, including

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Down Payment Gifts Know the Consequences

Giving—or Receiving—a Down Payment Gift? Here Are the Tax ConsequencesSearching for homes and scrolling through listing photos is fun, but saving up for a down&

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15 Tips for Buying a New Home

15 TIPS FOR BUYING A NEW HOME1. Find the Right Realtor. Buyers who use a buyer’s agent pay an average of 5% less than buyers who don’t, a difference of $7,500 on a $150,000 house. And

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Want to Sell Your Home? "Now is the Time!" Competition is Coming

Have you seen all the New Construction going up everywhere around the Upstate of South Carolina? We need extra housing that is a fact. However, I want to point out what it means to the seller's

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Conquer Phone Phobia

Conquer Your Phone Phobia to Create a Natural Prospecting Experience.I came across this 2018 blog about building consistency in your business with prospecting phone calls. It does not apply to the

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