The Realistic 'Wish List'
When you Google "tips for home buyers," you get a plethora of real estate advice. 99% of this advice is great and you should follow it. Set a budget, get pre-approved, find a great real estate agent, understand the true costs of ownership, etc. One ...
Posted by Kati Tague on May 5, 2014 in Buyers and Sellers
Organize Those Taxes!
We all know tax time can be very stressful. If you are like me, every year you curse yourself for not being more organzied and vow to be better next year......hopefully this year it will happen! With these super easy tips I think it's possible! Do ...
Posted by Kati Tague on April 9, 2014 in Misc.
Does Home Staging Really Work?
We have all heard real estate agents talk about 'staging' before, we have even included it in some of our blog posts. But what is it exactly? Is it worth it? Let's take a look....
A big thanks to Column Five Media for this great infographic!
Posted by Kati Tague on March 27, 2014 in Selling Your Home
Tips for Having a Successful Open House
Hey guys! Happy Sunday! Sunday is OPEN HOUSE DAY for sellers and it can be stressful. Check out our 5 easy tips to making sure you get the most out of your open house day!
Posted by Kati Tague on March 23, 2014 in Selling Your Home
Tips For Moving With Children
We are days away from spring, and the busiest season in real estate. While buying and/or selling a home can be exciting, the move can often be stressful. Especially if you have school aged children and your move falls during the school year. Here ...
Posted by Kati Tague on March 18, 2014 in Buyers and Sellers
Kid-Friendly Spring Cleaning Ideas
Spring is only TEN days away!! AND it's finally starting to feel like spring outside! I don't know about you, but I was so ready for warm, sunny days!
A few weeks ago we published a post about spring cleaning, with lots of tips and lists. ...
Posted by Kati Tague on March 10, 2014 in Home Maintenance
Things That Can Go Wrong in a Real Estate Transaction
It is the wise client that prepares for problems before they happen! For this reason, we would like to share with you some of the things that can go wrong during a real estate transaction. Since no transaction is closed until it is closed, the ...
Posted by Kati Tague on February 24, 2014 in Buyers and Sellers
How Pre-Packing Your Home Can Help it Sell
Spring is just around the corner! Before you know it For Sale signs will be popping up left and right. How can you make sure that your home stands out among the hundreds and thousands of others? The RE/MAX "Fit to Sell" series is here to help! Today ...
Posted by Kati Tague on February 17, 2014 in Selling Your Home
If I Start Spring Cleaning, Will Spring PLEASE Come NOW?!
Ok, is anyone else through with this weather?! I can appreciate lots of snow with the best of them, but this is just ridiculous. Poor school kids are going to have a three day summer vacation by the time they make up all of the snow days ...
Posted by Kati Tague on February 10, 2014 in Home Maintenance
Are You Sold on Louisville Yet?
When I was younger I couldn’t wait to get out of this city. To me, Louisville was boring and ugly…and who wants to say they’re from Kentucky?! As I got older, I began to truly appreciate the beauty and character of this place I ...
Posted by Kati Tague on February 5, 2014 in Interesting Facts
A Little Free Advice....
This 'song' came out when I was in 7th grade....at the time, it didn't really make much sense to me. Now, however, this might be some of the best advice you can ever hope to get. Enjoy.
Ladies and Gentlemen of the class of '99. Wear sunscreen....
Posted by Kati Tague on January 30, 2014 in Misc.
Bread and Milk, the Science Behind Stockpiling.
When the weatherman predicts a snow storm, what is the first thing people do? They go to the store to buy milk and bread....like the world is going to end. If you are like me, you find these people funny and irritating all at the same time. ...
Posted by Kati Tague on January 28, 2014 in Interesting Facts
Have We Recovered?
Have we recovered from the housing crisis? This is the question on everyone's mind. As 2013 came to a close, we were all watching the numbers...expecting to see a vast improvement from the years before. Here in Louisville we have seen a great ...
Posted by Kati Tague on January 27, 2014 in The Market
RE/MAX 'Fit to Sell' Series
Thinking about selling your home? The goal of every seller (and their real estate agent!) is to sell as quickly as possible at the best possible price. This type of real estate magic doesn't just happen on its own, you must prepare your home ...
Posted by Kati Tague on January 24, 2014 in Selling Your Home
Winterizing Your Home
Baby, it's COLD outside! There are so many things we hate about cold weather, one of them being the toll it takes on your home and your electric bill! While it is best to go through the winterization process in the fall, before it gets cold, there ...
Posted by Kati Tague on January 22, 2014 in Home Maintenance
Dear Client...An open letter to buyers and sellers
Thank you for choosing RE/MAX Properties East. It is our hope that we exceed your expectations in providing caring, timely, knowledgeable professionalism throughout your real estate transaction.
But……..THERE IS A ...
Posted by Harrell Tague on January 20, 2014 in From Broker/Owner Harrell Tague
Tips to Save Energy and Add Value
When it comes to energy efficiency, look for smart features and expertise to help you save energy and money and add value to your home.
1. Begin with a Right-Sized Home.
If the home you buy is simply too large for you or your family’s needs or ...
Posted by Angie Evans on November 6, 2013 in Selling Your Home