South Metro Real Estate Buzz

When it comes to selling your home, certain safety precautions should always be followed as there will be people entering your home who you don't even know on a routine basis.  Even though they will be accompanied by their Realtor, having such guidelines in place will not only protect yourself, but all others who enter your home as well.These safety guidelines will keep everyone safe while your home is for sale: ... read more

Mind Your Mulch

Landscaping Tips
Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on June 23, 2016 in No Category
Do you have a DIY landscape project on your mind that involves mulch?  Here is everything you need to know about mulch - how to apply, selecting the right type, calculating the amount needed and even common mulching mistakes.  It's time to get mulch on your mind and knock that DIY project out of your backyard! ... read more

8 Reasons to Buy a 1,000 Square Foot House

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on June 21, 2016 in No Category
Good things come in small packages – and little houses are no exception!  If you are in the market to purchase a home or are simply looking to downsize, it is important to know smaller homes certainly have some advantages over the larger ones.  Smaller homes typically “require less time, energy, money and provide greater lifestyle flexibilities.”  If this describes the type of lifestyle and living choice you desire, keep reading!    Here are 8 benefits to buy a... read more

6 Fun and Simple Summer Entertaining Tips

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on June 13, 2016 in No Category
Summer is the ideal time to invite friends and neighbors over for a get-together. Here are six tips to guarantee your summer gatherings will be a hit. 1. Break out the party games If some of your guests don’t know each other, set up a few backyard games to help break the ice. Croquet, badminton and horseshoes are all good choices. For an easy DIY project, paint a wood pallet and cut a circular hole in the middle for a fun beanbag-toss game. 2. Fire up the grill Nothing says summer like a casual barbecue i... read more

South Metro Housing Market Update

May 2016
Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on June 09, 2016 in No Category
Here is your latest South Metro housing market update which takes a close look at all of the real estate activity  Rice Countryfor the month of May 2016.  These statistics are reported directly from the NorthStar MLS.Rice County Statistics - May 2016Number of Homes Listed: 106Average List Price: $246,716Number of Homes Sold: 100Average Sale Price: $194,162Average Days on Market: 37Number of Homes on the Market: 246... read more