RE/MAX Blog for Buyers

RE/MAX Blog for Buyers

  • 5 Tips for Getting Over “The One That Got Away”

    Imagine you finally find the house of your dreams. It has everything you hoped for in a home, from the right countertops to the right landscaping. You spend hours envisioning the parties you'll throw in the backyard and the baths you'll take in the clawfoot tub. But fate intervenes. For some unfortunate reason – perhaps a fierce bidding war or a fickle owner who decides to stay put – deal falls through. How do you recover? Here are some tips. 1. Get right back in the saddle If you must have a pity party, do it quickly. Perhaps a quick toast to what could have been, […]

  • Find a Home with the Perfect Backyard BBQ Spot

    As you tour homes, do you stop in the backyard and visualize your friends and family fighting over the first burgers off the grill while the dogs play in the yard? If outdoor entertaining is a priority in your new home, here are four things to look for. 1. Space. You may be dreaming of an extensive outdoor kitchen, complete with weatherproof appliances and a table with a built-in cooler. Or, your budget may limit you to a Hibachi and camp chairs. Regardless, make sure there's enough space to host the backyard soiree of your dreams. 2. Shade. Western facing backyards […]

  • First-time homebuyers take note: First Flight is here!

    Buying a home is rarely simple – particularly for first-time homebuyers. That's why RE/MAX created an exciting new way to break down the home-buying process. Introducing First Flight , a Pinterest magazine of curated content that helps first-time homebuyers navigate the daunting and often complex process of buying a home. From for sale to sold, each issue in the four-part series focuses on a different stage of home buying to make your first buying experience a great one. What's a Pinterest magazine? It's a specialized Pinterest board with pins to […]

  • Finding Time for Fun in Real Estate

    When you hire a real estate agent to help buy or sell a home, they can help free up time you would otherwise spend on sorting through listings, scheduling showings, or trying to figure out paperwork. You might even have time to focus on the fun parts of moving, such as: 1. Building a Pinterest board of décor inspiration Don't have a particular design style in mind? No problem. Check out the RE/MAX Pinterest page for ideas. 2. Clearing out the clutter with a yard sale Remember, each thing you sell is one less thing you'll have to […]

  • April 2017 Housing Report: 4 Things to Know

    March set a post-recession record for increasing home sales and prices, according to this month's RE/MAX National Housing Report. Here's what the research revealed: 1. Home sales increased year-over-year March home sales were 6.6 percent higher than the report's previous March record, set last year. Thirty-eight of the 53 metro areas in the report showed year-over-year increases. Sixteen of these areas charted double-digit growth. 2. Inventory continues to drop In March, the Months Supply of Inventory dropped below three months (2.7) for the first time since RE/MAX […]

 

Bill Robbins – Realtor at RE/MAX Bryan-College Station