Melanie Davis' Blog

Posted on 01/17/2021
Title Insurance: Do I Need It?
Photo by Mona Tootoonchinia via Pixabay When you purchase a home, your lender charges you for a title insurance policy. You are also given the option to buy your own title insurance policy. Depending on your agreement with the seller, the seller might purchase the buyer’s title insurance policy. Before a seller can sell his or her property,...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Services Your Real Estate Agent Can Offer You
Photo by Benjaminrobyn Jespersen on Unsplash Real estate agents sell homes -- but the agent you choose should offer you a comprehensive lineup of services and assistance. If your agent is just a "set it and forget it" seller, you're missing out on the level of service you deserve. Ask any prospective agent about what they have to...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Did You Price Your Residence Appropriately?
If you add your house to the real estate market but fail to garner buyers' attention, now may be a good time to revamp your home pricing strategy. Otherwise, your home may remain on the housing market for many weeks or months before it finally sells. Generally, there are several factors you need to consider to determine if you...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Avoid These Common Home Staging Mistakes and Get Your House Sold Fast
Photo by Mark McCammon via Pexels Anyone who has ever gone out on a job interview or a date knows how important a good first impression is. First impressions can color the entire way we approach a person and environment. When it comes to your home, you want to create a positive setting that draws people in on...
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Posted on 12/23/2020
Washington, DC Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Washington, DC blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
How Do Buyers Feel After They View Your House?
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to ensure your residence makes a positive impression on buyers. Because if your residence fails to impress buyers during a showing or open house, your home may linger on the real estate market for an extended period of time. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Travel: Must-Sees of Maine
Photo by J. Lynne Hardesty via PixabayThe little state of Maine draws thousands of travelers each year. If you’re among those who are making the trek to this popular travel destination, you may feel overwhelmed by the plethora of things to see and do. If your time is limited, here are a few things you simply must see...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Why It's Worth Your Time to Conduct an In-Depth House Search
If you plan to conduct a house search, there is no reason to settle for inferior results. Instead, you should dedicate the necessary time and resources to conduct a comprehensive search for your dream house. Ultimately, there are many reasons why it pays to perform an in-depth home search. These include: 1. You can avoid the risk of buying...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Can You Afford a Second Residence?
If you have always wanted to own a second home in the mountains, near the beach or just about anywhere else, now may be the ideal time to transform your dream into a reality. The housing market offers many opportunities for property buyers – even those who already own a residence. If you understand what it takes to navigate...
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