5 Reasons to Sell This Summer

As the temperature rises, buyers are coming out ready to purchase their dream homes. The summer is a great time to list your home for sale. Here are five reasons why: 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing and able to purchase... and are in the market right now! Take advantage of the buyer activity currently in the market. 2. There Is Less Competition Now According to NAR's latest Existing Home Sales Report, the supply of homes for sale is still under the 6-month supply that is needed for a normal housing market

Serious About Home Buying? Get Pre-Approved

In many markets across the country, the amount of buyers searching for their dream home greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search. But even if you are in a market that is not as competitive, knowing your budget will give you the confidence to know if your dream home is within your reach. Freddie Mac lays out the advantages of pre-approval in the My Home section of their website: "It's highly recommended that you work with your lender to get pre-approved before you

Preparing Your Home for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is officially here! Check out some of these tips to prepare your home (and yourself) for a hurricane. - Hurricane winds can cause trees and branches to fall, so trim or remove damaged trees and limbs to keep you and your property safe. -Secure loose rain gutters and downspouts and clear any clogged areas or debris to prevent water damage to your property. - Use hurricane straps or clips to fasten your home's roof to the frame of the house, reducing roof damage. -Caulk around doors and windows. Wind-driven rain can cause moisture damage in your home, even when the structure remains intact. - Replace gravel with shredded bark. When it's time to refresh your gravel paths or dr

Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Archive
Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • LinkedIn App Icon
  • Pinterest App Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon
  • Wix Facebook page
  • Wix Twitter page
  • LinkedIn App Icon
  • Pinterest App Icon

The Birdsong Group, Brokered by eXp Realty

Licensed in Louisiana

2201 Veterans Memorial Blvd #404, Metairie, LA 70002  |  504-780-9422 

Team@TheBirdsongGroup.com

© 2018 by The Birdsong Group, Brokered by eXp Realty.