Moving Somewhere More Affordable?

Want to move somewhere with a lower cost of living than Valrico, Florida? Who could blame you! If it’s possible to make the same — or close to the same — amount of money and have that money go much further in another city, then it makes sense to move.  But the thought of ACTUALLY … Continued

Updating Your Home So You Can Sell On The MLS?

Trying to update your home so you can sell on the MLS?  Awesome! But it can be hard to know what to fix, what to upgrade, and what to leave alone.  After all, you don’t want to spend more money than you need to get your home ready for buyers.  At Hammock, we’ve helped a … Continued

Why I’m Getting Offers To Buy My House?

Have you been getting mail, calls, and/or text messages about selling your home?  If you didn’t have any plans to sell your house, then this can be a little bit confusing — why are people contacting you about this? What is their motivation?  Well, this is actually more common than you might think.  Real estate … Continued

Real Estate Photography Tips To Sell Your Home

Selling your home as FSBO (For-Sale-By-Owner) rather than through a real estate agent?  The good news is that you stand to make more money this way since you won’t have to pay an agent 3% or so of the sales price as commission.  The bad news is that you have to do all of your … Continued

Want To Sell Your House Yourself Instead Of Using A Realtor?

Want to sell your house as a for-sale-by-owner (FSBO) rather than going through a real estate agent?  That’s great! When you sell by yourself, you avoid some agent fees and can do things at your own pace and list your home for a price that you think is fair.  It is important to keep in … Continued

Are You Thinking About Moving To A New City?

Planning to move to a new city but not sure if it’s going to be a fit for you and/or your family?  It’s in the real estate agent’s best interest to persuade you to move and buy a house despite the fact that moving sight unseen might be quite difficult… As a result, they’ll make … Continued

How can a homeowner easily increase their equity?

Increasing equity on your home means you’ll make more money when it sells AND it means you can refinance to get a lower monthly payment.  So obviously, there are a lot of advantages to equity.  And the good news is, every mortgage payment pays money toward the principal of your loan so equity is always … Continued