Wednesday, November 4, 2020 / by Sonya Reiselt
2020 has greeted everyone with a lot of changes, and with that, many buyers have rearranged their priorities when looking at home amenities. Perhaps this is due to the amount of time we are all staying home these days, constant advancement in technology, or the increasing trend of DIY and home-flipping. Regardless of the reasons, the features that buyers are hoping for aren’t likely to fade anytime soon! Does your home have any of these appealing features?
A room dedicated to laundry – A laundry room has always been high on the list of homebuyer desires but this is a feature that has increasingly become more important. People want a space where they can keep their dirty laundry out of sight and mind, especially when guests are over. Keeping the “waiting to be folded” laundry is no longer acceptable in the guest bedroom! Keep in mind that it’s especially ideal if the laundry is on the main floor!   ...
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 / by Sonya Reiselt
With the current climate in real estate, it’s no surprise that many listings end up in bidding wars between many potential buyers. With low inventory and high demand, this doesn’t seem like a situation that will change in the near future. Are you currently looking for your dream home? If your answer is “yes”, you’re going to want to make sure you are properly prepared for the potential of finding yourself in a bidding war. After all, if the house is perfect, you’re going to want to know all of your options to ensure your offer is the one that ultimately is accepted! Thankfully, there are many things you can do in order to feel confident going into a bidding war, and making sure you have a trusted realtor to guide you along the way, partnering with Sonya Reiselt, is the best first step to take! Here’s a rundown on the other steps to feel prepared:
1. Make sure you ...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 / by Sonya Reiselt
Let’s face it- no matter how prepared you are, or how much time you have, moving always seems stressful. While there are many things that need to be done before your move even begins, there are also tasks that have to be remembered even after all of the unpacking has come to an end. Here are some tips to help you prioritize and ensure your move is as seamless and stress-free as possible!
Stay organized and prepared
· Make detailed lists. Start making lists now! This will help you stayed organized and timely throughout the process. Pro-tip – don’t cross anything off of the list until the task is completely done.
· Do your research and hire a reputable moving company. There are plenty of wonderful movers in the Beaufort area that, come moving day, will make your move as stress-free as possible. If you’re still loo ...
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 / by Sonya Reiselt
Are you planning on buying your first home in Beaufort County? No doubt your budget is the main driver in your home search. Yet there are other factors you may not have thought of that can help you find the perfect home. These tips can not only help you find the ideal home for your lifestyle, but also help you afford to live comfortably in your new home.
Can you afford to heat and cool it?
Are you aiming to buy a larger home in Beaufort County? Keep in mind that the larger the home, the more it costs to maintain. It also means that you'll pay more to heat and cool your home. If having more space is a critical factor in your search, try to find a newer home that has updated systems and more energy efficient materials. This can help defray the cost of heating and cooling a larger home.
Who's going to mow the lawn?
How much lawn will you have to take care of in your new home? If you or other family members don't know how to care for a lawn, or just don't have ...
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 / by Sonya Reiselt
If there's one thing a pandemic will do, is effect change. One of the biggest changes since the pandemic started was sending people home to work. Many Beaufort County home owners weren't ready for the transition, as they didn't have a proper home office set up. But now it seems that working from home is going to be a trend that will stay for good, even when the pandemic ends.
Working from home was a trend that was already picking up significant steam before the coronavirus pandemic. Now, as more people around the world work from home than ever before, it could be impacting everything, including real estate.
If you work from home and want a more permenant working space, or if you plan to sell your home in Beaufort, it's a smart idea to create office space in your home.
COVID-19 and The Work-From-Home Shift
Forget about the pandemic for a moment (if you can). What are the benefits of working from home?
Working from home offers employees and their employers more flexibility, work-lif ...