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Buying and Selling in 2022

In Buying & Selling by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

Are you planning of selling your house this year or buying a new one? Often you must buy to sell making it a tricky process. Real estate can be tricky to understand However, we have some reliable predictions for 2022.   Last year’s increase in house prices was an amalgamation of many factors including a higher demand for homes with less available and low -interest rates. …

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A Spring Home Maintenance Checklist 

In Home Decoration, Home Improvement, Tips & Tricks by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

After months of cold and snow, Spring is finally here. The days are growing longer and buds on trees hold the promise of future blooms. This also means it’s time to focus on our home and garden. The winter can be tough on infrastructure. Spring is a wake-up call to repair and invest in the integrity of your house to hold its value and help …

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2022 Trends for Interior Design

In Tips & Tricks by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

Interior design trends for 2021 included the popularity of “granny chic” floral patterned wallpaper, wicker and ratan furniture, ceramic tile sink backsplashes and an increase interest in natural fabrics and dyes. Now with 2022 well under way, we try to anticipate what will be the next hot trends. It’s always difficult to anticipate just what the next years trends will be and even more interestingly, …

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5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your House’s Value

In Home Improvement, Lake Carroll Real Estate, Real Estate, Tips & Tricks by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

Are you a homeowner who wants to increase the value of your investment? For many of us, owning a home is our greatest asset and a major life achievement. It means you have a place of your own to live your life with the people you hold dear. In uncertain times you can always know that you have a place to be and when it’s …

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2022 Housing Market Forecast

In Lake Carroll Real Estate, Real Estate by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

We are still getting used to the new normal. 2021 was a great year if you wanted to sell your home but not the best for buying one. That means If you were lucky enough to have multiple properties you were looking to say goodbye to, this was a great time to do so. With January almost at its close, it’s a great time to …

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Things to Consider for Your Basement Renovation

In Home Improvement by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

Hearing loss stands in the way of healthy communication. If you ask any relationship expert to name one key of a strong relationship, they will be likely to say something like “open communication.” Yet, what exactly does that mean? We know that communication is important, yet what is it about the way the mind and emotions work that makes communication so important? It turns out …

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Preparing for a Home Inspection

In Lake Carroll Real Estate by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

Home inspections are, more often than not, part of the process of selling your home. Whether you are undertaking a pre-inspection before putting your home on the market, or prepping your home for a buyer’s inspection before closing a sale, a home inspection is a thorough review of all the major features and systems of your home and can greatly affect your selling price.  We …

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Looking Ahead at the Housing Market

In Lake Carroll Real Estate by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

Homebuyers entering the housing market this past year were faced with a challenging situation in an already challenging time. While low mortgage interest rates made the finances of buying a home more feasible for many first-time shoppers, it also drove up competition for the limited amount of real estate coming onto the market. The result? A seller’s market in overdrive, with home prices rising accordingly.  …

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Tips for Finishing Your Basement

In Lake Carroll Real Estate by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

Most people think of their basement as a place for storage. Often the things that go down there don’t resurface for many years, to be rediscovered like treasures. However, there is a lot of unrealized potential in a basement, as it provides quite a lot of space which can be repurposed as an added living space, studio, or workout room. Investing in a refinished basement …

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Tips for Keeping Your House Cool in Summer

In A/C & Home Cooling by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

As the summer heats up, does your home get unpleasantly hot? Summer can be punishing on home comfort and on energy bills – but it doesn’t have to be. Knowing ways to keep your home cool can help you enjoy the season better and save money while you are at it! Sync Your Windows With the Sun Your windows are an essential part of your …