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Selling Your Home in the Spring

If you are thinking about listing your home, now is the perfect time to get started. Spring not only brings the perfect weather and longer days, but it’s also a great time to put your house on the market! Here are three reasons why Spring is the perfect time to sell your home.

1. Buyer Activity

With the sunny days and pleasantly mild temperatures, outside activity is inevitable and prospective buyers are out exploring neighborhoods and visiting homes. The favorable weather is not the only reason for buyer activity, and Spring is also a great season to settle into a new home.  And most home buyers with school-aged kids prefer to move before summer break begins.

2.  Curb Appeal

With flowers in bloom, Spring is the perfect time to freshen

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Real Estate Goals

Do you have real estate plans for 2021? Perhaps you are considering selling, buying, refinancing, or even reinsuring your home but not sure where to begin. Don’t fret, we are a team of real estate experts and we are here to help.  We’ve put together some action steps and listed them below to help you tackle your home goals.

Selling Your Home:  If you’re interested in putting your property on the market, now is a great time to sell. Our real estate agents are ready to guide you through the entire selling process.

Action Plan: 

  • Find a listing agent

  • Find out how much your home is worth (your agent will provide you with a comparative market analyst report to determine an estimate on the property’s worth).

  • If applicable,

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Blanchard & Calhoun Real Estate: 2020 Recap

Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate had another successful year of providing the CSRA with real estate, mortgage, and insurance services despite the many obstacles of 2020- and let’s face it, this year has brought its share of challenges.  Businesses have had to adapt to new procedures and create new strategies due to COVID-19, and the real estate market was no exception. With strategic planning and strong relationships, we were able to find innovative ways to cater to our clients while conducting business seamlessly. Here is a recap of our 2020:

Awards & Recognition

Because of the challenges and bumps in the road due to COVID, awards were especially meaningful this year. Our team of staff and agents worked hard to achieve another successful

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Holiday Decor Tips

Decorating a small apartment can be challenging.  So, how do you turn your home into a festive and functioning space?  Here are ten decorative tips and tricks on how to give your apartment a holiday touch.

  1. Front Door: Create an inviting entrance by adding a wreath to the front door.

  2. Foyer: With small spaces, like an entranceway in an apartment, less is more. Instead of bulky decorations, use a plugin or any fragrance system that will fill the air with a subtle seasonal aroma to delight the senses. 

  3. Dining Table: Decorate the dining table with color coordinating place settings, a runner or placemats, and an attractive centerpiece.

  4. Sitting Area: Toss a few festive pillows on the couch and chairs.

  5. Fireplace:

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Home in the Winter

It’s time to trade the flip flops for the boots, the swimsuit for the snowsuit, the pool for the fireplace- you get the idea; It’s also a time to prepare for the inevitable - winter. And even though it’s unlikely that a snow blizzard will occur here in the south, there are still some preparation tasks you will want to tackle before temperatures take a major dip.

Insulate Windows:  If you have drafty windows, it can be difficult to keep the cold out and the heat inside of your home; As a result, your power bill is likely to increase. Below are some affordable, quick fixes to insulate your windows and keep your home warmer this Winter.

  • Rope Caulk window seals: Rope Caulk, similar to Silly Putty, is used to fill in gaps and spaces in

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First Time Home Buying Process

Buying a house will most likely be the biggest purchase you will ever make in a lifetime. While purchasing your first home is exciting, the process can be extremely overwhelming, especially if you are unsure where to begin. Don’t worry, you do not have to do this alone, we are here to help you every step of the way! To start, here is a six-step guide to buying your first home.

Step One:  Getting Pre-Approved

Before you begin to shop for a house, you will need to determine how much you can afford. To determine your budget, you must get pre-approved first and you will need a lender to pre-approve you. Pre-approval means that based on your income and credit, you should be able to get a loan (for a specific amount) as long as nothing changes with

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What makes a property stand out compared to other properties in the neighborhood?  Curb Appeal!   It makes no difference if you’re a homebuyer or seller or a real estate investor, curb appeal matters.   A well maintained and inviting front yard will not only boost your selling price, but it will also help your property sell faster.   It’s a tried and true method that real estate professionals use to attract more potential clients to a property.

Here are a few ideas to enhance the curb appeal, without breaking the bank.

House Numbers:   Are the address numbers visibly appealing? Are they rusty and old? If the numbers need an update or aren’t easily visible, run to your nearest hardware store. Find medium-sized numbers that complement the style of

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