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    Buying Your First Home? Know These 3 Things

    By The Johnson Team | October 20, 2023

    We love working with first-time home buyers. Helping you find your first home, learn the home buying process, and guiding you from house-hunting to move-in day gives us the warm fuzzies. Here are three things you should know before you start looking. 1. Work with one real estate agent. It’s best to have one agent... Read More

    Understanding Home Equity

    By The Johnson Team | June 1, 2023

    Home equity…Everybody wants it, but what exactly is it, and how do you get it? Equity represents the degree of ownership an individual or entity has in an asset after subtracting any debts against the asset. To say someone shares equity in a company means they would share in any assets remaining after all debts... Read More

    Upsize or Downsize: Which is Your Best Move?

    By The Johnson Team | May 8, 2023

    Upsize or Downsize: Which is Your Best Move? Deciding if it is time for your family to upsize or downsize is not always a clear choice. There are factors to consider that might push you to take the leap or stay put for a while longer. Whether you are thinking about upsizing so your family... Read More

    12 Tips for an Easier Move

    By The Johnson Team | April 10, 2023

    As exciting as it is to move into a new home, not many people look forward to the actual moving day. Whether you are moving across town or across the country, moving is stressful. Here are some helpful hints from expert movers to make the big day a little more bearable. Schedule your move well... Read More

    When Should You Refinance?

    By The Johnson Team | March 1, 2023

    Low-interest rates have many homeowners wondering if it’s a good time to refinance. Refinancing can save you a lot of money in the long term when done correctly. It’s important to consider the drawbacks as well. Here are some reasons why you might want to refinance, and a few things to be cautious of. Reasons... Read More

    What to Check on Your Final Walk-Through

    By The Johnson Team | January 19, 2023

    The final walk-through on your new home is an exciting event. It means you have successfully maneuvered through negotiations, inspections, and financing approval, and are on the verge of signing your closing papers. Most buyers attend the final walk-through with thoughts of furniture placement and paint colors in their heads. But the walk-through is about... Read More

    Renovating Your Home FAQ

    By The Johnson Team | January 1, 2023

    Renovating Your Home? Check Our FAQ’s! How do I pick a contractor? Ideally, you want to build the same kind of relationship with your contractor as you do with your real estate agent: one built on trust that makes you want to go back to that person for any future needs. Your contractor should be... Read More

    Pros and Cons of Selling During the Holidays

    By The Johnson Team | December 1, 2022

    If you are thinking about listing your home this fall, you might be concerned about showing it, and possibly having to move, over the holiday season. The holidays are already a busy time of year for most families, so you would be right to wonder if you are making a good decision by marketing your... Read More

    Your Questions About Selling Your Home: Answered

    By The Johnson Team | November 11, 2022

    If you have a home to sell, you’re probably excited to get the process started. There are many things you need to consider when selling your property, and it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed by the task. The good news is we’ve done extensive research about what you need to know about selling your home... Read More

    8 Reasons Why Real Estate is the Best Investment

    By The Johnson Team | October 5, 2022

    Real estate has long been considered a solid investment for many reasons. It is a relatively safe and easy way for people to build wealth beginning with a small amount of money. If you are interested in investing in real estate, We’d be happy to help you find the right properties. Here are some of... Read More