Category: Consumers

The New Homeowner’s Checklist – 13 Things to Do After the Close

Weeks of hard work have brought you here – the close. After a flurry of signatures, it’s official: Your clients have the home of their dreams!
So, what’s next?

Personalize Your Offer with a Love Letter

In this tight housing market, many buyers are using personal letters to highlight their enthusiasm for a property and potentially sway sellers to accept their offer over others.

Strength from the Ashes

On the night of October 9, 2017, Chuck Stark looked up at the sky above his home in Santa Rosa, California, and noticed it was smoky and a little pink. But, he reasoned, this wasn’t anything atypical considering the wildfires burning miles …

Smart Home Tech Is Here to Stay

Smart home technology has moved from the luxury market to the mainstream with a variety of options available to homeowners in all price ranges. What once required hardwiring by pros can now be installed by DIYers (or just plugged in or turn…

Smart Home Tech Is Here to Stay

Smart home technology has moved from the luxury market to the mainstream with a variety of options available to homeowners in all price ranges. What once required hardwiring by pros can now be installed by DIYers (or just plugged in or turn…

Building a Legacy For My Son

About two years ago, Nicole Browne was experiencing an immensely stressful time in her life. The Army reservist had just gone through a difficult divorce, was fighting to get custody of her son, and was traveling back and forth between Mary…

What Millennial Buyers Really Want

Thirsty for technology, information, instant gratification and convenience, millennials (22-37 years-old) are here and they are ready to buy their first home. Directly from three millennials themselves, here’s your must-know guide to workin…

What Millennial Buyers Really Want

Thirsty for technology, information, instant gratification and convenience, millennials (22-37 years-old) are here and they are ready to buy their first home. Directly from three millennials themselves, here’s your must-know guide to workin…

KW Agent Helps Purple Heart Family Receive a Mortgage-Free Home

June marks the beginning of National Homeownership Month. The celebration began in 2002 as a presidential initiative and has since brought the dialogue of homeownership and the importance of expanding homeownership opportunities to communit…

Win Big with First-time Home Buyers

Kymber Menkiti, president of sales with the Menkiti Group, has spent 11 years building a dedicated, passionate team of real estate professionals in Washington D.C. Last year alone, the team achieved nearly $100 million in production and 209…