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How Pocket Listings in Real Estate Work

By Kim Shaw | April 15, 2019

Not every home sold gets a shiny new for sale sign out front. Some change hands quickly and quietly without any public advertising whatsoever. In the industry, these are known as “pocket listings.” Pocket listings are sometimes referred to as “coming soon” listings or “whisper” listings. Pocket listings used to be the domain of the […]

Cleaning Up Credit Inaccuracies

By Kim Shaw | March 15, 2019

Discovering an error on your credit history can be a rude surprise when you’re attempting to get pre-approved for a mortgage. Though most people don’t think about the details of their credit report until the need to secure a loan, it’s a good idea to check your report for inaccuracies periodically.  It is easy to […]

Identifying Common Household Water Leaks

By Kim Shaw | February 15, 2019

Did you know it’s not uncommon for more than 20% of homes to have one unidentified water leak? Sometimes these leaks go on for years, completely unnoticed, because home owners assume their water bill is normal and don’t realize their may be a small leak. Other times, small water leaks are overlooked because owners assume […]

How to Make a Small Bathroom Feel Bigger

By Kim Shaw | January 15, 2019

Master bathrooms with twin sinks, a luxury tub, and walk in dual-headed showers require large spaces and unfortunately come with a price tag… so what can you do to turn your small bathroom into a more spacious and comfortable space?  Just because a bathroom is small doesn’t mean it has to feel small. In fact, […]