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Monthly Archives: October 2022

    FAQ Friday: What is earnest money?

    By Kimmer Plunk | October 28, 2022

    Earnest money, also known as a good faith deposit, is a deposit made by the potential home buyer before closing to show that they are serious about buying the house. Earnest money is submitted when your offer is accepted, and then it is applied toward your down payment or closing costs. It is typically around... Read More

    Home Selling Tips for Pet Owners

    By Kimmer Plunk | October 27, 2022

    There’s no doubt pets play an important role in our homes. They wait for us to come home after a long day, they protect our property, and they are there to comfort us when things go wrong. Use these tips to ensure that you can enjoy your pet and sell your home at the same... Read More

    What Happens to Housing when There’s a Recession?

    By Kimmer Plunk | October 26, 2022

    Since the 2008 housing bubble burst, the word recession strikes a stronger emotional chord than it ever did before. And while there’s some debate around whether we’re officially in a recession right now, the good news is experts say a recession today would likely be mild and the economy would rebound quickly. As the 2022... Read More

    Are Open Houses Worth It?

    By Kimmer Plunk | October 19, 2022

    Before Covid-19, open houses seemed to be a Sunday staple activity for would-be homebuyers. However, as the pandemic put a halt to almost all in-person activities, the number of open houses dwindled—sellers didn’t want strangers in their homes and buyers didn’t want to be in the company of too many people. Although just 4 percent... Read More

    The Perks of Buying a Waterfront Property in Fall

    By Kimmer Plunk | October 18, 2022

    You’ve probably heard that spring and summer are the best times to buy a new home. It’s true that those seasons tend to be the hottest for the housing market, with people wanting to sell or buy before fall starts. But fall is still a wonderful time to find your next property, especially if you’re... Read More

    Four Things That Help Determine Your Mortgage Rate

    By Kimmer Plunk | October 17, 2022

    If you’re looking to buy a home, you probably want to secure the lowest interest rate possible for your home loan. Over the last couple of years, that was easier to do as the housing market saw record-low mortgage rates, but this year rates have risen dramatically. If you’re looking for ways to combat today’s... Read More

    Price Improvement in Hernando, MS!

    By Kimmer Plunk | October 14, 2022

    ‼️ Price Improvement ‼️ Opportunity awaits with the charming 8785 Green Duck Drive in the Buena Vista Lakes neighborhood of Hernando, MS! This property boasts beautiful lakefront views, 3 bedrooms, and 4 full bathrooms. Step through your front door to your great room and formal living room on either side. Follow around to your formal... Read More

    Saving for a Down Payment? Here’s What You Should Know.

    By Kimmer Plunk | October 12, 2022

    As you set out to buy a home, saving for a down payment is likely top of mind. But you may still have questions about the process, including how much to save and where to start. If that sounds like you, your down payment could be more in reach than you originally thought. Here’s why.... Read More

    Autumn Monday Motivation

    By Kimmer Plunk | October 10, 2022

    “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald Every season, every month, even every Monday can be a new beginning! Start the thing you’ve been thinking about! Read More

    Just Listed!

    By Kimmer Plunk | October 8, 2022

    Welcome to the stunning 6175 Fairlawn Cove on estate lot formerly owned and designed by renowned architect Kirk Bobo of HBG Design! Located in the heart of Desoto County, minutes from the Snowden Grove District and Silo Square®, and zoned for sought-after Pleasant Hill Elementary, Desoto Central Middle, and Desoto Central High Schools. Every detail... Read More