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For Buyers: 6 Homebuying Tips


There is a lot of information out there to help first time homebuyers. While all of it may not apply to you, as a homebuyer, it’s important to know what is expected of you and what tools are out there to help you find and buy the exact home you are looking for. As an […]

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Jan
17

For Buyers: Your Credit and Homebuying


For anyone thinking of buying a house, take a look at this article to learn more about how your credit score will affect your ability to get a mortgage and how you can improve your chances of getting the best deal. Your credit score will dictate many things for your upcoming home purchase, so I […]

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Jan
16

To-Do’s: Your January Home Checklist


Hello, If your live in an area experiencing frigid temperatures, I hope you are finding a way to stay warm! I came across this checklist I thought might be helpful so wanted to share.  Click on the link below for ideas of things you can do this month at home. ~Melissa [houzz=http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/34504062/list/to-dos-your-january-home-checklist w=300]

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Jan
10

Cheers To You!


Hello, It is hard to believe we are already saying goodbye to 2014, time seems to go by faster each year.  I would like to take a moment to thank all of you reading my blog as well as my clients this year for helping me to have another successful year.  I love real estate […]

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Dec
31

Merry Christmas!


Wishing You A Very Merry Christmas!  

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Dec
24

Happy Thanksgiving!


Hello and Happy Thanksgiving! On this day of thanks I would like to express my gratefulness to all of my past, present and future clients.  Without you, I would not be able to pursue my passions of houses and helping people.  THANK YOU!!!  

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Nov
27

Happy Halloween!


Happy Halloween! I just wanted to take a moment to share this resource for those who live locally.  It provides the trick or treat hours for the area towns and activities taking place. Have fun, be safe, and stay warm! And, don’t forget to turn your clocks back on Saturday night before you go to […]

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Oct
31

Buying In The Fall


Fall is truly here in the Peoria area now, leaves are in full color, Halloween is next week and the temperature is comfortable during the day with a cool down at night.  It is a GREAT time to buy a house!  Interest rates dropped last week, grant money is still available for those who qualify […]

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Oct
24

Peoria Is The Place To Live!


As a native of the Peoria area and a homeowner in Peoria I have always felt this is a great place to live and I love selling houses to buyers here.  Now I’m not alone in my thoughts, check out this news, then call me to help you find a house! ~Melissa   10 Affordable […]

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Oct
1

Why You Need A REALTOR To Advise You On A List Price For Your House


This article has many good points about why it is in your best interest, as a seller, to consult with a REALTOR about the appropriate list price for your house.  If you have been thinking of selling please read this, then call me! ~Melissa   There are dozens of Internet sites out there that reveal […]

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Sep
17