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What to expect for Virtual Showing and Open Houses

2020-05-04T01:54:52+00:00May 4th, 2020|2020, Buyers, Coronavirus, Dawn Whalen, First-time buyer, For Sale By Owner, Home improvements, Nathan Baurley, Open House, Virtual Showings|

As the state slowly starts to reopen, many of us are seeing changes to nearly all facets of life, and for someone wanting or needing to move, participating in virtual showings and open houses are something to consider. While a virtual tour through a house isn’t exactly the same as being there, it does offer

How will COVID-19 impact the real estate market?

2020-03-20T02:26:51+00:00March 20th, 2020|2020, April, Coronavirus, Dawn Whalen, First-time buyer, For Sale By Owner, Home improvements, March, Nathan Baurley, Open House, Sellers, Virtual Showings|

How will COVID-19 impact the real estate market? By Dawn Whalen, Whalen Realty Group By now real estate signs would normally be popping up in yards and people would be looking to move into a new home around the time school lets out. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has forced everyone into a different and new reality that

Pros and Cons of Tiny Homes and less space

2020-03-02T18:19:33+00:00March 2nd, 2020|2020, Buyers, Dawn Whalen, First-time buyer, Home improvements, March, Tiny Home|

Like haircuts and fashion trends, building and housing styles change over time. In the early 2000s, developers began designing and selling homes ranging from 3,000-5,000 or more square feet in neighborhoods which offered a handful of floorplans, and could be completed in a matter of a few months, weather permitting. However, after the most recent

Careful what’s posted on social media when buying or selling a home

2019-09-26T20:34:39+00:00October 1st, 2019|2019, Buyers, Dawn Whalen, First-time buyer, October, Sellers|

For those with social media accounts, especially Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram, it’s important to be aware of public settings and posts when you’re in the process of buying or selling a property, and this extends to anyone else living in the home. On more than one occasion, a seller’s or prospective buyer’s post has terminated

Read this Before Joining an HOA

2019-04-16T15:18:07+00:00May 3rd, 2019|2019, Dawn Whalen, HOA, May, Sellers|

Read this Before Joining an HOA When reviewing details for a property make sure to find out if there’s a Homeowners Association (HOA) associated with the neighborhood. The goals of an HOA are to help a neighborhood maintain common areas, extra amenities and enforce covenants. Dues can range from less than $100 per year up