7 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas Using Boxes
If you're in the middle of a move you probably don't have a lot of time to spend on an elaborate Halloween costume. Don't let that stop you from celebrating in style. Take advantage of something most people probably have a lot of – boxes! ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 31, 2017 in Josh's Blog
Buying a Home Can Be Scary... Until You Know the Facts
Many potential homebuyers in Shasta County believe that they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score just to qualify to buy a home, which stops many of them from even trying!
Here are some facts:
40% of millennials who purchased ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 30, 2017 in Josh's Blog
After the Move: 5 Fast and Easy Ways to Feel at Home
You’re done buying your new home and, at last, the moving truck’s been unloaded. Now it’s time to unpack and make the new place your own – a labor-intensive process that will go a lot easier when you follow these five quick ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 26, 2017 in Josh's Blog
5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying or Selling!
Whether you are buying or selling a home in Shasta County, it can be quite an adventurous journey. This is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to your ultimate goal. In this world of instant gratification ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 25, 2017 in Josh's Blog
Which Homes Have Increased in Value the Most?
Home values in Redding, Anderson, and surrounding areas within Shasta County have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. The Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors puts the annual increase in the median ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 19, 2017 in Josh's Blog
Buying Remains Cheaper Than Renting in Redding
In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States.
The updated numbers show that the ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 17, 2017 in Josh's Blog
Thinking of Selling? You Should Do It TODAY!!
That headline might be a little aggressive; however, as August 2017’s housing market data begins to roll in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME TODAY!
See what your home is worth ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 16, 2017 in Josh's Blog
Shasta County Market Update - October 2017
From the desk of Josh Barker @ RE/MAX
There has been a lot of talk lately about home values in Shasta County. The average sales price in Shasta County is up by nearly 5% year-to-date compared to the same period in 2016. This month I will share a few ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 6, 2017 in Market Updates
Get the Most Money For Your Home
Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensure that you get the highest price possible.
1. Price ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 2, 2017 in Josh's Blog