1. Tips For Staging Your Home

    Making the decision to sell your home and start a new journey can be exciting and time-consuming. There is a lot that goes into this process, including preparing your home to sell, putting it on the market, searching for the perfect new home for your family, and going through the process of buying o…Read More

  2. Packing Tips To Make Moving Easier

    Moving is a stressful and exciting thing that we will all do at least once in our lives. Moving offers a chance for new beginnings, allowing us to recreate our own space, and gives us a change of scenery that is sometimes much needed. But moving is also stressful, there is a lot to think about when …Read More

  3. How COVID-19 Has Changed Real Estate

    Buying and selling a house involves a lot of face-to-face contact. From tours of the house to meetings with your realtor, it can seem impossible to buy or sell a home without meeting someone in person. Some of this has changed, however, because of COVID-19. The real estate industry has changed drast…Read More

  4. Does Staging Help Sell Your Home?

    There’s a lot to consider when selling your home. Which real estate agent to use, whether to sell at market value or for what the county assessor says it’s worth, and, of course, whether you should stage your home or not. For many, the idea of staging a home that they’ll be selling and moving …Read More

  5. Tips For Settling Into A New Community

    When it comes to relocating to a new community, the checklist you create for yourself can already seem daunting. After all, there’s packing, arranging for moving logistics, possibly a job hunt for one or more members of the family, and if you have children, the task of finding and enrolling them i…Read More

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    How to Show Your Home When You Have Cats

    Moving is stressful on everyone, including your pets. They know something is going on when you start packing up your home and boxes are everywhere. And if you have cats, they love routine, so anything out of the ordinary is stressful for them. Odds are, while you are preparing to move, you may also …Read More

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    What to Look for in a New Home if You Have Dogs

    You are looking to buy a home. Congratulations! Home ownership is a dream come true for many Americans, and it most likely has been a long time coming. You have some ideas of what you want in a home, but most importantly you want a home that will accommodate your best friend, Fido. Iron Gate Real Es…Read More

  8. How Do Schools Impact Real Estate Prices?

    There’s a lot that goes into the purchase of a home in the Columbia area. Savvy shoppers will look for things beyond just the layout and paint color of the home. They’ll look at access to shopping centers, proximity to cultural areas, and some will even consider which schools are in their area. …Read More

  9. Importance of Communication With Your Realtor

    No matter where you are in the country, when the housing market is strong, things can move really quickly. Whether you’ve purchased and sold homes a few times or this is your first time working with a real estate company, it’s essential that whoever you’re working with stays in contact regular…Read More

  10. What to Pay Attention to at an Open House

    When first-time homebuyers start going to open houses, it’s an exciting process! They get to drive up the driveway imagining that they are coming home, what their furniture would look like in the space, or what it would feel like to naturally walk through the house. But oftentimes, first-time home…Read More