1. Simple Home Projects That Can Help You Sell Your Home Quickly

    When selling a house, many people tend to fall into a renovation trap. They feel that they need to boost the value of the house to get the best price, but they often forget that the money spent on the improvements may not directly translate to an increase in value. There are several small, simple th…Read More

  2. Home Hacks – Worth It?

    Moving can be a thrilling experience, particularly when you are moving into your dream home. The home you have searched for your entire adult life. It has everything you want, and you are excited to make it even more perfect. If you are lucky enough to live in our gorgeous community of Columbia, may…Read More

  3. No Matter Your Situation, Iron Gate Real Estate Can Help

    In everyone’s lives, there comes a time when change is necessary and your housing situation needs to be evaluated. The circumstances could be happy or they could be tragic, either way it is important to have the right team on your side. At Iron Gate Real Estate, we are your local Columbia realtor …Read More

  4. Four Key Reasons Why Your Home Did Not Sell!

    Was your home sitting on the market for months and months when you were trying to sell in the past? Too often this is a reality too many homeowners find themselves dealing with. Whether working with a real estate agent or trying to sell on your own, here is a list of the top four key reasons why you…Read More

  5. Hey, Neighbors.

      There is a common misconception out there about real estate offices, and you’ve probably fallen for it. The first thing you learn about a local real estate office is where it’s located. How else would you know where to drive? Location... Many people like to believe that the location of an…Read More

  6. Working with a Realtor

    When you make the decision to buy a home or piece of property, one of the initial steps (in order to start in the right direction) is to use an experienced real estate broker to help search for the right buy. For the buyer, a realtor is absolutely the way to go, especially since they buyer pays noth…Read More

  7. Your Home Purchase, What to Expect

    Buying real estate is one of the largest financial decisions you will make in your lifetime. Understanding the market and the process involved is highly important and must be approached with caution. One of the first steps to take is to come up with a price that you can afford to pay for a new home.…Read More

  8. Making a Real Estate Offer

    When you’ve found a house that suits you and it comes time to make the infamous “offer”, there are a few things to consider before proceeding. The offer will be written down on a standard legal form and will include very specific terms and conditions of the offer for the seller. Some of these …Read More

  9. Home Appraisals

    When you set out to look at houses and the help of a professional, knowledgeable real estate agent, you have to know if the homes you are looking at are worth the prices the sellers are asking. This is a tedious but important part to buying a new home and it could be easy to overpay for a piece of p…Read More

  10. Mortgage Definitions

    Mortgage Definitions: There are enough terms and other legalese to learn and memorize when taking on the task of securing a mortgage, buying a piece of real estate, or anything in regards to this subject. The following is a breakdown of the most basic mortgage subjects and their meanings (defined by…Read More