Recent Blog Posts

The Myth of the 20% Down Payment

When people think about buying a home, they are often discouraged by the idea of saving enough money for the down payment. Indeed, surveys have shown that the greatest impediment to home ownership for prospective buyers is the down payment. However, many potential buyers have the false notion that a mortgage requires 20% of the home's purchase price paid up front. In reality, the median down payment in 2017 was only 10%, and many buyers paid even less than that!

Questions to Ask A Potential Home Stager

Ask just about anyone in real estate and they will tell you that home staging can be the critical factor that sells your home faster and for a greater price. Although spending a significant amount of money on a professional stager might give you pause, experts agree that the benefits outweigh the cost. As with any job, the key to effective staging is to find the right person for the task at hand. Keep reading to learn which questions you should ask to help choose the perfect home stager!

Coming Up: Flathead Lake International Cinemafest

Film lovers, lend me your ears! On January 26-28, Polson will be playing host to the amazing Flathead Lake International Cinemafest! Clear your schedule and grab your all-movie pass today for one of the area's premier motion picture events.