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    What You Should Know About Closing Costs

    By Emily Clayton | March 6, 2023

    Before you buy a home, it’s important to plan ahead. While most buyers consider how much they need to save for a down payment, many are surprised by the closing costs they have to pay. To ensure you aren’t caught off guard when it’s time to close on your home, you need to understand what closing costs are... Read More

    March Home Maintenance Tips

    By Emily Clayton | March 4, 2023

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    You May Have More Negotiation Power When You Buy a Home Today

    By Emily Clayton | February 27, 2023

    Did the frequency and intensity of bidding wars over the past two years make you put your home search on hold? If so, you should know the hyper competitive market has cooled this year as buyer demand has moderated and housing supply has grown. Those two factors combined mean you may see less competition from other buyers. And with... Read More

    164 Hartfield Drive Open House Saturday

    By Emily Clayton | February 24, 2023

    164 Hartfield Drive Open House Saturday Priced at $141/SQ FOOT for a 4BR/3BA home PLUS OFFICE in Madison built in 2006 Freshly painted interior Roof and gutters are less than a year old Gorgeous heart pine and brick paver floors Soooo much storage View listing here:…/39110/134694159/ ECRealEstateMS | Emily Clayton | EXIT New Door... Read More

    Don’t forget to file for Homestead Exemption

    By Emily Clayton | February 21, 2023

    Don’t forget to file for Homestead Exemption by April 1, 2023🏠 The following criteria must be met to be eligible to receive homestead exemption tax benefits:1. Be a legal resident of Mississippi2. Reside on the property as of January 1, 20233. Purchase Mississippi license plates for all motor vehicles owned by the applicant(s)4. Comply with... Read More

    Spring into Action: Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Expert Guidance

    By Emily Clayton | February 20, 2023

    To sell your home this spring, it may need more preparation than it would have a year or two ago. Today’s housing market has a different feel. There are more homes for sale than there were at this time last year, but inventory is still historically low. So, if a house has been sitting on the market... Read More

    3 Best Practices for Selling Your House This Year

    By Emily Clayton | February 16, 2023

    A new year brings with it the opportunity for new experiences. If that resonates with you because you’re considering making a move, you’re likely juggling a mix of excitement over your next home and a sense of attachment to your current one. A great way to ease some of those emotions and ensure you’re feeling confident... Read More

    February Home Maintenance Tips

    By Emily Clayton | February 10, 2023

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    Lower Mortgage Rates Are Bringing Buyers Back to the Market

    By Emily Clayton | January 31, 2023

    As mortgage rates rose last year, activity in the housing market slowed down. And as a result, homes started seeing fewer offers and stayed on the market longer. That meant some homeowners decided to press pause on selling. Now, however, rates are beginning to come down—and buyers are starting to reenter the market. In fact, the latest... Read More

    Why It Makes Sense To Move Before Spring

    By Emily Clayton | January 27, 2023

    Spring is usually the busiest season in the housing market. Many buyers wait until then to make their move, believing it’s the best time to find a home. However, that isn’t always the case when you factor in the competition you could face with other buyers at that time of year. If you’re ready to... Read More