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Hidden Costs When Buying a New Home

Whether you’re new to buying a home or it’s been a few years – putting together a budget to buy a new home, doesn’t just stop at making sure you have a down payment. There…


Four Ways to Build Home Equity Before You Move

Whether you’re planning on moving or you’ve just moved to a new home – home equity is always important to maximize and build. Before we dive into some equity building tips, let’s lay some groundwork….


5 Tips to Make Your Yard Sale a Standout

Summer is a great time to plan a yard sale. If you’re moving or are planning on moving, selling your things is a smart move. Not only will you save on your move costs, you…


Home Prices Show Biggest Increase in Four Years

Home buyers…in March it was reported that home prices across the nation have increased by 8.9 percent versus this time a year ago. The median home price is now at $297,000 in over 174 markets…


Tips for Buying a Home This Spring

If you’re about to buy a home this Spring, congratulations! It’s one of the biggest investments that you’ll make in your lifetime, but also an exciting new chapter. Trulia has recently released some tips for how…


Pro Tips for Long-Distance House Hunting

Long distance house hunting offers many challenges, but thankfully there are some ways to reduce your risk of moving into the wrong house. At Beltmann we love coming alongside our customers to ensure they feel…


What to Know When Buying This Spring

Spring means warmer air and also the start to real estate season. So, if you are thinking about jumping into the home buying market, you might need to understand a few things about this time…


Rent Prices are Making Homeownership More Attractive

In January, Trulia released data on the current state of rental prices. They found that the median rental price has risen by 3.1 percent last year. But, in select markets – what they found was…


Trulia’s 2018 Hottest Real Estate Markets

Maybe you’re considering a move in 2018…if you’re looking for a new place to call home, you may want to check out Trulia’s list of top markets. Here’s how they’ve determined which markets are set-up…


Shocking Things That Increase Your Home’s Worth

Whether you’re buying, selling or thinking about it in the future – a home’s worth is one of the most important factors to understand. You probably know a home’s value increases if it has a…