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The Counteroffer: Negotiating a Real Estate Deal

Posted by Karen Kitzmiller on 6/13/2018 5:23 PM

Buying a home is rarely as simple as making an offer and paying that offer out. Negotiations can go back and forth for weeks before the seller and buyer are both satisfied.

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Topics: Buying, Home Seller, home buyers, Selling a Home

3 Advantages When Working with a Real Estate Agent

Posted by Karen Kitzmiller on 5/25/2018 6:13 PM

Hi, I'm Karen Kitzmiller. I'm a real estate specialist with Century 21 Real Estate Consultants in the Metro Charlotte area... watch this video or continue reading below. 

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Topics: Selling

7 Home Remodeling Projects with Top-Dollar Returns

Posted by Karen Kitzmiller on 5/18/2018 8:46 AM

Your home is in the perfect location, came at the perfect price, with the perfect lot. But the home itself? Perfect isn’t the adjective you’d use. But you knew that moving in, and now you’re ready to start making it just right.

But where to begin? How about with data? Data is that friend who tells you like it really is. Because while any home improvement that brings you joy is priceless, not all add as much home equity as you might expect. The “Remodeling Impact Report” from the National Association of REALTORS® has tons of data on how much improvements cost — and how much of those costs you can recoup.

Here are the best seven home remodeling projects with equity-building power:

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Topics: home value

Lawn Care Calendar for the South

Posted by Karen Kitzmiller on 5/11/2018 8:32 AM

You most likely have a calendar to handle your daily responsibilities, so why not have a calendar to handle your garden duties, too? The South is known for its tropical climate, and it should be treated that way throughout the seasons. Thanks to this lawn care calendar, you'll know exactly what chores to accomplish in each season of the year for your greenest, best-looking lawn yet.

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Topics: Homeowner

Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist

Posted by Karen Kitzmiller on 4/19/2018 8:44 AM

Given the option, few of us would volunteer to spend a Sunday on a ladder pulling leaves out of a gutter. But when your home is your biggest investment, maintaining it is a must. Home maintenance can feel like a daunting chore — particularly for a new homeowner who’s never had to clean gutters. But it doesn’t have to feel overwhelming. A home operates with the seasons, coming to life in the spring and hunkering down for the winter. This is the best home maintenance checklist I've found that covers all aspects of your home, and every season, thanks to the NY Times. Follow this natural arc all year long, and keep on top of the small stuff, and your house will run like a well-oiled machine. 

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Topics: Homeowner

House to Home Chronicles: First-Time Home Buyer

Posted by Karen Kitzmiller on 4/13/2018 10:00 AM

Kristina was ready to move from New York City to join her family in Charlotte. As a first-time home buyer in a competitive market, we worked together to get her ready to buy. Watch her testimonial about the buying experience:

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