About Katie Garringer

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Katie Garringer has created 21 blog entries.

June 2017 Housing Report

Note: National Association of RealtorsĀ® (NAR) data shown below is from April (most current national data) A persistently low supply of existing homes available for sale slowed April's sales velocity, resulting in a 29-day median number of days that a home remained on the market, a new low according to the National Association of RealtorsĀ®. [...]

June 2017 Housing Report 2017-06-23T21:55:28+00:00

Is Your Home Wired To Sell?

The type of wiring in residential homes generally depends on when the home was built, where it was built and if it has been updated. In older homes, knob and tube type wiring was the norm, replaced later by plastic-sheathed wiring. Often, newer electrical panels and updated wiring are good indications that a home has [...]

Is Your Home Wired To Sell? 2017-06-15T21:57:27+00:00

Staging Your Home To Sell!

The greatest way to show a home is to have a key available. This is typically done by placing it in a secure lock box, provided to you by your Real Estate Professional. This will give agents, with prospective buyers easy access to your property and promote showings. Following these simple staging guidelines will also [...]

Staging Your Home To Sell! 2017-06-15T21:57:53+00:00

Representing Your Best Interest

In today's real estate market it is more important than ever to have a professional who truly represents your best interest. A qualified listing agent works for you -- the home seller. Here are some things to consider when hiring an agent: The offer is typically written by an agent who represents the buyer's best [...]

Representing Your Best Interest 2017-06-15T21:59:05+00:00

Investing In Plumbing Repairs

You will spot several different types of plumbing systems in any housing market, including your own. Copper, galvanized, rigid plastic, polybutylene, and soft plastic are but a few. Certain systems are more prone to having certain problems. Fixing minor plumbing repairs today can save you time and money when you are ready to sell. Buyers [...]

Investing In Plumbing Repairs 2017-06-15T22:00:17+00:00

A Little Painting Works Wonders!

New paint makes the entire home smell clean and neat, and can bring sellers top dollar. If your home has chipped paint, exposed wood, or surfaces that looks faded, it's time for new paint. If your carpet is worn, dirty, outdated, or an unusual color or style, you might consider replacing it. Many houses do [...]

A Little Painting Works Wonders! 2017-06-15T22:00:49+00:00