Should Your First Home be an Investment Home?

It’s a weird position to be in. You’ve left home, perhaps graduated college, found a steady job with decent benefits, and saved up a small nest egg. First of all, congratulations! You’ve got this adulting thing down. You know the next step in your personal journey is to buy a home and start building equity. […]

5 Questions You Need to Know about Radon

Did you know that the ground under your home may be trying to kill you? No, you’re not located on top of an ancient Native American burial ground (probably). But naturally occurring radon in the bedrock could be leaching into your home and causing health problems. If you’re buying a home in the mountains, you […]

16 Things You Need to Know before Buying a Home with a Well

In today’s day and age, it’s easy to take for granted how important clean water is to daily life. From brewing your Monday morning coffee to your end-of-the-week stress relief bubble bath, water plays a major role in our health and wellness. Now, you’re ready to invest in your first home or retire to that […]

3 Quick and Easy Ways to Plan for a 2019 Home Purchase

2018 has been a roller coaster of a year! If you’re like us, you’re ready to enjoy all the festivities this holiday season has to offer. But you’re also ready to think seriously about what you want to accomplish in 2019. If you see homeownership in your future, 2019 could be a great year to […]

6 Things You Need to Know about Underground Storage Tanks

Out of sight, out of mind. Underground storage tanks are something you’ve probably rarely thought about, if ever at all. Compared to marble countertops, walk-in closets, and outdoor patios, USTs rarely factor into a home buyer’s decision making process. But if you ever have trouble with one, your UST will quickly become one of the […]

3 Ways to Make Your Offer Stand out in a Seller’s Market

At Beverly-Hanks, we understand that buying a home is one of the biggest and most important decisions you will make in your lifetime. And we know that this financial stress can be compounded in a seller’s market when there is heavy competition among buyers. If you’re worried about whether your offer will look more attractive […]