John Yoder's Blog Posts

4 Exterior Renovations That Increase Value

Thinking about some improvements in order to make your home ready for the market? Not every project provides an equal return on investment. According to Remodeling magazine's most recent Cost vs.

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The Housing Market is Strong

Late last year, analysts were betting on a break from the hot housing market, which had begun to breed concerns of instability. How long could prices really run up?   The consensus was

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How To Make Your Home Look Expensive On A Budget

You want your home to look luxe, but your bank account has other ideas. Fortunately, you don't have to spend a lot to make it look like you did. With a little ingenuity and these 12 ideas, you can

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Home Tech Trends on the Rise

Technology use is on the rise in every arena, and smart home tech is no diļ¬€erent. From smart fridges that tell you when you're out of milk, to complex lighting kits you can access from your phone

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2019's Hottest Home Decoration

Comfort is trending for 2019, a consensus of home decorators agree, with more people seeking warm colors, intimate spaces, and a casual but sophisticated lifestyle. Designers looking to pair

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Stages of the Home-buying

As a prospective buyer progresses through the home-buying process, they will receive numerous letters from lenders at significant steps along the way. However, there is one letter that is more

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Cyber Secure: Staying Safe Online

Sure, you strap on your seatbelt when you get in the car, and your helmet when you hop on your bike, but what about safety precautions for getting online? CenturyLink encourages consumers to

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Forget Staging, 'White Box' Instead

In high-end luxury markets,  it turns out less is often more. Instead of maximizing luxe features, sellers are stripping their pads down to bare bones and commanding a higher sales price in the

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Are You Putting Your Home at Risk for Water Damage?

What can homeowners do to protect their homes from water damage of all kinds? According to Chubb, the first step is understanding how homeowners' seasonal behaviors shape their exposure to water.

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How to Ensure You're Buying the Perfect Home

How  to  Ensure  You're  Buying  the  Perfect  Home For most people, buying a home is the biggest investment they'll make in their life. Not only is it a huge

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