Jaci Mitchell's Blog Posts

Tips For Investing In Real Estate!

How to Invest in Real Estate – Here’s What you Need to KnowDiversifying your portfolio with a real estate investment can be a great way to solidify your retirement income or create

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Rules For Flipping Houses?

What is the 70% Rule when Flipping Houses?If you’re thinking about flipping houses, you have to know how to bid on a property. Pay too much for a home and you’ll leave yourself with

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Everything you Need to Know - How to Flip Houses for Beginners

How to Flip Houses for Beginners – Everything you Need to KnowFlipping houses can make you money, and even be fun. It may not be as fun or easy as you see them on reality TV shows, but there

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Fastest way to Sell an Expensive House?

Tips for Selling a Luxury Home – What is the Fastest way to Sell an Expensive House?Selling a luxury home creates a unique situation. You don’t have the same large target audience you

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Selling your House As-Is

Selling your House As-Is, What it Means for the BuyerIf you want to sell your home without doing any repairs, you’re looking at an ‘as-is’ sale. While it may seem more convenient

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Kitchen Updates on a Budget

Easy Kitchen Updates on a BudgetIf there’s one area of your home that you can see the largest return on your investment, it’s the kitchen. It’s the heart of the home and the first

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What is it and How Does it Work? – 1031 Exchange

1031 Exchange – What is it and How Does it Work?When you sell a real estate investment, you make capital gains, or at least that’s the hope. Those profits come at a price, though. You

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Here’s What you Need to Know

How to Invest in Real Estate – Here’s What you Need to KnowDiversifying your portfolio with a real estate investment can be a great way to solidify your retirement income or create

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#1 Reason Homes Don’t Sell (and How to Fix It)

The #1 Reason Homes Don’t Sell (and How to Fix It)You heard it’s a seller’s market right now so you couldn’t wait to sell your home. Except it’s sitting and you don

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5 Improvements that Increase Home Value

Top 5 Improvements that Increase Home ValueDid you know that not every home improvement gives you a dollar-for-dollar return or even a ‘good’ return on your investment?Knowing which home

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Buy a House with No Money out of Pocket?

How can I Buy a House with no Money out of Pocket?The down payment is the one thing that keeps most people from buying a home. What if there was a way to buy a home without any money out of your

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Why Rent When you can Own it!

Why Rent When you can Own a Home?Why Rent When you can Own a Home?If you’re tired of renting, you aren’t alone. According to the NerdWallet Homebuyer Report, 84 percent of Americans

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Get a Home Loan with Bad Credit

How to Get a Home Loan with Bad CreditHow to Get a Home Loan with Bad CreditMany people think you need ‘perfect credit’ and a large down payment to get a home loan. You don’t,

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Mistakes to Avoid by First-Time Homebuyer

First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes to AvoidFirst-Time Homebuyer Mistakes to AvoidBuying your first home is one of the most exciting decisions you’ll make in your life! It comes with a lot of

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What Factors can affect your Mortgage Approval?

What Factors Affect Mortgage Approval?What Factors Affect Mortgage Approval?Before you look at homes, it’s always a good idea to get pre-approved for a mortgage. This way you know how much you

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First-Time Homebuyers Best Mortgage Loans

The Best Mortgage Loans for First-Time HomebuyersThe Best Mortgage Loans for First-Time Homebuyers Buying your first home can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. You’re

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Rents Rising?

Why are Rents Rising?The pandemic saw many things including rock-bottom rent prices, but it seems like those days are over as rents soar back up to pre-pandemic levels and sometimes even higher. As

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First Time Buyer Program and How do you Qualify?

What is a First Time Buyer Program and How do you Qualify?What is a First Time Buyer Program and How do you Qualify? First-time homebuyers have one major obstacle – the down payment. When

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Homes Flying off the Market in 2021?

How Fast are Homes Flying off the Market in 2021?If you’ve looked at homes recently or know someone who has, you’ve likely heard how fast homes are selling. In some areas, it’s not

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Home Renovations Generate the Highest ROI?

Which Home Renovations Generate the Highest ROI? Did you know that not all home renovations affect your home’s value? In other words, your ROI could be next to nothing on some.

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Can a Seller Require Prospective Buyers to be Fully Vaccinated?

Can a Seller Require Prospective Buyers to be Fully Vaccinated to View the Property? Sellers are in the driver’s seat when it comes to deciding what they will and will not accept,

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Housing Market Going to Crash Anytime Soon?

Is the Housing Market Going to Crash Anytime Soon?What goes up must come down, right? At least that’s what everyone is saying about the real estate industry. It can’t possibly stay this

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Three Home Buying Myths

If you’ve been thinking about buying your first home, chances are you’re getting tons of advice from everyone you mention it to. It can be pretty overwhelming which is why I want to

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Improve Credit Score to Get a Mortgage

How to Improve your Credit Score to Get a Mortgage If you’re in the market for a mortgage, it’s important to look at your credit score first. Many potential buyers don’t

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The Worst Thing a Seller Can Do

Today, I’m diving into an important topic that could make a big difference in the amount of money you net from your home sale. The market is hot. There are more buyers who need houses

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Tips for Higher Home Appraisal

My Tips for a Higher Home Appraisal The home appraisal determines how much you’ll get for your home. You could ask for any price you want, but if your buyers need financing, it all

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The Property I’m Buying Doesn’t Appraise? What will Happen?

What Happens if the Property I’m Buying Doesn’t Appraise?You found your dream house and maybe bid a little more than you intended to pay. You figure it will all work out since your

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Debt-to-Income Ratio

How to Calculate your Debt-to-Income RatioIf you’re in the market to buy a house, your mortgage lender will look at a couple of main factors to determine if you qualify. Most people know they

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Reasons Why Your Offer Was Rejected

You find the perfect house, start creating all of your Home Décor Pinterest boards and BAM – you find out that the sellers didn’t accept your offer. Your dreams of making dinner

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Renting vs Owning... Which is Right for You?

Renting vs Owning – Which is Right for You?If you’re thinking about moving this year, you may wonder if renting or owning is the best choice? While there isn’t a one-size-fits-all

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Pros and Cons – Pre-Construction Homes

Pre-Construction Homes – Pros and ConsBuying a home before it’s built is exciting and overwhelming at the same time. You get to pick your home’s features down to the color of the

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Market Predictions 2022

Housing Market Predictions 2022After a couple of years of short demand and crazy high sales prices, everyone wants to know, what will the 2022 housing market look like?While they are just,

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Improve your Credit Score to Get a Mortgage

How to Improve your Credit Score to Get a Mortgage If you’re in the market for a mortgage, it’s important to look at your credit score first. Many potential buyers don’t

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Best Time to Sell my Home?

When is the Best Time to Sell my Home?You want top dollar for your house, and you want it to sell fast too. It’s a tall order to fill, but when you know the best time to sell your house, it

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How to Make House Hunting Easy as Binge Watching Netflix

You know the feeling when you struggle to find something to watch on Netflix because it’s just so overwhelming with the number of shows and movies to choose from? Well the same thing can

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Get a Mortgage with Bad Credit

How to Get a Mortgage with Bad Credit The first thing lenders look at when you apply for a mortgage is your credit. If you have a bad credit score, it could be harder to secure financing, but

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How to Create the Most Demand When Listing Your Home For Sale

When your house is listed for sale, I’m guessing that your top two concerns are going to be that you want it to sell for the highest price and in the shortest amount of time possible. I&rsquo

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How Much Should We Offer on a House?

You’re getting ready to start the home buying process, browsing through all the real estate websites to see what’s out there and have started your new home wish list. You’ve

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Home Renovations for Maximum ROI

This fact might surprise you: The average home improvement project does not tend to have a 100% return on initial investment. You might be thinking – why would I remodel then? The reasons

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Higher Home Appraisal Tips

My Tips for a Higher Home Appraisal The home appraisal determines how much you’ll get for your home. You could ask for any price you want, but if your buyers need financing, it all

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DATE NIGHT AT HOME

What’s better than date night? Date night in your own home! Remember, we “get to” stay home so let’s make the most of it! With all the stress that comes with the uncertainty

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Considerations for Buying a Home

You’re not just buying a house, you’re buying a lifestyle! That means when you’re writing out your list of must have home features and deal breakers, you need to think beyond the

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Calculate your Debt-to-Income Ratio

How to Calculate your Debt-to-Income RatioIf you’re in the market to buy a house, your mortgage lender will look at a couple of main factors to determine if you qualify. Most people know they

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5 Things to Do Before Moving Into a New Home

The day has finally arrived! You leave the closing table with the keys to your new house and you're officially a homeowner. You're ready to take a few pictures in front of the sold sign, pop open a

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3 Kitchen Remodeling Tips to Attract Buyers

Does scrolling through Instagram, seeing picture perfect kitchens have you worried about how you’re going to sell your house when all of the buyers out there probably want the Instagram?

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Do You Know What Does a Buyer's Agent Do

After helping many first time home buyers successfully buy their dream home, I noticed something that I want to share with as many future first time home buyers as possible! What I noticed was that

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Pricing Mistakes to Avoid When Listing Your Home

Pricing your home can be a tricky science sometimes. There is a lot to consider such as the updates you've done, the neighborhood you live in, the size of your home and the location. What the value

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Home Buyer Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make

Whether you're getting married, looking for more space to raise a family, want to stop renting and start investing, or maybe you're looking for a rental property you can make some extra cash on -

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Buying a Home? Here are the Top Lifestyle Considerations

You’re not just buying a house, you’re buying a lifestyle! That means when you’re writing out your list of must have home features and deal breakers, you need to think beyond the

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How to Stage Your Master Bedroom

Our bedrooms are our space to get a good night's sleep so we can wake up refreshed and recharged for the day! That's why it's important to create a space that feels peaceful and relaxing. Whether'

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Three Home Seller Myths

Whenever anyone mentions that they’re thinking of putting their house up for sale it seems that everyone wants to give their opinions on the subject. Because of that, a lot of myths have

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How much Asking Price Should We Offer on a House?

You’re getting ready to start the home buying process, browsing through all the real estate websites to see what’s out there and have started your new home wish list. You’ve

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Products Every New Homeowner Needs From Trader Joes

You signed your name about 200 times and got the keys to your new house! Now you’re ready for a weekend of cleaning, unpacking, and decorating your new space! It’s going to be a busy few

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The Worst Thing a Seller Can Do in a Hot Market

Today, I’m diving into an important topic that could make a big difference in the amount of money you net from your home sale. The market is hot. There are more buyers who need houses

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