Home staging will sell your home more quickly!

The latest research shows over 90% of all buyers are now making their first connection with your home online. This makes it increasingly necessary to make sure YOUR photos stand out online and leave an impression on “would be buyers.” Staging is a critical part of this process. Carefully placed bursts of color, focal points in each room, and making the old new again will automatically make your home photos more visually appealing. Realtor.com says, “Homes sell 30 to 85% more quickly and for more money when they are staged.”

Top 4 Reasons to use a realtor when buying new construction

As you look for the perfect home for you and your family, consider using a realtor to help guide you through the process of building your dream home. There are many reasons why it can be a benefit for YOU!!! Some research from realtor.com shows us why you should seek out help.

‘Seven Seas’ home in Concord Station is one of a kind

We all have dreams of what peaceful, gracious living should feel like. This Concord Station home in Land O’ Lakes, Florida is the definition of serene living. Built with an amazing water view, of course your address would be 3684 Seven Seas! Everything about this home conjures up “Florida” living at its finest.

Appraiser Independence Critical to Veterans’ Home Loans, Appraisal Institute Tells Congress

Press Release: The nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers Turesday, April 4th urged Congress to protect the independence of real estate appraisers in the federal program that provides housing loans to military veterans. The Appraisal Institute testified at a Congressional subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill.

First Crystal Lagoon Community being built in Wesley Chapel, Florida

A Crystal Lagoon, the first one in the United States, is coming to Epperson. It’s an enormous 8 acre, 16 million gallon swimming pool that will stretch the length of five football fields. It will be 200 feet wide and up to 8 feet deep with a series of “arms” stretching out. Each “arm” of the lagoon off the center will be about 1/4 mile long!

Why you should use a realtor when buying New Construction

Buying a new home is exciting. You get to build your dream from the ground up, choosing your lot, your model, interior finishes and upgrades. But like any home purchase, buying new construction is serious business, an expensive transaction with many financial implications. That’s why it’s a good idea to obtain representation from a Realtor® when considering a new home purchase.

Why do some homes sell faster than others?

Why do some homes sell faster than others? Everyone buying or selling seems to think they have the answer. One always hears location, location, location. We also hear schools, schools, school. Beyond that, are there many good reasons why your home is not selling as quickly as your neighbors? Hedstrom & Stamm’s home solutions team did some research to tally up what most experts say.

Lake Hobbs property in Lutz offers peaceful beauty, and history

This Lakefront property has an enduring quality that captivates you as you stand at the lakes edge and enjoy the beauty that once was the beginning of the history of “Old Florida” and the Tampa Bay area. The first thing you will notice are the many cypress trees with clumps of wild grasses naturally growing. The Hedstrom and Stamm Home Solutions team had the opportunity to list this property and wanted to share not only the beauty that this lakefront cottage represents, but some of the history that comes with this majestic area.