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    2023 Real Estate Market Outlook

    By Tim Dent | January 24, 2023

    2023 Real Estate Market Outlook (And What It Means for You) Last year, one factor drove the real estate market more than any other: rising mortgage rates. In March 2022, the Federal Reserve began a series of interest rate hikes in an effort to pump the brakes on inflation.1 And while some market sectors have... Read More

    What Makes a Good Real Estate Investment?

    By Tim Dent | October 11, 2021

    If you’re considering making an investment in real estate, you already know some risks you may encounter. While most people talk about how to invest and where you may want to invest, have you thought about what makes a good investment? Here are a few suggestions: Cash-on-Cash Returns Investing in real estate is not cheap.... Read More

    The 4 Key Rules Every Contingency Contract Must Follow

    By Tim Dent | September 15, 2021

    When making an offer on a home, a buyer may add contingencies to their contract. There are many types of contingencies that apply to myriad situations and can protect the buyer from unexpected issues in the transaction. Sellers can also add their own contingencies either on their own or in counteroffers to protect their interests... Read More

    Keeping Your Antique Home Cool During The Summer Months

    By Tim Dent | August 5, 2021

    Vintage homes are full of charm and character. Unfortunately, if they haven’t had extensive updates, old houses might have poor insulation and other structural issues. While these things may not hinder your ability to live happily in an old house, they can lead to higher utility bills. If you live in an old house without... Read More

    What are the Closing Costs for Buyers?

    By Tim Dent | July 14, 2021

    In a home sale, both the buyer and the seller have to pay what are called closing costs. These final expenses include an entire list of taxes, fees and other miscellaneous costs. While sellers usually pay some of the closing costs, buyers still need to prepare for their share of the bill. Here we’ll go... Read More

    America’s Best, 2021!

    By Tim Dent | June 22, 2021

    So proud to be honored as one of Coldwell Banker’s “America’s Best, 2021”. Thank you for your continued support! Read More

    Landscaping Your New Home

    By Tim Dent | June 16, 2021

    When you’re creating a landscaping plan for your home it is essential to design around the local climate and weather patterns. When you opt for plants that thrive in your area, you know they are well equipt to handle the seasonal changes specific to your location. This adaptation makes them easier to care for and... Read More

    What to Expect When You Attend an Open House

    By Tim Dent | May 4, 2021

    Attending an open house should be a fun, exciting experience. An open house enables you to view a residence and determine whether a home is right for you. As such, if you know what to expect from an open house, you can plan ahead and maximize the value of this event. Preparing for an open... Read More

    Seasons of Giving

    By Tim Dent | April 11, 2021

    The Tim Dent Real Estate Group introduces its SEASONS OF GIVING fundraising initiative.  Beginning April 12, 2021, The Tim Dent Real Estate Group will launch Seasons of Giving, an initiative to support community resources and not-for-profit organizations.  Each quarter, I will select a local non-profit to highlight and subsequently, will match funds raised up to $2,500... Read More

    How to Invest in Your Own Home

    By Tim Dent | March 22, 2021

    Investing in real estate doesn’t require buying new property. If you already own a home, improving it is one of the best long-term investments you can make. You can increase your home’s value and make life more comfortable for yourself at the same time. Here are some of the best ways to invest in your... Read More