Varner Sight & Sound: The Best In Home Entertainment Systems and Installation. 

I don't just sell real estate.  Once a client buys or sells a house with The Sharyn Younger Team, a lifetime relationship is often established. We are frequently asked for referrals to  home or community related services and pride ourselves on knowing the best business owners in a variety of industries. When we find a business that we've had a great experience with, we shout it from the rooftops. Varner Sight & Sound brings you the best in home entertainment systems and installation. The … [Read more...]

The Sellers Dilemma: Update Or Sell For Less?

The sellers dilemma: Sell an outdated home for a lower price, or invest in updating to get more money for your home. So you're thinking that in the next few years it will be time to trade in your current home for something bigger, smaller, located closer to family...or further away from family, depending upon your circumstances. You know that parts of your home are dated, and that getting top dollar for your home will require face lifts that range from minor tweaks to major reconstruction. … [Read more...]

What Buyers Want!

  Predictions are being floated from many, that the housing market will heat up over the 2015 - 2016 time period, and that makes me wonder what home features buyers will be looking for in the future. We know that for many current buyers granite counter tops, natural wood cabinetry, and minimal carpeting are highly desireable. There's a strong expectation from buyers that homes in the median price range will be move-in ready with these updates in place. What does the future hold for … [Read more...]

Should you remodel?

Cost vs. Value data show the benefits! For the second consecutive year, the Cost vs. Value data show that the value of remodeling is up. This trend signals an end to the long slide in the cost-value ratio, which began to fall in 2006 and didn’t begin to rebound until last year. For 2014, the cost-value ratio stands at 66.1%, a jump of 5.5 points over last year and the largest increase since 2005. In what is perhaps the most positive sign in this year’s data, rising resale value is driving the … [Read more...]

7 Smart Strategies for Kitchen Remodeling

By: John Riha Re-printed from house logic.com Follow these seven strategies to get the most financial gain on your kitchen remodel. A significant portion of kitchen remodeling costs may be recovered by the value the project brings to your home. Kitchen remodels in the $50,000 to $60,000 range recoup about 74% of the initial project cost at the home’s resale, according to recent data from Remodeling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value Report. A minor kitchen remodel of about $19,000 does even … [Read more...]

Tips on Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

When conversing with real estate agents, you will often find that when they talk to you about buying real estate, they will refer to your purchase as a “home.” Yet if you are selling property, they will often refer to it as a “house.” There is a reason for this. Buying real estate is often an emotional decision, but when selling real estate you need to remove emotion from the equation. You need to think of your house as a marketable commodity. Property. Real estate. Your goal is to get others … [Read more...]