Celeste Slatter's Blog Posts

Is Your Home Ready to Sell??

Your to-do list just got a lot shorter. Lots of people put off moving in 2020 and they are ready to move now. Homebuyers aren’t looking for a home in perfect condition, they are looking for a

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Could Rising Home Prices Impact Your Net Worth?

Learn how to determine your current net worth and how an investment in real estate can help improve your bottom line.Among its many impacts, COVID-19 has had a pronounced effect on the housing.

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Wall Removal 101

Everyone is itching to revamp their living space, and if you’re considering tearing down a wall, run through this list of questions beforehand. It’s important to count the cost of the

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3 Reasons to Sell Your Home Now

If you’re thinking of listing your home, there is no better time than the present. Contact me and we can discuss what to do to get your home ready to list. #home #houseexpert #house #

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Your Hou$e is so MONEY

There is a shortage of houses available on the market, which means houses are selling quicker and for more than asking price. So when I tell you that your house is "so money" I literally mean it. If

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Finding a New Home for Your Next Stage of Life

Imagine the first place you lived as a young adult. Now imagine trying to fit your life today into that space. Not pretty, right? For most of us, our housing needs are cyclical.1 A newly

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Hot Commodity

There are so few homes on the market and demand is sky high. U.S. home prices are experiencing the fastest year-over-year climb in over a decade! All this means your house is a hot commodity, and it

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Home is Where EVERYTHING Is :)

We found out what our homes could and couldn’t do last year. If you realized you’re ready for a bigger change than rearranging your furniture can satisfy, let’s start looking for

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Spring Forward with a Clean House!

Spring cleaning is great if you’re planning to list your home this year. It’ll help you get your home ready for listing photos and viewings! Where do you start when you’re cleaning

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Capital Gain Exclusion

Selling homes comes with perks too, and a capital gains exclusion is one of them! Let me know if you’re looking to sell your home. I'm a certified Seller's Representative Specialist, and I'm

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Right Now is a Great Time to Sell!

If you've been hearing that it's currently a "seller's market", let me confirm for you this is absolutely true! If you need to sell now, have been on the fence, or just have some questions let's!

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Pets Top Home Buyer's List

Pets add a ton of benefits to our lives. It's okay to keep them in mind, when you're moving! What’s one thing you love about your pet? #home #houseexpert #house #homeowner #realestate #pet

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Market Price vs Market Value

Real estate terms can be confusing, but I'm here to help! We'll navigate the home buying process together, just send me a message to get started. #home #houseexpert #house #homeowner #realestate

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Move-In Ready or Fixer Upper?

Are you a person who wants a move-in ready home or a home you get to fix up and make your own? As an Accredited Buyer's Agent, I help find both, so let me know what you're looking for :)#home #

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Can I Buy or Sell a Home without a Real Estate Agent?

Today’s real estate market is one of the fastest-moving in recent memory. With record-low inventory in many market segments, we’re seeing multiple offers—and sometimes even bidding

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When is the Right Time to Sell?

The world is your oyster if you’re ready to sell your home. There are fewer homes on the market and demand is high. U.S. home prices are experiencing “the fastest year-over-year climb

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Housing Inventory is Low!

With inventory so low, and homes selling so quickly, now is a GREAT time to be a seller. What might your home sell for in today's market? Find out here: What's My Home Worth?#home #house

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4 Important Reasons to Own a Home

What are some of the reasons you want to own a home? #important #house #home #homeowner #onwership #equity #investment #smartmoney #finances #themoreyouknow #realestate #realestateagent #realtor

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Is there a Multi-Generational home in your future??

Do you think a multigenerational home is in your future, or is there one you’d like to be in your past? Whether you’re looking for a home for your whole family (I'm an Accredited Buyer's

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Buy vs Rent

If you're on the fence or are unsure about current market conditions, I can help you decide if buying a home is the right choice for you. As an Accredited Buyers Representative, I'm here to help.

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Starter Home Tip

I want to help you find the perfect home for your today AND tomorrow. Maybe the loft home isn’t the best idea if you work from home or are planning to start a family. When we talk about what

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3 Great Reasons to Buy a House

You’ll get to stay put, know what your mortgage payment will be and you can paint the walls whatever color you want! Those are three pretty great reasons, if you ask me. #huntsvilletx

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What's in an Appraisal?

Appraisals cover a lot of ground and are part of the closing process. The appraiser is most concerned with the condition and quality of a home and its features. Your home will be compared to recent

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Thinking of selling your home? NOW is a great time!

Selling a home is a complex process. As an accredited Sellers Representative Specialist, I can help make your life easier and assist with all of your home-related needs! Feel free to reach out so we

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Is the Real Estate Market Going to Crash?

While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last?When COVID-related shutdowns began in March, real estate brokers and

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5 Inspiring Home Design and Remodeling Trends for 2021

We’ve all spent a lot more time at home over the past year. And for many of us, our homes have become our office, our classroom, our gym—and most importantly, our safe haven during times

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New Year, New Home? Set Homeownership Goals Whether You’re Buying, Selling, or Staying Put

The start of a new year always compels people to take a fresh look at their goals, from health and career to relationships and finance. But with historically low mortgage rates, increased home sales

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10 Ways to Give Back to Our Local Community This Holiday Season

This year has demonstrated, perhaps more than ever, the importance of our family, friends, neighbors, and community. It truly “takes a village” to keep a community functioning,

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The New Normal: A Strong Housing Market Expected to Continue into 2021

“2020 will be known for a lot of things, and a record-breaking year for real estate will certainly be one of its more unexpected legacies,” prominent economist Daryl Fairweather said.1

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5 Secrets Buyers and Sellers Must Know About Virtual Home Tours

For years now, virtual home tours have helped real estate buyers far and wide find the perfect home. From long-distance military personnel being relocated, to investors expanding their portfolio, to

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Move-Up vs. Second Home: Which One Is Right For You?

The pandemic has changed the way many of us live, work, and attend school—and those changes have impacted our priorities when it comes to choosing a home.According to a recent survey by The

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Lowest Mortgage Rates in History: What It Means for Homeowners and Buyers

In July, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell below 3% for the first time in history.1 And while many Americans have rushed to take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity, others

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Add Value To Your Home With These 9 DIY Improvements

Whether you’re prepping your house to go on the market or looking for ways to maximize its long-term appreciation, these nine home improvement projects are great ways to add function, beauty,

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Is Now a Good Time to Buy or Sell Real Estate?

Traditionally, spring is one of the busiest times of the year for real estate. However, the coronavirus outbreak—and subsequent stay-at-home orders—led many buyers and sellers to put

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20 Ways to Save Money and Stretch Your Household Budget

These days, it seems like everyone’s looking for ways to cut costs and stretch their income further. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to reduce your household expenses

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What’s Your Home Actually Worth? Discover What Buyers Will Pay in Today’s Market

It’s easy to look up how much money you have in your savings account or the real-time value of your stock investments. But determining the dollar value of a home is trickier.As a seller,

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#StayHome: How to Create Functional Spaces in Your Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many of us are spending a lot more time at home. We’re all being called upon to avoid public spaces and practice social distancing to

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Take Advantage of Your Home Equity: A Homeowner's Guide

Homeownership offers many advantages over renting, including a stable living environment, predictable monthly payments, and the freedom to make modifications. Neighborhoods with high rates of

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2020 Outlook: Real Estate Market Forecast

We’re in the midst of the longest economic expansion in U.S. history, and economists think there’s still room to grow. A recent survey by the National Association for Business Economics

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2 bedroom home in The Landing on Lake Livingston

360 Virtual Reality TourHey, ya'll!Check out this adorable 2 bedroom / 1 bath manufactured home on 2 lots in The Landing on Lake Livingston subdivision.Open concept kitchen/dining/living room area

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Serious About Selling? 5 Steps to Make Your Home the Best on the Block

We all want to be good neighbors. But when it comes to selling your home, it’s not just about “keeping up with the Joneses.” It’s about outshining them at every opportunity

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