Ann Hayward's Blog

Posted on 02/28/2021
Is Now a Good Time to Buy a Second Home?
Although you might already own a house, now may prove to be a good time to pursue a second residence. For example, if you have always wanted to own a home in the mountains, you can purchase a second residence to make your dream come true. On the other hand, if you want to own a vacation residence on...
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Posted on 02/23/2021
GAMBRILLS, MD Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view GAMBRILLS, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Is a Timeshare Right for You?
Image by Steve Heap from Shutterstock If you love vacationing at the same place every year you may consider investing in a timeshare property. This can often help control vacation costs and planning time. However, owning a timeshare home may not be not the right choice for everyone. It is important to understand that a timeshare is not...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Evaluate the Home Seller's Perspective
A homebuyer who considers the seller's perspective may be better equipped than others to enjoy a successful property buying experience. In fact, this buyer should have no trouble submitting a competitive offer to purchase – something that may lead to a fast home purchase. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you analyze the seller's perspective....
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Will Your Home Impress Buyers?
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to ensure your house impresses buyers. If your residence makes a positive impression on buyers, you could speed up the house selling process. Plus, you may be better equipped than ever before to maximize your house sale earnings. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
Should You Avoid an HOA Neighborhood?
Photo by Romakoma via Shutterstock Many modern housing developments share areas such as parks, pools and playgrounds. When this is the case, they need a homeowner’s association to tend to the needs of the common areas. The same is true for condominium complexes and townhome communities. Since hallways, elevators and the outsides of buildings require shared maintenance, the...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
Four Luxury Home Features Inspired by HGTV's 2020 Dream Home Sweepstakes
Photo by Viktor Birkus via Pixabay Everyone covets the annual HGTV Dream Home that's given away each year as part of a sweepstake. But the sad reality is that few winners are ever really able to take possession of their grand home and actually live out their happily-ever-after. There are, however, ways to pick and choose which features...
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Posted on 01/23/2021
GAMBRILLS, MD Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view GAMBRILLS, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Key Items to Buy Before You List Your Home
For those who want to achieve the best-possible results during the house selling journey, it helps to plan ahead. Fortunately, we're here to help you get ready to list your home and enjoy a seamless property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three items that every seller needs to pick up before listing a house. 1. Cleaning...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Bright Colors - 5 Attractive Ways to Use Them at Home
Photo by Ferenc Keresi via Pixabay Color can – and should – be used to decorate your home, but for most of us, too much bright color is more obnoxious than invigorating. Those screaming bright yellow walls may look amazing in the magazine spread, but you may not be prepared to live with that much color in your...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Looking for a New Vet in Town?
Photo by David Mark via PixabayPicking the right veterinarian for your pets matters. It will put you at ease every time they need a healing touch. Whether you're new in town, or your pet has a specific issue you'd like carefully tended, here's how to find a vet who will offer you a high standard of care. Finding...
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