Rhonda Bever Blog

You’ve been on the house hunt for months now and finally found your dream home.  You’ve got everything ready to go, toured the house, and are just waiting for the home inspection to commence. But there’s a problem.  Your dream home has a few problems. What fixes can you reasonably work with and which ones are a deal breaker? Let’s find out. The roof could use some TLC. Roofs do not last forever and that is ok.  If patches of the roof need some maintenance, don’t nec... read more
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Replacing Your Carpet? Read This First.

Posted by Step Beyond Media on May 10, 2018 in  Buyers  DIY  First Time Homebuyers  Home Improvements  Sellers  Tips
Thinking about replacing or installing new carpet?  New carpet can give your home such a fresh feel. Carpets last in your house for a long time, so it’s worth researching your best options before investing in new flooring. Before you head out to the store, read over these helpful hints. Make a plan:  Carpet shopping can be an overwhelming experience.  Search for stores you want to visit, making sure to include local shops in your list, and set aside a day to check out those store’s car... read more
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Which is Better? For Sale By Owner Versus A Real Estate Agent

Posted by Step Beyond Media on May 09, 2018 in  Agents  Real Estate  Sellers  Tips
Buying or selling a home is not a decision to be made lightly. There are myriad factors to consider, including all of the various hoops to jump through and fees that will need to be paid along the way. With so much potential hassle, it can seem like a good idea to simply forego the hassle of a real estate agent and sell your property on your own. But is the for sale by owner process as easy and fee-free as many expect? Not necessarily. Though selling your home on your own may sound like a good way to reduce the ext... read more
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5 Real Estate Myths Debunked

Posted by Step Beyond Media on May 08, 2018 in  Moving  Sellers  Tips
Selling or buying a home is a big deal.  When you find yourself in the real estate market, you’ll read and hear about all the do’s and don’ts.  But which of these pieces of advice are true and which one are myths? Here are 5 real estate myths you shouldn’t fall prey to.   You will save money when you sell your home yourself.  While some people do gain more from selling their homes by themselves, remember that most of us are not experts in the real estate world.  ... read more
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The Benefits of Solar Power in Your Home

Posted by Step Beyond Media on May 02, 2018 in  Home Improvements  Real Estate  Sellers
Thinking about installing solar panels to your home or perhaps your properties?  We discuss here some of the benefits of solar power in your home and the unlimited potential of solar energy in the real estate industry. Solar energy is a freely given resource and therefore, harvesting that energy won’t be factored into your bills.  Installing solar panels is a great way to cut down on your energy bill.  In some regions of the country, it’s even possible to nearly eliminate your energy b... read more
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