Spending on home improvement projects was up pre-pandemic, according to a report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University. This was in part due to the strong economy, but home renovations are at an all-time high now because of the pandemic and the fact that people are spending more time in their homes.
Your home renovations may be dictated by what repairs are needed, or you may be looking to add value to your home. If you’re not sure which projects to tackle first, read on to find out which home improvement projects will give you the best return on investment (ROI). Continue reading “Projects That Provide the Best ROI in 2021”
No matter what real estate market in the D.C. Metropolitan area you’re in, Ratified Title Group is there. We have three main offices and over 50 satellite offices, so you can close in a location that is convenient for you and your clients. This means that we know the area where your clients are buying and selling, whether it be Washington, D.C., Virginia or Maryland. Having offices in so many locations means that we can be flexible and meet the needs of you and your clients. Continue reading “Ratified Title Group Offices Around NOVA and Washington, D.C.”
Since COVID-19 began, one of Ratified Title Group’s main focuses was to find ways to continue serving the D.C. Metro area as safely as possible. We quickly started implementing new methods for the closing procedure that ensures everyone feels comfortable and are still practicing social distancing.
As we are still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to remind you of our current closing protocols. We want to make sure you are comfortable with your closing and that you feel safe. The following protocols are intended to give you peace of mind and keep our staff safe, as well. Before your closing date, just let us know which of the options below best suits your comfort level. Continue reading “COVID-19 Closing Protocols”
At Ratified Title, we consider the relationship we have with realtors to be some of the most important ones we have. For that reason, we like to support them in any way we can. One of the ways we do this is through our YouTube Channel. We’ve created a series of videos to help you be successful in your business with tips on how to generate leads and on digital marketing. Continue reading “Ratified Title’s YouTube Channel for Realtors”
Though we are still in the throes of the pandemic, the housing market remains strong and is expected to stay strong through the year. Interest rates are predicted to remain low, and it will continue to be a sellers’ market due to low inventory. Continue reading “Good 2021 Housing Predictions”
A home purchase is the biggest purchase most of us will ever make. With that in mind, you want someone in your corner that has a proven track record of working specifically with buyers. That person is an ABR® certified realtor. Continue reading “Reasons to Choose an ABR® Certified Realtor”
Some may say that the holidays are the worst time to try and sell your home. With so much going on during the holidays, especially in a year like this, this may ring true, but there are some advantages to selling during this time of year. There are typically less homes on the market, so you’ll have less competition. People looking to buy a home during this time, generally have a specific reason for doing so and are more serious about buying. Additionally, selling your home before the end of the year will enable you to claim deductions on your next tax return such as mortgage interest, private mortgage insurance and property taxes. Continue reading “Successfully Sell Your Home During the Holiday Season”
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we realize that you may have some concerns about staying safe during your closing. That’s why we’ve set up some new protocols that we’ll be following to give you peace of mind and keep our staff safe as well. Continue reading “COVID-19 Closing Protocols”
Consumers are doing most everything from their computers and devices these days, so for any modern business, having a strong online presence is key. But that is no longer enough. With 84% of real estate businesses now doing business online, your company needs a strong digital marketing strategy to stand out from the rest. This year’s real estate marketing trends provide insight on how to do just that.
Continue reading “Digital Marketing for Real Estate Agents”
As a real estate agent, you already know how important
customer service is. Happy customers keep coming back for repeat business, and
they refer their friends and family, which leads to more business for you. The
foundation of this business relationship, as in any relationship, is trust.
Here are our best tips for building trust with your customers, so they keep
coming back and serve as a referral source for you in the future. Continue reading “How to Build Trust With Your Customers so They Keep Coming Back”