Kim & Andy Muldrow's Blog Posts

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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What to Repair Before You List

When you’re getting ready to list your home, it’s of the utmost importance to ensure you are showing it in the best light. Taking time to highlight its strengths and fix up some of its

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4 Ways to Strengthen Your Home's Appraisal Value

Refinancing your home involves several steps, but the property appraisal may be the most crucial.When a real estate appraiser provides an opinion on the value of your house, it can make —

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Appraisal and a Home Inspection - What's the Difference

If you’re planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important step in the process. It’s a professional evaluation of the market value of the home you’d like to buy.

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Rent vs Buy - What's Best?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues to rise. With today’s low mortgage rates, there’s great opportunity for current renters to make a move

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Freshen up for Fall

There are many things you can do to prepare your home for the market this fall, so let’s cover a few items. Start with curb appealRake those leavesIn fall, this can be a daily requirement

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Bidding War Success?

As a buyer in today’s market, you have to be on your game! 55% of August home sales resulted in a bidding war and 69% of homes sold were on the market for less than a month!Competition is

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Are You Considering Moving?

If you're ready to sell your home but you are worried about finding a new landing spot, why not invest in a brand-new home? One that is customized just for you?New construction is on the rise, so it

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When the Goal is Selling

When it comes to selling a house, appearance is everything. From pictures to showings, it truly makes a difference! It is worth the extra time and effort to have your home 'show ready' for many

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Selling Fast

Some HighlightsBuyers are actively searching for and purchasing homes at a record-breaking pace. According to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in July,

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Prepping Pets for the Move

Your moving day is set and it’s time to start preparing. As you’re making your lists and checking them twice, don’t forget to factor in your furry friends. Here are some tips for

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Getting Ready for Retirement

How to Get Ready for RetirementFor most people, retirement feels like a long way off. But, if you don’t start preparing as early as possible, you may find yourself in a place of financial

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5 NEGOTIATING TACTICS THAT KILL A SALE

Buying and selling a home should be a win/win. The process is not us against them. We are all working toward the same goal and our actions should reflect that.Negotiation is a subtle art in real

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Consider This: When to Refinance

Refinancing your mortgage is something most homeowners consider at least once throughout the lifespan of their home loan. It allows you to pay off your previous loan by applying for a new one that

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Create the Home Office of Your Dreams

Whether you work full-time at home or occasionally need to conduct business in the evenings or on the weekends, a home office a great way to utilize an extra room. A dedicated workspace in your home

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March 11, 2020 Local Market Update

Featured Listing 66 N Rambling Ridge Place, The Woodlands $258,000.00 This is a great home in a very convenient location! Move-in ready... Contact us today to take a look

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Top Design Trends for 2020

Is your home in need of a refresh for the new decade? We’ve got some fresh ideas to take your space into 2020 with style!Whether you’re looking to stay in your home, thinking of selling

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5 Steps to Prepare Your Home for the Market

Are you thinking about selling your home in 2020? The process is a little more complicated than just placing a sign in your yard. You will find that if you take some time to prepare your house for

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It's Pie Time!

If you know anything about our family, you know that baking has always been a big part of our story. Pie is a really big deal at our house - especially PUMPKIN! We have certain family members (like

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Dreaming of Buying a New Home?

Are you dreaming of a new address? This is one of the biggest decisions in your life. It can be a long process and involve a lot of money! Andy and I would love to be with you every step of the

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Everything You Need to Know About iBuyers and the “Instant Cash Offer”

Technology is changing the way we do almost everything, and real estate transactions are no exception. In fact, a new crop of tech companies wants to revolutionize the way we buy and sell homes.;

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National Snapshot: What’s Ahead for Real Estate

The U.S. unemployment rate is at a 50-year low, and consumer confidence remains high. In fact, the University of Michigan’s latest Surveys of Consumers found that Americans have

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Great 5 Step Strategy for Downsizing Your Home

In our “bigger is better” culture, there’s an expectation that each home should be larger and grander than the last. But life changes like divorce, kids leaving for college, or

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Will Your Remodel Pay Off? The Best (and Worst) Ways to Spend Your Budget

Most new homeowners have something about their property that they want to change. And as family needs and design trends shift over time, many will eventually choose to remodel. Some homeowners make

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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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Serious About Selling?

Serious About Selling? 5 Steps to Make Your HomeStand OutIf you’re looking to sell your home fast and for the most money possible, you’ll need a strategy to set it apart from all the

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Top 6 Home Organization Upgrades that "Spark Joy" for Buyers

Thanks to Marie Kondo and her hit Netflix series “Tidying Up,” home organization is a hot topic right now. Marie encourages her viewers to minimize their possessions and keep only those

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Top 10 Myths That Trip Up First-Time Home Buyers

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably received your share of advice from family and friends. Add to that the constant stream of TV shows, news segments, and social

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What's Your Home Actually Worth?

Discover What Buyers Will Pay in Today's MarketIt’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

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Home Design and Remodeling Trends for 2019

If you’re a current homeowner, or in the market to buy, you’re probably curious about the latest trends in home design. Sellers who make strategic updates before listing a property

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Top 8 Home Design and Remodeling Trends for 2019

If you’re a current homeowner, or in the market to buy, you’re probably curious about the latest trends in home design. Sellers who make strategic updates before listing a property

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What’s Ahead for Real Estate in 2019?

As we begin another year, everyone wants to know: “Where is the housing market headed in 2019?”It’s not only buyers, sellers, and homeowners who are impacted. The real estate

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9 Ways to Share the Spirit of the Season—Starting From Home

The holiday season is upon us, and many of us have already begun to celebrate. From trimming trees to lighting candles, it’s the time of year to fill your homes (and hearts) with holiday joy

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