What Appraisal Gap Coverage Is—And How It Wins Offers in Red-Hot Markets
In competitive housing markets, buyers need to have more than great finances. Even ideal clients who know what they want and are ready to act quickly ...
Posted by Tara Allen on August 18, 2021
How to Calculate a Mortgage Payment When You’ve Never Made One
1. Principal and Interest
The majority of your mortgage payment will go toward principal and interest. The principal is the amount of money ...
Posted by Tara Allen on August 2, 2021
3 Questions to Ask Your Real Estate Agent
Looking to sell your home? Receive a Home Value ReportWhen you’re interviewing agents for your next real estate transaction, what ...
Posted by Tara Allen on July 13, 2021
The Difference Between Cash Offers & Financed Offers
What’s the difference between a cash offer and a financed offer? There is no black-and-white answer. We judge each offer by its own merit, and ...
Posted by Tara Allen on July 6, 2021
Start Your House Hunt Right by Asking These Questions First
You’ve prepared yourself to buy a new home in every way possible, but now it’s time to actually go out and do it. If only it were as easy ...
Posted by Tara Allen on March 31, 2021
What is an Escalation Clause?
Contrary to popular belief, things are still flying off the [real estate] shelf here in Sioux Falls. We continue to see an increase in pending sales ...
Posted by Tara Allen on March 18, 2021
How To Pay Off Your Mortgage Early: 5 Simple Ways
our house is probably the most expensive purchase you’ll make in your lifetime. So it’s no wonder if you dream of the day that monthly ...
Posted by Tara Allen on March 12, 2021
16 Tips for Relocating to a New Town
Moving is always hard work but moving to a new town can be exceptionally hard, even when you are excited about your next chapter in life. As your ...
Posted by Tara Allen on February 22, 2021
Meet our newest agent, Mike Haight!
Introducing Mike Haight!
Mike is our newest agent on the team but he is not new to Real Estate. Mike has been in the real estate industry for nearly ...
Posted by Tara Allen on July 27, 2020
Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?
There has been some discussion recently on home prices in relation to mortgage rates. Some believe if there is a rapid rise of mortgage rates, home ...
Posted by Tara Allen on May 22, 2020
Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?
Potential homebuyers are always cautioned to be aware of mortgage lending standards and the difficulty they might face when trying to obtain a ...
Posted by Tara Allen on March 22, 2020
Common Things to Look Out for Before Buying Your Dream Home
It is easy to become overwhelmed when you enter the home buying market. Friends, family, colleagues, and even acquaintances will give you their ...
Posted by Tara Allen on February 13, 2020
Buyers, sellers: Don't forget the home inspection. Here's what to expect.
If you're thinking of buying, or even selling, a home, it's important to have an inspector look it over.Tara Allen of The Allen Edge Real Estate Team ...
Posted by Tara Allen on August 13, 2019
Home For Sale on the Golf Course!
Dreaming of Living on the Golf Course!
Dreaming of living on the Golf Course?⛳️
Take a look at this home with an amazing location ...
Posted by Tara Allen on August 9, 2019
Discussing Homeowners Insurance with Martin & Associates
You know, our mission is to educate you on anything to do with your home. Today we’re going to talk to you about homeowners insurance.
As of ...
Posted by Tara Allen on July 25, 2019
Homebuyers & Homeowners: What’s Your Tax and Permit Status?
Owner-occupied tax status and the pulling of work permits on your home are two very important subjects to be aware of.
Looking for a Sioux Falls ...
Posted by Tara Allen on June 15, 2019
The Latest and Greatest Window Accessories at Budget Blinds
Budget Blinds is a locally-owned franchise that always has the latest technology and designs when it comes to blinds, shutters, and other window ...
Posted by Tara Allen on March 29, 2019
What Should You Know About an Agent Before You Hire Them?
It pays to do your research before hiring an agent to help you sell your home. Here are five questions that you should ask every agent that you talk ...
Posted by Tara Allen on November 2, 2018