Tamara Fisher
 
Don’t make these 6 mistakes when applying for a mortgage
There’s a road you will head down when you first decide that it’s time to buy a home. Before taking even the first step, you’ll encounter a fork in that road....
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Apr 23 @ 13:04
Furnish your new home without breaking the bank
Walking into your new home for the first time may be a bit jolting. Unless it was vacant when you purchased it, the home will look completely different. The...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Apr 18 @ 13:11
Real estate lingo defined: What is due diligence?
After a long, grueling search, including several overheated bidding wars, Jim and Claire found the California home of their dreams. They were ecstatic when...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Apr 16 @ 13:00
Is mold lurking in your home?
Mold – it’s unsightly (when it’s visible) and it’s unhealthy – and, if it’s in our homes, it is present in every breath we take. Many of us only think of mold...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Apr 11 @ 13:13
How to survive – and win – during the spring homebuying season
Working with first-time buyers and those on tight budgets during last spring’s overheated sellers’ market was heartbreaking. So many offers made and so many...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Apr 9 @ 13:59
7 critical aspects of buying farm or ranch property
When the home you want to buy is merely a shelter to retreat to after a day spent ranching or farming the land surrounding it, you’ll find that the process is...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Apr 4 @ 13:04
What is a title search and why should I care?
Ok, so you got an offer on your home. Although this is the right time to heave a sigh of relief, we’re not yet ready to pop open the champagne. We don’t mean...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Apr 2 @ 13:33
3 reasons to sell your home NOW!
I have a friend in another state who wants to sell her home. And, whether a blessing or a curse, she has the luxury of taking her time. In other words, she...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Mar 28 @ 13:19
7 reasons why you shouldn’t rule out buying a condo
Don’t let a skimpy homebuying budget stop you from kicking your landlord to the curb. When even the most basic of starter homes soar in price, there’s always...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Mar 26 @ 13:19
It’s spring – time to shake the house!
In case you missed it, spring sprung on March 20. That means it’s time for the annual spring-cleaning ritual. And, although the exact origins of the ritual are...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Mar 21 @ 18:02
8 steps to get your landscaping ready for spring
March 20, 2018—the day those of us who love nothing more than getting dirty in the backyard have longed for. It’s the first day of spring and, although we’re...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Mar 19 @ 13:00
Bugs that eat our homes — what you need to know
Powdery stuff on the floor near the wall. Tiny mud tubes on the wall. One- to two-inch round holes near the eaves, deck and siding. While easily overlooked,...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Mar 14 @ 13:08
3 Things to Consider Before Shopping for a New Home
The homebuying process is one that is full of decisions. Do you want a house or a condo? Should you shop for a new or an existing home? If you settle on a...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Mar 12 @ 13:08
Tips on buying new hardware for your cabinets
The best and quickest way to revitalize a room is with paint. It’s amazing what fresh paint can do. But, don’t stop there – especially if you’re thinking of...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Mar 7 @ 12:01
5 Tips for the Best Home Showings
OK, truth time: There’s nothing more disruptive to home life than to have your home on the market. Chasing the kids around, nagging at them to pick up their...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Mar 5 @ 12:09
Stop saving for the down payment and get help with it
Despite having decent credit, a good job and the ability to pay for a home every month, the dream of buying a home is somewhat elusive for those with little to...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Mar 1 @ 12:02
3 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Moving Company
Whether it’s a long-distance move or you’re relocating within the same city, finding the right movers isn’t easy. Long-distance moves, however, add a whole new...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Feb 26 @ 12:03
Selling your home? There’s a form (or 100) for that!
Didn’t they tell us years ago that we’d be a “paperless society” in the near future? Somebody forgot to tell the real estate industry. There must be a form for...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Feb 21 @ 12:04
How to start a neighborhood watch program
Even the safest cities have crime. If this is of concern to you, consider starting a Neighborhood Watch program in your neighborhood. What it is A Neighborhood...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Feb 19 @ 12:05
The 3 Most Common Home Pricing Mistakes
Have you ever lived in a neighborhood where one of the homes for sale seems to sit for an especially long time with fewer and fewer people viewing it? It’s a...
!Tamara Fisher - Ebby Halliday     Feb 14 @ 12:00
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