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Does Working with an Agent Matter when You’re Selling Your Home?

When you decide to sell your home, you're probably primarily concerned about three things: 1. You want to sell the house for the best possible price. 2. You want your…

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Home Staging Advice from Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran

You probably know Barbara Corcoran from the mega-hit television show Shark Tank. Long before the world knew her as a “shark,” though, she was a renowned real estate expert. She…

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Are you living your dreams, or your fears?

The Alex Bracke Real Estate Group tagline is Innovative Thinking. Incredible Results. That's more than words: we strive to embody that as a motto and guiding principle in our business.…

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6 Home Buying Secrets the Pros Use

Home Buying Secret #1: Buy the house, not the staging It's no secret that we're big fans of skillful, professional staging to help sell a home. But the pros know…

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5 DIY Ideas to Organize Your Garage

No matter how spacious your garage starts out, who among us hasn't gotten to that point where the clutter, mess, “stuff I'll deal with later,” or general disorganization leaves you…

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Should You Wait Until After the Election to Buy or Sell Your Home?

With the most contentious election in modern history bearing down upon us, many buyers and sellers are feeling understandably uncertain about the country's economic future. And with that uncertainty, you…

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What is the Perfect Down Payment for Your New Home?

Not sure how much you need to save for your dream home? Let’s discuss whether 20% is the magic number or if you can move in for much less upfront.

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How to Prepare Your Children for the Move

Moving with your kids? Here are a few tips to get them prepared for the big day.

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Home Buying Vocabulary Terms You Need to Know

Need help navigating weird real estate terminology? What’s the difference between title and deed? Check out this post:

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Should your real estate agent be an expert in everything?

I heard a “red flag” you never want to hear: “Those photos online did not do this house any justice!” And I had to do a quick video on WHY…

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