The Harker Team Blog

5 Criteria For Pricing A Home!

When you put your home up for sale, one of the best ways to determine the asking price is to look at comparable sales. There’s rarely a perfect apples-to-apples comparison, so a pricing decision often relies on comparisons to several recent sales in the area. Here are five criteria to look for in a sales … Continue reading 5 Criteria For Pricing A Home!

Needing More Space In Your Home?

Unfortunately, our homes don’t always grow with us. What may have initially worked fine for a single person, a young couple’s starter home, or a family with a newborn can quickly become too small as families expand and multiple generations live under one roof. Remodeling and adding to your home is one option for creating … Continue reading Needing More Space In Your Home?

Priorities before MOVING IN!

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you should cover first. Change the locks Even if you’re promised that new locks have been installed in your home, you can … Continue reading Priorities before MOVING IN!


When you own your home, things are going to break and, unless you want to spend your money on visits from a neighborhood handyman, you’re going to need to fix them yourself. Luckily, you don’t need an arsenal of tools to handle most home maintenance fixes. These five tools will cover most of your basic … Continue reading MUST-HAVE TOOLS FOR HOMEOWNERS

End of Summer DIY Project!

Ever get the itch to do a DIY project? Whenever we do, our favorites involve getting outdoors and mixing up our landscaping features. Whether it’s as simple as installing some lighting or a little more time-consuming like re-plotting plants, a fresh look for the lawn always gives your home a fresh look as well. Here … Continue reading End of Summer DIY Project!

Wanting to purchase a home?

Americans’ Powerful Belief In Homeownership As An Investment 1.9KSHARES 1.8K 60 27 87 The Federal Reserve Bank (The Fed) recently released their 2019  Survey of Consumer Expectations Housing Survey. The survey reported that 65% of Americans believe homeownership is a good financial investment. Since 2014, the percentage has increased by over nine percent.The Fed’s survey also showed … Continue reading Wanting to purchase a home?

2019 Home Decor!

It’s almost a mix of rustic meets glam. And yes, it actually coincides well with the farmhouse style- in fact, I feel it adds even more dimension. The idea is that life is so busy, chaotic, and inundated with a constant stream of demands, that home should be relaxing, glamorous…… a place of retreat. Kinda … Continue reading 2019 Home Decor!

Curb Appeal

Need a new update to your existing landscaping and patio? We have you covered. Check out these ideas on how to spruce up your outside and give your house a makeover! + Add flowering plants in the front flowerbeds, in glazed pots or under-window planter boxes + Lay dark colored mulch or rubber based mulch … Continue reading Curb Appeal