Top 3 Things to Consider When Moving to a New Neighborhood

Moving to a new neighborhood or part of town can be a daunting task. Especially if the buyer isn't familiar with the area they’re moving to. Step one, of course, is always to engage an experienced licensed realtor familiar with the area. We've researched and found the top 3 things you should advise those buyers to consider when moving to a new neighborhood. Infrastructure Though it may not be the...

How To Remain Organized (& Sane) Throughout Your Move

Top 5 tips to making the new move seamless & less stressful for everyone No two words will earn you the sympathy of your friends and co-workers more than “we’re moving.” We, at Rockford Homes, want that process to be as painless as possible, so here are some suggestions to make moving day a good (or at least better) day! Consolidate Your Information Create a master binder of every piece of inf...

3 Best Home Improvements for Resale ROI

Homeowners looking to sell their home always want to put their best foot forward when it's time to put their home on the market. It can be easy for new sellers to make bad decisions when sinking money into those last minute home improvements. As a realtor, it's important to educate those sellers, and let them know that a full kitchen remodel or 10 foot water feature in the back yard may not be the...

3 Tips to Getting That Rustic Look Without Going Overboard

Keeping things easy-going in the home can make for a nice change of pace when surrounded by the big city life. Many folks adopt rustic interior design to achieve this aesthetic contrast, however it’s very easy to overdo the look! The rustic, faded style isn’t fading - rather, it is becoming more refined. So we, at Rockford Homes, are here to help guide you along the stone path journey as you look...

What Realtors Should Know When Showing a Home to Parents with an Autistic Child

Autism takes on many forms in every family. There are so many degrees of autism, and it's impossible to create a perfect environment for every child. However, there are many guiding principles experts have pinpointed to help parents create the best environment possible. Autistic children have many sensory needs, and as a realtor showing a home to a potential buyer with a family member with autism,...

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