Dixie Somers

About Dixie Somers

Dixie Somers is a freelance writer and blogger for business, home, and family niches. Dixie lives in Phoenix, Arizona, and is the proud mother of three beautiful girls and wife to a wonderful husband. Dixie recommends looking into educational programs like Success Path for more information.

5 Things You Should Inspect When Considering a Home Purchase



Sometimes repairs or upgrades may be acceptable if you’re getting a good deal, but you want to be aware of any issues. Here are five important things to inspect.

5 US Tourist Towns that Make for Great Places to Live



There are some towns throughout the U.S. that make for great tourist destinations. However, there are a few that also make for great places to live. Just consider the five following U.S. tourist towns that have molded themselves into great places to stay year-round

7 Things to Ask Your Realtor before a Home Purchase



Whether you are buying a new home or a piece of land on which you plan to build your dream home, there are a number of things you should ask your realtor before you make your final decision on a home purchase. You’ve probably asked quite a few questions already, but let’s look at some […]

Texas Turf: 4 Things to Know about Moving to the Lone Star State



Whether you are moving for your job or for something else, you might be excited about your upcoming move to Texas. There is no other place in the country—or world—that is quite like Texas,

5 Ways to Assess the Real Estate Market in Your Area



Real estate can be a very rewarding profession and a terrific investment. But to profit from it in either case, you have to have a good understanding of your target market. If you don’t know when and what to buy or sell, you might

5 Suggestions for Financing Investment Property



Real estate prices have been climbing slowly back since the Great Recession. Property is once again looking like an attractive prospect for investors.

5 Security Features That Raise Your Home’s Value



Homeowners are always looking for a way to increase the value of your home, and security is one of the best ways to make that happen.

The Sunshine State: 5 Reasons to Move to Florida This Year



For decades now, Florida has been a high-growth state—a top destination to live and vacation. That continues even today, as in spite of the housing crash and Great Recession, Florida is still a fantastic state in which to work, live and play.

Hot Tubs and Home Value: What to Know about This Investment



Maybe you’re considering a hot tub, but aren’t sure whether the money you’ll put into it for installation and maintenance will be worthwhile. Or perhaps you’re buying a home that has a hot tub and aren’t sure how that will affect your resale valu

6 Attributes of Remarkable Realtors



The quest to find promising clients. The rush of obtaining leads. The triumph of making a sale or meeting a landlord’s needs—these are the thrilling  realtors.

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