Anita is a Realty Biz News Contributor and loves all things real estate from housing, marketing and investing.

About Anita Townes

Anita is a Realty Biz News Contributor and loves all things real estate from housing, marketing and investing.

Popular Architectural Styles of Midwestern Homes



The Midwest is called the Heart of America for a reason. It has a long history of being home to people from many walks of life, many of whom initially embraced countryside living. However, the encroach of modern living has brought many changes, including to the house styles across the Midwest. Here are a few […]

What To Consider Before Buying an Older Home



Making sure that you take the proper precautions when purchasing an older home is important. Here are four crucial components to consider before buying.

Open House Tips for First-Time Buyers



You’ve decided to take the first steps to go from renting to buying. Once you’ve stopped window-shopping on real estate sites and decide to see the real thing, open houses are the best low-pressure way to see your potential dream house up close. Worried you don’t have enough experience to tell if a house has […]

Tips for Lighting Your Home While Staging



Lighting is only one of many factors you have to consider when home staging, though that doesn’t make it any less important. Your lighting situation can make or break your ability to get the home promptly off the market. These tips for lighting your home while staging can help you impress buyers right when they […]

Things To Know Before Moving To a Resort Town



Everyone loves going on vacation. People who want to feel like they’re on a trip all the time should consider moving to a resort town. However, you shouldn’t make this decision lightly. Read this article on things to know before moving to a resort town. It’s a realtor’s responsibility to inform clients about the advantages […]

What To Expect When Moving From a Small Town To the City



Making a move from a small quiet town to a big city can be a culture shock to many people. If you’re unfamiliar with city culture, it may feel like moving to a foreign country. Use this guide on what to expect when moving from a small town to the city to see if it […]

Affordable Flooring Options for a Low-Budget Renovation



Planning a home renovation can get costly. If you’re sticking to a tight budget, you shouldn’t have to compromise on the look of your home. In fact, with a little bit of research, there are many affordable solutions to attaining the look you desire. If flooring is an area for which you’re struggling to find […]

Effective Ways To Prepare Your Home for an Appraisal



When you’re selling a house, it’s not as simple as listing it on Facebook and waiting for buyers to come flocking to you. One of the most important steps you’ll need to take when selling your home is getting an appraisal. During a home appraisal, a certified, licensed professional will inspect your property and determine […]

The Most Important Rooms To Stage



As you prepare to sell a home, you should pay attention to its appearance. No matter how great a house is, buyers will not come away with a favorable impression of it if tattered furniture, disagreeable decorations, and general untidiness reign supreme within its walls. On the other hand, homeowners and seller’s agents should not […]

Unexpected Ways to Add Value to Your Home



When it comes to selling a house, there are few things that everyone thinks of before it goes to market. Redoing kitchens and bathrooms are the classics, but there are plenty of other small, unexpected ways to add value to your home. Mudrooms and Laundry Rooms Often overlooked because of the relatively small amount of […]