Contributed by Arkansas Realtors Association

House to House: These home improvements are worth the time, investment

This week’s column was written by Paul Kazlov, a green home-remodeling enthusiast and an industry pioneer for innovation in home renovation. Kazlov writes for the Global Home Improvement blog and strives to educate people about green products such as metal roofing and solar. Follow him on Twitter @PaulKazlov. Oh, that sinking feeling of looking around … Read More »

February 18th, 2018 at 6:00 am

House to House: Real estate tips: Seven reasons to work with a Realtor

This week’s column originally appeared in Realtor Magazine Online in 2015 and is reprinted with permission of the National Association of Realtors (copyright 2015, all rights reserved). Realtors aren’t just agents. They’re professional members of the National Association of Realtors and subscribe to its strict code of ethics. This is the Realtor difference for homebuyers. … Read More »

February 11th, 2018 at 6:00 am

House to House: Sellers should follow these steps to prepare home for market

This week’s column was written by Juli Gates, director of communication for the Arkansas Realtors Association. As we roll further into the new year of 2018 and temperatures finally begin to rise, more and more people will be putting their homes up for sale. Selling your home can be smooth sailing — or it can … Read More »

January 28th, 2018 at 6:00 am

House to House: Follow these simple steps to help keep your home organized

This week’s column was written by Juli Gates, director of communications for the Arkansas Realtors Association. When the holidays are over and all of the lights and decorations come down, it means it is time to clean up the house and get organized. Keeping a home clean and organized throughout the week can be a … Read More »

January 21st, 2018 at 6:00 am

House to House: Stuck indoors? It’s a great time to tackle these tasks

This week’s column was written by Miki Bass, CEO of the Arkansas Realtors Association. The bright lights of the holidays are gone, and the gray days of January have set in. It would be easy to grab a bowl of popcorn and a warm blanket and settle in for the season. But since you are … Read More »

January 14th, 2018 at 6:00 am

House to House: Follow these tips to help deter would-be burglars

This week’s column was written by Juli Gates, membership director for the Arkansas Realtors Association. Home security can often be overlooked in favor of more pressing issues for new homeowners. While fire alarms and working locks may be top of mind, there are other aspects of home security that can go unnoticed but are just … Read More »

January 7th, 2018 at 6:00 am

House to House: Land-contract transactions offer both risks, benefits

This week’s column is the second in a series written by Andrea S. Alford, deputy executive director for the Arkansas Real Estate Commission. In the first installment of this series, which appeared Dec. 24, we discussed how buyers should approach a land contract. This week, we will examine the implications of land contracts for sellers. … Read More »

January 2nd, 2018 at 7:47 am

House to House: Land-contract deals — Shaky ground or solid as a rock?

This week’s column is the first in a series written by Andrea S. Alford, deputy executive director for the Arkansas Real Estate Commission. Despite the variety of lending products available in the real estate industry today, some buyers may still find themselves unable to qualify for a mortgage as a result of poor or insufficient … Read More »

December 24th, 2017 at 6:00 am

House to House: Holiday season may be perfect time to sell home

Selling your home during the winter months can be a daunting task. The holiday season is already a hectic time of year, and selling a house can be stressful. However, there are distinct advantages to selling your home at this time of year. Here is some advice from the experts at the Arkansas Realtors Association … Read More »

December 18th, 2017 at 8:17 am

House to House: Holiday tips from the Arkansas Realtors Association

Every year, the hustle and bustle of shopping for presents, decorating our homes and prepping for family celebrations — on top of all of our other errands — have us scrambling to finish many tasks. So how can we make it all a little easier on ourselves? Here are some tips to guide you through … Read More »

December 10th, 2017 at 6:00 am