Help Sell Your House Fast

Posted by Claudia Newcomer // April 11, 2016

Sell your house fast in spite of rainy, muddy and unpredictedable spring weather by making it look its very best. Just how do you that? I will give a few pointers to help any house look better almost immediately. 1) Clear out the decoration accumulation from your front porch. Ditch the Christmas wreath if it […]

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Does Spring Make You Realize You Want to Sell? We Buy Houses!

Posted by Claudia Newcomer // April 3, 2016

Now that the weather is warmer, have you ventured ouside to take stock of the condition of your house? Has the winter weather been hard on the place? Or maybe the past few days of windy spring weather has ripped off those loose shingles you have been meaning to secure. Are last fall’s dead leaves […]

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How Many House Flippers Would Buy Their Own House?

Posted by Claudia Newcomer // June 30, 2015

As we worked on a house we bought to renovate and flip, I realized that the house had wonderful light and was very cozy. The location, close to things like the library, post office, grocery store and more, was wonderful. The yard was a breeze to mow, taking a mere 20 minutes instead of the […]

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Would you buy an older home?

Posted by Claudia Newcomer // April 16, 2015

The above house CAN be saved!! Many people are nervous about buying an older home, believing that they are inferior in some way. In many cases that is completely untrue. Having remodeled older homes, I am frequently in awe of the quality of the structure itself. Some of these houses haven taken years of abuse […]

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50 Shades of Gray, rooms that is…

Posted by Claudia Newcomer // April 9, 2015

When selecting a wall color for a home, the ‘experts’ advise using neutral colors. Until recently that meant ‘decorator white’, ‘navajo white’ or some other warm white or maybe light tan. But the tide is turning and gray is stepping into the picture in a big, elegant way. Gray looks good in almost any hue, […]

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Blow Out Winter and Help Sell Your House

Posted by Claudia Newcomer // April 3, 2015

This winter seems unwilling to go away. The measurable snow we had on Tuesday, 3/31/15 reminds us that the calendar may read ‘Spring’, but mother nature has other ideas! By this time of year, we are all sick of the cold and snow and are looking forward to daffodils, tulips and crocuses. However, some of […]

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Decorating the Walls

Posted by Claudia Newcomer // March 25, 2015

When I rented my first apartment in St. Paul, Minnesota, my contract stated that the renter wasn’t to put nail holes in the walls. My response was, “What the heck, who wants bare white walls? How can you possibly make an apartment comfortable and homey without decorating the walls?” I wish I would’ve known about […]

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What Kind of Houses Do We Buy?

Posted by Claudia Newcomer // March 14, 2015

Here at Sunstone Homes, LLC, we are often asked “What kind of houses do you buy?” We buy all kinds of houses from people in many different situations. From homeowners just wanting to locate elsewhere to inherited property to hoarder houses to pre-foreclosures to divorce and many other situations. Sometimes, people are unable to continue […]

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Real Estate Lead Generation 101

Posted by Claudia Newcomer // August 12, 2014

What are the best¬†real estate lead generation¬†options today? Where and how can real estate agents, investors and other related industry professionals generate more leads for buying, selling and renting properties? What are some of the little known benefits, and pitfalls of common real estate lead generation channels today? Here are 12 ways for real estate […]

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Technology vs. People Skills: Which Real Estate Strategies Will Win?

Posted by Claudia Newcomer // August 12, 2014

The real estate industry caters to independent strategies. For every investor, there is another way to go about conducting business. Some may prefer to utilize the convenience of technology while others want to maintain personal relationships. However, for one reason or another, there remains a void between these two independent strategies. Smart investors will figure […]

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