Randy Anderson's Blog Posts

You Folks Who Just Want New

Originally posted 05/19/2019 ...Buying New Home Construction From Builders"New homebuyers don't want a used house when only new home construction will do. They don't want to inherit

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Fall 2019 Low Mortgage Interest Rates Are For Real

 Low Rates to Boost the Housing MarketThe current low mortgage rate environment could be a boost for the housing market in the second half of 2019. Freddie Mac recently forecasted that the 30

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17 Clever Ideas For Small Baths

Is your half bath or powder room cramping your style? We’ve got expert tips and design ideas to make your tiny bath your new favorite room of the house.Another great slideshow from DIY Network:

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11 Ways To Decorate Your Front Porch Or Entryway

Greet guests and add curb appeal to your home by adding fresh color and unique style to your front entry. See the DIY Network slideshow here: https://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/outdoors

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Finding Kindness

Thanks to Troy Stellingwerff for sharing on Linkedin ...;

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Compost Helps Garden Vegetables Flowers And Other Plants Grow Because It Adds Nutrientrich Organic M

From article ... "Post Time": Seminar Tips Help Gardeners Use Kitchen Scraps, Yard Waste to Enrich SoilOne key factor in a successful compost is selecting the right ingredients.“I tell

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HGTV 20 Gardens We Love

Gardens add beauty (and perceived value) to your home. Plus they are "fun work".See HGTV slideshow of gardens:https://www.hgtv.com/design/outdoor-design/landscaping-and-hardscaping/gardens-we-love

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Buyers The Advantages Of PreApproval

From New York Times Real Estate Section http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/10/realestate/mortgages-the-advantages-of-preapproval.html?&-share MortgagesThe Advantages of PreapprovalBy VICKIE ELMER 

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Who Needs A Stinkin REALTOR

Let's see ... you've got the internet and that class in school (not)  where they taught you how to work your way through the home-buying process ... It works so well in the rest

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What If I Inherit Land

Originally posted 05/05/2017[Thanks to The LandStore for this article, https://www.thelandstore.com/blogs/news/what-you-need-to-know-after-you-inherit-land ]When a close family member

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4 Tips On Finding The Right Real Estate Agent

Originally posted 10/08/2015Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or have been around the block a few times, choosing a good real estate agent can help relieve you of the stress that finding,

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Graphic Of LOUISIANA HOME PURCHASING PROCESS

Contact me with any question you may have ...Randall C. (Randy) Anderson, REALTOR®/AgentLOCAL | PROFESSIONAL | COMMITTEDM o v e   R e a l t yLicensed In Louisiana Agent License:

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5 Important Checklist Items Before Selling Your Home

5 Very Important Checklist Items Before Selling Your HomeWRITTEN BY, THANKS TO ...  Craig Middleton at RealtyTimes.com (see link at bottom of this post)Before selling your home, you’ll

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Five Financial Fiascos To Avoid When Buying A Home

Five Financial Fiascos To Avoid When Buying A Home by Phoebe ChongchuaWhen's the last time you checked out your credit scores? A lot of us don't think much about our credit until it's time to

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Twelve Red Flags That Should Raise Concern When Buying

Buying?  Twelve Red Flags That Should Raise Concern by Michele DawsonIndeed, more than 40 percent of the previously owned homes on the market have at least one serious defect, according to

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Calculating Debt To Income Ratio In 2 Easy Steps

Calculating Your Debt-to-Income Ratio in 2 Easy StepsHave you ever sat down and calculated exactly how much money you spend each month on bills? If so, you are already halfway to calculating your

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Tips For The Juiciest Tomatoes From Your Garden

It’s too late to be planting tomatoes — but if you do have a row of tomatoes in your back yard, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has some midseason advice for keeping them pest-free and juicy.As the

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Strident Words From A Non REALTOR

Originally posted 02/28/2019Excerpts ..." While fixer-upper shows are popular on television, these types of properties are not popular in real life.""... you hired a realtor to help

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Get Up Get Out Get Moving

Originally posted 09/06/2018I am NOT excited about sharing this article, but I am concerned enough to share (and you know the saying that ends with "three fingers pointing back at me", right?

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Popular Tips For Landscaping

Petar Mikonoss Popular Tips For LandscapingsOriginally posted 03/06/2019Landscaping can be an interesting hobby to have if your yard is big enough for it. Being smart with your landscaping design

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Is A Real Estate Agent A Salesperson

When I first began my real estate career in 2004, I was coming from two long-term occupations and one short-term stint... nearly 20 years in retail sales and management, another fifteen in

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How To Bring Down Moving Expenses

Originally posted 03/20/2019[Thanks to Bill Gassett,  Metrowest Massachusetts  REALTOR® and RealtyTimes.com for sharing this article] Tips to Bring Down Your Expenses When

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81 Delish Summer Desserts Youll Be Making Again And Again

81 Delish Summer Desserts You'll Be Making Again And Again (Sorry, summer diet.)The perfect end to a summer meal among friends? An over-the-top, crazy-delicious seasonal dessert, of course! Serve

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DeClutter Tips To Maximize Resale Potential

Originally posted 04/06/2019Another facebook "rerun" ... If you have owned your home for a length of time you may be surprised just how much your home has become cluttered. Whether it

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The History Of Our Fourth Of July

The HISTORY CHANNEL has provided these articles which I like to review annually and hope you enjoy today ..."The Fourth of July – also known as Independence Day or July 4th – has been a federal

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A Tale OF Two Cans

Originally posted 04/06/2019 Ran Across This On Facebook And Realized I Had Never Shared On My Blog Smile a while ..."A TALE OF TWO CANS" (subtitle: "If you can't laugh at yourself

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15 Germiest Things In Your Kitchen

Originally posted 04/27/2019 From HGTV.com"Not to scare you or anything, but there are places in your kitchen that are dirtier than the average toilet. ... microbes lurk in surprising

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What You Should Really Know About Browsing For Homes Online

Originally posted 03/20/2019 What You Should Really Know About Browsing for Homes OnlineBy: HouseLogicPublished: February, 2018It’s fun! It’s exciting! It’s important to take

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Tee Shirts Clogging Up Your Closet

Originally posted 04/18/2019RANDOM! I was in the record retail business, later the consumer electronics business, then I started traveling. Over the years I have collected SO many tee

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Decluttering Is All The Rage Now Right

Originally posted 05/10/2019DIY Network has ...15 Easy and Effective Ways to Keep Clutter at Bay Tip: Style Those Flat SurfacesIt's tempting to put bills, magazines and other mail on

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Bumping Up Curb Appeal On A Budget

Originally posted 05/10/2019Thanks to Shannon Babin with NOLA Lending Group for sharing this article*.A freshly painted door in a bold color with shiny new hardware can make a bright change for

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There Are Folks Who Just Want New

Originally posted 05/19/2019Buying New Home Construction From Builders"New home buyers don't want a used house when only new home construction will do. They don't want to inherit somebody

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10 Ways To Make Your Backyard More Fun

Want to turn your backyard into a desirable spot for relaxing and entertaining? Chris Lambton, host ofYard Crashers talks about best ways to make the backyard your family's new favorite spot

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19 Creative Ways To Paint A Dresser

https://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/make-and-decorate/decorating/how-to-paint-a-trompe-loeil-landscape-on-a-dresserThis weekend, turn an old bureau into a work of art. It's easier than you think and

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Shady Area Thriving Plants Can Be A Big Plus For Your Curb Appeal

Container Plants That Love Shade Add a little flair to your porch with these shade-loving plants that are perfect for containers.See a gallery of plants that

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Need More Space Considering Moving

Six tips for move-up buyersMost real estate advice is addressed to first-time home buyers, but move-up buyers need a little help, too, says Morgan Knull, an associate broker in Washington. Even

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Walk In Shower Designs

75 Walk-in Shower Designs for a Luxurious, Spa-Like BathroomBrowse pictures of the latest trends in walk-in shower designs. These curbless, frameless and doorless walk-in showers bring a whole new

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5 TIPS FOR CLEANING OUT YOUR GARAGE THIS SUMMER

The garage can be a hard place to keep organized and clean with outdoor toys, cars, storage boxes and more all coming and going throughout the seasons. The summer can be a great time to take

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