Monthly Archives: September 2015

Neighbor Battle is Unsettling

Posted by Shawn Simpson // September 30, 2015

Neighbor Battle is Unsettling

A neighbor battle is unsettling. For Stacy Williams, the six chickens in her backyard in Omaha, NE, are a blessing. But to the next-door dwellers, Brad and Lynn Perry—not so much. The Perrys say the animals are a nuisance—and a judge recently ruled in their favor, saying the chickens have to go. I assume, according to Omaha.com, because the subdivision of Trendwood has […]


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Most Profitable Home-Flipping Metro Areas

Posted by Shawn Simpson // September 23, 2015

Most Profitable Home-Flipping Metro Areas

Omaha-Council Bluffs most profitable home-flipping metro areas, says a new report ranking the area No. 16— up from its No. 28 spot last year but down from the No. 2 perch in 2013. Daren Blomquist, vice president of RealtyTrac, noted that the Omaha-Council Bluffs average gross return on investment for completed flips remained in the […]


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The Importance of Staging Your Home

Posted by Shawn Simpson // September 16, 2015

The Importance of Staging Your Home

What works best to sell a house fast, say experts, is home staging. The importance of staging your home can’t be overlooked. About.com says, “Most buyers form an opinion about a home within the first 7-10 seconds of arriving.” Now potential home buyers look at homes they’ve found on the Internet 90% of the time. It is […]


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Boomerang Buyers

Posted by Shawn Simpson // September 9, 2015

Boomerang Buyers

Omaha.com writes, “Seven years after the real estate bust, many who lost their homes have rebuilt their credit and are back in the market. Experts say these boomerang buyers will be an important segment of the real estate market in the coming years.  Boomerang buyers: a term coined by the Wall Street Journal, are people […]


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How to Avoid Foreclosure

Posted by Shawn Simpson // September 2, 2015

How to Avoid Foreclosure

With about 500 Omaha homes in the ongoing pain of foreclosure, the recurrent question is how to avoid foreclosure in Omaha, Nebraska. Google “Zillow and Omaha”  and you will see the Omaha area locations of foreclosures for sale and potential foreclosures. What does it take to avid foreclosure? How to avoid foreclosure? Answer these questions […]


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