10 Steps to the Fastest Home Sale

You’ve finally decided to take the leap and put your home on the market, and with summer right around the corner and low market inventory, the timing is right. Ideally, you’d like the sale to move quickly. At F.C. Tucker, we want every seller to be successful and maximize their

How Building Codes Apply to Homeowners

You may have heard someone say a repair job was not up to code, or maybe you've read a particular home product meets current codes. However, did you know what those codes specifically were? While you don't need to know everything about building codes when you're buying a home, learning

Home Buying 101: The Art of Compromise

Compromise is essential in any relationship, but it isn't always easy, especially when it comes to high-stress situations like buying a home. Luckily, whether you're looking for your first house or moving for the 10th time, there are ways you and your partner can find common ground. Here's a quick

Easy Energy Conservation Techniques That Will Save You Some Green

If you want to make your new home green and cut down on energy costs, don't worry—it's not as difficult as you might think, and energy efficiency doesn't have to be expensive. Try out the four following energy conservation techniques to save on expenses without investing a large amount of

Not Buying a Home With Cash? 4 Ways to Beat Out an All-Cash Offer

Here's a statistic that will make your eyes water: In May 2015, one out of every four homes—24.6 percent—was snapped up by all-cash buyers, according to RealtyTrac. In some parts of the country, namely Florida, every second purchaser is buying a home with cash. Some of these buyers are investors

5 Benefits of Choosing a Real Estate Agent Who Is Your Friend

Buying a home is a huge financial undertaking that comes with quite a few questions. Choosing a real estate agent is an important step in ensuring a smooth path in front of you, and there are benefits to selecting an agent who may already be a personal friend. The following