The Blog ofSarah Lilly

Your Ultimate ​Move-In Guide

Your Ultimate ​Move-In Guide

Are you ready for move in day? Chances are you’ve been running around getting everything in order for this big day. It’s going to be exciting, and no doubt—a lot of work. Here are some tips to...

​6 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

​6 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Buying your first home can seem like a daunting process. From mortgage rates to taxes to closing costs, there’s certainly a lot to consider. Because your new home will likely be the biggest...

Holland/Zeeland Market Update

Holland/Zeeland Market Update

The end of the first quarter of 2017 is approaching and we have yet to see a large influx of listings on the market. As you can see from the below chart of single-family homes, there is a shortage of...

​​How to Choose a Mortgage

​​How to Choose a Mortgage

Now that you’ve decided to buy a home in West Michigan, it’s time to consider how you’ll pay for it. Mortgages can be complicated, and selecting the wrong one could seriously jeopardize your...

Your Complete Move-Out Guide

Your Complete Move-Out Guide

You can hardly wait to move into your new West Michigan home. You’ve been picking out paint colors, planning how you’ll arrange your belongings, and checking out restaurants and shops in your new...

Home Buying Workshop!

Are you considering purchasing ahome, but don't know where to start?Do you have too much house? Are you considering downsizing?Is your home cluttered becauseyou don’t have enough room?If you’re...

Tips for Moving Out of Your Sold Home

Tips for Moving Out of Your Sold Home

The papers are signed and you’re anxiously and excitedly planning your move into your new home. Here are some ways to make your Western Michigan moving day go swimmingly.1) Lighten your moving day...

​Tips for Eliminating Clutter

​Tips for Eliminating Clutter

Even if your Michigan home is kept tidy, decluttering your home is essential to getting it ready for your open house and for showings.When potential homebuyers are shown your Holland area home, they...