Lifelong resident and Realtor, April Ivie has successfully helped countless buyers and sellers realize their homeownership goals and she looks forward to helping you achieve your goals as well. April has access to the latest technological tools and resources to help you find the perfect home or market your property to the right buyer.
April worked as real estate investor for five years where she mastered the art of contract negotiation. As an investor, April learned how easy it was to add value to a property by simply rehabbing the property. Naturally, her specialties lie in rehabbing homes and new construction; she is also experienced in working with short sales and foreclosures, and holds the Green designation.
April understands that real estate can be an emotionally trying experience; as such, she will work around your schedule and can be easily reached to answer any questions or put any concerns to rest. Her no pressure approach to real estate is also greatly appreciated by her many referral clients, which accounts for over 80% of her business.
April and her husband of over 20 years, Terry, live in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. They both share a passion for real estate and enjoy helping others make the most out of their real estate experience. Trust April Ivie with your next real estate move and contact her right away.
There are currently 12 blog entries published by April Ivie.
Monday, February 10th, 2014 at 9:21am. 35 Views, 0 Comments.
Sunday, February 9th, 2014 at 8:31pm. 27 Views, 0 Comments.
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Thursday, December 19th, 2013 at 6:47am. 146 Views, 0 Comments.
Monday, December 16th, 2013 at 4:52pm. 60 Views, 0 Comments.
1. Don't buy if you can't stay put.
If you can't commit to remaining in one place for at least a few years, then owning is probably not for you, at least not yet. With the transaction costs of buying and selling a home, you may end up losing money if you sell any sooner - even in a rising market. When prices are falling, it's an even worse proposition.
2. Start by shoring up your credit.
Since you most likely will need to get a mortgage to buy a house, you must make sure your credit history is as clean as possible. A few months before you start house hunting, get copies of your credit report. Make sure the facts are correct, and fix any problems you discover.
3. Aim for a home you can really afford.
The rule of thumb is that you can buy…
Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 at 10:38am. 147 Views, 0 Comments.
It surely is a tough task to sell your house, and the more time it takes, it could affect the sale. Rather than pondering on why this is happening, you could take matters in your hands to fix the common issues and look forward to a successful sale.
If you are quoting an unreasonable price, this could be termed as one of the primary reasons for a prolonged sale. There is a high chance that your buyers are getting a better deal elsewhere with the same amenities. If your home is in not-so-favorable location, then you need to do some heavy marketing to promote your home.
Another main reason could be that the house isn’t appealing to the buyers. Make sure your house is in a presentable condition both on the insides and outsides. Use accessories to…
Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 7:49pm. 444 Views, 0 Comments.
According to Bohac, Texas has experienced an increase in the number of new people settling down in the state and continues to draw in more new people, jobs and businesses. The tax relief package was filed to assist in meeting larger demands of growing population and economy, and make sure that the infrastructure of the state continues to grow.
Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 7:46pm. 124 Views, 0 Comments.
Dallas has many types of neighborhoods from quiet country areas to busy streets. You can get both newly built houses and pre-owned homes in these areas. Determining the type of location you want for your home will also help you narrow down your search.
Interested in purchasing your home or selling your home in…
Sunday, November 4th, 2012 at 2:38pm. 186 Views, 0 Comments.
Sunday, July 8th, 2012 at 7:13am. 255 Views, 0 Comments.
Buying a new built home today has many advantages. Builders today are making homes cost effective for buyers.Radiant Barrier is almost always standard in homes to provide buyers lower utility bills as well as Low E windows offering cost effective savings as well.With a standard warranty on foundations of usually 10 years ,the piece of mind comes with knowing issues that may come up,are in fact covered,Not to mention that builders offer closing costs assistance as well as competitive interest rates to make the buyer comfortable with the monthly payment.Ivy League has several lenders available to help you in your home search.Now is the time to buy,as interest rates are at a all time low.