Courtney Okanlomo's Blog Posts

Halloween Hotspots!

Check out the top 5 picks for Halloween Fun from the Collective Realty Co. team! Whether you're looking for family-friendly activities or chills and thrills, these are sure to deliver!Fright Fest

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Seller paid Home Warranty Plans Adds Value

As a resourceful Houston realtor, it’s extremely important to me that the focus remains on my clients' needs well after closing, not just on the sale itself. One layer of that resource and

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The Homeowner Budget - A Look Inside

An Inside Look at the Homeowner BudgetLong before you begin your property search and fall in love with your dream home, there is one crucial item to put on your homebuyer To-Do List besides

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The Top 5 Home Buyer Personality Types

 Have you ever wondered what the personalities are beyond the purchases that take place in real estate? As we head into the holiday homebuying season, I thought that it would be a great time to

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What You Need to Know About Refinancing

As a Houston realtor specializing in relationship building, I encourage my past, present, and future clients to reach out whenever they have questions or concerns surrounding real estate.

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Three Easy Tips for Purchasing Residential Lots and Land

 Have you ever wondered what the personalities are beyond the purchases that take place in real estate? As we head into the holiday homebuying season, I thought that it would be a great time to

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Secure Your Home With 5 Effortless Steps

Deciding how to secure your home doesn’t have to be a chore. I will lay out a few methods to get you started and help you identify which are most important to you. Once identified, focus on

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New Construction Homes in a Seller's Market

The Houston area is still experiencing a booming seller's market. With so many Texas home shoppers competing for valuable real estate, what’s a would-be homebuyer to do? As your trusted source

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10 Tips to Selling Your Home in 2022

 Selling a home in 2022 just got sweeter, but how you present your property will dictate just how well you do. Take a look into these top 10 tips to selling your home in 2022:De-clutterIt's

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10 Water Safety Tips for Homeowners

Let's face it, after spending more time at home many homeowners are looking for ways to transform their lovely abode into an oasis. For most, this includes lush amenities such as home gyms,

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Add Value to Your Home With 5 Easy Kitchen Upgrades

In all of my years of working with a variety of home buyers and sellers, one thing rings true - kitchens sell homes! For most other rooms within a home, you can rely on touching up paint, clearing

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Home Buying Series - Do I Need a Down Payment?

One of the biggest misconceptions surrounding buying a home is that you must have a 20% down payment. This is completely false, and I have a FREE guide that proves it! While most down payment

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Home Buying Series - How to Search for Homes

Let's face it, the first thing that most of us do once we've decided to purchase a home is search for homes online. Unfortunately, this is one of the biggest mistakes that new buyers make when

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