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Friday, July 27, 2018 - 11:16am | Real Estate, Seller, selling a home, For Sale
Landscaping Tips That Can Help Your Home Sell For some properties, landscaping can make or break a deal. Unless you’re selling a real fixer-upper, your home’s yard is an important part of the real estate equation. If you’re looking to put your home on the market, or you’ve already listed and you haven’t had a lot of interest, use these quick and easy landscaping tips to help your property stand out from all the others. COORDINATE WITH COLOR READ MORE >
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:03am | For Sale, agent, Real Estate, selling a home
When Your Home Doesn’t Sell When you list your home you hope for a quick, successful sale. For many real estate markets throughout the U.S., newly listed homes can be snatched up in the blink of an eye (for some cities, properties can sell within a day or less). While we all would love a quick sale when we list, the reality for some sellers is that their homes may sit on the market much longer than others. If you’ve listed your home and it’s not seeing any interest or offers, read on to find out some of the reasons a home doesn’t sell. UNREALISTIC PRICE READ MORE >
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:54am | selling a home, agent, costs, Real Estate
For many cities throughout the U.S. real estate markets, today undeniably favor sellers. With those markets that are particularly competitive, it can be very tempting to list your home even when you haven't made a concrete decision to sell. Taking the plunge and listing can be an exhilarating decision, but doing so without asking yourself some important questions could leave you scrambling to figure out what you're going to do should your home be a highly sought-after property. If you're toying with listing, ask yourself the questions below before you make your final decision. READ MORE >
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 11:18am | agent, selling home, For Sale, Real Estate
Top Seller Procrastinations For some, the decision to sell a home is almost automatic, with no hesitation: job change, seller’s market, need more room or need to downsize, etc. For others, there could be a number of reasons why a property owner might hesitate, or procrastinate, to sell. If you’ve thought about selling, but just can’t bring yourself to do it, you could have fallen victim to some of the most common top seller procrastinations listed below. #1. "I'M WAITING FOR THE VALUE OF MY PROPERTY TO INCREASE." READ MORE >
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 8:28pm | home buyer, agent, Real Estate, purchase, inspection
COMMON BUYER PITFALLS TO AVOID   Finding a home can be a long process for both first-time and seasoned home buyers. While it may seem like a dating game, with many different suitors before finding ‘the one,’ some people can get distracted by individual properties, preventing them from realizing they’ve found their perfect home. If you’re on the hunt for your first or even fourth home, heed the advice below and avoid these common buyer pitfalls.   NOT SEEING THE POTENTIAL   READ MORE >
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 7:38am | Real Estate, relator, downsizing, buying a home
The Benefits of Downsizing READ MORE >
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 12:32pm | closing, home, Real Estate, Realtor, buying a home, Selling
Closing Day Surprises For many buyers, closing day can't come fast enough. Once the offer is made and accepted, the time between can seem like eternity. For many, closing day goes smoothly. For others, there may be some unexpected surprises that pop up. While closing day problems are not usually anticipated by a buyer, they are not unheard of, and depending on what kind come up, some can be minor while others can impact the entire deal. Here are some of the most common closing day surprises. Walk-Through Surprises READ MORE >
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 11:53am | home, Real Estate, Negotiate, For Sale, first time buyers, Sell My Home
When it comes to a real estate transaction, whether you're a buyer or a seller, everything is negotiable. For many couples and individuals, a house or property will likely be the largest asset they ever own, which is why when it comes to the actual transaction, negotiating is incredibly important. Negotiating in real estate is more than just deciding on the sale price of a property or who will cover closing costs, and some negotiations will probably happen after the sale agreement is signed. READ MORE >
Monday, February 6, 2012 - 1:54pm | Sell, Real Estate, Selling, Seller, Home For Sale
Getting Your Home Ready To Sell Part One…  READ MORE >
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