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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 >
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 2:03pm | Buy a Home, Holidays, Sell My Home
It's common knowledge that most people are advised to get their home on the real estate market in late spring or early summer as that is 'real estate season.' While the majority of homes do sell in the spring and summer, listing your home or looking for a home during the holidays or in the winter is not as taboo as some would lead you to believe. There are actual benefits to listing or looking for a home during the holidays, and if you've missed out on the real estate scramble of the spring and summer, starting a home search or listing your home now might just be in your best interest. READ MORE >
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 8:52am | Buy a Home, Home For Sale, Sell My Home, Realtor
Buying or selling a home seems to be a way of life for a lot of people in today's world. When you buy, you definitely want to get the most for your money. Many people think they can go it alone when it comes to buying or selling a house, and it's definitely true that some people are able to handle all the details of buying and selling a home or property, but in reality the real estate process is intricate and requires a lot of knowledge about the local real estate market, contracts, escrow, appraisals and referrals. READ MORE >
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 8:47am | Sell My Home, Repairs, For Sale
Curb Appeal
88 percent of homebuyers begin the process online, looking at pictures on the listing site. Good photos and real curb appeal help entice buyers to check out your house in person. You want to make a great first impression, so don't feel scared to make a statement -- you want buyers to fall in love with your house. The fixes below are minor and budget friendly enhancements that can be done in a day to help make your house more inviting and appealing, and help get potential buyers to schedule a showing! READ MORE >
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:43am | Sell My Home, Selling, style, List My Home
Home Staging
Spring has arrived, which means real estate season is upon us. When selling your home or property, attracting full price offers is always top priority, and a properly staged home can be your number one asset in drawing as many offers as possible. Here are staging tips to help you prepare your home for the market. READ MORE >
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 9:40pm | Sell My Home, Seller, Repairs, Remodeling
We are in the middle of summer -- one of the busiest times for any real estate market -- with thousands of homes and properties going up for sale in every town and city throughout the United States. Getting the most for a home is always a seller's top priority; heeding these ten tips and tricks when considering putting your house on the market will help toward getting you top dollar. READ MORE >
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 3:05pm | neighborhood, Home Buying, Sell My Home
When considering the mysteries of what attracts the ultimate buyer, few will deny that "curb-appeal" is a sort of magic bullet. READ MORE >
Monday, January 20, 2014 - 9:54am | Sell, Sell My Home, preparation, Repairs, For Sale, Home For Sale
Did the holidays leave your home looking a little worse for wear? Were you too busy trimming the tree and ringing in the new year to take care of routine maintenance? Did holiday guests leave lasting proof of their visit all over the carpets? If you’re planning to sell your home this year, now’s the time to get it back in shape and ready for house-hunting season, which is just a few months away. Pack Up and Organize READ MORE >
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 10:04am | Sell, Sell My Home, Renovation, Repairs
When evaluating a home that has been renovated one or more times, there are many ways to proceed. Establishing the value placed on a renovation requires some knowledge and looking so that you can understand pricing of a home. In this arena, real estate agents and home inspectors can be incredible assets as they have seen many, many homes and understand the market and condition of a house with a very keen perspective. READ MORE >
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 9:00am | Repairs, Sell My Home, Help
Whether you are in over your head or juggling too many tasks, hiring help can be a great idea. Projects can benefit from specialized expertise, more work can be accomplished at one time, and as a homeowner you can step back from the tasks at hand to get a wider perspective. The time and energy you save may more than offset the expense. READ MORE >

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