Archive for the ‘Tips for Sellers’ Category

Thinking About Selling? Now is the Time!

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Statistics show that the best time to list a house is March. This makes sense since many people try to move during the summer due to school changes. This is also the perfect time to showcase your homes curb appeal since most plants and flowers are beginning to look their best. Curb appeal is very…Read More »

3rd Quarter Market Statistics

Monday, October 6th, 2014

  The number one question we as REALTORS are asked is, “How is the market”?  We as a profession are asked this during working hours, at social functions, at our kids’ school functions, while walking our dogs, while doing yard work, and any other time anyone finds out we sell real estate.  At times, the…Read More »

Step by Step Guide for the Home Sale Process

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Steps of the Home Sales Process: 1.  Financing:   Pre-approval – this lets you know how much you qualify to buy and what type of loan works best for you.  We know the best lenders in the area-     We will help you find the best one for you. 2.  Finding the home for you:  We will show you homes…Read More »

Home Selling Tips

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Spring time is here and the local market is heating up.  If you are selling your home, here are a couple of tips to get your home “show ready”.   Rearrange Bedroom Closets and Kitchen Cabinets Buyers love to snoop and will open closet and cabinet doors. Think of the message it sends if items fall…Read More »

How to Choose a Realtor

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

For most people, selling and/or buying a home is one of the largest purchases they will make in their lifetime, so finding the right Realtor to guide you through the transaction is extremely important.  Here are some things to keep in mind as you pick which agent will represent you: Experience: Look to agents who…Read More »

Pricing Your Home Right to Sell More Quickly

Friday, October 18th, 2013

While it is only natural to want to sell your house for the highest price possible, many home sellers are finding that their homes languish on the market for months for one simple reason – the price they set is simply too high.  In a somewhat challenging market, in which there are numerous homes for…Read More »

What’s The Payback for Remodeling Your Home?

Friday, October 11th, 2013

In some cases, the value of the remodeling project at resale is more than 100% of its original cost. This usually happens in markets where property values are rising very rapidly, but it can also occur when buyers regard certain types of remodeling projects as “standard.”  For example, in a neighborhood where most houses have…Read More »

7 Truths of Real Estate for Sellers

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Here are seven important real estate truths for Sellers: 1.  Having an agent represent you has its advantages: —  Professional Representation… I am your personal representatives and are required by law to represent your best interests to the best of our ability. —  Personal Specialist…I know the market.  Objectivity… My job is to point out…Read More »

Home Staging Tips for Sellers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

As a Certified Staging Specialist I have learned that some simple inexpensive staging strategies can be very helpful in marketing your home. Many people will drive by your home several times prior to inquiring about a property so you will want your yard to not only look manicured but also inviting. A simple solution that…Read More »