Six ways to Boost House Value With housing prices increasing, now is the time invest in your home to capitalize on its value. Here’s what veteran real estate professionals from around the country have to say about what home improvement projects pay off, whether you are selling now or in the future. 1. Create SpaceContinue reading “Brokers Tell All: 6 Ways to Boost House Value”
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How To Prepare Your House For Sale
Prepping and staging a house. Every seller wants her home to sell fast and bring top dollar. Does that sound good to you? Well, it’s not luck that makes that happen. It’s careful planning and knowing how to professionally spruce up your home that will send home buyers scurrying for their checkbooks. Here is howContinue reading “How To Prepare Your House For Sale”
Find Your Niche & And Dare To Risk
With the recent Facebook pie-in-your-face IPO still ringing in our ears, it might be wise to dwell on what constitutes taking the “right risk” for you. Like it or not, risk taking will always be an inesapable part of our everyday lives. Whether you are changing jobs, investing, or beginning a new relationship you willContinue reading “Find Your Niche & And Dare To Risk”
How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time—Without Losing Your Mind
Ah, to be a first-time home buyer again: How easy it was to buy a home when you weren’t carrying another mortgage on your back! If you’re looking to graduate from first-timer to repeat buyer, you know things are about to get much trickier. Unless you’re a bona fide house collector, you’ll have to sellContinue reading “How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time—Without Losing Your Mind”
Lead Paint: Do You Have It in Your Home?
Lead poisoning is a serious health issue for both children and adults. It can affect anyone, even affect a fetus in the womb, if the mother inhales or ingests lead from paint. And if you think you can’t come into contact with lead paint, think again. If you live in an older home, your walls,Continue reading “Lead Paint: Do You Have It in Your Home?”
How to Successfully Buy a Home in a Tight Seller’s Market
If you’ve decided to buy a home this spring ,good luck to you ! Your challenge will be not just finding a home you like, but also beating out all the other home buyers who like it and want to make an offer on it, too. The number of homes for sale is low nationwide, particularlyContinue reading “How to Successfully Buy a Home in a Tight Seller’s Market”
Online Presence & Marketing
Real Estate Marketing is not something you do once. It is something you must do on a continual basis. Think of marketing as the “eating right and exercising” part of your business. Just as you can’t eat an apple or go to the gym once and expect to drop 10 pounds, tone all your musclesContinue reading “Online Presence & Marketing “
A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words.
When selling a home, the right photography can easily make or break a listing. With the vast majority of real estate searches taking place online and in the comfort of potential buyers’ homes, it is imperative to ensure that your listing features high-resolution, quality photographs that accurately represent the property. It can be a fineContinue reading “A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words.”
Marketing and Real Estate Agents
If you’re a seasoned real estate professional, you likely know that your online presence is essential to your success or failure when it comes to generating new leads and clients for your business. So we are going to bypass the typical online marketing tips about having a website, starting a blog, and creating a FacebookContinue reading “Marketing and Real Estate Agents”
Why Pricing A Home for Sale is So Crucial..
Marketing your home gets it to the people. Pricing gets the people to the home ! Selecting the right price is crucial to maximizing your profit with a quicker sales time. Therefore it’s crucial to understand how pricing attracts people and when most buyers will be most open to viewing your home. Check out theContinue reading “Why Pricing A Home for Sale is So Crucial..”