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Prepped for Sale: 10 Ways to Impress Guests at an Open House

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Prepped for Sale: 10 Ways to Impress Guests at an Open House

With May’s arrival, things are really starting to heat up. From the temperatures outside to the spring real estate market, things are getting hot, hot, hot out there. So, if you’re a seller that wants your home to stand out among the many other homes listed right now, you’ve got to be prepared for buyers. One way that sellers can help their home to stand out is by hosting an ope

Three Tips for How to Handle a Low-Ball Offer

Three Tips for How to Handle a Low-Ball Offer

It is a pretty amazing feeling for home sellers when the offers start coming in. However, that excitement can quickly be shrouded by a low-ball offer, or an offer that is far lower than your asking price. But, once you get over the initial shock and that slightly insulted feeling, you’ve got to make a decision. Do you counter the offer and try to get to a price point that is more reasonab

Five Ways to Help Your Home Sell Quicker in Any Market

Five Ways to Help Your Home Sell Quicker in Any Market

As spring weather approaches, many homes will be hitting the real estate market. That’s great for buyers everywhere, right? But, what if your home is listed among some stiff competition? You want to be as appealing to prospective buyers as possible. Here are five things you can do to help your home sell quicker this spring: 1. Set the right price. The first few days on the market are c

Tips for Decluttering Your Home Before You List it for Sale

Tips for Decluttering Your Home Before You List it for Sale

Despite a recent rodent’s forecast, the spring home-selling season will be here before we know it. For anyone considering listing their home for sale, that means the time to start preparations for selling is now. In addition to reaching out to a real estate agent, who can help you with setting a price, taking professional listing photos, marketing your home and so much more, you should start

Make a Resolution to Sell Your Home This Winter

Make a Resolution to Sell Your Home This Winter

As we embrace 2018, you may be compiling your list of resolutions.  If one of the things on your goal list is selling your home, you may want to consider making that task the first one you tackle in the new year. Though many people think spring is the best time to sell a home, we’ve got a few reasons why winter is a great time to sell. Looking for a real estate resolution to take on thi

10 Spooky Sights that Can Scare Buyers Away from a Home

10 Spooky Sights that Can Scare Buyers Away from a Home

In the spirit of today’s Halloween holiday, we’re taking a look into the spooky, eerie things about a home that will simply scare buyers away. No, we’re not talking about properties that may be rumored to be haunted. Luckily, we’re talking about simply scary things that are simple fixes for sellers! Here are 10 things that will scare buyers away from a home: 1. Horren

Ready to Sell? Ask Listing Agents These Five Questions First!

Ready to Sell? Ask Listing Agents These Five Questions First!

In a hot real estate market, it can seem that as soon as a “for sale” sign goes up in someone’s yard, the home is immediately under contract. If you’re planning to sell your home, you may be wondering how you can make that sight a reality in your very own yard. Well, it all can start with finding the right real estate agent. Some sellers find a real estate agent by liste

Frighteningly Good Facts About Open Houses

Frighteningly Good Facts About Open Houses

Now that mid-October has arrived, many of us have spent some time scouting out local haunted houses in the spirit of the Halloween season. While getting a good scare as you tour through creepy decor may be ideal for some, haunted houses are just not for everyone. In the real estate world, we give our own type of tours through available homes, but they’re called open houses—and, they

Five Tips to Get Your Home in List-Ready Condition—Fast!

Five Tips to Get Your Home in List-Ready Condition—Fast!

Relocating for a job, taking care of a family member, changing marital status or simply finding the home you know will be yours forever… these are all reasons that someone may need to list their home for sale in a short amount of time. If you are finding yourself in a situation where you need to list your home in a hurry, we’ve got some help for you. Here are five quick and easy wa

Textbook Tips for Downsizing this Back-to-School Season

Textbook Tips for Downsizing this Back-to-School Season

You’ve shopped the sales and seen a few buses on your morning commute. All over social media, your friends’ kids are posting pics of their newly-decorated dorm rooms. There is no doubt, school is back in session. If this back-to-school season has left you with an empty nest, it may be time to consider downsizing your home. Since the kids at school will be receiving a syllabus to sta