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5 Reasons Not to Give Listing Your Home in Winter the Cold Shoulder

5 Reasons Not to Give Listing Your Home in Winter the Cold Shoulder

The weather outside might be getting colder, but that is no reason for home sellers to think their potential for selling during winter months cannot still be hot. In fact, there are certain perks to listing a home in winter that spring and summer sellers simply don’t get to enjoy. If you are thinking of listing your home this winter, here are five reasons why you should confidently contin

Curb Appeal Matters: Five Tips to Keep Yours Current

Curb Appeal Matters: Five Tips to Keep Yours Current

By now, you’ve surely put away your witches, skeletons and other scary Halloween outdoor decorations. While they were fun for welcoming neighborhood trick-or-treaters, you can’t just keep your spooky things up until you’re ready to deck your halls for the holidays. If your home is on the market, you probably are particularly conscious of what you’re showing potential buy

Five Things to Expect After Putting Your Home on the Market

Five Things to Expect After Putting Your Home on the Market

So, you’ve just put your home on the market… congratulations! Surely, it took a lot of effort to get to this point. You had to find the right real estate agent, clean and declutter your home for listing photos and gain a basic understanding of the selling process. Now that your home has been listed, are you wondering what happens next? Of course, it is time to prepare to welcome pr

Five Signs It Is Time to Sell Your Home When You Retire

Five Signs It Is Time to Sell Your Home When You Retire

Even the happiest of professionals can admit that they dream of retirement from time to time – and maybe even more frequently. And, why not? For many, retirement means more time to spend with those you love, doing the things you love. But when you’re used to an income that allows you to live a particular lifestyle, then that income changes, it can be difficult to maintain the lifest

REALTOR® vs. Real Estate Agent: Deciphering the Difference

REALTOR® vs. Real Estate Agent: Deciphering the Difference

Just last week, we shared a list of real estate lingo to help first-time home buyers and sellers navigate through the real estate process. From contingencies to quaint properties, there certainly can be a lot to know when you’re buying or selling a home. But, did you realize that the learning begins before you even decide on a real estate agent or a realtor? While you may think the terms

Sellers - Learn the Basics About a Comparative Market Analysis

Sellers - Learn the Basics About a Comparative Market Analysis

As fall approaches, home sellers are doing whatever they can to make their homes the most on the market. To attract prospective buyers, things like well-maintained curb appeal and properly staged rooms are a major help. But there is one factor that can drive buyers to—or from—a home in a hurry. If the sales price is wrong on an otherwise perfect home, it may never stand a chance of sel

Six Ways to Keep Your Home Safe When It’s on the Market

Six Ways to Keep Your Home Safe When It’s on the Market

When you’re trying to sell your home, you want prospective buyers to explore a bit during showings, right? You want them to look around, get comfortable with the space and even imagine themselves making memories there. But how comfortable is too comfortable? Because buyers often open closets, cabinets and other nooks and crannies when they’re touring through a home, sellers should t

10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Stage Your Home

10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Stage Your Home

When you’re ready to sell your home, the last thing you want to do is spend a lot of money on it, right? But you need to make sure that your home will be appealing to prospective buyers. Is there a way to give your home an edge over others on the market without breaking the bank? You bet! Here are 10 budget-friendly ways to stage your home before you sell: 1. Paint with neutral colors

Preparing Your Home for Sale – Five Things You Need to Know

Preparing Your Home for Sale – Five Things You Need to Know

Right now, the real estate market may pretty favorable for home sellers. But, that doesn’t mean sellers can just kick back, relax and wait for their homes to sell. It’s true; many buyers are seeking the right home to move into before a new school year starts. However, there also are many sellers eager to swoon buyers into choosing their homes. If you’re trying to sell a home t

Five Tips for Selling Your Home in Summer

Five Tips for Selling Your Home in Summer

The heat is on for home sellers during this competitive real estate market. Sure, many buyers are primed and ready to close and move into new homes before a new school year starts. But, with so many homes on the market right now, how can you make yours stand out? During summer months, you’ve got to be more than just flexible on showings to attract the right buyer. Here are five things a s