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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

10 Tips to Help Make Your Home Sale Go Smoothly

10 Tips to Help Make Your Home Sale Go Smoothly

How many times have you said, “I wish I would have known…” after you’ve done something for the first time? Well, if you’re selling a home for the first time, there is no need to wish that you would have known a few things that can make the sales process easier. We’ve compiled a list of tips from home sellers to pave your way to a successful home sale. Here a

Five Reasons You Need a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home

Five Reasons You Need a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home

For many people, the hot summer season may get a bit sticky or uncomfortable. But, those who are thinking about selling a home, those who have recently listed their homes or those who are at any point in the home sale process may be sweating for a few entirely different reasons—and, for good reason. In any weather, a lot of work goes into selling a home. How can you remain as cool as a cu

Five First-time Home Seller FAQs

Five First-time Home Seller FAQs

There often is a lot of focus on first-time home buyers and the questions they may have as they enter the real estate market. However, the same should go for first-time home sellers, right? When you decide to list your first home for sale, you probably have no idea what to expect. To help first-time home sellers, we have compiled a list of common home-seller questions. Here are our top five:

If It’s Not Your Realtor, Why Can’t You Sell Your Home?

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If It’s Not Your Realtor, Why Can’t You Sell Your Home?

“It’s not you, it’s me.” This may be a line that no one wants to hear when they’re in a relationship. But, what if you’re in a home-selling relationship and you hear just the opposite? “It’s not your realtor, it’s you!” Is it possible that you could be destroying the sale of your own home? It may be a hard truth to swallow, but sometim

Five Hot Tips for Selling Your Home in Summer

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Five Hot Tips for Selling Your Home in Summer

By our calendars, the Memorial Day holiday has officially kicked off the summer selling season and it looks like it is going to be a hot one! If you’re listing your home for sale this summer, you’ll want to make sure it stands out among the competition. Here are five things you should consider when you’re selling a home in summer: 1. Curb Appeal Of course, this is always a