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Setting the Right Price to Sell Your Home

Setting the Right Price to Sell Your Home

If you’re selling your house, one of the first steps you’ll take is setting an asking price; a maneuver that requires the ability to find the perfect balance between attracting solid offers and ultimately receiving the top dollar.

If you’re working with a realtor or other industry professional, you’ll probably hear talk of fair market value, which typically means the highest value an educated buyer will pay. Fair market value is usually not the asking price.
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13 Reasons to List Your House During the Holidays

As the holidays grow nearer, homeowners often ask if they should remove their houses from the market. I’m also frequently asked this time of year whether sellers should wait until after the New Year, or Spring, to list.

I can assure you that waiting could cost you more than you bargained for!

Here’s why:

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How to Bring Out Potential In an Older Home

How to Bring Out Potential In an Older Home

Just because a house isn’t new doesn’t mean it can’t be lovely. During the home-buying process, it may be hard to visualize houses you look at in the way you would like them to be, but you need to remember that almost anything can be changed.  Ignore fixable things like clutter, colors, odors, and style choices, and instead notice the unique things that set that house apart that you you couldn’t find anywhere else. If you do decide to set your sights on an older home, here are some ways to update and modernize it without having to buy a completely new construction.
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Avoid First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes With This Checklist

avoid first-time homebuyer mistakes with this checklist

A real yard. Closets bigger than your average microwave. The freedom to decorate however you darn well please! Making the switch from renting to owning is exhilarating, but many rookie homebuyers find the process trickier to navigate than they expected. This is why we created our First-Time Homebuyer Checklist. The 12-month timeline will help you sidestep common mistakes, like paying too much interest or getting stuck with the wrong house. (Yep, it happens!)
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3 Tips for Having an Easy Open House

3 tips for having an easy open house

Open houses can be a strange event for homeowners. There’s something about having a group of strangers come into your house, especially when you know they are going to be judging it (sometimes openly) and nit-picking things that you might love about it.
It’s strange, emotionally, to open your house up to people you don’t know, and expose your home to them that you have put work into and loved for a while. Here are some things that will make having an open house run as smoothly as possible.

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