It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year… To Sell a House?

There’s always that question whether or not you should put or keep your house on the market for the holidays. You may figure that potential home buyers will be preoccupied with buying gifts, planning parties, cooking meals, and visiting relatives; the last thing on their mind is searching for and purchasing a new home, right?…

Before You Deck the Halls, See Which Holiday Decor Can Help You Sell

Holidays can be personal on a lot of levels, but you want to make sure your decor is neutral. You want to romance your buyer, not invite them to your Christmas party. Try these tips to get buyers in the right spirit: Clean and stage. Before you decorate, your house needs to be staged. If your living room…

Good Reasons For Selling Your Home Late in the Year

The process of selling your home can be a stressful time in your life. After all, your home is most likely your biggest investment and asset. Therefore, you want to get the largest return on that investment you possibly can get. There are many factors which will contribute either positively or negatively to the price…

Avoid These Most Common Pitfalls of Buying or Selling A Home

Owning property is a great experience for millions of people across the United States. While homeownership has decreased in the past 20 years, approximately 2.9 million people still buy homes each year in the United States*.   Since buying or selling a home is one of the largest financial transactions that most adults experience in their…

Lights, Camera, Action!

The Power of Sharing a Video & Client Testimonial When a potential client is searching for a real estate brokerage or agent, what sets you apart in their minds from the competition?  Consumers expect real estate professionals to pat themselves on the back as the best, so what tends to get their attention more are…

Providing a Reliable Home Estimate

With the incredible amount of information available, most real estate agents have found themselves in the position of needing to qualify or flat-out deny a “fact” a client has found. One of the most disheartening is when a client is confident that their home is worth more than it actually is. There are a few ways…

Do Your Listing Photos Create a Vision?

Real estate is an inherently visual business. With buyers 74% more likely to express interest in a home if they can browse online photos, not just the quality of the photos is critically important, so too is the “vision” they create. Great images can lure buyers. Less-than-great can prompt a buyer to move on. So…

Boosting Curb Appeal With Flower Power

As a real estate agent, you’ve likely been in the position of trying to sell a home with a lot of potential, but the curb appeal may be lacking. There isn’t time or money to do a complete facelift, so the question is, how do you make a drab exterior sell? Spice it up with…

Creating Privacy with Landscaping

While landscaping is often used solely to make the yard and home more beautiful, it can also be a perfect way to provide a little extra privacy, which potential home buyers generally appreciate and look for in a home.  Share these strategic planting tips with sellers and clients looking to create a beautiful, natural privacy…