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  • Checklist from the Real Estate Inspection Report

Preparing for a Home Inspection – What You Need to Know

A home inspection can feel a little scary. Visions of Sherlock Holmes looking under your water heater with a flashlight may send you into a panic. Don’t worry; even though some buyers make the mistake of thinking the inspection as a way of getting their repair wish list, sellers are not required to have a [...]

By |August 23rd, 2016|Selling Your Home|0 Comments
  • Home Improvements, Remodel

Get Sales Mileage from Your Home Improvements With a List

“Seeing is believing.” “A picture is worth a thousand words.” “I’ll know it when I see it.” These adages are not just inspirational clichés. It’s true that a buyer’s upfront and personal experience as they pull up the driveway and walk through your door speaks volumes. But are they the ultimate deciding factors in selling [...]

By |August 23rd, 2016|FSBO, Selling Your Home|0 Comments
  • technology

What Real Estate Agents Do That You Can Do Too!

Today’s real estate agent primarily acts as a middleman, relaying information between the buyer and seller. Real estate agents perform routine tasks to set up the listing, act as a scheduler for buyers to see the house, and handle the paperwork of the sale. Do these duties justify a 3% sales commission (and another 3% [...]

By |August 23rd, 2016|FSBO vs Agent, Selling Your Home|0 Comments
  • safety

Safety is Key When Showing Your House: Use These Simple Tips

It’s a concern that there’s not much talk, if any, about safety when it comes time for showing your house. The reason why real estate firms don’t address the issue is because they use the calls off yard signs as a prospecting tool. But I believe safety needs to come first when showing. Part of the reason [...]

By |August 23rd, 2016|FSBO, Selling Your Home|0 Comments
  • FSBO market value

3 Ways FSBO Sellers Can Establish a Home’s True Market Value

Have you made the decision to sell your home FSBO? If so, the next step is to establish your property’s market value, an essential part of the for sale by owner (FSBO) process. Here are three ways to help you determine the true market value of your home 1. First, check your property tax statement to [...]

By |August 18th, 2016|FSBO, FSBO market value|0 Comments
  • FSBO open house

Do FSBO Sellers Benefit from Holding an Open House?

For FSBO sellers, there are two schools of thought on the value of holding an open house. Some people, including real estate agents, think they’re a waste of time and attract only nosy neighbors, rather than qualified potential buyers. I think the decision to hold an open house when you’re an FSBO seller is a [...]

By |August 14th, 2016|FSBO, FSBO open house|0 Comments