A Tale of Two Real Estate Journeys

We've all heard the saying, "Hindsight is 20/20." Selling your home is NOT one of those events in life you want to experience regret. Efficiency is the name of the game in real estate in this information technology age, but not so much for the client. It’s the listing agent who gets most of the benefits, particularly [...]

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Home Staging to Attract Buyers and Maximize Sale Price

If you're looking to sell your home faster and outshine your competition, home staging can go a long way toward that end. But first, start with paint, updated flooring, and replacing light fixtures, all inexpensive ways to refresh and renew a home without the hefty investment of replacing existing kitchens or bathrooms. A fresh coat [...]

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FSBO Timeline: Getting Your Home Ready to Sell and Maximizing your Home Value

Some homeowners consider the preparation to be the most dreaded part of selling their home, whether it’s an FSBO sale or otherwise; but it really doesn’t have to be. Planning ahead with our For Sale By Owner (FSBO timeline) can make all the difference in getting your house ready to attract buyers and earn top [...]

Real Estate: FSBO or Agent? The Difference Between Hope and Helplessness is 6 Percent

Why consider selling your home for sale by owner (FSBO)-style? When it comes down to your next real estate transaction, that 6 percent commission that might seem so insignificant when you first speak to a realtor about selling your home, but it can make a world of difference when it comes down to saving yourself [...]

4 Reasons You Should For Sale By Owner

FSBO Myths, Debunked We’ve all come across stories in the paper and on the internet that we know instantly are simply not true. Kim Kardashian has three alien babies. Golden Eagle snatches baby in park. Samsung pays Apple $1 billion in nickels. But what about the information we believe is accurate because it comes from [...]

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Doing the Math: The Real Cost of Selling Your Home

True Cost of Buying or Selling your Home Since the housing recovery began back in 2011, the subject has dominated news headlines. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps telling us that monthly existing home sale prices are up over the past year—good news for homeowners, and a nudge to everyone else to run out [...]

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Selling Your Home? FSBO, Discount Brokers and Full Commission Agent Options

Wondering whether or not to sell your own home without enlisting a realtor? When it comes time to sell your home, understanding your options is the first step to figuring out whether you should sell your home yourself For Sale by Owner (FSBO)-sytle, use a discount broker  (typically 4 – 5 percent of your home’s [...]

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4 Important Things Every Home Seller Should Know Before Listing

Only 18 percent of all homes sold today pay agents a full commission—that is, a percentage of the property's selling price. This tells us that home sellers are either negotiating discounted rates with agents, or they’re selling their homes themselves. You can figure out how much commission you’re giving up by enlisting a realtor to [...]

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It Takes How Long to Get the Word out that My Home is for Sale?

Two Days on the Market and Not a Single Call! When the sign goes up, and you officially list your home for sale on ListingDoor and the big selling portals, typically you can expect phone calls in about two weeks. Why does it take that long – you might ask – for your carefully planned and [...]

Should I Stop Showing My Home When I’m Option Pending?

Option-Pending: What are MY Options as a seller? Should I stop showing my home or take it off the market after it becomes “Option Pending”?  The answer is no.  Once your home is in the hands of a title company we suggest that you continue showing it and let others know that you are open [...]

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