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Published: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:48:02 -0600


Selling My House in Boise, Idaho

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:14:01 -0600

Selling a home is a major financial decision. There are many people who are thinking about selling their home as the housing market continues to increase in value.

How to Set an Asking Price for Your Home

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:07:49 -0600

This article gives you tips on how to set the right asking price when selling your home. Setting the correct initial asking price is often the most critical factor when it comes to getting the best value for your home and selling in a timely manner. It is important to be thoughtful about this part of the selling process, and this article aims to guide you in the right direction.

3 Things Potential Buyers Will Notice About Your House

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:32:41 -0600

The house looks good; you're ready for showings. Welcome potential buyers! Not so fast. Here are three things potential buyers will notice about your house, guaranteed.

Selling Your Home and What You Need to Know

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 07:42:28 -0600

There are several things that got to be thought about at the house sale, most non-public sellers can make sure that such a project may be a huge challenge. The key to success may be a sensible preparation. If you're not ready, your house is longer on the market, contrary to your expectations, as a result of you're not addressing the correct, qualified purchaser cluster. This might be the purpose wherever several sellers are pissed off concerning let alone their dream of personal sales.

Selling My House in Colorado Springs

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:50:15 -0600

Colorado Springs currently has one of the hottest housing markets in the country. Numerous people want to move to Colorado due to the booming economy. Colorado also has multiple places where people can enjoy the outdoors.

Entrata's 'SiteTablet': Features and Best Practices for Leasing Professionals

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:26:06 -0600

Here I have documented my experience with the tablet application, SiteTablet, which accompanies Entrata's property management software for the multifamily housing industry. I provide a comprehensive summary of the product and examples for how it may be used to improve the leasing process and drive sales.

Selling My House in Philadelphia, PA

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:42:46 -0600

Smart Philadelphia homeowners want to know the score before they decide, "I want to sell my house." Understanding the market can make all the difference between simply unloading your home or getting the best possible deal on it. Educated sellers are able to contribute significantly to the sales process, acting as team players with their realtors.

Selling My House in Columbus, OH

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 08:47:31 -0600

Columbus, Ohio is a thriving metropolis full of ethnic diversity and an active nightlife. Whether your home is in one of the suburbs, like Reynoldsburg, or you are in the downtown area makes no difference. When you need to sell your home, you need help! Since the housing market has rebounded nicely in the 614, you can ensure that when it comes to getting fair market value for your abode that it shouldn't be any problem. Have you ever thought, "I need to sell my house fast," well, here are some tips to help.

Selling The House That Nobody Wants

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:29:33 -0600

You are so tired of this piece of sugar! You had the dam thing for way too long, and you are just desperately trying to get rid of it! You tried everything, from lowering the price, to calling all the realtors in town! The crazy part Is, it's starting to feel like you can't even give the crap away!

The COBRA Of Home Selling

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:22:23 -0600

When the time comes, when a homeowner decides. it's the right time, for him, to sell his house, it's a good idea, to do all one can, to improve and enhance potential results, by addressing some common considerations, and perceptions, potential buyers, proceed, to possess, when viewing your home. There is no such thing as a one - size - fits - all, miracle approach, but rather, it makes sense, to position your house, to attract the best attention, and have potential, qualified, appropriate buyers, seriously consider, the assets of your residence, compared to the competition.

Sell My House Fast to Avoid an Expired Listing

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:20:24 -0600

When you want to sell your home, you're probably eager to start moving through the process and procuring a new place to live. In addition to this eagerness to relocate, selling quickly is also important in order to avoid an expired listing. Prospective buyers may wonder why a listing has expired and what's wrong with the house. Therefore, you need to employ some strategies when you say, "I want to sell my house fast."

How to Sell Your House Fast in New York

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:24:01 -0600

New York is a unique state because of its diverse locations and population disbursement. You might find an average house price around $300,000 in the state of New York, but median prices in New York City remain around $2 million. Regardless of your NY location, there are certain tricks to sell a home in record time. Follow these steps toward a lucrative sale that doesn't take years at a time.

A Home Seller's 5 Key Objectives And Priorities

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:15:22 -0600

Once a homeowner makes that very personal decision, to put his house on the real estate market, with the intention of selling it, it's essential to understand and realize, different people do so, for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, it's an economic and/ or financial decision (either the owner wants to, or needs to, cash - in), job - related (needs to relocate), or a decision to either up - size, or down - size, each person begins the process, with certain goals, objectives and priorities. With that in mind, this article will attempt to briefly review, consider and discuss,...

How to Protect Your Valuables & Privacy While Selling Your Home

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:08:19 -0600

Are you about to sell your home? If you are, then your home is about to become open to the public. When potential buyers (and casual lookers) start coming through your home, your valuable items, personal documents, and sensitive information should be out-of-bounds. Here are some tips for making sure they stay that way!

4 Objectives Of Home Sellers

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:10:57 -0600

When a homeowner decides, he is ready and willing to sell his home, he must examine, using the utmost degree, of objective introspective, why he has decided to do so, and what he wants to achieve/ accomplish (his personal objectives). In my, over a decade, as a Real Estate Licensed Salesperson, in the State of New York, I have determined, there are a wide variety of reasons, but, in the vast majority of instance, these fall into 4 specific categories. With that in mind, this article will briefly attempt to review, examine and consider, 4 objectives of most home sellers...

Selling Your House in 2018

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:42:26 -0600

The real estate market continues to be a barer of good news to the average home buyer. The availability of existing housing continues to be short of need so prices are expected to rise in major markets across the country, including New York, Houston, Los Angeles and Miami.

6 Keys To Selling Your Home

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 15:19:33 -0600

While some individuals decide to sell their homes, for well - focused, clear - cut reasons, such as economics, job - related, schools, education, or other needs/ priorities, others, often seem, somewhat less clear, on their objectives, goals and priorities. These latter individuals, often find, the entire transaction, to be an uneasy one, but whether, one falls into one, or the other category, the reality is, if you want to sell your house, doesn't it make sense, to take advantage of the finest strategies, etc? With this in mind, this article will attempt to briefly, examine and discuss, 6 keys,...

5 Advantages Of Selling Your Home In Winter

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 07:19:33 -0600

The peak season, for selling houses, is generally, considered, to be, the Spring Season, and, historically, the vast majority of homes, are sold, during that period. However, the reality is, real estate is sold, year - around, and, every season, brings, certain advantages, as well as disadvantages. With that in mind, this article will attempt to briefly discuss, and examine, 5 advantages of selling your home, during the winter season, and how, realizing these, and using them properly and appropriately, makes a quality difference, and transforms, potential, lemons, into lemonade.

5 Key Concerns Of Home Sellers

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 07:11:17 -0600

As a Real Estate Licensed Salesperson, in the State of New York, for over a decade, I have come to realize, there is no such thing, as one - size - fits - all, as far as the needs, concerns, goals and priorities, are concerned. Different individuals have different reasons for selling their houses. While for some, it may be, primarily, about price, for others, the length of time, it takes, for the transaction to occur, is most important.

6 Basic, Simple Steps For Better Real Estate Results

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:15:59 -0600

It's often challenging, for homeowners, who wish to sell their homes, to balance, the best way, to get better offers, and greater interest, as compared to, the costs involved in doing so! Isn't it, penny - wise, and pound - foolish, to spend too much money, to make enhancements, and/ or address weaknesses, or, even, doing what you can, to make your house, show, better, if the costs exceed, the additional, potential, amounts, of offers, you might receive? This article, therefore, will briefly examine, and discuss, 6 basic, simple steps/ procedures, someone can take, to achieve the best possible results,...

Maximizing Open House Potential: 6 Key Actions

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:02:01 -0600

One of the most effective, time - tested methods, utilized, in the vast number of instances, when selling a home, is having an Open House. However, after over a decade, as a Real Estate Licensed Salesperson, I have discovered, and appreciate, there is a considerable difference, in the quality and effectiveness, of these events. Therefore, this article, will attempt to briefly evaluate, discuss and examine, 6 key actions, and services, quality, effective, professional, real estate salespeople, must, and should, furnish, to their clients.

5 Accent Features Which Help Sell A House

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 07:22:14 -0500

There is no such thing, as a One - Size - Fits - All, system, to achieve the best results, when selling a house. Markets and potential buyers, often vary, both because of the economics, or specific aspects, related to the local real estate market. Obviously, utilizing the best possible agent, for your specific needs, and house, as well as paying attention, to effectively marketing and promoting the specific property, are absolute necessities, but, often, somewhat minor details, when used in a cumulative, well - considered manner, and combination, make a significant difference, in the final results, etc.

Homes for Sale - Staging Tips

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:11:32 -0500

When homes for sale go on the market the homeowner hopes for a quick sale but sometimes it can take a couple of months before that happens. Even if you have perspective buyers looking at your home it can still take awhile. There are some staging tips that homeowners can use to help make a quicker sale.

Top Agents' Approach To SELLING Houses

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 20:51:23 -0500

There's no such thing, as a sure - thing, approach, or way, to successfully selling houses. However, when we examine some of the things/ techniques, which have worked, consistently, effectively, by top agents, for a substantial period of time, as well as evolving methodologies, dedicated agents, who focus on listing houses, and representing homeowner - clients, become better capable, of achieving the best, possible results. With this in mind, this article will briefly consider, and review, using the mnemonic approach, some of the approaches/ methods, top agents use, for SELLING houses.

The Tale Of 3 Types Of Real Estate Markets

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:00:35 -0500

So- called, real estate markets, are often considerably fluid, and changing, and when one hopes to sell his house, he must understand, how they differ, and what this means, in terms of marketing strategies, including listing price, promotion and marketing/ advertising, and probable length of time, it might require, to sell a particular property. Basically, and from a simple, easy - to - understand perspective, there are 3 types of real estate markets. We either witness, a buyers, sellers, or balanced market, and it's important to recognize the signs, etc, in order to best serve the needs, of one's home...

5 Straight-To-The-Point Questions To Ask Your Seller's Real Estate Agent

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:53:19 -0500

Ask these 5 questions to get straight to the heart of a potential real estate agent to sell your home. Here I suggest which questions to ask and specifically, why you want to ask them.

5 Keys To Effectively Selling A Home

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:54:46 -0500

As a Real Estate Licensed Salesperson, in the State of New York, for over a decade, I realize, it is a professional's duty and responsibility, to effectively, professionally, represent clients and customers, either buying or selling. Many of our clients make the decision, for any of a multitude of personal reasons, to sell their homes, and their desire, is nearly always, to receive/ get, the highest possible price (related to existing market conditions), in the shortest, reasonable period of time, with the least amount of hassle, and/ or aggravation! To do so, professionally, and properly, there is a need, to...

7 Steps To Effectively Marketing A Home

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:05:18 -0500

Obviously, when a homeowner hires a real estate professional, with the objective of marketing his home, his priorities include, selling the house, for the highest possible price, in the shortest period of time, with the most favorable terms, and a minimum of hassle, etc. As a Real Estate Licensed Salesperson, in the State of New York, for over a decade, I have decided, effectively marketing a home, and getting the best, possible response, requires implementation, and use of a quality, reliable system. Therefore, this article will attempt to briefly review and examine, 7 steps, to effectively marketing s home.

Should I Drop the Asking Price on My Home?

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:38:30 -0500

I am sure many of you have been or know someone who has been in this scenario. Your property has been on the market for 4 to 6 weeks and viewings are starting to slow down. The viewings to date haven't yielded any offers and you are starting to get a little anxious. What should you do?

How To Find A Good Solicitor When Buying Or Selling A Home

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:37:53 -0500

Buying or selling a home is one of the most stressful things that someone will go through in their life. Therefore, Conveyancing is essential to the process. Finding a good solicitor will aid in a more stress-free and quicker purchase or sale.

Selling Your Home? Understand Curb Appeal: 5 Considerations

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 06:53:32 -0500

You've decided it's the right time to sell your home, for whatever reason, which resonates with you. Hopefully, you will interview, identify and hire the best real estate professional, for your specific circumstances and needs. This individual should understand your needs, and home, be an expert negotiator and marketer, and become a qualified resource, you feel confident, you can depend and rely upon.

Guidelines to Start a Short Sale in Real Estate

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 08:17:00 -0500

Sales are one of essential tools of business and commercial organizations to increase their revenues. It is principle activity involved in selling of products or services in return for money or some other compensation. There are diverse sales techniques used in this process. These are:

6 Keys To Getting Your Home Sold

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:04:17 -0500

For, any of a number of personal reasons, you've made the decision, you want to put your home, on the real estate market, with the hope, of getting it sold. However, I've discovered, in my, over a decade, as a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, in the State of New York, some home's sell quickly, and somewhat, easily, while others, seem to linger, for a prolonged period of time. This article will briefly examine, and review, 6 keys to effectively, getting your house sold.

Thinking Of Selling: What's Best About Your HOME?

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:33:50 -0500

For your own personal reasons, whether because you've decided to up - size, or down - size, are relocating, or for any other reason, you've decided it's time to sell your house. For most people, this period of time, is, often, quite stressful, tense, and challenging, because of the uncertainties, needs, possible time - pressures, the stress of the real estate transaction period (itself), or their emotional connection with the place they've lived (your memories, experience, life cycles, etc). To briefly discuss this scenario, this article will review, using the mnemonic approach, how your personal attitude and mindset, etc, impacts...

Do You Need IDX for Your Real Estate Website?

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:34:53 -0500

IDX is not just a home search for your real estate website but it is more than that. If you know how to use it wisely, you'll generate more leads.

You Want To Sell Your Home? Address Curb Appeal

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 22:20:24 -0500

For one of a variety of personal reasons, you have decided, it's the time, to sell your home. If you are like most others, your goal and priority, is to sell your house, for the best possible price, in the shortest period of time, with a minimum of stress and hassle. Unfortunately, many times, homeowners become so comfortable living in their home, they neglect certain details, and regular maintenance, either due to being busy, not even thinking about it, etc.

Selling Your House - How Clutter Can Sink Your Chances Of A Home Sale

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 08:54:34 -0500

Marketing a house is not always the easy process you may anticipate and what any good real estate agent will tell is how clutter can sink your chances of a home sale. Even if your home is large, in a great neighborhood or has other terrific features, there are things that some potential buyers will likely be unable to overlook. Clutter is among the most problematic aspects of a home for anyone hoping to make a sale. Keep reading to learn how to prevent a messy home from being your undoing.

Homeowners: Before Listing Your Home, Know 6 Things It OFFERS

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:00:21 -0500

You've loved, and enjoyed, living in your present home, but for some reason, you've decided, it is time to sell it, and relocate. This may be a personal reason, such as financial, economic, or employment/ job - related, a need to either upsize or downsize, or due to moving to another geographic area. Regardless of your reasons, before listing your home on the real estate market, with the attempt to sell it, for the highest available price, in the shortest period of time, with the least hassle, you should commit to objectively, taking a look at the house (as if, through the eyes...

Ways to Get Rid of a House That Won't Sell

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:16:45 -0500

Checklist is complete with what needs to be done with the house. You've clean and declutter, fixed what's broken, and even hired the services of a professional stager just to make your house more appealing to a wider range of buyers. To increase chances of being noticed by potential buyers, you even removed emblems and other signs of affiliation.

Homeowner: Get Your House READY

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:27:53 -0500

While some individuals purchase their house, with a comprehensive future plan, and understanding of when they might be relocating, much more often, most, are far less certain, as to their future plans! Therefore, doesn't it make sense, for someone to enjoy their home, to the maximum, and maintain it, on a consistent basis, in order to be able to enjoy it, and possess a high degree of pride in where they reside, rather than do, what many do, and do the equivalent of cramming for an exam, and neglecting ongoing activities, until they decide to sell it, and then addressing things,...

5 Scenarios, Helped By Staging A Home

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 10:46:58 -0500

Some houses might be helped, by professionally staging it, while others might not need this special type of assistance! Hopefully, when a homeowner, hires his listing agent, he chose someone, who will objectively, analyze, the specific home, including its strengths and weaknesses, as well as the market conditions, niche, pros and cons, and whether it is worth the time, effort, and costs associated, with doing so. As a Real Estate Licensed Salesperson, in the State of New York, for over a decade, I have had the opportunity to witness, the usefulness of staging, while, at the same time, represented homeowners, where...

How Declaring Everything You Know About Your Property Protects You

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 08:48:26 -0500

Let's talk about the 'Declarations of the Seller of the Immovable'. This is a mandatory form that a Seller must fill out along with a brokerage contract in order to have their house listed on

Pricing Your Nashville Home to Sell

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 14:32:34 -0500

Every homeowner wants to sell their home for the most in the least amount of time however, in a seller's market like Nashville TN, home valuation is more important than ever. In seller driven markets like Nashville, often Realtors only rely on one data source, usually the MLS and that can cost homeowners a lot of money.

4 Key Factors Which Help Determine If It's A Real Estate Buyers, Sellers Or Neutral Market

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:57:30 -0500

One of the main challenges, facing those who've made the decision to sell their home, is to create, develop, and consider, how to best price your house, based on a variety of factor and considerations. While there are may issues to consider and clarify, one must begin, by realizing real estate markets, constantly change and/ or evolve, and those who, proactively, prepare to use this knowledge, to their advantage, end up with the most desirable results. This article will briefly review/ discuss 4 key factors, which help determine if it's a real estate, buyers, sellers or neutral market.

Does Your Real Estate Agent Use The DETAILS Of Getting Your Home Sold?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:17:30 -0500

Homeowners, who have made the decision, it's time to sell their homes, begin the process, choosing the agent, they believe, will best serve their needs, and obtain the best possible price, in the shortest period of time, with the least amount of hassle/ stress. The best approach should be to proceed, in a well - considered manner, focusing on obtaining the best results, by selecting the agent, who appears, best - suited to their particular needs! Every homeowner deserves to hire a real estate agent, who pays attention, is careful, and considers the DETAILS, which will achieve the best results, and ease...

Are You Prepared For SELLING Your Home?

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:33:14 -0500

You've decided, for any of a number of reasons, it's time to sell your beloved home. Will you opt, to be your best friend, or worst enemy, based on the actions, you either choose to do, or avoid? In over a decade, as a Licensed Salesperson, in the State of New York, I have observed, how some homeowners, significantly help and assist their cause, while others, take actions, which often appear, at odds with, their best interests!

How to Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Home

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:35:09 -0500

You have probably heard the saying 'Don't judge a book by its cover' many times. While it is 100% valid for most things, it doesn't affect properties. Often times people do judge them by the outside look, and honestly, you cannot blame them. The curb appeal plays an important role in selling a holiday home and making a good deal out of it.

6 Secrets for Selling Your Home Fast

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 20:33:23 -0500

Are you in a financial crisis? Do you want to sell your home fast? If so, we suggest that you read a few secret tips that we have given in this article. With these tips, you will find it easier to sell your home in a short period of time.

Real Estate Agents Must Know Their Seller's NEEDS

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 07:39:13 -0500

A real estate professional, who becomes a listing agent, must focus on the needs, concerns, priorities, and best interests, of his client! However, until/ unless, there is a quality discussion, between client and agent, it becomes quite challenging, for any agent, to represent the homeowner, to the best of his ability. This conversation must focus on the client's expectations, and whether they are realistic and clearly defined, as well as the best way, to serve the individual's needs, etc!

What Most Buyers Seek In Their New HOUSE

Wed, 31 May 2017 07:40:47 -0500

Real estate agents hope to help their customers and/ or clients. find a home, which they are looking for. In order to so, however, doesn't it make sense, the agent must, first, clearly identify, what they seek and want, their needs, concerns and priorities, and financial abilties and requirements?

6 Simple Ways To Sell Your Home Fast

Sat, 27 May 2017 12:06:26 -0500

Are you trying to get your home sold fast? If so, you may be going through a lot of stress. If you have kids or pets, the stress will be higher. Buyers will be more interested in your property during the first couple of weeks once you have put it on the market. Therefore, you should try your level best to get your home sold before the listing becomes stale. Below are some easy ways to sell your property fast.

5 Steps For Managing A Home Seller's Expectations

Wed, 24 May 2017 06:59:23 -0500

Real estate professionals expend so much time, effort, energy, and resources, in their quest to gain listings, they often overlook the next steps! Does your attempt to get homeowners to hire you as their listing agent, lead you, to avoid advising your clients, effectively and thoroughly? How will you be able to provide your clients with a somewhat, realistic perspective, in terms of what their home is actually worth, in the present real estate market?

Selling Your Home For More Money Without A Real Estate Agent Possible

Mon, 22 May 2017 07:23:19 -0500

Selling your home can be a demanding and time-consuming task to do. Especially if you are on your own. That is why real estate agents are there to help us to make things easier. However, there are some people who have been successful in the pursuit of selling their home without the help of a real estate agent.

6 Variables Which Impact A House's Selling Price

Fri, 19 May 2017 06:50:03 -0500

Have you ever wondered why two, seemingly, similar houses, are listed on the market, for sale, and while one, sells quickly and at a desirable price, the other one receives few (or no) quality offers, and sits unsold, for a significant period of time? As a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, in the State of New York, for over a decade, I have learned to appreciate, every situation is somewhat different/ unique, and therefore, factors such as pricing, location, house style, home features, the condition, the localized real estate market, and competition, must be factored in, and considered. This article will...

It's Not What The Homeowner Thinks, But The Buyer's PERCEPTION

Wed, 17 May 2017 07:10:04 -0500

One of the challenges regularly faced by real estate professionals, who list someone's home for sale, is that many homeowners are so emotionally tied and involved in their home, they fail to be able to see it, as others do! Because of this, they are often resistant to making some minor changes, or have an over - inflated picture/ idea, of their house's market value. Because of this, I often suggest these individuals attend some Open Houses, in their area, so as to be able to garner a little more objectivity, and size - up the competition.

Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a Home - What To Know

Sun, 14 May 2017 13:06:24 -0500

When prospective buyers look at houses for sale, they want to be able to imagine their furniture and personal items in the home. They do not want to see all of the homeowner's personal pictures and cluttered rooms, closets, and countertops.

Homeowners Beware: Listing And Selling Price Are Not The Same

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:10:22 -0500

After more than a decade, as a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, in the State of New York, I have witnessed nearly every scenario, behavior, etc. However, perhaps the most important, as it relates to homeowners, desiring to sell their homes, is determining the listing price, and understanding the reasoning and reasons, behind a variety of listing price/ pricing strategies. However, before we proceed with this discussion, let's discuss one of the biggest stumbling blocks, which many homeowners, impose on themselves.

What Dictates the Value of Your Home?

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:40:53 -0500

When it comes to selling your home, what is it that actually dictates the value of your property? Join us as we explain, in this essential guide.

4 Main Objectives Of Most Home Sellers

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:06:05 -0500

Let's begin this article, by agreeing, no two homeowners, considering selling their homes, are exactly the same, nor necessarily possess precisely the same motives and reasons. However, it might be helpful, if we realized, most homeowners find the process of selling their houses, and relocating, to be a somewhat tense, emotional, stressful period. Perhaps, identifying the four major reasons people sell, and looking at their objectives/ goals, might be a beneficial one, because it will help create more empathetic real estate agents, who focus not only on the technical aspects of the transaction, including marketing, promotion, etc, but on the...

How Much Does It Cost To Sell a House?

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 10:43:09 -0500

How much does it cost to sell your home? This is the first question asked by homeowners, followed quickly by how much will you sell my house for. The answer is not always as straight forward as it may seem. Below are the top 7 expenses you will incur when you sell a home in North Carolina.

Top 6 Real Estate Secrets When Selling Your Home

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:39:01 -0500

Real Estate: Knowing the top 6 real estate secrets, will help you sell your house faster and allow you to get more value from the commission dollars you pay your agent. By understanding how Realtors work, you will have more control over the process.

Real Estate Agents: How To Present The STRENGTHS Of A House

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 07:58:10 -0500

While a Realtor must abide by, respect, and maintain both the words, and intents of the Code of Ethics, he must also effectively represent his client, and his client's best interests. This is his fiduciary responsibility, as well as a reality of life, because unless a house sells, a real estate agent, will not get paid his commission/ fee. In order to do so, one must be able to identify the best points/ assets of a particular home, as well as being able to visualize and articulate the possibilities!

Mixed Messages About Real Estate in Nova Scotia

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 08:57:29 -0500

Mixed Messages - I just read an article in the Chronicle Herald which stated "Real Estate in Nova Scotia is going against the national trend as houses continue to rise in price and sell faster than the rest of the country." (The caption under the photo) Then in the first few paragraphs of the article I read how homes sales are down across the province. Pretty Confusing to say the least. Here are the numbers from NSAR (Nova Scotia Association of Realtors) for this January.

Will Granite Help Sell My Home?

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:43:38 -0500

Granite is a very hard type of rock from the igneous class. It is a common material in building and construction because of its durability. This property also makes it a perfect material for many home improvement endeavors.

Is There a Correct Season to Sell Your Property In?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:56:16 -0500

Selling your home is never easy, but there are some helpful tips which can make your sale process go a little faster. In this article, we answer the question "Is there a right season to sell my home"?

Sell Your Home Fast Using Using the Right Scents

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:21:10 -0500

If you are looking to get your home sold quickly you will want to select the right scent. Picking the right scent can really improve your chances of getting your home sold fast.

5 Basic Steps For Preparing A House For Spring Market

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:26:44 -0500

While houses are listed, bought and sold, year - around, most of us involved in the real estate business, generally consider Spring Market, to be the most active, etc. There are many probable reasons for that, including: buyers prefer going out when the weather is nicer; those with school - aged children often prepare to move in, during the Summer, in - between school years; more houses are generally listed during that period, because sellers often feel their houses show better then; many homeowners don't want the dirt and mess, often related to winter seasonal conditions, tracked into their homes,...

5 Reasons Homeowners Decide It's Time To Move

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:40:51 -0500

After four decades of running businesses, identifying, qualifying, training, developing, and consulting to thousands of actual and/ or potential leaders, and more than a decade, as a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, in the State of New York, I have learned, one of the biggest obstacles to properly serving others, is assuming, rather than developing a relationship, and getting to fully understand, needs and priorities! This article will focus on 5 reasons (but there are many others) homeowners make the decision, its time to sell their homes, and move somewhere else. There can be many reasons for this decision, some of...

Selling a Hoarded Home

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:03:17 -0500

Hoarded homes can either be sold As Is, or cleaned up and sold for market value. Cleaning up the home is often a lot more work, but also yields a lot more profit.

How to Sell Minimalist Homes

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:39:58 -0500

If you are a designer, a real estate broker, or simply a homeowner trying to sell a minimalist home, this article will give you tips how to do it. Get ideas for selling minimalist home designs.

Fundamentals Of SELLING A House

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:41:33 -0500

If selling one's home was a straight - forward, simple, uncomplicated, easy task, there would be no reason for real estate professionals, to assist, represent, and serve your needs. There are, however, so many variables, etc, most homeowners will discover, the process works best, when they use a professional, and hire the agent, best suited to their specific needs, and house. While every process is somewhat different, and often unique, I believe, it might simplify everyone's understanding, is I dedicated an article to some of the fundamentals of SELLING a house.

What Are Some REASONS Homeowners Move?

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:18:03 -0500

Those of us, licensed in real estate, as I am, in the State of New York, often may have the tendency, to become somewhat myopic, when it comes to the process, or the human beings involved. We must take a step back, and recognize that, while we often refer to a home - seller, as relocation, and the process, as a relo, to the homeowner, the process of making the decision to move, and dramatically change/ alter some aspects of his life, are quite complex, sometimes personal, and always, extremely relevant, to why, the homeowner is selling, as well as...

6 Things Homeowners Can Do To Help Sell Their Homes

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 07:00:20 -0600

One of the realities of home ownership, is, that, at some point, most homeowners will decide to sell their house, and relocate. This is for any number of reasons, including financial, aging, job - related, health - related, or aging/ changing needs, etc. Regardless of the reason, after one carefully interviews, and selects, the best real estate professional, for them, he should come to the realization, the best way to sell/ market a house, is when the agent, and owner, are on the same page, and work together, as a team.

5 Important Factors In Determining a Home's Listing Price

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 07:30:19 -0600

While we often discuss setting the best listing price for a house, one must understand that the listing and selling prices, are far different entities. The final say, for what price, one lists a home, is the homeowner, even though, in many instances, there are numerous other factors, which influence that decision. We recommend a homeowner do all he can, to assure getting the best possible price, in the shortest period of time, with the least amount of hassle and aggravation, and strongly believe, the best way to achieve that, is to carefully select the right Realtor, who he will...

Ways To Get The Best PRICE For Your Home

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:43:39 -0600

In the over a decade, I have been a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, in the State of New York, I have discovered, most homeowners, when they decide to sell their homes, are seeking to obtain the best possible price, in the shortest period of time, with the minimum amount of hassle/ stress. Once a homeowner is prodded to look at his home from a more realistic, rather than emotional perspective, and one is willing to look at a price range, which makes sense, in terms of the present market conditions, they often discover that pricing a home right, from the...

How to Sell Properties Already Occupied By Tenants

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:54:10 -0600

Many homeowners are asking about the possibility of selling their homes even while the tenants are still occupying them. The answer is yes. If you are in this situation and you are seeking for tips, here are some of them.

Townhomes for Sale

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:26:39 -0600

You can trace this word back to early England royalty where the term referred to a home that was kept "in town" when the primary home was in the country. Today, in the United States, it is a single-family home with at least two floors. The house shares a wall with another townhouse. Although they are like a duplex, there is one difference. Townhouses are owned by an individual and duplexes are not.

Terminology You Should Know When Selling a House

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:13:00 -0600

When selling a home, clear understanding between the seller and the buyer is key towards facilitating smooth negotiations. But what if there are terms used that seem vague? Here are some of the common selling terms that you should learn ad understand if you're off to selling your house.

Why Selling in the Winter Often Results in Higher Sale Prices

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:48:45 -0600

Many people believe that the best time to sell a home, here in New England, is during the Spring months. As a realtor who has sold homes in every season, listing in the Winter, has its advantages.

Problems Selling Your House? Here Are the Reasons Homes Don't Sell

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:06:23 -0600

If your house has been on the market for many months without receiving any offers, what might be the problem? Of course when the economy is down, houses do not move as quickly. But right now the housing market seems to be coming back. Many houses are moving quite quickly. If you are frustrated by the lack of interest shown in your house, perhaps you should consider the following suggestions.

4 Tips For Selling a Haunted House

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:12:01 -0600

Stigmatized properties are those properties that have unfavorable conditions that make them less attractive for selling. Under this group are homes where murders or suicides are committed, where there are previous owners with serious medical conditions, or those homes believed to be haunted. What if your house happens to be haunted and you want to sell it?

Advantages of Selling Your Home Privately

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:39:46 -0600

The internet has provided the means to property owners to sell it without an agent. Today, you can easily become an agent for your own property. If you sell your home on your own, it will entail some hard work. But at the end of the day, you will become the sole beneficiary from the deal. No one is going to eat into your profits.

Room by Room Inspection of the Property - Why Is It Important for Home Buyers?

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:57:58 -0600

Purchasing a home is not an easy task. It demands your attention and you need to take into consideration many aspects. Here is a list of the different factors you need to look into before purchasing a house. You need to do a room-by-room inspection of the house. Let us begin with the master bedroom:

The Options You Have To Sell Your Old House

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:15:52 -0600

In this article you will find the different options to sell your old house for top dollars. There are mainly 2 options available. 1) Spend the time and money to fix up the house and sell it yourself or 2) Sell it as is to a real estate investor.

Tips to Market Your Home

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 07:40:17 -0600

Selling a home online is the simplest way for an owner to sell his home himself. Like in any kind of sale, online selling also warrants extensive marketing. Marketing techniques used to reach the target market help in the quick sale of the property.

Ready To Sell Your Home? 5 Things Not To Do

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 07:38:54 -0600

As a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, in New York State, for over a decade, I've discovered, we, Realtors, often suggest things homeowners can do, to enhance it marketability, including curb appeal, staging, painting, etc. However, one area often inadequately discussed, is the priorities, and what areas might not make sense to put any significant resources into. This is often referred to as the Return on Investment (ROI), and requires understanding, all monies spent, to not contribute equally, in terms of how it affects the eventual selling price.

Seller's Checklist

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 10:16:24 -0600

Is your home physically fit? To give your home a competitive edge when it's time to sell, make sure it is in good physical condition. This not only makes your house more attractive and desirable, it also simplifies or eliminates the negotiation process when the time comes for the buyer's pre-purchase inspection.

Reasons a Home Is Not Selling

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 13:21:56 -0600

When their homes for sale are listed, the seller wants to sell it for the price they expect fast but this is not always possible. There are many reasons that a home is not selling for what the seller thinks is a reasonable price. One main reason is that asking price may be too high when you compare it with other homes for sale in the same neighborhood.

Important Tips for Selling Your Luxury Home

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 09:00:50 -0600

If you are an owner of a luxury home desirous of selling it, you might be surprised and disappointed to find that there are not many takers for it. The reason behind this reluctance is the fact that people do not want to spend an astronomical sum in buying a residential property. It is like maintaining a white elephant that does not guarantee returns on investment.

Selling Your Home in a Slow Housing Market

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:19:24 -0600

Buying or selling a home in a slow housing market can be difficult but not impossible. A buyer is reluctant to invest because they are scared that the prices of homes will decrease more once they buy a home while the sellers are finding it difficult to sell their home at a reasonable or decent price. It becomes a little difficult for a homeowner to convince a buyer to buy their home. If you are a seller there are some smart tips you can incorporate that will help them sell their home quickly even in a slow housing market.

Understanding 4 House - Pricing Possibilities

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:27:14 -0600

Once you've decided to place you home on the market, in order to sell it, there are several considerations, you should look at from the onset. Obviously, the first is to interview and determine, which real estate professional, might be best for you. Make this the equivalent of conducting a job interview, because, since, for most of us, our home is our single, largest asset, it's obviously an important decision.

Probate Homes for Sale - Pros and Cons

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:22:11 -0600

Probate homes for sale are generally homes of a person who has died and did not bequeath their home to someone so the state will take over and administer the sale of the home. They could also be a home that the heirs have no intention of living in or keeping so they sell it. Buying this type of property is sometimes a good way to start building an interest in real estate. It is often possible to purchase these homes for sale at a reasonable price once the court system has completed the process of probate.

5 Benefits of Selling Your Home On Your Own

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:31:21 -0600

You might be experiencing a stressful situation to sell your home on the real estate market. Finding a realtor is a tiresome job and even if you find a genuine one, you can't be sure that your house will be sold quickly. It might take from days to months to complete the entire process. Then, how to sell your home fast? You can follow some smart ideas to sell your home in a fast manner. Read on the following 5 easy suggestions which help you to sell your house and get a fair deal on it.

5 Things Homeowners Should Do To Help Sell Their Home

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:34:13 -0600

You've made the often - challenging decision to try to sell your home. You've interviewed real estate agents, and selected the one, you feel is best for your situation, etc. You've discussed goals, priorities, needs, etc, and shared ideas.

Benefits of Selling a Home Without an Agent

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:33:21 -0600

Over the years, the real estate world has evolved in the way it functions. Earlier, property owners were completely dependent on agents for selling their property. But, with the internet making a foray in the field of real estate, things have changed drastically. Now sellers have the option of selling their property by themselves. This is because of the availability of a number of property listing websites. These sites have provided a platform for property sellers to connect with property buyers. This has enabled elimination of the agent.

Tips for Good Photography of a House for Sale

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 10:15:37 -0600

As they say, "First impression is the last impression". When selling your home, yourself the prospective buyers create an impression about the property through the photographs that are uploaded. The importance of good quality photographs cannot be stressed enough. It has been observed that property seekers will not even look at properties that are listed without pictures.

Resolutions to Increased Sales and Improved Customer Service

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 08:48:20 -0600

This article will help your create a marketing, social media, and business plan based on your successes and failures from 2016. Developing your business plan based on your past experiences, hard work, knowledge, and win-win relationships will help you achieve your goals in 2017.

Tips for Selling Real Estate Land

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 07:58:24 -0600

When you have land for sale, you can use several successful selling techniques. A plot of land is a piece of real estate that normally does not have any type of buildings on it. To sell the land successfully you will need to research the possible uses for the land, prepare all the land documentation and information upfront, and advertise close to home and away.

What You Need To Know About An Appraisal

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:17:39 -0600

When buying or selling a home, one must fully understand what an appraisal report is composed of. This article provides you with the general information that is included within an appraisal report.

5 Things Homeowners Should Know, Even If They Don't Want To Hear

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 07:19:11 -0600

Many years ago, someone asked me, what makes me different or unique, from others who work in similar fields, endeavors, etc. I thought about that, and over a decade ago, trademarked my slogan, I'll always tell you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear (TM). What precisely does that mean, and how does it relate, to homeowners, considering selling their homes?