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Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:56:15 -0600


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?

Five Things to Know About Making Property Listings Stand Out

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 08:10:30 -0600

When it comes time to sell a property or piece of land, it can easily become overwhelming. Here are five tips to guide you through the property listings process.

How To Set The Right Listing PRICE For Your Home

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:15:33 -0600

While there are many different theories, regarding how to best determine setting the listing price, of a home, most agree, there must be some philosophy, and reasons, followed! The most popular, and philosophically, best course of action, although often ignored, is pricing the house, right, from the start. This means, after a highly qualified, real estate professional, prepares a Competitive Market Analysis (CMA), based on comparable properties that have recently sold, and considering the present competition, he will then adjust the Comparable property's price, based on its comparison to the subject house (yours).

Cost Implications Of Selling A Property Without An Agent

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 07:15:25 -0600

When you want to sell your property, you can do it through an agent or by yourself. If you sell through an agent, he charges a commission which is a percentage of the total deal amount. On the other hand, selling on your own also has certain expenses involved. Before selling your property on your own, it is beneficial to check the cost implications of selling your property on your own. This is because it gives you a clear idea if it is worthwhile spending time and energy in selling your property yourself.

4 Cases When/Why The Cost Method Is Used For Pricing Real Estate

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:27:47 -0600

In the vast majority of instances, professional real estate agents, assist their homeowner - clients, in determining a listing price, by using what is referred to as a CMA (Competitive Market Analysis). In this approach, real estate professionals look at similar properties (referred to as Comparables) and compare them with the house they seek to sell (known as the Subject house). They take into consideration and prioritizing using very similar properties for comparison.

5 Alternative Approaches To Creating A Listing Price

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:27:23 -0600

Once you've made the crucial decision to sell your home, interviewed real estate professionals carefully and found the one, you feel is best - suited for your needs, signed the necessary paperwork, and made several other crucial decisions, you must decide upon a strategy, for how to price your house, to hopefully achieve the best results. There is no one - size - fits - all, approach, to this step, but it is important for a homeowner to realize and understand the potential ramifications, related to that price! Carefully discuss with your real estate agent, which of these 5 alternatives,...

Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Own Home

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:05:33 -0600

Selling a home by the owner has become quite popular these days. However, there are some common mistakes that first-time sellers tend to make. To maximize the benefits of a property deal without an agent, it is best to avoid these mistakes.

Selling Your House - Finding a Realtor

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:44:59 -0600

Tapping the help of a realtor is an advantage to help you sell your house faster. This article gives you tips on how you can find a realtor who will work for you giving you the best results in home selling.

The Dangers Of Receiving Too High An Offer For A House

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 07:06:31 -0600

You've listed your home on the market, with the intention and hope, of getting the highest possible, available price, in the shortest period of time, with a minimum of hassle. If you are using the services of a true, qualified, real estate professional, who has reviewed the comparable prices, other similar houses have sold for, and evaluating how your home compares, your listing prices should end up being no more than 10% higher or lower, than the final selling price. Many people, however, get thrilled by incredibly high offers from seemingly qualified buyers, but one should be careful, be accepting...

Online Property Selling

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 07:24:44 -0600

The internet has completely revolutionized the real estate market in the recent years. This revolution started in the year 2000. This is when the first property portals appeared on the net. This process has evolved over the years and has shifted the reigns of a property deal from the hands of the real estate agent to the property owner.

Look For These 3 Qualities in a Listing Agent

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 09:09:58 -0600

Imagine you need complicated surgery and you have an amazing insurance plan that allows you to choose your doctor from among every surgeon in your city. Not only that, but you'll pay the same amount for whomever you choose. Will you decide on the fresh-from-residency or part-time doc or the surgeon who has been slicing people open for decades, with a proven track record in the very type of operation you need?

Basic Guide To Selling Your Home Yourself

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:25:08 -0500

Sale of a house directly by the owner is becoming a popular trend these days. The internet has enabled owners to effectively market their property and reach out to customers breaking geographical barriers.

Benefits of Working With Cash for House Companies to Sell Your House

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:21:27 -0500

Hassle-free, quick, and easy sale process, fast realization of the sale amount, and a competitive offer are some of the benefits of working with cash for house companies to sell your house. You may want to sell your house for many reasons, and you look to sell it fast and collect every single penny so you can invest that money elsewhere or use it for providing necessities, cash for house companies relieve you instantly of the worry of fast needed cash.

5 Easy Ways To Increase Your Property Value Before Selling

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:56:13 -0500

It's funny how a house doesn't feel like an investment until it comes time to sell it. All of a sudden, after years of living there, the thought of its value hits you upside the head. Hopefully, you've practiced good home maintenance over the years and can now focus on cosmetic changes to increase value. And these won't cost a fortune because many are typical do-it-yourself projects.

Pre-Inspection of a House

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:39:06 -0500

Buyers hire inspectors to check the condition of the house when they are serious about purchasing it. This gives them a better bargaining power. It also gives them confidence about the condition of the house. The buyer's inspector scrutinizes the house for every major/ minor defect.

7 Keys To SELLING A House

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:17:22 -0500

A homeowner lists his house, for sale, on the market, because he decides he wants to sell it. While reasons, attitudes, needs, etc, often differ, as well as priorities, timeliness, etc, why would anyone do so, if selling the house, were not his objective? However, after over a decade as a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, in the State of New York, I have witnessed how often these individuals become their own worst enemies, either because of unrealistic attitudes or expectations, failure to listen to their professional real estate agent, or a number of other behaviors, etc.

Should I Use a Realtor

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:09:11 -0500

When deciding between using a Realtor? or trying to sell your home on your own, be sure to carefully weigh the pros and cons so that you make the right decision for your situation. Here is a list of top reasons why most people should use a Realtor?: Getting the best sale or purchase price for a home. A Realtor? has extensive market knowledge.

The Number One Action That Generates the Highest Home Sales Price

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:36:26 -0500

Many homeowners ask me what they can do to obtain the most money for the sale of their home. There are two parts to my answer; first, deciding how much work needs to be done before showing it and secondly, and most importantly, maximizing the amount of buyers that see the home.

6 Ways To Market A Property

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 07:25:03 -0500

If everything about selling a home was straight - forward, simple, easy and constant, there would be far fewer reasons, homeowners might need to rely on the services, advice, judgment, experience and expertise, of a real estate professional. However, since things happen, and there are often challenges, unanticipated circumstances, and/ or obstacles, etc, those wanting to sell their homes, should listen to the advice of their selected real estate agent. There are numerous ways to market a home, and there is rarely any one - size - fits - all approach!

8 Steps To Professionally Showing A House

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:05:24 -0500

You've been selected and hired by a homeowner, to become their real estate professional. You may have had no competition, or there may have been several others vying to become the listing agent. In either case, now that the homeowner is your client, it is your duty and responsibility to properly market the home, bring out the best qualities of it, and strive to create the best possibilities for those you represent.

Sell Your House in Seven Days - The Grass Is Greener On the Other Side

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:07:48 -0500

Has the thought whether it's possible to sell your house fast without the help of a Realtor ever crossed your mind? Seems impossible, right? Look no further; there is a way to sell your house in 7 days without the assistance of a 'real estate agent' or even making any alteration or modification to your home. Sounds unbelievable? It's not. With the help of house buyers, you can sell your house in 7 days in all cash in the "As Is" condition. What more could you ask for?

Tips to Consider to Sell a House

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 09:52:39 -0500

In the abating real estate market supply outstrips demand, so a person can sell a house quickly via lowering the price. Yet there are different other ways to improve the attractiveness of a home besides reducing the asking price. So if you wish to sell a home below are some tips on ways to generate interest as well as get the finest price possible.

Selling Property Without An Agent

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 07:08:17 -0500

Whenever a person tries to sell a property, there are different ways of doing it. Earlier, this was done through real estate agents or through advertisement of the property in the newspaper. The seller used to advertise in the newspaper and the buyers could contact him either directly or through agents. But, now the trend has changed. More and more property owners are trying to sell their property on their own. This has become easier because of the internet. The internet has now provided a means for buyers and sellers of property to directly deal with each other.

The 7-Step Process, Every Homeowner Should Understand

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 07:23:58 -0500

Selling one's home, including the process, tension, and even making the decision, is often a stressful period of time, for a homeowner. Since, your house is generally one of your single largest assets, combined with the emotional connection most embrace and connect with their home, it is important, that homeowners realize and understand, many of the basic steps, in advance, so as to ease this transformation. As a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the State of New York, for over a decade, I have created this 7 - step road map, so as to ease the process.

What To Highlight When Selling Real Estate

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 09:02:53 -0500

Want to sell a home fast? Mentioning the items that are current trends like its subway tiles or barn doors could help make that happen. Which keywords you use to highlight your property for sale can be the key to selling faster, an average of two months faster, and selling for up to 13 percent higher than the listing price.

4 Tips To Get That Home Sold ASAP

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 11:54:35 -0500

When homeowners ask how to get your home sold fast, there is typically more to the question. For instance, some really want to know how to get get your home sold fast, some are wondering how to sell a home to get more money out of it while others have a home languishing on the market and just want to know how to get the thing sold.

How Will You Determine Your LISTING Price, For a Home?

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 07:11:18 -0500

Real estate professionals offer advice, theories, their opinions, research, data, etc, regarding what price, a homeowner should list his house! However, since one's house, in the vast majority of instances, is someone's single - biggest asset, the final decision is always up to the homeowner. How can someone who has lived in a house for years, become emotionally attached to it, because it has been their home (where memories, life events, etc.

The 3 Priorities Most Homeowners Have, When They Decide To Sell Their House

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:31:46 -0500

You've made the decision it's time to sell your house. Perhaps, your needs have changed. Maybe, you have decided to relocate geographically.

How To Determine A LISTING Price

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:12:28 -0500

Homeowners who decide to sell their homes must consider many variables, and make some important decisions. Will they opt to try to do so on their own, or will they take advantage of professional resources, and hire a quality, reliable, service - oriented, real estate professional? In either case, they must make a decision about what price they will ask for their house.

Homeowners: Are You Being REALISTIC?

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:37:09 -0500

As a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, in the State of New York, I have observed that, all too often, the biggest hindrance and/ or obstacle, to selling a house, is when homeowners have unrealistic expectations. This includes: understanding the realities of the present market; properly perceiving the condition of your home (especially compared to the competition); being overly optimistic regarding pricing; believing you are the expert, and refusing to listen to unbiased professionals; etc. Therefore, every homeowner should ask himself if he is ready and willing, to be REALISTIC.

Why Overpricing Your House Will Always Be a Bad Idea

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:49:18 -0500

Setting your home's selling price above its actual market value may seem like a great idea... right? You have room to deal with buyers who like to bargain aggressively. Plus, your agent can comfortably take his or her percentage without compromising what you'll receive from the sale. Sounds like a win-win situation, right?

How to Choose a Buyers Agent?

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 08:01:54 -0500

In the modern time of digitalization, a little online research can provide you with the basic knowledge of real estate trading. But this does not make real estate agents obsolete.

What PRICE Will A Buyer Pay For Your HOME?

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 07:59:53 -0500

One of the most important consideration for homeowners, who decide to sell their homes, is how to determine what the initial listing price, should be! Some believe they must list it for a high price, so they will get more. However, the reality, generally is, houses priced right (correctly) from the start, will sell faster, at a better price, and with far less hassle.

What You Need To Know Before Selling Your Home

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 07:49:46 -0500

Are you ready to put your property on the market? You might want to double check this list first before selling your home! When you decide on selling your home, you will have to dedicate some time and effort to ensure that the carpets are clean, the garden is well kept, and that your home is optimized to make the best possible impression on potential buyers. But you should save some time to take care of this crucial yet easily forgotten, task: contact your local government to ensure that it has the correct information about your property.

Using the 5-Step RICH IDEAS Home Pricing System

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 07:31:37 -0500

As a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, in the State of New York, I am often asked why some houses seem to sell much faster than others. While there are numerous reasons, including location, condition, specific (area) market conditions, property (size, shape, location and appearance), etc, in the vast majority of cases, it's mostly about properly pricing the property. What are you basing your expectations on, and why are you listing a specific house, at a certain price?

4 Keys Reasons Homes Should Be Listed At The Right Price, From The Start

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:36:38 -0500

As a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, in the State of New York, I am often asked questions about home prices, what someone's house might sell for, etc. Nearly every day, I observe some houses listed on the market, at prices that I strongly feel, are doing a disservice to the homeowner, and wonder why a certain number/ price was chosen. Sometimes, it is because a homeowner demands the house be priced/ listed at that number, while at other times, certain agents, in the zest and enthusiasm to obtain a listing, may be communicating an overly optimistic prediction.

Miami Lakes Real Estate - A Booming Market

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 09:14:26 -0500

Every home-owner knows that the economic bubble burst of 2008 had to do a lot with the current situation of the real estate industry all around the globe. Due to that economic crunch, the whole industry took a huge hit not only in terms of value, but also in light of the investor confidence in real estate. Nonetheless, there are still real estate markets all over the world, which steadily progressed over the years and are now booming - such as Miami Lakes Real Estate.

Are You ASKING The Right Questions, Before You Hire Your Real Estate Listing Agent?

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:44:14 -0500

You have pondered, considered, and decided, to move forward, and sell your home. This decision is often one of the most difficult for a variety of reasons, including; fear; indecisiveness, future direction; family concerns; finances; etc. Since one's home is the single - largest asset, for most people, selling the house, is certainly a major, often, life - changing decision and step.

Real Estate 101: Don't Let the Stink in Your Home Scare Away Buyers

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:20:48 -0500

First impressions are everything when it comes to selling real estate. Buyers want to imagine themselves enjoying the lifestyle that a home can provide. Bad smells will scare them away, so prevent doing so with these tips for removing the stink from your home.

Top Five Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling a Home

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:02:34 -0500

A real estate agent helps to ensure that investors find the best properties in the market. One needs to hire the best to get the best value and avert regrets.

6 Questions Homeowners Should Ask Themselves, And Answer

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 07:36:59 -0500

Once someone decides to sell his home, he should focus on the best way to achieve his objectives. I often suggest a homeowner be on the same page with the Real Estate Professional, he hires, but how can that be possible, if the seller does not first clearly understand both what he wants, as well as some degree of reality. While a real estate agent is able to objectively evaluate the house, in terms of its comparison with others, including location, condition, features, updates, property, etc, homeowners often are so emotionally attached, they over - estimate the value of their...

Factors Which ATTRACT Potential Home Buyers

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:48:20 -0500

As a New York State Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, I am often asked by those considering selling their homes, not only about the market, but suggested pricing, and a variety of factors which impact the experience. Often, someone wants to know why some houses sell, not only for more money, but quicker, and seemingly easier. After all, isn't what most homeowners really want, is to sell their home at the best possible price, in the shortest period of time, with the minimum of hassle and/ or aggravation?

5 Easy Steps To Enhance Your Homes Sale-Ability

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:05:26 -0500

We all know that some homes sell much quicker than others. Sometimes, it is because of some specific feature, the neighborhood/location, pricing, or the market for that specific property. However, at other times, it is not quite so clear-cut, and the purpose of this article, is to help homeowners enhance and optimize the potential of their home, and thus improve its sale-ability.

Do Open Houses Really Work?

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:02:00 -0500

Have you ever wondered if open houses really sell a home? Is the realtor doing it for themselves or the seller?

How Should You Price Your Home?: 5 Keys

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 06:42:04 -0500

The process a homeowner undergoes, both from an emotional, as well as physical/stressful, perspective, is often a challenging one. When one has lived somewhere, and accumulated experiences, and life events, it is often challenging, to remain objective, and unemotional, throughout the process. However, although this feeling is normal and understandable, it often conflicts with one's objective to have his home sold, at the best available price, in the shortest period of time, with the least amount of hassle.

6 Things Homeowners Deserve/Need, From Their Real Estate Professional

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 06:41:13 -0500

A homeowner, who decides to put his house on the market, can do so, in several ways. He can try to do so himself (popularly known as a FSBO), he can simply hire an agent, or he can take the time, to interview and discover, the right real estate professional, for his situation. Those going the FSBO route, generally say they do so, to avoid paying commissions, although studies indicate these individuals generally receive less for their homes, and have fewer showings.

Getting Your House Ready For Appraisal

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 08:12:10 -0500

Home appraisal time, are you nervous yet? Don't be, this doesn't have to be a nerve-wracking experience for you. If you use the right tools, and go into the process well informed this can be a pretty easy experience. The following information will also help you make substantial gains in your journey towards your next home.

Secret Habits of Successful Mortgage Loan Officers

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:26:48 -0500

This article discusses the key habits and qualities of successful mortgage loan originators. A list of basic practices and routines is included as a guide for mortgage professionals.

Today's Housing Market: How It's The Same, And How It's Different?

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 06:46:35 -0500

Ladies and gentlemen: This is not your mother or father's real estate market! While there are some similarities to past markets, the combination of politics, economics, finance, uncertainty, world affairs/events, interest rates, and lack of predictability, have formed a somewhat - uneasy alliance, which, when understood and considered, have little ultimate impact, yet, all - too - often, create a confluence of somewhat undesirable circumstances, which create stumbling blocks, obstacles, and obstructions. Perhaps more than ever, who you select, and why, to represent your interests, as your Real Estate Professional, has a major impact, in reaching the most desirable...

Mistakes Made By Home Sellers

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 11:16:26 -0500

Selling your house can be a stressful experience. After a certain amount of time and attempts you may be still wondering when this process will finally end or why your home is not selling.

Your Home - Do It Up Before You Sell?

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:24:54 -0500

The ageing population are starting to realise their large four bedroom homes which used to be full of their children now seemingly feel empty, not only that they homes need updating and improving. The all important decision to sell up seems tempting, but with the list of improvements needed, what do they focus on first? Most will look to the interior first, after all no potential homebuyer wants to see old stained artex ceilings, drooping wallpapers, chipped skirting boards or stained carpets. These maybe the extreme of the list of issues within a house for sale but they do exist.

Pricing Your House for Sale

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:14:25 -0500

If you are willing to sell your home, the starting point is to set the correct price tag in a competitive market. The worst and the most critical thing to do is to over-price your home.

4 Tips to Selling Your Home in 30 Days or Less

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:03:08 -0500

How to sell your home in 30 days or less. This is for sellers who need ideas on getting liquidated in a short period of time.

4 Ways to Get Top Dollars For Your Home

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:45:19 -0500

This article will discuss four simple ways to get top dollars for your home. If you are looking to sell your home, then you want to read this article.

Selling Your Home - Avoid These Mistakes

Fri, 15 Jul 2016 07:21:21 -0500

There are many reasons why you would put your home up for sale, but no matter what the reason you want to make sure that you get the highest dollar. To do this it is advisable that you not try to sell your home yourself, but hire a real estate agent to do it. Before your home goes on the market there are few selling mistakes that you should make sure that you avoid in order to ask top dollar for your home.

How To Make Your Open House Successful

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:32:17 -0500

Open houses offer a tried and true method to generate interest for your listing. When it comes to residential properties, no one buys a house without first checking it out. Although people can now do it online through virtual tours, many prefer actually visiting the house. An open house allows you to interact with numerous prospective buyers in a weekend.

Home Not Selling? This Might Be Why

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:26:39 -0500

Nothing is more disappointing to a homeowner than when their property sits on the market without receiving any offer. This can be a worrying situation. However, worrying too much is not going to fix a thing. Rather, it is all about finding the solution to that problem.

What You Should Do If You Receive an Offer, But Your House Isn't For Sale?

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 08:53:40 -0500

In tough real estate markets, buyers might take a gamble on a home that's not listed. Here is how you should handle an out of the blue offer from someone looking for off-market deals. It is the unexpected envelope in the mail or knock on the door. A complete stranger says he/she wants to buy your home, and for a wonderful price.

Top 8 Open House Mistakes a Seller Can Make

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 07:58:16 -0500

When you're ready to sell your house, you will need to get it in its best possible condition, especially in today's competitive environment. An open house presents an opportunity to showcase the best features of your home and allows the potential buyers to get a feel for the property. If you 're a fist time home seller, you may think of the open house as the point at which your Realtor waits until you leave, turns into a magician and with a flick of his/her wrist, completely transforms your home into something out of Bravo's Million Dollar Listing.

5 Secrets to Selling Your Home Above The Asking Price

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 10:20:50 -0500

Let's face it! Every homeowner wants the best deal when they finally decide to sell their home. It's every homeowner's dream to see a bidding war ensue. Unfortunately, most homeowners end up settling for average or even below-average offers according to most real estate experts.

House Selling Tips for Winter

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 09:30:25 -0500

For those who are willing to sell their house during the winter months, they will be faced with a bit of a challenge. Experienced buyers agents are already familiar with this challenge, but they still know how to work to close the deal.

How to Get a Cash for Home Offer on the Sale of Your House

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:05:13 -0500

One of the challenges you encounter while selling your house is realizing the sale value immediately, smoothly without any difficulty. House buyers offer cash for homes, so you do not have to go through a tedious process of getting your house sold.

How To Make Your House Market Ready

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 07:23:16 -0500

Putting your home on the market before it's actually ready to sell can result in tremendous losses in profits. When listings are deactivated only to be reactivated again in the near future, this stigmatizes the related properties. It is far better for sellers to diligently prepare for this process before getting started. This way, they can quickly and easily attract the qualified and motivated buyers that are necessary for bringing these transactions to a swift and agreeable close.

Luxury Real Estate Curb Appeal Ideas

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 08:17:47 -0500

When talking about luxury real estate homes cost above five hundred thousand dollars, which is not pocket change and not affordable to the middle or lower class of homeowners. If you want to sell your home you want to make sure that it makes a lasting impression on the potential buyer. There is a saying that "your first impression is always the last." What this basically means is that when you take one look at the home something inside tells you if you want to look at the home or skip it and move on to another home.

Things to Remember Before Hiring a Valuation Expert for Your Property

Tue, 24 May 2016 06:39:26 -0500

Property valuation is something that ensures the right value for a property whenever you intend to sell your house or purchase a new place to live in. Now, the first thing that would come to mind is the ways of determining the price of the property where you cannot estimate any random price without considering the other factors that contribute to the actual value of the property.

When It Is Best To Sell a Property

Mon, 23 May 2016 09:01:48 -0500

The challenge that comes with trying to sell off a property is that there are often times in the year where it's a challenge to sell it. This is especially the case during the summer and winter.

Things to Consider Before Selling Your Property

Wed, 18 May 2016 12:58:52 -0500

Whether you're an investor or not, by selling your distressed property you'll always pocket some good money. Find out how to sell your property effectively.

Sell Your House Fast for Cash - Is It Really As Easy As The Gurus Say?

Mon, 16 May 2016 12:21:06 -0500

Article describes the real estate wholesaling process and its role in allowing new investors to invest despite lack of equity. Although it may require lower equity, that is not to say that wholesaling is easy and doesn't require a good marketing strategy. Although it involves a lot of hard work, it can be well worth the effort as long as one remains hard working, ethical and non-compromising in numbers.

4 Important Ways to Prepare Yourself While Selling Your House

Thu, 12 May 2016 06:32:07 -0500

When you build or purchase a house of your own, you actually get to see your dreams come true where you have an abode of your own and no possible distractions or disturbances that you would have otherwise faced with a rested house. Living in a house that you call your own is something several people are aware of but what about the times when you have to leave it and move somewhere else?

General Information About Private House Sales

Fri, 06 May 2016 11:35:06 -0500

A house is an asset whose value is always increasing every day. This owes to the fact that the population is always increasing and therefore people are always looking for new places to settle. Sometimes due to circumstances we might want to sell the house that we live or once lived in. This may occur for many reasons and not specifically because you are lacking some cash. The best thing to do under such circumstances is to look for a good agent to do this work for you. You do not need to go through all the processes of bargaining and advertising the house instead just get an agent and all these will be taken care of.

How to Make Your House Sell Faster

Tue, 03 May 2016 11:06:17 -0500

Selling a property is rarely a straightforward process as you often have to depend on other people to sign contracts, release funds and not break the chain. The one thing you do have a degree of control over however is how fast you manage to get your property off the market. Although nothing can guarantee a quick sell, the tips below are all tried and tested techniques that make a house more appealing to buyers.

10 Great Tips To Sell Your Home Fast

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:16:57 -0500

10 tips to sell your home fast. Take these steps and you will sell your home fast. These tips will reduce the stress of selling your home and place you in the strongest negotiating position.

The Main Reason to Use Real Estate Dealers When Selling Your House

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 08:36:26 -0500

At some point in our lives, we have to deal with property. It may seem to be intimidating to many people. This is because everybody has somebody with a real estate deal gone badly. So is real estate business a slippery slope which has to be negotiated with care? Yes of course.

5 Top Tips for a Quick House Sale

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 09:43:43 -0500

If you're looking for a quick house sale there are some simple steps you can follow which will help you to find a buyer in a timely manner. Our top tips will help you to achieve the all important quick house sale.

How to Find Prospects in Real Estate

Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:25:46 -0500

Searching for a potential client is no simple task; it is a thorough process that every sales agent must take with consideration. With proper prospecting techniques, an agent can save time, money, and effort. Now, I've created this brief article in hopes to help real estate agents through the fundamentals of prospecting.

Tips On How To Sell Your House Fast For Top Dollar

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:10:08 -0500

It's the dream of every person looking to sell a house to sell it as soon as possible and at a high price. Unfortunately this is not the case. In some cases it can take you up to a year before you get a prospective buyer. While its tough selling a house, it doesn't mean that you can't sell yours fast and at a high price. Here are tips that will help you do it: