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Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:10:22 -0500After 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.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:40:53 -0500When 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.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:06:05 -0500Let'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...
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 10:43:09 -0500How 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.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:39:01 -0500Real 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.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 07:58:10 -0500While 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!
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 08:57:29 -0500Mixed 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.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:43:38 -0500Granite 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.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:56:16 -0500Selling 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"?
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:21:10 -0500If 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.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:26:44 -0500While 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,...
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:40:51 -0500After 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...
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:03:17 -0500Hoarded 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.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:39:58 -0500If 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.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:41:33 -0500If 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.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:18:03 -0500Those 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...
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 07:00:20 -0600One 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.
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 07:30:19 -0600While 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...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:43:39 -0600In 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...
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:54:10 -0600Many 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.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:26:39 -0600You 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.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:13:00 -0600When 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.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:48:45 -0600Many 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.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:06:23 -0600If 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.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:12:01 -0600Stigmatized 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?
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:39:46 -0600The 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.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:57:58 -0600Purchasing 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:
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:15:52 -0600In 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.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 07:40:17 -0600Selling 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.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 07:38:54 -0600As 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.
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 10:16:24 -0600Is 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.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 13:21:56 -0600When 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.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 09:00:50 -0600If 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.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:19:24 -0600Buying 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.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:27:14 -0600Once 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.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:22:11 -0600Probate 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.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:31:21 -0600You 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.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:34:13 -0600You'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.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:33:21 -0600Over 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.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 10:15:37 -0600As 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.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 08:48:20 -0600This 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.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 07:58:24 -0600When 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.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:17:39 -0600When 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.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 07:19:11 -0600Many 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?
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 08:10:30 -0600When 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.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:15:33 -0600While 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).
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 07:15:25 -0600When 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.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:27:47 -0600In 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.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:27:23 -0600Once 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,...
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:05:33 -0600Selling 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.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:44:59 -0600Tapping 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.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 07:06:31 -0600You'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...
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 07:24:44 -0600The 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.
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 09:09:58 -0600Imagine 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?
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:25:08 -0500Sale 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.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:21:27 -0500Hassle-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.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:56:13 -0500It'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.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:39:06 -0500Buyers 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.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:17:22 -0500A 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.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:09:11 -0500When 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.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:36:26 -0500Many 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.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 07:25:03 -0500If 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!
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:05:24 -0500You'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.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:07:48 -0500Has 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?
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 09:52:39 -0500In 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.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 07:08:17 -0500Whenever 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.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 07:23:58 -0500Selling 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.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 09:02:53 -0500Want 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.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 11:54:35 -0500When 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.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 07:11:18 -0500Real 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.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:31:46 -0500You've made the decision it's time to sell your house. Perhaps, your needs have changed. Maybe, you have decided to relocate geographically.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:12:28 -0500Homeowners 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.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:37:09 -0500As 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.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:49:18 -0500Setting 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?
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 08:01:54 -0500In 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.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 07:59:53 -0500One 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.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 07:49:46 -0500Are 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.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 07:31:37 -0500As 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?
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:36:38 -0500As 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.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 09:14:26 -0500Every 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.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:44:14 -0500You 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.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:20:48 -0500First 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.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:02:34 -0500A 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.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 07:36:59 -0500Once 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...
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:48:20 -0500As 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?
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:05:26 -0500We 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.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:02:00 -0500Have you ever wondered if open houses really sell a home? Is the realtor doing it for themselves or the seller?
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 06:42:04 -0500The 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.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 06:41:13 -0500A 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.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 08:12:10 -0500Home 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.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:26:48 -0500This 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.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 06:46:35 -0500Ladies 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...
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 11:16:26 -0500Selling 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.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:24:54 -0500The 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.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:14:25 -0500If 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.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:03:08 -0500How 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.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:45:19 -0500This 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.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 07:21:21 -0500There 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.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:32:17 -0500Open 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.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:26:39 -0500Nothing 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.