Things To Avoid Doing After You Get An Initial Offer On Your Home For Sale

30 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Receiving an offer to buy your home can make you jump for joy, especially if the listing has been active for a long period. But it's not time to break out the champagne just yet, nor is it time to do a handful of things that you might be tempted to do once an offer is submitted. The reality is that even when there's an offer on the table, several different factors can derail it — and leave you looking for a prospective buyer once again. Read More 

Buying A House? Know How You Can Save On Some Of The Closing Costs

29 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Buying a house? One of the things you may not be prepared to pay for are the closing costs. These are the costs above and beyond the interest of your loan, and they are for fees and services paid for when a home is sold. That said, there are ways to reduce how much you pay in closing costs that can help make your home purchase more affordable. Here is what you need to know to save some money at closing. Read More 

Issues To Address With Your Neighbors Before Your House Goes On The Market

28 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

When you list your home for sale, you likely take care to ensure that the residence and the yard are in top condition for prospective buyers. The last thing you want is to have a neighbor whose yard or home leaves a lot to be desired. Not only will people be distracted by what they see when they pull up to your home before an open house or scheduled showing, but they might also think twice about wanting to live in the home if a neighboring residence doesn't look as nice as it should. Read More 

Make Guests Feel Welcome And Provide Them With Information During An Open House

21 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you want guests to feel welcome at an upcoming open house and provide them with information about the house and property that you are selling, the following tips can be used. Add Appeal To The Home's Porch Sweep off your home's porch and reduce clutter by packing up furniture or decorations that are showing signs of wear. Place a few basic chairs and a small table on the porch in place of the items that were previously displayed. Read More 

2 Reasons Hiring A Realtor Is Good For Your Wallet

7 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Many people wonder if they should hire a realtor to sell their house. Because a realtor takes a commission on the sale of the house the seller may wonder if they can save money on the transaction by doing it themselves. Many times in the long-run the person ended up losing money because the house took longer to sell or because they got a lower offer. Here are some reasons why hiring a realtor is better for your pocket book. Read More