Are you thinking about Buying and Selling Your Home at the Same time? Selling your home when you still need to shop for a new one can feel daunting to even the most seasoned homeowner––especially when the demand for new homes keeps rising, but the supply feels like it's dwindling.¹ You're not alone either if you're already … [Read more...] about 9 Tips for Buying and Selling Your Home at the Same Time
When you are considering listing your home, there are things you can change and things you can’t. Your home may be in the perfect location, be conveniently located to desirable amenities, have the right number of beds and baths, and may even have bonus features such as a theatre room or full, finished … [Read more...] about Are Floor Plans Important?
How does the home appraisal process work? Why is it necessary? Will it help me sell my house? These are questions that may be on your mind if this is the first time you’ve gone through the process of selling your home. An appraisal is simply an unbiased, third-party valuation of your property. Because it needs to be … [Read more...] about Home Appraisal Process for Sellers
When you are responsible for getting a home ready that is part of an estate or in probate, the process can be daunting. Oftentimes, these situations mean that there has been repairs and maintenance left undone. There can be an exorbitant amount of clutter from an accumulation of years of keepsakes and family heirlooms. Yet, … [Read more...] about Preparing your Estate or Probate Home for the Market
Discover What Buyers Will Pay in Today’s Market It’s easy to look up how much money you have in your savings account or the real-time value of your stock investments. But determining the dollar value of a home is trickier. As a seller, knowing your home’s worth helps you price it correctly when you put it up for sale. If you … [Read more...] about What is your Home Actually Worth?
According to the National Association of Realtors, staging a home prior to listing it can result in a faster and more profitable sale.1 In fact, the Real Estate Staging Association estimates that professionally staged properties spend 73 percent less time on the market, receive more foot traffic, and typically sell for more … [Read more...] about 10 Home Staging Secrets for a Quick Sale at Top Dollar
In our “bigger is better” culture, there’s an expectation that each home should be larger and grander than the last. But life changes like divorce, kids leaving for college, or even the simple act of growing older can prompt us to downsize our current home and find a smaller one that better suits our shifting needs and … [Read more...] about Downsizing Your Home using 5 simple steps
If you’re searching for drama, don’t limit yourself to Netflix. Instead, tune in to the real estate market, where the competition among buyers has never been fiercer. And with homes selling for record highs,1 the appraisal process—historically a standard part of a home purchase—is receiving more attention than ever. That’s … [Read more...] about How to Bridge the Appraisal Gap in Today’s Real Estate Market