Consider this Checklist before selling your home

Consider this Checklist before selling your home

Putting your home on the market takes a lot more than just placing a “For Sale” sign in the front yard and sharing photos of in on social media. So before listing your home for sale, complete this handy checklist so you can be prepared. Some tips are simple and other will take some effort, but they will be effective when it comes to impressing buyers. So if you’re ready to sell your home, let’s get to work!

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Serious About Selling? 5 Steps to Make Your Home the Best on the Block

Serious About Selling? 5 Steps to Make Your Home the Best on the Block

We all want to be good neighbors. But when it comes to selling your home, it’s not just about “keeping up with the Joneses.” It’s about outshining them at every opportunity!

 

If you’re looking to sell your home fast and for the most money possible, you’ll need a strategy to set it apart from all the other listings competing for buyers in your area. That’s why we’ve outlined our proven, five-step plan for serious sellers. 

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Top 8 Home Design and Remodeling Trends for 2019

Top 8 Home Design and Remodeling Trends for 2019

 If you’re a current homeowner, or in the market to buy, you’re probably curious about the latest trends in home design. 

 Sellers who make strategic updates before listing a property can generate increased interest from buyers and, in some cases, a premium selling price. And buyers should consider which features of a home will need updating immediately (or in the near future) so they can factor renovation costs into their overall budget.

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What’s Your Home Actually Worth? Discover What Buyers Will Pay in Today’s Market

What’s Your Home Actually Worth? 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 price it too high, it may sit on the market. But price it too low and you may be losing out on a good chunk of money (nobody wants that!). For buyers, it’s important to know a home’s worth before you make an offer. You want your offer to be competitive, but you don’t want to overpay for the property. 

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What’s Ahead for Real Estate in 2019?

What’s Ahead for Real Estate in 2019?

As we begin another year, everyone wants to know: “Where is the housing market headed in 2019?”

 It’s not only buyers, sellers, and homeowners who are impacted. The real estate market plays an integral role in the overall U.S. economy.  Fortunately, key indicators point toward a stable housing market in 2019 with signs of modest growth. However, shifting conditions could impact you if you plan to buy, sell, or refinance this year.

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‘Tis the Season:5 Reasons Why Winter is a Great Time to Buy or Sell a Home

‘Tis the Season:5 Reasons Why Winter is a Great Time to Buy or Sell a Home

It’s a common misconception that you shouldn’t try to buy or sell a home during the fall and winter months. 

 

This is generally considered the “offseason” in real estate. Many sellers mistakenly believe that the cold weather will keep buyers away and that no one is looking over the holidays. Unfortunately, many real estate professionals perpetuate this myth by advising their clients to “wait until the spring” to list their home. 

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“How’s the Market?”What’s Ahead for Real Estate

“How’s the Market?”What’s Ahead for Real Estate

While no one can predict the future with certainty, most experts expect to see modest growth in the U.S. housing market for the remainder of this year and next. Inventory will remain tight, mortgage rates will continue to creep up, and affordability will remain a major issue in many parts of the country.

 

So what does that mean for home buyers and sellers? To answer that question, we take a closer look at some of the top indicators.

 

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