Real Estate, Sellers Tips

5 Tips for Preparing for an Early-in-the-Year Sale

There are numerous reasons why you might need to sell early in the year. Perhaps you even need to sell this month! Whatever your reasons, preparation is key. Make the right moves now and your sale is likely to go smoothly and successfully. Follow these tips: Make a list of what needs to be done… Continue reading 5 Tips for Preparing for an Early-in-the-Year Sale

Sellers Tips

How to Determine the Best Features of your Home

What is it about your property that stands out? What will buyers like most about it? What are your home’s most enticing features? Answering those questions will help you determine which features to emphasize when selling your home. After all, you want buyers to notice and appreciate your property’s best characteristics. But here’s the challenge…… Continue reading How to Determine the Best Features of your Home

Buyers Tips, Sellers Tips

4 Reasons Why Buyers Get Turned Off by an Otherwise Ideal Property

When prospective buyers view your property, you hope they will think it’s the perfect fit for them. It might well be. However, there are things that can get in the way of a buyer recognizing that perfect fit and making an offer. Take a look at these common reasons why some buyers will walk away… Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Buyers Get Turned Off by an Otherwise Ideal Property

Sellers Tips

Should You Accept the Highest Offer for your Home?

Imagine a kid running a lemonade stand. He’s selling his product for 25 cents a cup. He’s doing okay. Sales are good. Then someone comes up to his stand and says, “I’ll give you 50 cents for a cup. But, I don’t have the money right now. Give me the lemonade and I’ll pay you… Continue reading Should You Accept the Highest Offer for your Home?

Real Estate, Sellers Tips

Will You Need to Lower your Price to Sell your Home Quickly?

If you want to sell an item quickly—say, a couch—you can post it online, stick a super-low price tag on it and, chances are, it will be gone by the end of the day. So it’s understandable that some people think the same thing applies when selling a home. Indeed, if you need to sell… Continue reading Will You Need to Lower your Price to Sell your Home Quickly?

Real Estate, Sellers Tips

How Important are Good Listing Photos?

There are two trends impacting real estate photography that you should know about if you’re thinking of selling this year. First, more than ever before, buyers are relying on pictures to decide whether or not to schedule a viewing. They expect to be able to go online and “tour” your home via the photography. If… Continue reading How Important are Good Listing Photos?

Sellers Tips

How Emotions Can Get in the Way of Selling

Like most homeowners, you probably don’t think of your property as just a building with rooms and a backyard. To you, it’s much more than that. It’s a home. When you walk into your dining room, you don’t merely see the table and chairs. You see memories. You recall laughter with family and friends. It’s… Continue reading How Emotions Can Get in the Way of Selling

Real Estate, Sellers Tips

Start the Home Selling Process this Month

If you’re thinking about selling in the spring, don’t wait until the new year to start planning. In fact, you’ll save yourself a lot of work and get ahead of the game if you start planning now. What’s that old saying? The early bird gets the worm! In this case, by starting the process this… Continue reading Start the Home Selling Process this Month

Sellers Tips

Need to Sell Quickly? Here’s What to Do

There are many reasons why you might suddenly need to sell your home. It could be an unexpected work relocation, a change in family circumstances, or simply a desire to move. Whatever the reason, selling quickly requires some fast action on your part. But that doesn't mean you need to get into panic mode. You… Continue reading Need to Sell Quickly? Here’s What to Do

Real Estate, Sellers Tips

Dealing with Stress when Selling Your Home

Let's face it. Planning events, even exciting ones like an overseas vacation, can be stressful. So, it's not surprising that some homeowners — even those thrilled about moving — can slip into "worry mode" when putting their property up for sale. Unfortunately, this anxiety can make the process of selling an unpleasant experience. Who wants… Continue reading Dealing with Stress when Selling Your Home