Growing families often outgrow the home that has served them well for years. Additional or older children create the need for more bedrooms, a bigger yard, or a more desirable school district location. Homeowners typically get the itch to sell, or move up, between 6-9 years of living in their current home. Whatever the reason,… [Read More]
6 Reasons to Reduce Your Home Price
By: G. M. Filisko Published: March 19, 2010 on houselogic.com While you’d like to get the best price for your home, consider our six reasons to reduce your home price. Home not selling? That could happen for a number of reasons you can’t control, like a unique home layout or having one of the… [Read More]
8 Top Things that Buyers are Looking for
If you are getting your house ready to sell then you are probably wondering what a buyer is looking for in a new home. We have put together and short list of what we feel are the items most buyers are looking for in a new home. There are some things that a seller can… [Read More]
2014 New Years Resolution
About this time many people are trying to set a New Years resolution. They vary quite a bit, from losing weight to paying down debt, quitting smoking to buying a new house. What would be your top resolution for today? Would it maybe include selling your current home and upgrading to a newer and larger… [Read More]
Getting ready to sell
Is your house ready to sell? We are always having people ask us what they can do in order to get their house ready to sell. We have put a short list together in order to help you. This list is not exhaustive by any means, having your Realtor walk through it is the best… [Read More]
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Home Staging 101
We are constantly having people asking us what to do to their home to get it ready for sale. What things are important in home staging? When talking to our realtors we have gotten a list of basics. Here is our list: While not exhaustive it will give you a good place to start Declutter: … [Read More]
Tips REALTORS use to price your home
Before you put your home up for sale, use the right comparable sales to price your home to sell. Knowing how much homes similar to yours, called comparable sales (or in real estate lingo, comps), sold for gives you the best idea of the current estimated value of your home. The trick is finding sales… [Read More]
What is the REALTOR code of Ethics?
Here are 17 things that a REALTOR® promises to do that other real estate agents may not: #1) Pledge to put the interests of buyers and sellers ahead of their own and to treat all parties honestly. #2) Shall refrain from exaggerating, misrepresenting or concealing material facts; and is obligated to investigate and disclose when… [Read More]
Update from the Desk of Randy
To Our Valued Clients, The good news is that there is finally much good news in the housing industry! Pricing is stabilizing for our sellers, and buyers have historic affordability conditions. Sales are good and getting better. However, everything in our industry getting back-up! Reduced staffing levels for 5 years means that everyone is working… [Read More]