Consider Upgrading Before You List

Most people have wandered through new home developments and wished their own home looked as modern and chic.  Model homes showcase the latest upgrades and decorating trends.  For home sellers these homes are their competition, and it can feel daunting to offer an older floorplan and design. While it might seem like a smart idea toContinue reading “Consider Upgrading Before You List”

Paint Colors that Sell… and Those That Don’t

Did you know that choosing the wrong paint color could cost you money when you sell your home?  The most impactful rooms, in particular, are the bathroom, kitchen, bedrooms and living room.   In fact, according to a Zillow analysis, homes painted light gray or light bluish gray will sell for $5,440 more than otherContinue reading “Paint Colors that Sell… and Those That Don’t”

Preparing To Sell During Quarantine

So now that you’re stuck indoors for the foreseeable future, you may be wondering how you are going to fill your time. If you have plans, or are just considering, putting your house on the market when this is all over, now is the best time to get it ready! What better way to passContinue reading “Preparing To Sell During Quarantine”

Buying During Coronavirus Questions: ANSWERED

Everyone is being affected in some manner by the outbreak of Covid-19 coronavirus. During this time, buyers will have more questions than normal about the home buying process and their ability to buy a new home. While we can’t predict what the next few weeks and months will bring, the more we can educate ourselves,Continue reading “Buying During Coronavirus Questions: ANSWERED”

Selling During Coronavirus Questions: ANSWERED

There are so many questions and concerns amid the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. The real estate market is especially hard hit and sellers are concerned.  Real estate at its core is a people business. It relies on person-to-person interaction and the coronavirus necessarily limits this contact. As the spring selling season gets started, home sellers willContinue reading “Selling During Coronavirus Questions: ANSWERED”

5 Things Buyers Should Know About Home Inspections

Home buyers tend to have a lot of questions about home inspections. Are they required? How are they different from appraisals? When does it take place? Here are answers to these and other common questions. 1. Home inspections aren’t required, but they’re worth it. There is no law that says you have to have anContinue reading “5 Things Buyers Should Know About Home Inspections”

5 Reasons to Stage Your Home Before Buyers Visit

Sellers seem to have mixed reactions when they hear the word “staging.” Some go all-in, while others are somewhat resistant to the idea. The more reluctant homeowners ask questions like: Why would anyone bother staging a home before selling it? It sounds like a lot of extra work for me. What do I get outContinue reading “5 Reasons to Stage Your Home Before Buyers Visit”