Selling

8 Mistakes First-Time Home Sellers Make

Plenty of home sellers consider their places to be coveted properties that others would be lucky to own. But, that hubris can often lead to trouble when it comes to actually landing an offer and closing a sale. First-time sellers in particular exhibit some self-sabotaging behaviors that can trip them up...

Best Renovations for Adding Resale Value

When you renovate your home, you want to get the most bang for your buck. Not only do you want to make your home a better place for you and your family to live, you also want your renovations to add to your home’s resale value. But what, exactly, are the...

Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal This Spring

Spring has sprung, which means it’s the perfect time to get the outside of your house in top shape before the summer months to enhance your home's curb appeal. A little sprucing can go a long way. In fact a property’s outdoor appeal can dictate people’s home buying decision. And...

7 Pricing Myths You Need to Get Past If You Want to Sell Your Home

When homeowners are preparing to put their properties on the market, one aspect is usually foremost in their minds: money. Setting the asking price accurately can mean the difference between getting an offer quickly and having a house languish for months, drawing little interest. With that in mind, it's important that...

Sellers Home Inspection

Sellers – How to Prepare for an Inspection

The real estate market can be tough. Whether you're buying or selling a home, if you haven't been catching our #GrillTheGeeks video clips, you're missing out on some valuable, pertinent information (and a few laughs thanks to those outtakes!) This week's topic is one we get asked about quite often:...

8 Ways to Make Your Real Estate Agent LOVE You!

With Valentine's Day fast-approaching, there's no denying love is in the air. Let's think for a moment about the person who's always there for you, helping to make your dreams come true. We're talking about your real estate agent, of course. Just what does it take to make the agent who's...

Selling your home with pets

What to Do with “Spot” When Selling Your Home

According to the 2017-2018 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA), 68% of American households have at least one pet. If you're one of the approximately 85 million families that shares your home with a four-legged friend, that can be challenging when it comes time...

7 Tips for Moving in Winter

7 Expert Tips for Moving in Winter

Winter is a great time to buy a home — there's less competition, so that often means you can get a better home for a cheaper price. Talk about a happy holiday! But moving in the winter? Not so great. There are definitely challenges that go along with packing up everything you...

Thanksgiving

5 Tips for Selling Your Home Around Thanksgiving

The majority of people think the best time to sell a home is during the summer. Children are out of school which makes it much easier for parents to relocate and start a new life in their new home. In actuality more than half of homebuyers do not have children...