Category Archives: Selling a Home
Beyond Curb Appeal
If you’re working with a real estate agent to sell your home, he or she has probably mentioned how you have to have great curb appeal. This means when potential buyers pull up to your home, they have to be wowed by their first look. But that first look only goes so far. Great curb appeal won’t guarantee you a sale if the inside of your home doesn’t have just as much of a wow factor if your driveway’s paving […]
Major Mistakes Home Sellers May Make
Selling your home involves a lot of work, especially if you’re trying to buy a home at the same time. You have to get all of those little things done around the house that you’ve been meaning to do for years—things like touching up the paint, replacing that cracked tile, and getting the rest of that backsplash put in. You also have to pack and take care of everything involved with moving, all while trying to keep your home in […]
What Do Today’s Buyers Want?
If you sold your house ten years ago, you were selling to a different market. Many of today’s buyers are first-time homeowners who have just gotten married or graduated from college. They’re in their twenties, so they’re part of a younger generation that is looking for very specific features in a home. If you’ve recently put your home on the market and found that it’s not getting a lot of traction, it may not be your realtor’s fault—it may be […]
My Partner And I Are Splitting Up…Can I Buy Him/Her Out Of The Home We Own Together?
You may buy your partner out of the home that you own together if he or she agrees to sell it to you. A problem arises when you both want the home or your partner does not want to sell his or her interest to you and you do not have a written agreement setting out how this situation will be dealt with. Your options are to work out an agreement with your partner or follow your state’s legal procedures […]
Having an Open House
If you’re selling your home, one of the things your realtor may suggest is having an open house. This is a great way of getting a good number of potential buyers into your home. Unlike scheduled showings, open houses allow anyone who just happens to be driving by to come in and take a look at your home. Of course, you won’t want to leave it up to chance—your realtor will advertise the open house and work hard to get […]
Why Trying to Sell Your Home Yourself is a Bad Idea
You might have seen a house with a “for sale by owner” sign in the front yard and wondered if that was a good option for you. While it’s true that selling your home yourself does mean you don’t have to pay a realtor, there are a lot of downsides to doing so. In fact, hiring a realtor to sell your home gives you a lot of advantages, all of which are worth paying for. Here are a few of […]
GAY REAL ESTATE AGENT TIPS ON SELLING YOUR HOME THIS FALL
As we come into the fall season real estate listings (For Sale) often outweighs demand, the easiest thing to do is to ensure your home is the best priced product on the market, in order to sell it fast. But that is not the only way out ~ there are other ways on how you can easily sell your home besides lowering the price. If you are almost done selling your home and need a new place for your family, […]
Gay Realtors Advice – Inspect Your Home Before Selling.
Always, serious home buyers go to the extent of paying to have a home properly inspected and evaluated. The main aim of doing this is to determine whether there are any major problems before closing the deal on purchasing the house. To be able to win the hearts of potential buyers and ensure there are no surprises for you or them, as a seller you could your home inspected before putting it on the market. Pre-inspection is good because of […]
Experts Predict Annual Home Value Appreciation to Exceed 6 Percent in 2013
More than 100 real estate and economic experts predict home values will end 2013 up 6.7 percent from the end of 2012, as the housing market recovery continues to widen and accelerate, according to the latest Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey. A majority of the panel also said that while rising mortgage rates don’t pose a threat if they stay within the 4 to 5 percent range, they could derail the recovery if they reach 6 percent or higher. The […]