Should we Remodel our Home or Sell “As Is”?
This question is a common headache for many homeowners visiting Gay Real Estate when considering placing their home on the market. On one hand, a remodel could create a diamond in the rough, and possibly even encourage a faster sale. On another, selling as-is in a competitive market could save months of listing time if priced right. When You Should Remodel Analyzing your competition can be a great way to gain insight into what buyers are looking for in your market. […]
Featured Gay Realtor: Bill Pearson, ERA Herman Group Real Estate. ~ Denver, CO
Bill Pearson came to Denver in the early 80’s to attend the University of Denver and fell in love with the climate, mountains, and the area … so he decided to call DENVER “HOME.” He has owned many businesses in the metropolitan area of Denver, most recently The Capitol Hill Mansion Bed and Breakfast. His knowledge of neighborhoods has helped sellers and buyers find the right match for their situation. He believes in Education in order to be aware of […]
Should the Realtor we hire to sell our home be from a big national company?
Although there may be advantages if a Realtor works for a big national company, the most important factor is that the Realtor is ethical, has a track record of success and genuinely has the skills, tools and expertise to sell your home. Working for a big national company used to help with national or international exposure, but because of the multiple listing service and seamless web access, all Realtors have the same information when it comes to assisting you in […]
How Long Will It Take to Sell My Home?
You’re probably looking to accomplish two main things with the sale of your home: Get the most amount of money Complete the process in the least amount of time In our experience, achieving both is a careful balancing act. You can sell your home in a heartbeat with a price low enough and, contrary to this, it will last an eternity on the market if it’s overpriced. You can estimate how long your home will be on the market by […]
Featured Gay Realtor: Jay Iseli, Coldwell Banker Bain Associates Real Estate ~ Tacoma, WA
I have been serving the Tacoma GLBT community for 8 years as a Real Estate professional. Having been born and raised here I am intimately familiar with Tacoma and the surrounding communities. Whether this is your first home, you are moving here or you are are moving up I can help you with my knowledge of the local market trends, neighborhood profiles and community services. Even if you are not ready to buy or sell, but are looking at your […]
How Much Cash Do I Need for a Down Payment when Buying a Home?
Getting pre-qualified before touring homes can be a great way to ensure that you can act fast in today’s real estate market. When you’re on the prowl for that perfect property and are ready to pounce, the last thing you need is a pre-qualification delaying your offer. One of the questions your mortgage professional with inevitably ask is, “How much do you want to put down?” Your down payment can be a gateway into a variety of useful mortgage programs […]
Featured Gay Realtor: Phil Stern, Realty ONE Group Real Estate ~ Arizona
It is my goal as your full service GLBT Real Estate Agent specializing in the Phoenix, Glendale, Surprise, Peoria, Cave Creek, Carefree, Wittmann, Wickenburg, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Avondale, Paradise Valley, Laveen, Buckeye, Sun Cities, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Fountain Hills and Scottsdale areas, to provide you with superior service at all times. My local expertise and extensive real estate experience will benefit you whether you are buying or selling a home at this time, or are checking out the MLS […]
Dealing With a Low Real Estate Appraisal
When selling your own home or another property, dealing with a low appraisal can be a heartbreaking affair. While the buyer might be happy with the condition of your property, his or her lender can be worried about certain things and in turn, can make it harder for the buyer to buy. If the bank has contracted a private firm to evaluate and appraise your property, it may be impossible to contact them to know exactly what you could improve, […]
Featured Gay Realtor: Michael Carnahan, Red Rock Realty ~ Colorado Springs, CO
Buying a home is one of the most significant decisions in a person’s life. Therefore, it is essential that you are both confident and comfortable with the individual representing you. Michael stands out in his field with his personable style. Buyers and Sellers equally appreciate his creative eye as well as his meticulous business approach. His formula for success is simple; He discovers your primary goal, and makes it his own. Michael has experience working in many diverse markets in […]
Should I Remodel my Home or Sell it “As Is”?
This question is a common headache for many homeowners when placing their home on the market. On one hand, a remodel could create a diamond in the rough, and possibly even encourage a faster sale. On another, selling as-is in a competitive market could save months of listing time if priced right. When You Should Remodel Analyzing your competition can be a great way to gain insight into what buyers are looking for in your market. It’s easy to assume […]