5 Dangers of Overpricing a Home

By | for sellers

It is still a great time to be a seller, but in much of the Western U.S., the local real estate market has begun to soften. With significant increases in inventory, buyers now have more choices and less sense of urgency. If you are thinking about selling your home, pricing it correctly the first time… Continued

July 16, 2019

How to Acquire the Right Appraisal for Your Home

By | for sellers

Appraisals are designed to protect buyers, sellers, and lending institutions. They provide a reliable, independent valuation of a tract of land and the structure on it, whether it’s a house or a skyscraper. Below, you will find information about the appraisal process, what goes into them, their benefits and some tips on how to help… Continued

July 10, 2019

Home Inspection: A Reality Check from A Pro

By | for sellers

  For many people, a home inspection is a hurdle that has to be overcome during the process of buying or selling a home. But, in fact, it can be a useful tool for buyers, sellers or anyone who plans to get the greatest possible value from their home.   Find out if the house… Continued

June 4, 2019

How an Investment in Green Technology Can Pay off for Today’s Homeowner

By | for Buyers, for sellers

  Studies continue to show that real estate buyers are willing to pay a substantial premium for homes that feature highly efficient, environmentally friendly “green energy” technology. While the added value depends on the location of the home, its age, and whether it’s certified or not, three separate studies all found that newly constructed, Energy… Continued

May 30, 2019

How Staging Your Home Well Impacts Its Value

By | for sellers

  For more than 20 years, the benefits of staging a home have been well documented. Numerous studies show that staging helps sell a home faster and for a higher price. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, 88 percent of homebuyers start their search online, forming impressions within three seconds of viewing a listing…. Continued

May 20, 2019