Clutter. It's a little longer than the normal four letter word but it has about the same impact on the sale of your house.
Stroll through all your rooms.
Most of the stuff you see unless your one of the few "neat freaks" in the world is clutter.
I have it, too. I admit it. I leave things around. I have a … [Read More...]
Being your home's tour guide is almost as bad as over pricing your home. I say almost because no matter what you do, if your home is overpriced to the market it's in, it will never sell. However, being a "tour guide" when potential buyers and their buyer's agents visit your home is an almost sure-fire way to keep the house from … [Read More...]
Closing help. It's one of those shorthand terms we real estate agents use to describe something that a home buyer wants from the home seller.
It's not always readily understood. Especially, if the seller hasn't been involved in a home sale for a long time. Even if they do kinda know what it means, most sellers are resistant to the … [Read More...]
No. This isn't going to be a blog post about decluttering your house. It's not going to tell you to make sure your place has "curb appeal". No admonitions about "competitive pricing".
This is about calling up "your friend", the neighborhood Realtor, for some friendly advice about this or that.
Sometimes, the questions are easy to answer. … [Read More...]
In the real estate world there are two types of property. There is the real property from which real estate gets it's name:
all land, structures, firmly attached and integrated equipment (such as light fixtures or a well pump), anything growing on the land, and all "interests" in the property which may be the right to future ownership (remainder), … [Read More...]