Category Archives: For Sellers
Spruce Up Your Space With New Paint

The Easiest Way to Improve Your Home, on a Budget The paint and supplies needed to redecorate a room typically cost less than $100. Can you think of another project that delivers such a remarkable transformation to your home’s look and feel for so little money?   Choose the Right Color  It seems like homeowners […]

7 Features That May Sell Your Home Faster

If you’re thinking of putting your home on the market this spring, you may be wondering how to make your home more attractive to prospective buyers. The following are the most common features buyers want in a home.* Laundry room. While many homes have a nook in the hallway or within a bathroom for a […]

What’s in Store for the Market in 2017?

What does the future hold for the housing market in 2017? Experts have weighed in and one thing is for sure:  The housing market is set to heat up this year!   PRICES ARE ALMOST AT PRE-RECESSION HIGHS Nationally, the market is expected to normalize with healthy sales and moderate price growth.1 However, some experts […]

It’s Not Too Early to Start Thinking about Taxes

For many, filling out tax forms is a time-consuming and frustrating task.  Perhaps that’s why nearly a quarter of Americans wait until the last minute to start preparing their returns. 1 The downside of procrastinating is you may miss the potential tax benefits you deserve. The earlier you prepare your return, the more time you […]

9 Reasons You Need an Agent to Help You Buy or Sell a Home

Whether you’re selling your first or fourth home, buying an existing property or building a new home, there’s one thing you need: a reputable agent. While some may say you can buy or sell your home on your own, if you’re not familiar with the process, it may lead to more frustration and aggravation than […]

Advice for Today’s Home Seller

Selling a home is an emotional process for many sellers, especially first-time sellers and those who have lived in their homes for a long time. People sell for many reasons; whatever yours is, here’s how to handle it. For all sellers: The first time you sell a home, you may be anxious about the process. […]

How to Achieve Financial Freedom

The New Year may be several months away, but the time to financially prepare for it is right now. While it may take patience and discipline, financial freedom is within your reach. Whether you’re trying to pay off large debts or boost your savings for a rainy day, large purchase or retirement, make 2017 the […]

Protect Your Information from Thieves

More than 17.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2014 alone. 1 Most victims discovered their information had been compromised when their banks contacted them about suspicious activity. Thieves are more sophisticated than ever, often using technology to help them steal information. Other times, they prey on the trusting nature of people to […]

5 Tips to Get Your Home Ready to Show

Although the majority of buyers will see your home online before they see it in person, the time to prepare your home for showing is before you list it. 1.  CLEAR THE CLUTTER Make sure potential buyers can picture themselves in your home by clearing away the unnecessary clutter that prevents them from seeing its […]

How to Get Your Home Sold: Make Sure the Price is Right

Pricing a listing competitively from the beginning is the best way to attract buyers, but sellers can also spark some interest with a strategic price reduction. If you have had little buyer activity and no offers after 60 days, it may be time to lower the price in order to appeal to active buyers in […]