Now that you’ve settled into your new home, it’s time to the meet the neighbors. Here are a few tips to break the ice. Go ahead, don’t be shy! 1. Throw an informal happy hour After all that unpacking (or staring exhaustively at those boxes that need to be unpacked) hosting a party may be the last thing you want to do. But a … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Meet Your New Neighbors
An attractive outdoor space, even if it’s just big enough to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee or evening cocktail, can be a major selling point for potential buyers. Here are a few suggestions for maximizing your outdoor living space. 1. Floor it. If you have a small outdoor area, it won’t break the bank to invest in higher … [Read more...] about 7 Staging Tips for Small Outdoor Spaces
Trying to save money? During my years of experience in the real estate industry, I’ve learned that home maintenance is so much more affordable than emergency repairs. Here are five routine maintenance projects that can help prevent unexpected costs and save you money year-round. 1. Clear Out Gutters Water from clogged gutters … [Read more...] about Top 5 Home Maintenance Tips
First impressions set the tone for a home tour. Prospective buyers should encounter an attractive, welcoming place before they even walk through the doorway. Here are some tips to crank up your home’s curb appeal. Declutter the porch. Lose the extra chairs, the pile of muddy shoes and your dog’s collection of mangled … [Read more...] about Simple Tricks to Crank Up Your Curb Appeal
Like professionals in other sales-based industries, the Realtor pay structure is based on commissions derived from successful transactions. Here's how it works: At the close of the transaction, the seller's agent splits the predetermined commission with the buyer's agent as compensation for delivering a buyer. This split is … [Read more...] about How a REALTOR Gets Paid
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Is all the lifting, hauling and packing of your move squashing the thrill of a fresh start? Totally understandable. But there’s a silver lining to every cardboard box. Here are 10 reasons to look forward to moving day. 1. You can lose the junk mail. When you fill out your USPS® change-of-address form, it’s easy to check the … [Read more...] about Who Knew? 10 Great Things About Moving!
After weeks (or even months) of searching for a home, you’ve finally found the perfect home. Unfortunately, you have excellent taste and there are five, 10, maybe even more offers on the table. If you’re caught in a bidding war, there’s more you can do than cross your fingers. Here are 3 strategies that may help turn the odds … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Compete in a Bidding War