Category: Quick Tips & Just Because

4 Reasons Your Home Doesn’t Sell

1. Unrealistic Pricing – Before setting a price, make sure to do your research on home sales in the area to see if you’re in the right ballpark. Also, try to compare your property to homes with similar features to set realistic expectations. 2. Poor Presentation – Staging your home is an excellent way to […]

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Move in Ready?

“Move in Ready” or “Move Right in” is a common headline on many listings (guilty as charged). But what does that really mean? It may indicate the home, although dated, doesn’t need any major repairs other than cosmetic upgrades. Or in some cases, it means the home has been decked out with new paint, maybe […]

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Is it Worth It?

To upgrade or not to upgrade? This is a question we face often from our seller clients. In our experience, fresh interior paint, landscaping, and system upgrades (furnace/AC, roof, water heater) are smart ways to spend your pre-list budget. The vast majority of buyers are really only considering turnkey homes, so anything you as the […]

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Tips For Getting the Best Deal on a Mortgage

SOURCE: The Fiscal Times, via C.A.R. With the spring housing market in full swing, prospective buyers are battling rising prices and tight inventory. Still, it’s not all bad news for today’s buyers. While lending standards are far stricter than they were during the height of the housing boom, it is nevertheless possible for most qualified […]

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Rock the Vote!

Public Service Announcement brought to you by C.A.R. Newsline… REGISTER BY OCT. 24 TO ROCK THE VOTE!  Did you know more than 36,000 REALTOR® members in our state are not registered to vote? This year is an election year, with the upcoming presidential election on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. If you’ve moved or need to vote by […]

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Selling to the Millenial Buyer

If you are planning to sell your house anytime soon, you likely have a “To Do” list of upgrades and repairs that need to be done to prepare your home for market. You may want to take this one step further and prepare your home with the millenial buyer in mind. According to the National Association or […]

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