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What a FSBO Cannot Do (it’s not what you might think)

This topic has been on my mind because of the wild and wacky real estate market in which we find ourselves today. Homes are flying off the market so fast, I joked with a colleague that if the house is at least standing, it’s sold in 5 minutes. Sellers are ...

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9 Ways to Make Your Home More Attractive to Buyers

Although homes are selling quickly in the current real-estate market, you still want yours to stand out and give buyers reasons to choose it. Here are 9 ways to make your home more attractive to buyers, especially during the winter months. Shovel the snow. I can remember showing homes in ...

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10 (plus 2) things that reduce the value of your home

Do you know what negatively impacts the value of your home, making it harder to sell? Amanda Prischak, in a December 16, 2020, piece for Family Handyman.com, sure does. Here’s what she says… Bad neighbors – Do you have a neighbor with junk in his yard, loud dogs, or pick-up trucks ...

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The 10 Commandments of Buying a Home

As a Realtor, when I work with buyers who have just had their offer on a house accepted, I often give them the following list of things they cannot do until after the closing. I call them the 10 Commandments of Buying a Home. 1. Thou shalt not change jobs, become self-employed ...

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8 Reasons to List Your Home Today

Surprising though it is, in a country wracked by the Corona virus, 2020 has been an amazing year in real estate. U.S. median home prices rose some 14% year-over-year. “To our surprise, the housing market not only recovered “(from the initial lockdowns in March/April),”but roared past pre-pandemic levels,” according to ...

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