Practical Advice For Home Sellers


how to drive real estate seller agents nuts

How to Drive Real Estate Seller Agents Nuts

There are at least five things that can drive real estate seller agents nuts. If you want a smooth, easy transaction, do the opposite. 1. Don't keep the home clean When your…
how to drive real estate agent nuts

How NOT to Work With a Real Estate Agent

Your job as a home buyer or seller isn't to please your agent, of course. But on the other hand, driving agents nuts isn't going to help ensure a smooth, successful transition,…
when to sell your home

How to Predict When to Sell Your Home

Trying to predict when to sell your home involves a bit of crystal ball-gazing. Here are 4 things you should know to help determine when the time is right—or not—to sell. 1.…
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How Do You Know When to Sell Your Home?

In many real estate markets, inventory is low, putting sellers in the driver’s seat again. But how do you know when to sell your home? We all know about buyer's remorse. And…
make your home more appealing to buyers

How to Make Your Home More Attractive to Buyers

When it's time to sell, you need to see your home as a product on the market. And just like an item on a store shelf, you want your home to stand out from…
do green homes sell faster?

Do Green Homes Sell Faster?

Do green homes sell faster, with solar panels, Energy Star-rated appliances or even LEED certification? And will buyers pay extra for these features? It depends. Here's what you should know. If They…
home buyer-real estate agent relationship

Buyer’s Agent vs. Listing Agent: What You Need to Know

First-time home buyers aren’t typically versed in the intricacies of agency disclosure, nor do they understand the concepts of a buyer’s agent vs. listing agent. But a real estate agent’s loyalties and responsibilities change…
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What is a Sellers’ Market in Real Estate?

In many parts of the country, first-time and entry-level home buyers are finding tight inventories and lots of competition. That's pretty much the definition of a sellers' market. In a sellers' market, homeowners looking to sell…
what is curb appeal?

What is Curb Appeal?

For years, buyers have formed their first impressions of homes while standing in the street or sitting inside the car, just beyond the curb. Before text messaging and smartphones, a buyer would…
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How to Turn Off Potential Home Buyers

As more homes come on the market, you as a seller have more competition. At the same time, buyers often get their first impressions of a home online, and their expectations are…