how to sell a home during the holidays

Should You Sell Your Home in Winter?

Over the years, I’ve asked sellers if they would consider listing their home in January, right after the first of the year. At first, they look at me like I’m crazy. Who sells…
why use a real estate agent

Why Use a Real Estate Agent? Top 5 Reasons

Why use a real estate agent? In this era of instant access to information, it's tempting to think you don't really need to. For some people, that may be true. But real…

Know the Difference Between Real Estate Myths and Facts

If you’re considering buying or selling a home, following conventional wisdom isn't always...wise. Here are some of the top real estate myths and facts. Real estate myth: With so much information online,…
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Top 5 First-Time Home Seller Tips

Selling a home comes with lots of challenges, whether you've been in the house for four years or four decades. Here are my top 5 first-time home seller tips to keep in…

Add on to Your House or Buy New?

You love your home, its location, even your neighbors. But it's no longer big enough. What's next? Is it better to add on to your house or buy new? Here are some…

How to Overcome Typical Home Seller Fears

Selling a home is scary for most people. It's an enormous financial transaction, with all sorts of potential financial, emotional and practical implications. Here's how to get beyond some of the most…
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How to Avoid Home Buyer Nightmares

There's plenty to scare you at Halloween time. And buying a home is one of the scariest things you'll ever do, at least financially. Here's how to avoid some typical home buyer…
buying a home in fall

Buying a Home in Fall

Real estate markets often slow down a bit in autumn, after the busy spring and summer seasons. Here's why buying a home in fall is often a good idea. Leftover Inventory = Deals…
why use a real estate agent

What to Do if Your Home Is Not Selling

In a strong market, a home priced right that shows well often sells within six weeks. If it doesn’t, many sellers become frustrated and anxious, especially if their agent suggests a price reduction. Here's what…
how to sell your home in the fall

How to Sell Your Home in the Fall

If you need to sell your home, fall is a great time to list it, despite conventional wisdom. With less competition for buyers than in the spring, selling now may even turn…