Posts Tagged ‘selling your home’
Look At Your Home Through The Buyer’s Eyes
Look At Your Home Through The Buyer’s Eyes You can’t possibly do everything to make your house like new before putting it on the market, short of gutting it, but there’s a minimum level that buyers will expect. What and how much you are willing to do has a direct effect on the overall success…Read More
Shhhh Here’s A Secret: Chasing the Shiny Objects Won’t Sell a Home
Shhhh Here’s A Secret: Chasing the Shiny Objects Won’t Sell a Home After more than 20 years in real estate, I have seen it all. Every imaginable shiny ball to entice buyers and sellers to use particular agents to sell a home. This virtual piñata is loaded with goodies that promise a pot…Read More
Is there a strategy for selling a home? You bet there is!
Is there a strategy for selling a home? You bet there is! I call it showing with a purpose vs that all familiar casual “walk-through”. Have you ever experienced that fast talking agent that convinced you to list your home and then boom! he’s gone after the sign is put in the yard? The biggest…Read More
3 Good Reasons Why You Need a Realtor To Sell Your Home
3 Good Reasons Why You Need a Realtor To Sell Your Home The market here in DFW has been ablaze over the last year, but as anything hot, it cools in time. We are still in a vibrant market, but we are seeing prices and time on the market stabilize after our hot summer…Read More
Selling Your Home? How to Outsmart Your Competition
How to outsmart the competition when it comes to selling your home. For a while now the housing market has preferred Sellers, but according to the experts who predict what’s going on in our regional markets, that is changing. The number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many…Read More
There is No Such Thing as the “Perfect Home”
There is No Such Thing as the “Perfect Home” The question needs to be asked, “What don’t you like about this property?” in order to overcome the Buyer’s potential reason for eliminating it from their lineup. If we (you, the Seller; and me, the Listing Agent) do not know the Buyer’s concerns, we do not…Read More
What Does Fair Market Value Have To Do With My Home?
What Does Fair Market Value Have To Do With My Home For Sale? What Determines the Value of Your Home? Fair Market Value is the price a willing buyer will pay and a willing seller will accept for a property that has been exposed to the market for a reasonable length of time, where…Read More
The MLS Secret – Will it Sell Your Home?
SECRET: Putting your home in the MLS will not guarantee the sale of your home. Discount broker services and many Listing Agents subscribe to a marketing strategy I call the 3 P’s. PUT the sign in the yard, PUT it in the MLS, and PRAY. Although I do believe in the power of prayer, I also believe you…Read More
SECRET: Find The Weakest Point In Your Home And Fix It
SECRET: Find the weakest point in your home and fix it. When a negative is left as-is, it can often eclipse and overshadow all the positives of your home. By taking the absolute weakest point of your property and making it into a strong point, you can increase your desirability factor exponentially. Good business people…Read More
You Think You Can Sell This House With A Pretty Brochure? Think Again!
Avoiding the Brochure Trap When Selling Your Home I was on my way to a listing appointment one Friday afternoon to look at a home that had been on the market for 120 days. The homeowner had called me the day prior, stating that the listing had expired and they would like to talk to…Read More