Mike's Stories

Look for the signs, and ask the right questions
Jan 25
Opinion
It's cheaper, and sellers are serious
Dec 5

Open houses are daunting for any seller, but perhaps a little more so for those selling a fixer-upper. Helping your sellers whip their fixer-upper into its most marketable shape before the open house can help buyers envision themselves living in the home. 

Sep 22
Opinion

You’re probably familiar with this scene on the TV: A young couple purchases a fixer-upper and wants to change the layout, the outdated features and a few other undesirable features the home has to offer.

Jul 25

No matter how many repairs or coats of paint a home may require, there will always be some attractive features that you can highlight. Become familiar with the home’s positive points, whether it includes its unique history, solid structure or great living spaces.

Jun 14