It never hurts to tip the scales in your sellers’ favor, increase their bottom line and potentially expedite the home sale timeline.
An ability to distinguish what will sell is an absolute must for any broker to survive and succeed in the real estate industry. Whether it is a condo, a townhouse or a detached home, there are some aspects that are inherent to the property itself and others that can be worked on by brokers and sellers.
The other day, I got a call from a potential seller. She left me a voicemail asking if I would call her to help her list her home, but then she said, “But I see that you are not with a local company, so you might not be a good fit.”
New year, new home? The NerdWallet team says January and February are the prime months to purchase a home, thanks to lessened competition, lower home prices and higher mortgage rates looming ahead.
Life-size models, 3-D renderings and other methods that one high-end Miami developer is using to attract ultra-high-net-worth clients: Miami agent Arno de Vos tells us about it.
We conclude our list of the 18 deadly real estate sins — language that you want to purge from your vocabulary now before it costs you any more sales.
The art of choosing a particular season to sell doesn’t require a meteorology degree. Before clients decide the time is right, they need to delve in and do thorough homework about market conditions with a real estate agent.
Staging a home is not just about decluttering or moving furniture around. It requires a vision of the price point and buyer pool you’re selling to. Here’s a list of 12 pitfalls to avoid when staging.
Powerful questions can be one of the most effective tools in your negotiation arsenal. In fact, the person asking the questions controls the negotiation. No matter how awkward the silence might be, however, always wait for your client to respond. Why? The first one who speaks loses.
Selling a home is a tough business, in that, there are a lot of balls in the air at once between the open houses, last-minute showings and keeping your home in staged-perfect condition at all times. Add a kid (or two or three — or more) to the mix, and you have some stressed out parents who happen to be selling their home. For those reasons, I’ve come up with this list of 10 tips for selling your home with kids.
Sending prospecting letters, in the form of direct mail or an email campaign, to people in your farming area can be an effective way to increase name recognition, produce inquiries and attract new clients. As is the case with any marketing, though, your degree of success can depend on a lot of variables.
The process of getting a property ready to put on the market can seem daunting enough. There’s clearing the clutter, endless amounts of cleaning, organizing and scrutinizing your property with a fine-tooth comb. What needs attention and what can you leave alone?
If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that you’re a real estate agent. There’s also a good chance that you know how to sell a home. You’re good at person-to-person interactions, and you can show buyers everything there is to love in a home, neighborhood and city.