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5 Tenets of Real Estate

2019-02-13T10:52:42+00:00

Taken From:   "5 Immutable Laws of Real Estate," by Jay Thompson (Inman 2/13/19) There are various truths among society, e.g., Murphy's Law, Newton's Laws of Motion, Law of Supply and Demand.  There are also some tenets real estate agents are especially keen to. First law of real estate: It doesn’t matter what the neighbors’ [...]

5 Tenets of Real Estate2019-02-13T10:52:42+00:00

Not All Home Stagers are Equal

2019-02-04T16:10:20+00:00

What Questions to Ask So, you decided to hire a professional home stager.  These are some questions to consider: Are you accredited What is your experience; do you have references What are your statistics - (Days on the Market after staging) What is the charge for an occupied staging and what is the process [...]

Not All Home Stagers are Equal2019-02-04T16:10:20+00:00

A Home Inspection Report

2019-01-15T12:55:07+00:00

A Home Inspection Yes, you should have a home inspected by a licensed inspector after your Offer to Purchase has been accepted.  It is the buyers' responsibility to hire the inspector because they are paying for it.  The Offer or Addendum should contain a contingency for an inspection.  And, depending on where you live, [...]

A Home Inspection Report2019-01-15T12:55:07+00:00

A Day in the Life of a Home Stager

2019-01-08T15:44:54+00:00

Staging to Sell Class I teach a two-session home staging class at Madison College (f/k/a/ MATC) a few times per year.  My outline includes furniture layout, size and scale of furniture and accessories, paint colors, and problem-solving each student's situation.  I enjoy meeting people who are interested in home staging to make their home [...]

A Day in the Life of a Home Stager2019-01-08T15:44:54+00:00

Is it Time to Stage your House?

2018-12-19T11:52:51+00:00

How long has it been? How many days has your house been on the market? Home Staging and Hiring a Stager - Dressing a House for Success, by Elizabeth Weintraub, Updated April 08, 2018 Staging makes your house look bigger, brighter, cleaner, warmer, more loving and, best of all, it makes home buyers want [...]

Is it Time to Stage your House?2018-12-19T11:52:51+00:00

Staging Really Does Help

2018-12-15T12:11:02+00:00

Excerpted from:  Staging Your Home: How to Make Buyers Fall in Love, By: HouseLogic    published: April 12, 2018 A recent survey from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® revealed that: 77% of buyers’ agents said staging makes it easier for their buyer to visualize the property as their future home. It’s like helping the buyer dream it so [...]

Staging Really Does Help2018-12-15T12:11:02+00:00

Renovations before Listing

2018-12-15T12:12:11+00:00

Should you do renovations? During consultations, I always get asked what the homeowners should do in the way of renovations, updates, or upgrades before they list their house.  I wonder why they didn't do some of these beforehand for their own enjoyment.  Sometimes, however, they did enjoy their choices, but know that their choices [...]

Renovations before Listing2018-12-15T12:12:11+00:00

Selling a House with Pets

2018-11-13T09:31:26+00:00

A condo I listed has a very friendly young dog. However, not all people like dogs, or other pets, for that matter.  What can you do to make your home selling experience better for you and for the potential buyer?  Get your pet groomed.  If  your pet has hair, a professional groomer can remove [...]

Selling a House with Pets2018-11-13T09:31:26+00:00

What do Realtors Do?

2018-10-23T16:03:41+00:00

Before getting my real estate license, I only had an inkling of what realtors do to help you sell or buy a property.  Take a look at what I've learned over the past year. 8 Things Realtors Do to Earn Their Keep By Craig Donofrio | Jan 5, 2016 Geri Lavrov/Getty Images Have you ever wondered what [...]

What do Realtors Do?2018-10-23T16:03:41+00:00
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