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4 Things for Home Sellers to Think About When Pricing Your House

Posted by Kelly Powers // May 21, 2018

Home Sellers

Pricing is one of the most important considerations for home sellers. Unfortunately, you can’t just think about what you want to make from your house when you sell it. Instead, home sellers need to do some work to find out what the market value is. If you price it wrong, the entire transaction could go […]


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The 3 Unexpected Ways Home Sellers May Feel Regret

Posted by Kelly Powers // May 14, 2018

Home Sellers

It is common for home sellers to experience regrets during the moving process.  Whether the house fits the needs of the family or not, there are many memories that have been made there.   It can be hard to give up on a house even if it no longer works for the family.  It is […]


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4 Ways Going to Open Houses Helps a Seller and a Buyer

Posted by Kelly Powers // May 7, 2018

Open Houses

Open houses are a great way for buyers and sellers to learn more about what is on the market. It is a low-pressure way to look at homes in the area without the direct obligation to make an offer. Many open houses generate a lot of traffic, but much of this traffic is not from […]


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Should You Buy an Income Property? Consider These 6 Things First

Posted by Kelly Powers // April 30, 2018

Income Property

Are you thinking of buying a second house as an income property? You don’t really need two and you don’t want a vacation home, but the idea of investing in property seems too good to pass up. More and more people are starting to want to invest in real estate. But Before you join the […]


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Staging Your Home Like a Pro Doesn’t Have to Cost a Fortune

Posted by Kelly Powers // April 23, 2018

Staging

If you are getting ready to sell your house, you have probably heard about how effective the staging process is. Studies have shown that staging will help you to secure a buyer faster and possibly even bring in higher offers. That sounds great, but what if you don’t have a budget that can support it? […]


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Tax Mistakes to Avoid When Working from Your Home

Posted by Kelly Powers // April 16, 2018

Tax

There are a lot of perks that come along with working from home. Employers are starting to realize how much people like this as a perk, so more places are starting to offer this to their employees. The business world is also changing where more people are becoming solopreneurs and freelancers. Some of the perks […]


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Ways to Compete Against Cash Buyers

Posted by Kelly Powers // April 9, 2018

Cash Buyers

A home buyer that is looking to purchase a house by getting a mortgage may be discouraged by the number of cash buyers that are scouring the market.  Cash buyers are appealing to sellers because there is no loan to process. This typically means that the process moves along pretty quickly. When competing against cash […]


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How to Improve the Resale Value of Your Home

Posted by Kelly Powers // April 2, 2018

Resale Value

When you are getting ready to sell your home every small thing can make a difference in your resale value. All of your decisions will help to dictate how fast your home sells and for how much. The catch is knowing what will count for the most as we can usually not do everything. Take […]


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What’s the Difference Between Market Value and Assessed Value?

Posted by Kelly Powers // March 26, 2018

Market Value

There are two values that are important to both the buyer and a seller in the real estate transaction—the market value and the assessed value. The phrases seem so similar that it can be confusing to understand the difference between the two. While it may seem easy to just pretend you know the difference, it […]


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What Homeowners Must Do Before Gutting a Home

Posted by Kelly Powers // March 19, 2018

Homeowners

Homeowners are often interested in updating their homes in order to fetch a higher price when it comes time to sell. But before homeowners start smashing up walls and other items in the home, make sure you have done your research. Is the house a fixer-upper or does it just need one major area remodeled? […]


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