Agent’s Corner

The 3 P’s To Selling Your Home

Many times as a real estate agent I have seen houses just sit on the market. From the outside looking in it might seem that the house has great potential and should sell quickly. All too often houses that should sell quickly end up languishing on the market in a place we call “limbo” land.…

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House hunting? Finding the right community is key.

People want to know about more than just the number of bedrooms, commute times or even schools when it comes to looking for their next home.  Searching for a home can be frustrating. It can feel endless. The first step is to find a good real estate agent. Sure you can go out on your…

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Is Your House Haunted?

You’ve bought a new house – new to you, anyway. It’s a big rambling country estate with many rooms and three floors. It’s your dream house. You and your family move in and it’s paradise – for three days. But then, unexplained things begin happening. First, even though you’re deliriously happy at moving in to…

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New Home? Here’s How to Save!

When you’ve just purchased a new home, there’s a ton on your mind. There’s moving, decorating, getting to know your new neighborhood, and more. Here are a few things that should be at the top of your to-do list, because they’ll save you a lot of money. Check on your water heater Set your water…

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Should You Rent Your Home?

Should You Rent Your Home? If you, like 68 percent of Americans, own your own home, the thought has probably crossed your mind: if you were to be offered your dream job out of state, should you sell or rent your home? Naturally there are many factors to weigh before making such an important decision.…

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Negotiating With Confidence

Negotiating with Confidence When negotiating, be patient, know your home’s worth, adopt a positive attitude, and do not let emotions – anger, pride, greed, or prejudice – get in the way of negotiating the best deal. Of course your home means a lot to you, but you have already made the decision to move on,…

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Comparing the Worth of Your Home to the Market

A comparative market analysis and an appraisal are the two most common and reliable ways to determine a home’s value. Your real estate agent can provide a comparative market analysis, an informal estimate of value based on the recent selling price of similar neighborhood properties. To help prevent you from overpaying, review comparable homes that…

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Deciding To Sell Your Home

So you have decided to sell your home.  What about that leaky roof? Listen up! Disclosing Information about Your Home: What’s Required Disclosing information about your home could protect you from a lawsuit. Today, home sellers in most states must complete a form disclosing material facts about their homes. Material facts are details about the…

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The Pitfalls of High Home Prices

You’re ready to sell your home. You’ve looked at current home prices, and you’ve decided exactly how much you feel yours is worth, so now you need to find an agent. Optimizing home prices is extremely important when listing your home — and your agent can help! Here’s how. Although you spoke to a few,…

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