Sellers – Read This!

6 ways home sellers will need to shift their mindsets in 2019 © Jed Share/Kaoru Share/Getty Images Big sand castle In recent years, sellers have called the shots in home-buying negotiations. They've had plenty of leverage, too, thanks to surges in buyer demand, tight inventory and soaring home prices. Lately, sellers have lost their edge … Continue reading Sellers – Read This!

5 Ways to Dress Up Your House on a Budget

5 Ways to Dress Up Your House on a Budget Owning a house is a never-ending adventure in investing your heart and soul into a wholly unique structure. Some homeowners have great big budgets for massive changes or enhancements to their home, others are working with a shoestring. If you’re in the second group, you … Continue reading 5 Ways to Dress Up Your House on a Budget

Getting you home ready to sell? Do these now

For Sale: 4 Tips for Getting Your Home off the Market Quickly <a href='http://openx.rismedia.com/www/delivery/ck.php?n=a727cfcb&cb=<?php echo time(); ?>' target='_blank'><img src='http://openx.rismedia.com/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=63&cb=<?php echo time(); ?>&n=a727cfcb' border='0' alt='' /></a>   Do you have a home to sell? Are you ready to get the selling process over with quickly? There is no better time than now! Here are four top tips … Continue reading Getting you home ready to sell? Do these now

5 Simple Ways to Stage the Exterior of Your Home Before an Open House

~ such great ideas! ~ 5 Simple Ways to Stage the Exterior of Your Home Before an Open House If you're selling your home, chances are good you're familiar with the concept of staging your home. Real estate agents recommend your home look its best to prospective buyers, and home staging is a great way … Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to Stage the Exterior of Your Home Before an Open House

Falling Short: Appraisals Not Meeting Homeowner Expectations

~ As prices rise and inventory drops, make sure you work your Realtor in pricing your home correctly ~ Falling Short: Appraisals Not Meeting Homeowner Expectations Quicken Loans released its May National Home Price Perception Index (HPPI) on Tuesday, which showed that, on a national average, homeowners estimated their house’s worth at a higher value … Continue reading Falling Short: Appraisals Not Meeting Homeowner Expectations

Selling? How to Make Your House Look Great in Photos

  Selling? How to Make Your House Look Great in Photos Improve your home’s shot at a sale by maximizing light, removing clutter and refreshing plants before the photo shoot   A house hunter’s first view of your property is often online, and if the photos accompanying your home’s listing don’t impress, you probably won’t … Continue reading Selling? How to Make Your House Look Great in Photos

The Ultimate Guide to Funky Home Smells

~ Especially when you are selling your house these are great things to look for and assess so you can list your home in it's best light! ~ The Ultimate Guide to Funky Home Smells By Margaret Heidenry | Mar 30, 2017 Tim Platt/Getty Images There are two definitions of funky: 1) something that’s cool, … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Funky Home Smells

7 things that could turn off homebuyers

7 things that could turn off homebuyers ~ Click above for link for full list ~ <!-- --> C'mon, sellers, don't do this Morsa Images/Getty Images C'mon, sellers, don't do this When it's time to sell your home, you can invest a ton of time, energy and money into getting the place ready for sale. … Continue reading 7 things that could turn off homebuyers

Home prices in the region up for 50th straight month

Home prices in the region up for 50th straight month House prices continued rising in July, increasing from year-ago levels for a 50th straight month in Orange County and for a 51st straight month in Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire, the CoreLogic Home Price Index showed Tuesday. Orange County has had the lowest … Continue reading Home prices in the region up for 50th straight month

Today’s sellers wary of future price drop

Today’s sellers wary of future price drop Over half of sellers think today is a good time to sell, according to a nationwide Redfin survey of home sellers in the third quarter (Q3) of 2016. In Q3 2015 and Q3 2014, only one-in-three sellers thought it was a good time to sell. Continuing low interest … Continue reading Today’s sellers wary of future price drop