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’ [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
After 23 years at one address, this homeowner's life plans changed. Thus, his address has changed also. But, how does one pack up a 4-bedroom house after all those years? Slowly, but surely. You take one room at a time. You decide what to keep, what to donate, and what to throw away. You [...]
It appears the usual answer from full-service brokers regarding flat-fee listings are "you get what you pay for." However, let's take another look. According to a San Diego Agent: "A flat fee company is as good as the agent you have working for you. In many cases these agents are capable and diligent and [...]
A Stagent is a home stager and a real estate agent. Is this a better fit for you?