When you put your home up for sale, one of the best ways to determine the asking price is to look at comparable sales. Continue reading 5 CRITERIA FOR PRICING A HOME
Many of us like nothing more than binging on Netflix (Blue Bloods has been my favorite this winter), or a series of good books during the waning weeks of winter. Continue reading Should You Spend the Rest of Winter Prepping to Sell This Spring?
Part of being a homeowner is dealing with the intermittent thought, “Hmm, maybe I should put my house on the market…” Continue reading Should I Stay or Should I Go? How to Know When It’s Time to Sell
Home owners looking to upgrade their house, yet waiting to sell their current house, are essentially pricing themselves out of the market. This is due to inflated house prices caused by a high demand from buyers with a shrinking inventory of homes for sale, coupled with potential increase in interest rates. Unfortunately, real estate prices aren’t dropping anytime soon. Continue reading Waiting for a drop in the Denver real estate market to buy or move?
Whether you’re buying or selling a new home, preparing well in advance is crucial to a successful transaction. The number one regret for both buyers and sellers was not starting their home search or prepping their home to sell soon enough. Continue reading Preparation Is Key for Buying or Selling Home
When listing your home, there are a lot of things to think about. How you stage your space should definitely be at the top of that list. While you may not have the means to bring in a pro stager, you can put your best foot forward by removing the following from your space. Continue reading 7 Things to Remove From Your Home When You List It
Political pundits around the country were stunned last night when Donald Trump secured enough votes to beat Hillary Clinton to become the next President of the United States. While supporters from both sides are still reeling from emotions, we woke up wondering what that would mean for real estate. Continue reading What does President Trump mean for the housing market?
When selling your home, it pays to touch up the paint. The higher perceived value of a maintained home is well-documented, and there’s no easier (or more economical) way to give the impression than with some fresh paint. Continue reading 10 Touch-Ups for a Show-Ready Home
Forgive our morbid curiosity, but we couldn’t help wonder: What effect does a gruesome and terrible crime such as murder have on a property’s longtime value? Is a home forever tarnished? Or can the stigma be cleaned away, especially in less notorious cases? Continue reading How Murder Affects Real Estate Home Values
Generally, homeowners undertake home improvement projects for one of two reasons: to enhance their quality of living, or to increase the value of their home. The best improvements, however, pay off whether staying or selling. Continue reading Selling or Staying, These Home Improvements Are Worth It
Did you know the living room is the room that most positively impacts buyers when staged? Staging this room is key to a speedy sale because it detracts buyers from perceived flaws of the home. Living room design is much less complex than that of a kitchen or bathroom, so you don’t have to spend big on staging to see results. Continue reading 3 Staging Tricks for the Room Buyers Secretly Love
Predictions for the ten hottest housing markets in 2016 were recently announced by Zillow. Topping the list is Denver, followed by Seattle and Dallas-Fort Worth, all of which are major tech towns – ideal for job growth. Other places that made the list are Utah markets Ogden and Salt Lake City, along with Omaha, Neb. and Boise, Idaho. Continue reading Just Announced: Ten Hottest Housing Markets for 2016