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
This year’s housing market is expected to favor sellers—and for buyers, those circumstances will likely result in multiple-bid situations. Whichever camp you fall into, it’s important to understand how to navigate this type of market in order to achieve the best possible outcome in the transaction. Continue reading 6 Tips for Buyers and Sellers to Best the Market
If you are debating listing your house for sale this year, here is the #1 reason not to wait! Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes For Sale Continue reading Top Reason to List Your House For Sale Now!