Selling An Appearance-Challenged Home? Tips To Get It Ready For A Featured Properties Listing Ad

Appearance and presentation are crucial when marketing a home to sell. This is because most prospective home buyers will first be introduced to the home in photos, such as the ones used in featured properties listing ads in the newspaper or on the web. But the fact is that - like people - some homes are just more photogenic than others. If you are a homeowner who is currently readying your home to list or one who plans to begin doing so soon, here are some tips to help make a somewhat nondescript home look like the star it really is. Read More 

Listing A Country Home: Tips For A Fast Sale

Whenever you list a home for sale, you cross your fingers and hope it sells quickly! Many times, the speed at which a home sells has more to do with what's included in the listing than with the home itself. If your listing does not tell buyers what they need to know and entice them to come look at your home, you won't have a lot of interest. So how do you create an enticing, informative listing when selling a home in the country? Read More 

Buying A Home When The Market Is Favorable To Sellers

When you are looking to buy a home when the market is favorable to sellers, this means that there are more buyers willing to pay top dollar than there are homes for sale. In this climate, homes sell really fast. If you aren't in a position to make an offer immediately on a property, you are going to lose out time and time again. When you work with a real estate to find a home that is right for you, it's easier to be prepared. Read More 

When To Reject A Home Purchase Offer

When selling a home, you need to know when to accept and when to walk away from an offer. Below are some of the circumstances in which you should consider rejecting an offer. Unreasonable Expectations Some buyers have unreasonable expectations that are not in line with the local or even national real estate market. Say the buyer wants a perfect house and wants you to fix everything, including the cosmetic issues (like fading paint) in the house. Read More 

How To Make Sure The Seller Fixes All Issues Found In The Home Inspection

When you begin thinking about writing an offer for a house, you should always consider adding a home inspection contingency to the offer. This type of contingency allows you the right to get the home inspected — but that is not all. If you word the contingency properly, you can also ensure that the seller makes all the necessary repairs for every issue discovered in the home inspection. Here are several tips to help protect you with issues found in the home inspection. Read More