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Home For The Holidays! Preparing your Home for your stay-over Guests!

It's the most wonderful time of the year!!  The decor is in place and your guests will soon arrive! Here is a quick check-list to make sure you are ready:

 

1. Stock up on your staple items: dry cereals, milk, bread, cold cuts, eggs, snack bars, peanut butter, fresh fruit, etc.  A bowl of cereal,  sandwich fixings or a fresh banana can certainly come in handy when you have a crowd to keep ...

Should I Renovate My Home for A Real Estate Sale?

With the recent housing market conditions showing rapid improvements many homeowners are now entertaining the idea of a Real Estate sale.  One common question that I am asked as a Realtor is "Should I renovate my home for a Real Estate sale?"  The answer of course varies, however here are some key things to consider:

1.  Will the makeover cause the home to sell quicker?  Most renovations, let me add 'well done' renovations, can cause a quicker sale.  Often home buyers like to see more modern amenities and an ...

How Do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?

The Simple Answer:  Sales Commission. 

That's right, Real Estate agents are paid when they sell a home.  It seems that much of the public is unaware of how Real Estate agents earn their living, this blog post is intended to bring simple clarification to this matter. 

Typically Real Estate agents will enter into a signed contractual agreement with a home ...

A Buyer is Coming - Be Sure to Prepare Your Home for Your Buyer Showing!

Your Realtor has completed the CMA, the listing agreement has been signed, the sign is in the yard, the lock-box is on the door, and a call has just come in announcing a buyer is coming for a home showing!  This is your time to let your home shine!  

 

Here are some Seller Home tips on ways to prepare your home for your buyer ...

Tell Everyone That You Love Your Realtor!

That's right!  If your Realtor worked hard for you and your Real Estate transaction was a great success, tell your friends and family that you love your Realtor!!  Realtors are commission based sales persons and to be honest with you one of our #1 resources in keeping our businesses going is the word of mouth testimonials that you share about us!