When you decide to move, your ability to pocket all the cash in your home is tied to one decision.
Choose correctly, and you'll be happy to go on to the next home knowing that you're bringing 100% of the equity in your current one.
But make this mistake (like more than 80% of home sellers have done), and you'll leave precious money on the table to the delight of one very grateful homebuyer.
If you’ve been contemplating the idea of selling your home this holiday season, you may want to think again.
Here are 3 reasons why you should never sell your home over the holidays:
Do you love swimming but don't know whether to add a pool to your home or move to a home with a pool?
This is a common question in Florida, and here's what you should know before you decide.
The answer to renting versus owning a home cannot be summed up in one sentence, nor does the same answer apply to everybody.
If you have pondered renting a home versus buying a home, then I wrote this just for you.
Recently, I was amazed to find that only one of seven active listings had used a professional photographer when preparing a home for sale.
Question: Can you spot the pro?
Which Home Was Captured By A Professional Photographer?
There are seven homes shown at the right, each numbered with a colorful billiard ball which was obviously not part of the real estate marketing campaigns from which I obtained the pictures.
Before you identify the one that was staged and photographed professionally, you should know that these homes...
You might not be shocked to discover that typographical errors in your real estate listing can cost you a lot of money when you sell a home.
But I bet you never considered THESE types of errors and yet they are the costliest of errors that your agent can make.
Real Estate Agents Are Human - Errors Will Happen
Whether you hire a seasoned real estate agent to sell your home, or one who is brand new in the business, I strongly encourage you to "see what you're getting for your money."
Go online and read every word about your property on all the major home search portals and the agent's real...
If you've been waiting to sell your home until the end of the year, you're going to be happy.
In this report, we look at supply and demand and see why a swarm of buyers is waiting for your home.
The supply and demand of homes for sale in Tallahassee goes through seasonal changes, so it often means that there are better times of year to target a home sale. But current market conditions have been continuing to improve for home sellers in most areas and price ranges in the Tallahassee real estate market.
The following real estate graphs provide useful insight for those...
When we work with somebody buying a home in Tallahassee, we are often asked what to offer on a home when they find "the one."
The answer requires market awareness, and this article shows exactly how you should calculate the amount to offer a home seller.
Be Prepared Before You Go Home Shopping
Before you go out looking for homes, you should understand what this article covers.
Preparation is the key to ensure that you do not end up over-paying for a home. It has been shown...
If you are getting ready to sell your home, you'll be excited to know that there is something new you can do in order to get more money from the sale.
In Tallahassee, where our average home price this year is $212,001, this trick can equate to more than $18K in your pocket!
New Marketing Technique For Home Sellers
Face it, digital marketing today is evolving much faster than traditional marketing evolved fifty years ago.
If you are not up to speed (or in the case for home sellers ... if your real estate listing agent is not up to speed) on the best current tips and tricks in marketing, then your...
Home buyers have an increasing access to information on the internet, yet every day we see buyers making the same mistakes over and over again.
If you are better prepared, you will save a lot of money.
3 Step Preparation Before Buying A Home
If you are closing in on the 6 month window to buying a home, here are three steps you can take to ensure that you save money (important), and end up buying the right house that you will love (critical). In a market where 80% of recent buyers wish they had known more about the home buying process and wish they had been better prepared, I encourage you to do this preparation so...