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Liar, Liar, Pants On Fire: 3 Reasons A Listing Agent Might Mislead You

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.

make this mistake (like more than 80% of home sellers have done), and you'll leave precious money on the table to one very grateful homebuyer.


7 Homes, 7 Pictures. Which One Was Taken By A Professional Photographer?

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.

Real Estate Professional Phtography Vs. The Amateurs

Before you identify the one that was staged and photographed professionally, you should know that these homes...

Costly Listing Agent Typos Means Less Money When You Sell A Home

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

Real typos made by real estate listing agentsWhether 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...

Swarm Of Year End Buyers Waiting For You To Sell A Home

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.

Swarm Of Year End Buyers Waiting For You To Sell A 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...

How To Calculate What To Offer A Home Seller

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.

3 Critical Steps In Calculating The Best Offer On A Home 

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...

Do This To Get Up To $18,020 More For Your Home When You Sell

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!

Tips and Tricks In Marketing For Home Sellers

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...

How To Prepare To Buy A Home Within The Next 6 Months

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.

How To Prepare To Buy A Home Within The Next 6 Months

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...

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