6 reasons buyers should never move in before closing

With many buyers, the following question invariably comes up: “Would it be possible for us to put just a few things in the house right before closing?” Here are six reasons why your answer should always be, “No!”

8 seller tasks that can make or break your sale

If you want your sellers to crank things up a notch for a speedy sale, advise them to tackle these eight tasks that’ll have buyers racing to put in an offer.

10 questions to ask before helping your buyers snag that condo

Buying a condominium is an attractive option for many buyers, but before you help your clients pull the trigger, don’t forget to ask these 10 crucial questions.

8 decluttering tips that’ll take your listing from hot mess to shining success

Decluttering can mean the difference between a home that sits and a home that sells. Here are eight ways real estate agents and their clients can address the clutter when preparing a home for sale.

Closing emergency! 6 last-minute snags and how to solve them

Whether it’s because of a lender who over-promised and under-delivered, a buyer who dropped the ball or an agent who failed to communicate timely details — problems occur when you’re down to the wire. Here’s how to fix last-minute closing issues fast.

What’s hot and what’s not: 10 luxury housing trends you can’t ignore

Luxury buyers are often seeking homes to accommodate their jet-setting, upwardly mobile lifestyle — they know what they want, and money isn’t an object. Find out what’s in vogue and what’s not for luxury homes here.

7 reasons homebuyers should think twice before buying ‘as is’

In a low-inventory market, buyers are making compromises left and right to secure their future home. But before your buyers commit to an “as-is” purchase, they should know what they’re getting into. Here are seven risks to be aware of when buying a home in “as-is” condition.

8 reasons selling without a real estate agent is a recipe for disaster

Unguided decision-making when handling the single largest transaction someone makes can result in a rocky real estate process with issues that could have been avoided.

11 things buyers do that agents can’t stand

Buyer behavior can be confusing, perplexing and downright frustrating for agents at various stages of the purchase process. This is just a glimpse into the annoyances real estate agents face all the time.

5 steps to prep a show-ready listing every time

What can sellers do to make a positive and memorable first impression on buyers and agents? What can they do to eliminate (or at least tame) the scrutiny and instead inspire buyers to visualize a future in the home?