8 home renovations that’ll annoy the neighbors

It’s natural for proud homeowners to want to upgrade their properties; however, some home renovation projects impact everyone in proximity to the home — and their home values, sellability and general mental state. Here are eight projects that’ll have the whole neighborhood shaking their heads.

‘You’re not the listing agent?’ 6 myths agents should debunk for consumers

Potential clients — especially internet leads — often start their real estate journey with several misconceptions. Let’s change that for them! Here are the top six myths about online property shopping — busted.

10 things every listing agent should do for sellers

Behind the glitz and glam of new tech and innovative marketing techniques, there are 10 essentials all agents should cover if they want to stand out from the competition and provide a truly positive experience for their sellers.

‘We’ll call you when we’re ready to buy’ and 9 other lies agents hear

A lie, no matter how seemingly small, can throw a huge wrench into the buying and selling process. Here are 10 common lies real estate agents hear all the time.

10 things sellers should never say to their listing agents

Sellers want to give their input to their listing agent on how showings should be handled as well as pricing, managing other agents, offers, negotiations and what they will and will not repair. But here’s where they all too often shoot themselves in th…

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.