Listing This Summer? The Best Investments to Make Outdoors

Are you listing this summer? Get your outdoors in shape—it can pay off. According to National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) research, certain exterior improvements are likely to recoup at resale. Based on feedback from REALTORS®—who, through their experience, know what house hunters are ready to spend on—the best enhancements are lawn care, landscape maintenance and […]

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10 steps for making the most of your open house

Before the internet completely redefined the real estate market, open houses were one of the most effective ways to showcase a home. By using the following tactics, you can improve the effectiveness of your open house …

You have 10 seconds to sell your listing: How to make them count

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Got a stale listing? Try these 9 tips to freshen it up

Stale listings are usually the result of several things that are not necessarily your fault, yet, as a real estate agent, it’s your job to fix the issue.  …

7 home maintenance tasks sellers must do before listing

It’s that time of year again, the 2018 selling season is upon us. If you have clients getting ready to put their home on the market, the task list to prep for the market can seem endless …

7 home maintenance tasks sellers must do before listing

It’s that time of year again, the 2018 selling season is upon us. If you have clients getting ready to put their home on the market, the task list to prep for the market can seem endless …

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Brightly colored roofs are painting the sky this year

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No budget, no problem: 5 home staging hacks that barely cost a thing

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11 things sellers should do once the for sale sign is in the ground

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