Sellers: Don’t even think about listing till you answer these 10 questions

There are a ton of issues sellers need to consider before sticking that for-sale sign in the yard. As agents, if you get a lot of calls from wannabe sellers looking to simply plop their house on the market, here are 10 questions (with answers) that you…

A survival guide for sellers living in a fully staged home

Living in a fully staged house that must be ready on command for a showing is perhaps the least attractive part of the selling process. If you find your sellers are struggling to cope with living in a home that’s staged and actively being shown, heed these survival tips.

Sellers as clueless as buyers when it comes to transaction process

According to a survey of 1,000 homeowners commissioned by SOLD.com, approximately half of owners aren’t aware of the homeselling options other than hiring a traditional agent or representing themselves as a for-sale-by-owner.

5 tips to get your sellers ready in a buyer’s market

Many buyers who retreated to the sidelines in the past couple of years have returned to the market, knowing that their dollar will go further. And they’re right — sellers and their agents need a strategy to get each property sold. Here are a few tips.

Bigger, better, faster: 6 tips to speed up sales and boost value

Selling a home is all about knowing your product. Do these six things to make a home more appealing to buyers and to sell that home faster.

6 reasons the home won’t sell (besides price)

It never hurts to tip the scales in your sellers’ favor, increase their bottom line and potentially expedite the home sale timeline …

6 reasons the home won’t sell (besides price)

It never hurts to tip the scales in your sellers’ favor, increase their bottom line and potentially expedite the home sale timeline …

10 highly salable factors of a real estate property

An ability to distinguish what will sell is an absolute must for any broker to survive and succeed in the real estate industry. Whether it is a condo, a townhouse or a detached home, there are some aspects that are inherent to the property itself and o…

10 highly salable factors of a real estate property

An ability to distinguish what will sell is an absolute must for any broker to survive and succeed in the real estate industry. Whether it is a condo, a townhouse or a detached home, there are some aspects that are inherent to the property itself and o…

Do sellers need a local real estate agent? Dispelling a common myth

The other day, I got a call from a potential seller. She left me a voicemail asking if I would call her to help her list her home, but then she said, “But I see that you are not with a local company, so you might not be a good fit.” …