Category: seller advice

Home Staging Makes a Huge Difference

When my client, who recently arrived from Hawaii, sought my assistance with his property. It became evident that the house lacked the visual allure that effective home staging provides. Imagine walking into a home that has been on the market for some time—the online photos fail to capture its true appeal, and the overall impression […]

What is 239HomeValue?

I created this intuitive web page to assist you in determining your home’s market value with ease. While property listing sites such as Zillow and Realtor can estimate your home’s value using computer algorithms, they still can’t offer a true valuation. Throughout the years, these estimates have improved significantly and are sometimes nearly accurate. […]

Knowing Your Local Market Conditions

If you’ve been considering selling your home but remain uncertain about taking the leap, consider a critical factor: the current condition of your local housing market. Whether it’s a buyer’s market or a seller’s market significantly impacts the selling process, including the duration of the sale, the number of offers received, and the potential sale […]

Understanding Your Home’s Value

When it comes to assessing the value of your home, several critical factors come into play. As a real estate professional, I meticulously evaluate the following aspects to provide an accurate estimate: 1. Community and Location The neighborhood you’re in plays a significant role. Proximity to water bodies often affects property values. Which side of the […]

How to Spot a Good Realtor

How can you spot a good and reliable realtor on the opposite side of a transaction? Look for someone who takes initiative, handles tasks promptly, or seeks collaboration. Effective communication is key—they keep you informed and stay organized. Moreover, when a mistake occurs, trustworthy agents acknowledge them and work towards solutions rather than evading responsibility. […]

Take Money Shot Photos of Your Home

A good real estate agent should prioritize showcasing the “money shot” photos or the most captivating aspects of a property right from the start. It’s common to see numerous listings repeatedly displaying the exterior of the house while neglecting to highlight the equally impressive interior. In today’s digital age, where a staggering 84% of homebuyers […]

Should I Sell Or Rent My House?

Many homeowners find themselves in an identical situation after months of house shopping, where they’ve finally located an exceptional property to move into, leaving them to ponder whether they should sell or rent their current home. This is entirely dependent on your own financial position. In this article, we will cover the pros and cons of […]

Seller Concessions

Seller concessions are fees that are covered by the seller in some cases when acquiring a house to decrease your closing expenses. These fees might be closing costs paid when buying a property to offset the costs of obtaining a mortgage. In this article, you’ll learn how to take advantage of these concessions before closing […]