Tag: real estate advice

Things All Great Real Estate Agents SHOULD DO To Help You

Buying or selling a home is a significant life event, and having a skilled real estate agent by your side can make all the difference. Great agents go beyond the basics—they’re proactive, knowledgeable, and committed to ensuring a smooth transaction. Here are essential tasks that top-notch real estate professionals should prioritize: 1. Optimize your MLS […]

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 […]

Are You the Ideal Real Estate Client?

When considering the ideal real estate client, I envision someone who embodies several key qualities. These attributes not only enhance our working relationship but also contribute to successful real estate transactions. Let’s delve into the characteristics of this ideal client: 1. Transparent Communication and Trust My ideal client values open and honest communication. They recognize […]

What is 239HomeValue?

I created this intuitive web page 239HomeValue.com 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 […]

Realtor’s Reassurance

The one thing I was missing throughout the process of selling my home, was the reassurance of a realtor. Because I was doing the whole process independently as the agent and the client, I didn’t get those reassuring phone calls with my calming voice letting me know everything was normal and fine. I didn’t have […]

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 […]