Q: Are low-ball offers a good idea?
A: Any offer can be presented, but a low-ball one that is extremely less than the asking price can dampen a prospective sale and prevent the seller from negotiating at all. Unless the home is overpriced to begin with, the offer will probably be rejected.
Do your homework before making an offer. Compare prices of recently sold homes and new listings in the … [Read More...]
Brett was the third person we contacted after looking at review's on Yelp and we did not see a need to talk with anyone else. The two people we talked with before Brett were just not professional. We wanted a true professional, not a person running a business out of their SUV (to be frank).
Brett had a great balance of listening to our thoughts/concerns and was very clear in his responses. The … [Read More...]
Hugh and l thank you for providing the care. concern and attention to detail that made it possible for us to move from our home to a senior living residence with a minimum of confusion.
From the beginning, you provided a clear picture of what we needed to do to make our house as saleable as possible. We feel that Ann, who did the staging, did a great job. And the … [Read More...]
Are you a first time home buyer looking for some advice on how to get started? Check out this step-by-step guide to home buying and find out what’s in store for you in the process. Buying a new home is fun and exciting but there are a lot of things to take care of along the way. Read up on each part of the process and prepare yourself for the most crazy and rewarding experience of your life! By … [Read More...]
If you're selling your home, there are a number of things you can do to improve your property's potential value and appeal. Creating curb appeal is one of the most effective and easy ways to accomplish this and to increase the interest of potential buyers in your home. Here are some simple and inexpensive ways you can increase your home's curb appeal.
1. Use Color Effectively
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Here are the most common mistakes people make when selling their property.
Home Is Priced Too High
This will certainly turn buyers off, and you may have to make several contingencies or offer incentives in order to get buyers even interested in making an offer. While you may feel your home is special, asking more than the fair market value will usually get you nowhere.
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1. The Kitchen
You can expect to recoup 60%-120% of your investment on a kitchen remodel, as long as you don't go overboard. You should never make your kitchen fancier than the rest of the house, or the neighborhood.
2. The Bathroom
If your home only has one bathroom, you can recoup a large chunk of your investment by adding another one. It is estimated that you can recoup 80%-130% of … [Read More...]
If you are buying a new home on a tight budget, one of the options that will come to your attention is purchasing a condominium or townhome instead of a standard single family home. Because most of them share walls, condos and townhomes are more affordable. But before you consider moving into a multi-family complex, consider both the down and the up sides to such a purchase.
The Difference … [Read More...]
So you are ready to sell, but you know that there are a few things in the home that could stand some updating in order to increase your selling price. Your remodel budget is limited, and you are wondering where to spend it. The good news is that there are some solid answers. But there are certain remodeling jobs that can increase your selling price more than others.
Whether you are getting … [Read More...]