real estate tips: Making the Most of Your House Hunting Time - 08/27/14 08:50 AM
Making the Most of Your House Hunting Time It’s very typical today for buyers to house-hunt for several months before finally finding exactly what they want. Multiple offers will have you pulling your hair out trying to work with the lenders these days, too. Therefore, if you’ve been looking for your dream home for what seems to be a very long time, there are some strategies that will help you cut down your house hunting time.
◊ How long is too long – If you’ve been working on your credit score and saving like crazy for your dream house for maybe … (0 comments)

real estate tips: How to Sell Your Home for More - 08/20/14 07:55 AM

How to Sell Your Home for More Every homeowner who places their home on the market wants top dollar for it. This is true in every housing economy; therefore, we have some tips that will help you sell your home for top dollar. And, keep-in-mind that despite the current housing market, many homeowners are successfully selling their homes for top dollar.
Price your home aggressively
The most important decision about selling your home is setting the right price for it when you decide to sell. Pricing too high will price yourself out of the market. Go too low and you … (0 comments)

real estate tips: Home Selling – Factors that Sway Your Homes Resale Value - 07/16/14 02:58 PM

Home Selling – Factors that Sway Your Homes Resale Value Many home buyers don’t think about getting top dollar for their property when they get ready to sell, therefore, they don’t put much thought into the factors that sway a home’s resale value. Knowing what factors can sway your resale can be a complex process. So, let’s take a look at location, size, age, and renovations and how they can help sway your home’s resale value.
√ Location, location, location – Location is a classic factor in real estate. It can make or break your resale value. Prime locations will … (0 comments)

real estate tips: Home Selling Tips: Easy Mini Home Makeovers - 06/26/14 09:08 AM

Home Selling Tips: Easy Mini Home Makeovers When it comes to selling your home, you have to stand out from the rest of the crowd. It’s important to do a little extra to your home; however, you don’t have to go overboard either. These home features will have buyers biting at your home sale in no time.
Fantastic Fixtures
Replacing door knobs, cabinet handles and faucets, is the quickest way to make-over your kitchen and bathrooms. For around $60 to $70 dollars you can buy the most popular faucets that get a lot of attention from prospective buyers. Fixtures … (0 comments)

real estate tips: Home Buyer Tips: How to Choose the Perfect Neighborhood - 06/12/14 07:47 AM

Home Buyer Tips: How to Choose the Perfect Neighborhood You’ll never enjoy your home if you don’t like your neighborhood; therefore, we have compiled some easy steps to help you find where you belong when choosing a neighborhood. So, how do you choose the right neighborhood? Well, start by becoming a detective to find what you are looking for. Make a list of things that are important to you in a neighborhood, such as “what makes a neighborhood attractive?” Include in your list what the “must-haves” and would “like to have” are. Don’t forget what fits into your lifestyle and … (0 comments)

real estate tips: How to Find Your Dream Neighborhood in Tulsa, OK - 02/19/14 02:07 PM

Searching for the best place to call home in Tulsa can be made easier with the right real estate professional. After you’ve been pre-qualified for a loan, you can begin searching the Tulsa area at full speed. The area in which you live will dictate your whole way of life, like walking to a nearby park with your children, knowing the other children your kids will attend school with and being close to restaurants and shopping for convenience. These are all pluses to knowing you will appreciate your new home and neighborhood at a healthy rate.
One way to help … (0 comments)

real estate tips: Rent or Sell? Tips to Help You Decide - 05/15/13 06:03 PM

To rent or to sell, tis the question of the day. While inventory in many markets across the nation have created bidding wars, renting is still popular too. Selling your home may bring in a large sum of cash, but rent can also bring in the cash you need. Therefore, we have some tips to help you decide what you should do now that the housing market is recovering.
Rent vs Sell – you have to ask yourself how much you can sell your home for when compared to how much you still owe on the property. If you owe … (0 comments)

real estate tips: Curb Appeal Tips - Successful Creations - 05/08/13 08:34 PM

Now that the winter's snow has melted away in most of the country, let’s consider some calculated curb appeal to get people slamming on the brakes to see your beautiful home. Curb appeal is something prospective buyers stop for a better look at when a house is for sale. The National Association of REALTORS® say, “53% of buyers decisions are based on curb appeal”. With so many homes for sale, the major importance is to understand the “new normal”.
Curb appeal is outdoor staging and more important than ever before. If a palace was for sale, no one would have … (0 comments)

real estate tips: Top Things That Can Devalue Your Home - 01/30/13 03:37 PM

Even though the real estate market is picking back up, sellers still need the right tools to have the upper hand when selling their home. And while it’s a buyer’s market, everything counts when it comes to selling your home. Therefore, we have a list of things that can devalue your home. It’s these items you want to improve on as much as possible. Follow these tips to get the most value from your home sale.
Top things that devalue your home:
√ Exterior of your home: Dirty windows, faded and chipping paint, broken sidewalks and driveways call all devalue … (0 comments)

real estate tips: How Distressed Homeowners Can Start Fresh - 06/06/12 05:48 PM
More and more distressed homeowners can start fresh as banks try to keep foreclosures off the market. It’s called artificially driving demand but it works, and now many sellers can rest assured that they will get a good price for their home. Therefore, we have some tips on how distressed homeowners can start fresh too.

How distressed homeowners can start with a fresh slate:
Sell and get out – For homeowners who have saved and scrimped to get through the recession, the current market may present a better opportunity. You can sell or short sale your property to get out … (0 comments)

real estate tips: Red Flags to Look for During a Home Inspection - 03/08/12 07:47 AM
HouseMaster recently showed that more than 40% of previously sold home passed a home inspection even though it had at least one serious problem. Therefore, we have come up with some red flags to look for during a home inspection.
Every home needs some type of repair or improvement if it has been previously owned. Some repairs are expected, but with today's high repair costs you want to make sure you know what you are getting into you buy a home. If there is a major problem, you may need to keep looking for your dream home.
The more serious defects … (0 comments)

real estate tips: The Closet – It Can Sell a Home - 02/15/12 03:41 PM
You may think that something as insignificant and unassuming as a closet would make a difference in the selling power in your home, but it has more power than you know. Homes need storage for anything from food, clothing, and cleaning supplies. The closet is one of the most important rooms in the home.
So, to get your closets in selling order, you should tackle cleaning out the clutter to determine what the real use of each particular closet. We all like to hold on to things that no longer have a need, but may be used in the future, so … (0 comments)

real estate tips: The Best Realtors Keep It All Together - 01/25/12 06:37 PM

For a real estate professional, the journey of life is about the period between contract and closing, which leads them to a destination known as escrow. In this day and time escrow is a minefield of crazy mortgages, below market home values, and buyer/seller’s remorse and renegotiation. So, in times like these it’s the best Realtors® who can keep it all together for homebuyers.
Last June the National Association of Realtors® did poll that shows one is six agents said they have had a deal fall apart in escrow. And, a report on AOL Real Estate showed that 32% … (0 comments)

real estate tips: Buy a Home and Help a Charity - 08/05/09 08:04 PM
In some areas of the country, including our own, we have seen some innovative ways to sell a home in today's real estate market.  You can actually buy a home and help a charity all at the same time and feel really great about it.
The house raffle has been in the real estate industry for decades.  However, now there is a whole new way that the house raffle works. 
Many homeowners are worried that they will not be able to sell their home in this bad economy.  Therefore, several have turned to raffling it off in hopes of selling it … (3 comments)

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