For sellers17 Blog Posts

The Ultimate Guide to Title Insurance

Title insurance can be hard to understand and know why you need it. Private mortgage insurance (PMI) is required by the lender, provided you have less than 20% down, to ensure the loan is repaid if the borrower defaults. Homeowner’s insurance is a necessity to protect the lender’s property interests.   Then there is title insurance, one […]

Why list your home this winter?

Winter is a great time to put your home on the market.  Many sellers believe that spring is the best time to place their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year.  What they don’t realize is that if every homeowner believes the same thing, then that is when […]

5 reasons to hire a real estate professional- me!

Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite the adventure. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can ‘For Sale by Owner’ or ‘FSBO,’ but it’s not as easy as it may seem. That’s why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide […]

Will your current home suit your needs in retirement?

As more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether or not to sell their homes and move will become a hot topic. In today’s housing market climate, with low available inventory in the starter and trade-up home categories, it makes sense to evaluate your home’s ability to adapt to your needs […]

Selling? Here are 2 ways to get the highest price.

Every homeowner wants to make sure that they maximize their financial reward when selling their home, but how do you guarantee that you receive the maximum value for your house? Here are two ways to ensure that you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a Little Low This may seem counter-intuitive, but let’s […]

Want to sell your house faster? Don’t forget to stage!

The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Profile of Home Staging: 62% of seller’s agents say that staging a home decreases the amount of time a home spends on the market. 50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar-value offers from buyers. 77% of buyer’s agents […]

Home selling tips

Home selling is not fun.  It is stressful and frustrating.  But there are 9 things you can do to make it a much better experience- and sell your house faster! Tip 1: Have your home pre-inspected. • Did you know the number one deal killer is the inspection report? • A pre-inspection allows you to: […]