Q and A

Q&A: What should I do if my home isn’t selling?

Q: My home has been on the market for several months, and it isn’t selling. What should I do?  A: This is a tricky question. There are several reasons why your home might not be selling, but you might not have control over all of them. Whether or not a home sells quickly primarily depends on the market… Continue reading Q&A: What should I do if my home isn’t selling?

Advice

What Not to Overlook When Buying a Home

It’s important to be thorough in your hunt for potential or existing problems before purchasing a home. I always advise my clients to have a home inspection to check for anything that could develop into a huge issue later on, but even with an extensive home inspection, there are things that go unchecked and unnoticed. Coldwell Banker… Continue reading What Not to Overlook When Buying a Home

Advice

Things You Can Do Now to Get Your Home Ready to Sell in the Spring

If you’re thinking about putting your home on the market next spring, there are several things that you can start doing now to ensure that it’s in the best possible condition when you decide to list. Invest in a healthy lawn. Fall is the time to start working on your lawn if you want a… Continue reading Things You Can Do Now to Get Your Home Ready to Sell in the Spring

Friday Favorites

In Case You Missed It…

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a good weekend. Here are a few of my favorite links from last week: If you haven’t had your fireplace checked yet, now’s the time. Do you know what it actually costs to sell a home? If you’re planning on selling your home next spring, now’s the time… Continue reading In Case You Missed It…

Advice

5 Must-Haves for New Homeowners

Being a new homeowner can seem a little daunting, especially if you were previously a renter. With a new home comes a lot of new responsibilities, and it can be difficult to know what to expect. While you might not be able to anticipate everything you’ll ever need for your home, there are a handful… Continue reading 5 Must-Haves for New Homeowners

Advice

Prevent Your Listing From Expiring

Having a home on the market for months without receiving an offer can be stressful, and it can eventually become a home seller’s worst nightmare: an expired listing. After being flexible with your schedule, letting strangers walk around in your home, and trying to keep everything neat for longer than you ever imagined, you can… Continue reading Prevent Your Listing From Expiring

Advice

6 Tips for a Successful Showing

Taking the time to prepare for showings can make the difference between a home staying on the market or selling quickly. With a little time and effort, you can make sure that your home is in perfect condition during showings and that it makes a good impression on every person who walks through the door.… Continue reading 6 Tips for a Successful Showing

Advice

Sell BEFORE Spring for the Best Results

Keeping Current Matters posted a great article highlighting a few important reasons to list a home before spring. Traditionally, spring and summer were considered to be the best times of the year to sell a home, but research and personal experience suggest otherwise. In January alone, I listed three homes and had them go into… Continue reading Sell BEFORE Spring for the Best Results