Sellers

Building Your Team

Building Your Team

by Shahri Masters Selling your house is not as simple as placing a sign in the yard. To get maximum results when you are acting as your own real estate agent, you need to do the things that a real estate agent would do. One of those things is to build a team made up […]

Should You List Your Home During the Holidays?

Should You List Your Home During the Holidays?

AUTHOR:BRENDON DESIMONE   With the holidays approaching, sellers often wonder if they should keep their properties on the market or take them off. Or if they haven’t listed their homes yet, should they wait until after the first of the year? Maybe hold off until spring? Conventional wisdom used to be that you shouldn’t even […]

How to Plan & Organize an Open House

How to Plan & Organize an Open House

by Bridget Kelly, Demand Media   Don’t forget to lock up at the end of an open house. The real estate open house is a time-honored tradition when it comes to selling homes. Most homebuyers today, though, turn to the Internet in their search for a home and fewer than half of those surveyed say […]

The 8 Top Home-Selling Mistakes You Should Avoid

The 8 Top Home-Selling Mistakes You Should Avoid

By Kate Ashford   It’s a challenging market for home sellers right now. Buyers have a lot of options—and they don’t have to buy what you’re selling. Your house is likely just one located in a sea of for-sale signs, so you can’t be sloppy about putting it on the market. Luckily, we’ve rounded up […]

Can You Afford to Move?

Can You Afford to Move?

by Christine DiGangi   Perhaps you’ve always wanted to live in the heart of your city, have a bigger house with a backyard, or live on your own, but there’s an important question to answer before making any changes: Can you actually afford to move? Of the 11.6% of people who moved within the U.S. in […]

How to Successfully Organize an Open House?

How to Successfully Organize an Open House?

By.Erina Jones   The open houses can be a great source to attract potential buyer for your home. Many real estate agents use this tool to increase the possibility of selling the house for the best value. To make a good impression among the prospective buyers and to close a successful deal, the seller needs […]

Dear Monty column: A home seller’s checklist

Dear Monty column: A home seller’s checklist

  Q. Monty, we are going to be selling our home soon. The word has gotten out in the neighborhood, and conflicting advice is pouring in about which agent to use and how to go about selling the house. How do we sort this out without upsetting the neighbors? A. It is good fortune to […]

Moving Checklist

Moving Checklist

Get ready for your big move with our tips that will help you pack up your home week by week. Need more help? Moving is less of a chore when you break down the tasks into weekly to-do lists. Use our guide below to make your move manageable, or print our checklist out and hang it on […]

Moving Checklist for Sellers

Moving Checklist for Sellers

  Provide the post office with your forwarding address two to four weeks ahead of the move. Notify your credit card companies, magazine subscriptions, and bank of your change of address. Create a list of friends, relatives, and business colleagues who need to be notified about your move. Arrange to disconnect utilities and have them […]

Home Sellers Check List

Home Sellers Check List Selling your home by using OPEN HOUSE BY OWNER saves you money and helps you retain as much equity as possible by not using a real estate agent. Step 1:            Preparing to market your home online with US Once your home is ready to show, you’ll want to prepare to […]

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