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Do You Need a Real Estate Agent?
Home Selling
If you are thinking about buying or selling your home, then skipping the whole “work with an agent” thing has probably crossed your mind. After all, there are plenty of resources these days for both the buyer and the seller, from online search sites to how-to guides, to get by just fine, right?...
6 days ago
Leisl Bailey
The Most Important Repairs to Make Before Selling Your Home
Home Selling
The process of getting your home ready to sell is overwhelming. There is clearing the clutter, endless amounts of cleaning, organizing, and essentially inspecting every corner of your property with a magnifying glass. You’re overwhelmed at the quantity of work before you.   Should you make...
1 week ago
Leisl Bailey
Lots of Showings but No Offers? Here’s What You Need to Do to Sell Your Home
Home Selling
Your house has been on the market for ages. You’ve had a ton of interest and a few Open Houses–even a handful of showings you felt pretty good about. The house is in excellent condition and an in excellent location. However, you’re scratching your head wondering why you haven’t received...
1 week ago
Leisl Bailey
How To Sell A House That Needs Work Without Expensive Renovations
Home Selling
Selling a house that needs work? There are actually quite a lot of reasonably inexpensive fixes to help your home sell for a reasonable price. As long as you are willing to put in the effort, you can trade your time for money that you would spend on sprucing up your home.   Home Exterior Repa...
1 week ago
Leisl Bailey
How to Save the Most Money Downsizing Your Home
Home Selling
Minimalism is growing in popularity. This wave of minimal living seems pretty appealing–maybe Millenials are onto something! However, it’s not just the young ones who see the benefits of living smaller. Downsizing your home can really help to trim the fat from your monthly expenses. You...
1 week ago
Leisl Bailey
How To Price Your Home To Sell Quickly (For Top Dollar)
Home Selling
The most critical factor to consider when selling a house is how to price it correctly. Figuring out how much it is worth involves a huge commitment of time and research. So while no two people price a property the same way, you will be able to work with your real estate agent, who will be able to ...
2 weeks ago
Leisl Bailey
How To Get a Real Estate Rebate
Buying a Home
Opinions about real estate rebates will get a hot discussion going among realtors. It’s understandable why some agents would reject a practice that lowers commission. However, rebates are used as a strong marketing tool and are quickly growing more popular. In fact, the Department of Justice beli...
2 weeks ago
Leisl Bailey
How To Fire Your Real Estate Agent
Home Selling
It doesn’t matter if you’re buying or selling–your real estate agent needs to be your rock. But what happens when you feel like they’re flaking and you have nobody on whom to lean? It might be time to put the brakes on the relationship. Yup. We mean it could be time to fire your realto...
2 weeks ago
Leisl Bailey
How much will I make selling my house?
Home Selling
As an active, responsible home seller, you are probably anxious about how much profit you’ll make on the sale. You’ll find that the amount of money you make selling your house is dependent on many things, including the amount you still owe on the home, realtor fees, and closing costs. If yo...
2 weeks ago
Leisl Bailey
How to Pick a Real Estate Agent and Save Thousands On Commission
Home Selling
  Many agents will tell you “You get what you pay for,” when you talk about negotiating their commission. Is that really the case or merely a way to get you pay more money than is necessary? There is no need to pay 3% or even 4% fo your home’s sale price to get a high-quality...
2 weeks ago
Leisl Bailey

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