Marketing Your Home Archive

Marketing isn’t going to sell your home on its own, but it will get you better offers, more quickly. Learn how to go about maximizing your home’s visibility while making sure it’s being portrayed in the best possible light to potential buyers.

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How to List a House on Zillow: An In-Depth Guide

Real estate websites like Zillow are ramping up their efforts to give homesellers and home buyers more options. For example, Zillow recently announced it will start offering to buy homes in specific m...

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How to Use the Garden State MLS: The Complete Guide

You may think an MLS is one giant database filled with housing information from across the country. The truth is that it's an extensive collection of databases in regions throughout the U.S. In fac...

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Smart Home Upgrades: 6 Low-Cost, High-Value Renovations & Repairs

Home renovation projects can quickly become too costly or impractical. Whether you are updating your home in order to maximize your profits when you sell or you are simply making the most of your home...

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How Valuable Are 360 Tours in Real Estate? (Hint: Very!)

According to a recent survey by the National Association of Realtors, over 51% of Americans now pick out their homes online.Because of this, having a digital presence is essential in the modern real ...

House for sale sign. Here's how to sell your house when you aren't getting any offers.

How to Sell Your House When You Aren’t Getting Offers

Probably the worst thing that can happen to you when you're trying to sell your house is not getting any offers. You prep your house, take excellent photos, and have many a buyer walk through, but it...

2018 Interior Design Trends To Try in 2019

As fall presents its wreaths and wood, many people turn their thoughts to designing their house for the new year. Interior design trends of 2018 brought a lot of contrast: From the bubblegum hues of m...

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Real Estate Photography Might Be the Most Important Part of Your Listing

Everyone understands the need for professional photographs for a wedding, but what about when listing a house? Is it really necessary to pay someone who specializes in real estate photography to take ...

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Assessed Value vs. Market Value: What’s the Difference?

Many people who are buying or selling their home for the first time confuse the terms fair market value, assessed value, and appraised value. We're here to shed a bit of light on the subject and give ...

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Living in a Walker’s Paradise: How Walk Score Affects Real Estate

You’ve just moved to a new city—and you don't have a car.If you're wondering whether or not that's going to be a problem and if you'll need to buy a car or figure out local public transportation, ...

How Does Your Neighborhood Affect Your Home's Value?

How Does Your Neighborhood Affect Your Home’s Value?

A key factor in selling your house will be the appraisal done by the seller's lender. While that seems far off when you're just listing your home, it affects the appeal to buyers in the area as well. ...