What Does a Buyer’s Agent Do?

Whether you started your home search by browsing Zillow on your lunch break or looking up that house for sale that you see on your way to work, the one with the perfectly fenced yard,  it’s likely you’re going to

Sell Your Home Without A Realtor

Does the following statement sound like you? “I can keep calm in emotional situations and use sound logic.” If so, you might be the type of person who would be successful selling your home without a Realtor. Congrats! There aren’t

Redfin Competitors

Redfin Competitors:  Here are a few other options. Before we get into to showing you some of Redfin’s competitors and alternative services, here’s a quick recap on the pros and cons of its service. Redfin Redfin isn’t much different from

The Ultimate First Time Home Buyer Checklist

Home buying season is here. You’re thinking about buying a home for the first time, but you have no idea where to start.  All you know is that you’ve been reviewing local rent reports, like this one from ABODO, and

Must-Do Repairs Before Selling a House

Today’s market is full of visual buyers. Real estate listings are treated like dating profiles so if the first impression buyers see is unattractive, they’re swiping left without a second thought. Do your home justice and put in the attention

How Real Estate Offer Management Systems Work

What is a Real Estate Offer Management System? When you list a home for sale, the first thing that usually comes to mind is figuring out how quickly to quickly find a buyer.  But, what happens when you find that

Tiny Houses: What’s the Big Deal?

If George Carlin were alive today, he’d likely have a comedy special on a lot of trending 2019 topics. If you’ve seen his 1981 comedy special “Stuff”, he’d likely have a comedy special on one booming new topic – The

Selling A House That Needs Repairs

You’ve decided you want to sell your house. You’re daydreaming about upgrading, or maybe downsizing, when anxiety strikes. You start to look around your home and think of all the projects you never finished (or ever started) and the cloud

How Long Does It Take to Close on a House?

Buying or selling a new home? The offer has been accepted, the open house is over, and in this moment you’re likely wondering, “Now what?”, “What exactly happens next?” or “How long does it take to close on a house?”.

Contingent or Pending – What’s the difference?

You’re whittling down a list of homes you want to see this week. Driving past the one on Maple Street, to check out the color of those shutters in person, you notice that even though last week a yard sign

Real Estate Counter Offer Strategies That Work!

Remember the game show “Let’s Make A Deal”? Well, welcome to the Homeowner edition where you’re the star! Don’t worry, you don’t have to wear Monty Halls tweed blazer to play. Let’s talk real estate counter offer strategies that will

Is Earnest Money Refundable?

You thought the hard work was done already-   you hired the best buyer’s agent, found a gorgeous two story with an outdoor fireplace, and decided to offer up a big chunk of cash for the earnest money deposit to show