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March 21, 2013
Top 10 Remodeling Projects
March 18, 2013
Our Consumer DVDs are Now Available Online
For years, we have been providing consumers and clients alike with our library copies of DVDs to help educate them on the home buying and selling processes. Now they've been taken to the next level: online delivery.
No longer do we have to drop off or courier out DVDs and worry about retreiving them later. Not only that, we can give consumers Instant Access to our 6 video library.
For consumers, the process is simple:
Our video libary includes:
March 17, 2013
How to Set an Offer Price
There is no set equation to determine how you’ll reach an offer price. Rather, the process involves a range of research and comparison that will vary with each situation. You’ll need to look at sales of comparable properties, and factor in additional data such as the condition of the property, the current market, and seller circumstances. With this information in hand, you will be able to determine a fair price range and, from there, establish the price you’re willing to offer.
Concentrate on the following areas to help you determine an offer price:
March 10, 2013
How Much is Your Home Really Worth?
Location can play a significant part in determining whether a house sells quickly or remains on the market for months. In economic times such as these, your home's location is no longer quite as important as price. Quite simply, consumers are much more concerned with their ability to afford a home.
Unfortunately, the houses that tend to get noticed are the ones that have only just been placed on the market. It's not unusual for agents to "pull out all the stops" when it comes to marketing these homes, including the use of email advertising, short-term print advertising, additional signage and repeated open houses. Many MLS® System boards reserve the special status of "Newly Listed" for new listings of under 14 days so they have even more significance. Sooner or later, however, the freshness of the new listings wear off along with all the attention. As these homes spend more time on the market potential Buyers may feel justified in making what could be considered "low-ball" offers....
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