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Things You Should Put Away When Your Home is on the Market

Buyers want to see your house, not all of your personal belongings. Too much “stuff” can obstruct their view of your home and can get in the way of them visualizing how your house can become theirs. As a seller, you want to highlight the positive features of your home, but certain things can distract buyers, and sometimes even offend them or put them off.

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Is Professional Home Staging Worth the Extra Effort and Cost?

There’s nothing wrong with wanting to save some cash whenever you can, especially when it comes to operating your home. In fact, you’d be foolish not to take advantage of money-saving tactics if they’re simple and don’t come with consequences.

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Why You Should Consider Buying the Worst Home on the Best Street

Buying an awesome house in a great neighborhood that’s turn-key and requires little to no work sounds like a no-brainer, right? Not always, especially if that home just happens to be the most expensive one on the block. In cases like these, buying the best home in the area might not necessarily be a good idea.

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Buyers: How to Maximize Your Time Spent at an Open House

If you’re on the prowl for a home, visiting open houses should probably be on your to-do list. After scouring the internet looking at a ton of listings, visiting open houses provides you with the opportunity to not only see homes up close and personal, but also get your foot in the door in terms of a successful offer on a property that catches your eye.

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INFOGRAPHIC: California Sales Report For March 2017

The spring season is off to a sizzling start in California with both existing home sales and median prices jumping in March from the month and the year before.

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9 Savvy Ways to Negotiate on a Home Purchase

Finding the right home for you and your family is one thing; buying it at the price you want and can afford is quite another. That’s where savvy negotiating comes into the picture. If you want to land the home of your dreams at a price and terms that you’re comfortable with, be sure to employ the following negotiating tactics.

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INFOGRAPHIC: 8 Blunders Buyers Are Often Guilty of in a Seller’s Market

Buying a house is not the time to be making mistakes. It’s likely the biggest financial investment you’ll ever make, so you want to be sure to get it right. If you’re in the middle of a hot seller’s market, steer clear of making any one of the following buyer blunders.

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Curb Appeal: 7 Ways to Boost the First Impression of Your Home

Curb appeal speaks volumes to prospective buyers. Nobody is going to be enticed to spend the big bucks on a home that looks shabby from the outside, unless the buyer is a flipper or investor. Otherwise, you’ll likely be sending buyers in the other direction if your home’s exterior leaves much to be desired.

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