Selling your home when you still need to shop for a new one can feel daunting to even the most seasoned homeowner – and especially when the demand for new homes keeps rising, but the supply feels like it's dwindling.¹ If you're already feeling drained by the complex logistics of trying to sell and buy a new home all at once, you're not alone.

Searching for a new home can be exciting, but many homebuyers admit that it can also be stressful, especially if you live in an unpredictable market...

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So, you signed and accepted a Purchase Contract and you’re off to celebrate! Not so fast, my friend – your sale isn’t final until the last condition is waived. Here are six reasons why real estate sales fall apart:

#1 Mortgage Approval Problems

Even buyers who take the time to get pre-approved can be declined for a mortgage. Some “pre-approvals” are just loosely calculated pre-qualifications. The lender hasn’t verified the buyer’s income or confirmed that...

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You want to sell your home in the shortest possible time for the highest possible price, right? Of course that is every seller’s goal – and it’s your Realtor’s goal as well! to help out, I’ve compiled these 8 easy ways for you to prepare your home for sale.

  1. Follow the 50% rule. Prepare your home for a quick sale by looking at every flat surface in your house and taking at least 50% of the items away. This goes for kitchen and bathroom counters, desktops, bookshelves and...
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When home buyers drive your neighborhood or when Realtors are previewing for their clients, what do they see? Here are 8 curb appeal tips for creating a first impression that makes them want to see more.

Take a walk around your property right now—front to back. Pretend you’re a prospective buyer. Do you like what you see?

  1. Start at the door. Get out your paintbrush and spruce up the front door. A bright color will attract attention from the street, if that fits with your overall exterior....
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Most new homeowners have something about their property that they want to change. And as family needs and design trends shift over time, many will eventually choose to remodel. Some homeowners make updates to their property before listing it to maximize their potential sales revenue.

Whatever your reasons are for taking on a home improvement project, it’s wise to consider how the money you invest will impact your home’s value.

We’ve taken a look at six popular home renovations and...

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We all want to be good neighbors. But when it comes to selling your home, it’s not just about “keeping up with the Joneses.” It’s about outshining them at every opportunity!

If you’re looking to sell your home fast and for the most money possible, you’ll need a strategy to set it apart from all the other listings competing for buyers in your area. That’s why we’ve outlined our proven, five-step plan for serious sellers.

Use these five tactics to help...

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Thanks to Marie Kondo and her hit Netflix series “Tidying Up,” home organization is a hot topic right now. Marie encourages her viewers to minimize their possessions and keep only those items that “spark joy.”

With spring in full bloom, now is the perfect time to do some spring cleaning and add organizational systems to your own home. Not only will you clear out clutter, your efforts can actually increase the value of your home.

Ready to give it a try? Here are six home or...

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It’s easy to look up how much money you have in your savings account or the real-time value of your stock investments. But determining the dollar value of a home is trickier.

As a seller, knowing your home’s worth helps you price it correctly when you put it up for sale. If you price it too high, it may sit on the market. But price it too low and you may be losing out on a good chunk of money (nobody wants that!). For buyers, it’s important to know a home’s worth before you...

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