Questions to Ask Your Agent Before Listing Your Home

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You plan to sell soon, and you’ve already chosen your agent. You are in the middle of cleaning, painting and prepping the home. As the listing period approaches, it is time to dig deeper into the final pricing, sales and marketing plan. The ultimate list price or go-to-market strategy may change based on inventory levels and the competition. As you … Read More

Priced to Sell: A Game Plan for Setting Your Listing Price

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Setting a home’s list price isn’t an exact science. A good real estate agent will recommend a price range, but never assign an exact price — that’s ultimately for the seller to decide. Although sellers aren’t required to price according to inventory levels or the market condition, it’s smart to discuss these matters with your agent early and often to make an informed … Read More

Is Your Home Ready to Sell This Spring?

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Selling a home doesn’t happen overnight. To maximize your sale price, stand out from the competition and sell quickly, your home needs to go on the market in tip-top condition. Prepping the home rarely happens in one weekend. It takes time and thoughtful planning. If you intend to sell your home this spring, here are a few steps you need to take now. Have your … Read More

From Stalwarts, to Comeback Kids and Sleepers, Redfin Names Six Housing Market Personas for 2015

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National averages are standard fare for housing market analysis, but the market-level data show widely varying conditions that can’t be captured in overall numbers. To illustrate Redfin’s expectations for the 2015 housing market, we decided to get a bit more local, and have a little fun. In the infographic below, Redfin identifies six different housing personas that we think will … Read More

Selling a Home in 2015: 5 Resolutions for Success

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If you’re considering selling your home in 2015, you should know that a lot has probably changed in the real estate market since you last sold. Knowing what works today — and resolving to put the tips and advice of the past to rest — will help you sell your home quickly and for top dollar. 1) Appeal to mobile buyers … Read More

Home Buying and Selling Calendar

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Buying or selling a home is a big deal — and knowing how and when to start the process can be daunting.To help, Redfin agents have demystified the process and created a step-by-step infographic to guide you through the process. (click the image above to enlarge) Buying A Home At Least Six Months Out: Assess your situation and get your … Read More

Moving Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make

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Guest Post by Jenn Young, Uncle Bob’s Self Storage Moving can be an incredibly stressful time. There are so many things to do and details to remember that you are bound to forget a few things. It happens. After all, it’s not on most people’s list of top 10 fun things to do! However, when you’re aware of the potential … Read More

How to Keep Your Home Safe During an Open House

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Guest Post by Rose Thibodeaux, SecurityGem.com Letting complete strangers tour your home is a little unnerving. Along with dealing with lots of unknown visitors, you may also fear judgment for hoarding unfinished Pinterest projects in your laundry room. Most things that can cause social embarrassment are easy to hide, but it is worth putting some thought into keeping your home … Read More