Tag Archive: sellers

May 30

Don’t be a stalker-talker-seller!

That wagon-wheel light fixture Sellers may be well-intentioned when they walk a potential buyer though their home, pointing out the wagon-wheel light fixture they made with their own two hands, or the custom mural of a stingray they paid top dollar to have hand painted in their son’s room, or the delightful sound of happy …

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Aug 03

‘Seller Secrets’ Video

Just being on the market is not the same as being in the market. Check this video for tips about the most important factor for selling your home (surprise, surprise)… price. Learn how potential Buyers search on the web for their new home and interesting stats about home buying. You can’t afford to not check this …

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Sep 24

5 Reasons to Sell Now

Many sellers feel that the Spring is the best time to place their home on the market as buyer demand typically increases in the Spring. However, the Fall and Winter have their own advantages. Here are five reasons for you to to sell now. Only Serious Buyers Are Out At this time of year, only those …

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Apr 21

Bidding wars erupt in Seattle

… yes! You read that correctly! With inventory low and jobs returning, well-priced homes are seeing multiple bids. From Bloomberg Business Week: Matthew and Carina Hensley offered $10,000 more than the asking price for a three-bedroom house in suburban Seattle, then lost out to one of seven other bidders. Their $270,000 proposal last month came …

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Feb 22

How the Serenity Prayer Applies To Selling a Home

You may believe that selling your home is impossible in today’s market And, you may feel powerless to the process. What could YOU possibly do to turn this housing market around? There is no doubt that today’s real estate market is extremely difficult to navigate. However, you need to know that thousands of homes sold yesterday, …

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Oct 31

A short summary on home Short Sales

Good News: The number of short sales has increased 12.6% in the second quarter of 2011, with short sales making up about 8% of all home sales thus far this year. Financial institutions appear to be more open to negotiating sellers’ negative equity… and thus, not going forward with the foreclosure process. Reposted with permission: KCM …

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Sep 27

Selling? Waiting Until the Spring Makes No Sense

Late last year, banks were warned that they needed to guarantee that the paperwork necessary to start a foreclosure process on a family was both accurate and complete. Since then, the banks have slowed down the foreclosure process while they re-examined their procedures. They are now confident that all the required documentation is in order. …

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May 10

Sell now? Five reasons why it’s a good idea

If you plan on moving anytime in 2011, consider selling your house now rather than waiting. Here are five reasons why: 1.) This is when your house will get the most exposure The spring, and particularly the month of May, is when most buyers enter the real estate market. This surge of buyers dramatically increases …

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Apr 27

Where Housing Is Headed

Pricing under pressure Some of the challenges facing the housing market are easing as the economy adds jobs, boosting demand and reducing mortgage delinquencies. But tight credit, lost equity, and weak confidence have put prices under pressure. Buyers are demanding big discounts and sellers are unable or unwilling to chop prices. — 4/25/11  Wall Street …

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Apr 12

Real estate decisions based on your personal goals

Every day we are bombarded with statistics and data.  Housing starts are up, housing starts are down; more job losses, unemployment is improving; foreclosures, short sales, housing inventory, interest rate movements and much more. It’s enough to make your head spin There’s an old saying that claims: “All real estate is local”. It infers that …

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