Whether buying or selling a home in St. Louis, finding the best realtor will involve some work. You’ll want to ask people you know for referrals, do some research, and finally, interview the best candidates. (Read Follow These 3 Steps to Find a Real Estate Agent.) Sales statistics and experience are important, but you need to feel confident in your decision on a more personal level, too.
Believe it or not, most realtors still encourage open houses. Far from being obsolete, they can be a great way to showcase a home when they’re managed by a competent real estate professional.
You’ve made the decision to sell your home and you want to do it fast. Selling a house is stressful, and every day it’s on the market can ramp up the anxiety. You just want it done so you can move to your new home and get on with your life.
Spring is the perfect time to put your home on the market. Not only is it more convenient for buyers, but it is also less stressful for you when there are more buyers than sellers. What is one of the main things to consider when selling? Staging your home. Perceived value is very important for your sale and according to Custom Home Staging & Design, “staged homes sell for about 6% more on average.” Here are 5 tips on staging your home before showing.
It’s finally here – Mother Nature has granted us spring! Why are you waiting any longer to get back outside? Break out the patio furniture and enjoy warm evenings and weekends sitting outside again. If you don’t already have a plan in mind to maximize your patio’s potential, keep reading to find out 7 ways you do just that.
Waking up your lawn can be challenging, and there is added pressure if you want to put a home on the market. Early spring is one of the best times of the year to make your home look great. This busy season coincides with an uptick in activity in the real estate market, making it that much more critical for you to get your lawn back in great shape.
This frigid winter weather seems to be lingering longer than anyone wants, but that doesn’t mean that spring and warmer weather aren’t right around the corner. Soon it will be time to tuck away those thick blankets and open up the curtains! Here are some ideas on how to get you and your house ready to welcome spring!
Are you listing this summer? Get your outdoors in shape—it can pay off.
It's that time of year again; and what better way to celebrate the arrival of Spring and warm weather than to whip out the cleaning supplies and get to work deep cleaning your home. Check out these three tips on how to simplify the Spring cleaning process this year.
By Robin Saks Frankel
With housing inventory far lower than demand and mortgage rates poised to rise, it’s going to be a competitive market for homebuyers this spring.
If you’re looking to buy a home this season, here’s how to prepare yourself to enter the fray.