Wake County residents, did you receive a notice in your mail earlier this month about a change in your property’s tax value as a result of the 2020 reappraisal that went into effect January 1, 2020? According to WRAL.com, “around 395,000 notices were sent to residential and commercial real estate property owners,” so there’s a good chance you were one (or more) of them!
Thinking of selling your house this spring? It is common knowledge that spring is the most popular time of year to buy and sell a home. For that reason, many homeowners wait to put their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that is a good strategy this year. The other listings […]
In this fast moving, hot real estate market, some homeowners might consider selling their homes on their own or For Sale by Owner (FSBO). They believe that they don’t need a real estate agent and that they can save the commission for the services a real estate agent offers. However, a study by Collateral Analytics […]
Whatever your reasons are for relocating to a new area, the process can feel overwhelming. Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, you’ll be changing more than your address. Besides a new house, you may also be searching for new jobs, schools, doctors, restaurants, stores, service providers and more. Of course, you’ll need […]
According to the National Association of Realtors, staging a home prior to listing it can result in a faster and more profitable sale.1 In fact, the Real Estate Staging Association estimates that professionally staged properties spend 73 percent less time on the market, receive more foot traffic, and typically sell for more money.2 Source: National […]
First impressions set the tone for a home tour and these days your first impression is often that front photo of your home online. Prospective buyers should encounter an attractive, welcoming place before they even walk through the doorway. Here are some tips to crank up your home’s curb appeal. De-clutter the porch. Lose the extra […]
You should see the look on people’s faces when I suggest that their home would benefit from some updates. They quickly become deflated, overwhelmed and confused. Please remember, it’s not personal, it’s my job. Our goal is to make your home shine and sell for the best possible price. Consider making some of the updates below before […]