Category Archives: Selling a Home

4 things buyers consider when buying a home.

So you’re ready to put your house on the market. You want to get it sold and move on to the next phase of your life. All you need to do is stick a sign in the yard and wait … Continue reading

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4 phrases that you should never say at work if you want people to trust you

Today we delve into the issues of interpersonal relationships. Maybe a somewhat off base topic coming from a Real Estate agent, but since I deal with people all the time I have made it a habit to be as straightforward … Continue reading

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What makes a room a bedroom?

If you’re buying or selling a property, knowing the correct way to describe what you are selling or looking for is crucial. Here is a description of what actually qualifies as a bedroom from Portland Real Estate journalist Cathie Ericson. … Continue reading

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11 reasons “For Sale by Owner” is a terrible idea

It’s the time of year when home sales tick up. Since the market is active anyway, some homeowners may believe selling their property themselves will be just as easy without an agent. After all, as the saying goes, “a rising … Continue reading

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2017 Home Selling Trends

Moving season is back and the market is already showing signs of activity.  If you’re thinking about moving this summer, what kind of market are you likely to find? Rebecca Lake with has a look at five trends that could … Continue reading

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Improving curb appeal: 7 low-cost outdoor projects with instant results.

The home selling season started early this year in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Traffic is brisk and the good ones aren’t lasting very long. If you’re ready to sell you want buyers to see your house as one of the “good ones”. … Continue reading

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What to expect if you’re buying a house this Spring

This March, 2016, article by Housingwire’s Brena Swanson gives good advise. While spring home buying started early this year, as famous Punxsutawney Phil confirmed without a shadow of a doubt at the beginning of February, this doesn’t mean you’re quite ready to … Continue reading

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My house is worth how much??

Believe it or not, when it comes to determining the value of a property it’s as much art as it is science. Here’s the scenario: you have your house for sale. Someone likes it and has made an offer you … Continue reading

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For Sale By Owner

A tablet with the phrase “For sale by owner” that is used by fizbers (FSBO sellers) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Selling a house isn’t something you do every day. In fact, the average family lives in a home for at least … Continue reading

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10 Home Staging Tricks to Help Your Home Sell Quicker

Selling your home is more art than science. There are some things you can’t change about your home: where it is located, for example. But among the things you can do is to make it stand out when prospective buyers … Continue reading

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