How To List Your Home for the Best Price
If your plan for 2019 includes selling your home, you will want to pay attention to where experts believe home values are headed. According to the latest Home Price Index from CoreLogic, home prices increased by 4.7% over the course ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on February 15, 2019 in Selling Your Home
The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House For Sale
One of the biggest challenges sellers face when listing their house is decluttering. Cleaning out some of the more personal decorating choices allows buyers to imagine themselves living in the house.
Those planning to sell soon are in luck! Marie ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on February 12, 2019 in Selling Your Home
The Difference Having a Professional on Your Side Makes
In today’s fast-paced world, where answers are a Google search away, there are some who may wonder what the benefits of hiring a real estate professional to help them in their home search are. The truth is, with the addition of more ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on February 7, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Do You Know How Much Your Home Has Increased in Value?
Last year we saw headlines about a possible housing market bubble, and many wondered if Americans still felt confident about the value of their homes. Recently, the 2018 Houzz & Home Study revealed:
“Homeowners with mortgages ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on February 6, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Why It Makes No Sense to Wait for Spring to Sell
The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by the theory of ‘supply and demand.’ If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of that item is limited, the price of that item increases....
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on February 1, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Think You Should For Sale By Owner? Think Again!
For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling real estate without the representation of a real estate broker or real estate agent.
According to the National Association of Realtors’ Profile of Home Buyers ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on January 31, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Selling Your Home? Make Sure the Price is Right!
If you’ve ever watched “The Price is Right,” you know that the only way to win is to be the one to correctly guess the price of the item you want without going over! That means your guess must be just slightly under the ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on January 23, 2019 in Selling Your Home
The Best Time to List Your House? TODAY!
You may have heard that the housing market is softening. There is no doubt that buyer traffic has decreased. There are fewer purchasers in the market than there were last month and at this time last year. What you may not have heard, however, is ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on January 17, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Want to Get the Most Money from The Sale of Your Home? Use These 2 Tips!
Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive the maximum value for your house?
Here are two keys to ensure that you get the highest price possible.
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on January 14, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Top Renovations to Complete Before You Sell Your House
If you are planning on listing your house for sale this year, here are the top four home improvement projects that will net you the most Return on Investment (ROI).
Minor bathroom renovations can go a long way toward ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on January 10, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Three Home Repairs that Can Save a Sale
Realtor Magazine, January 7 2019
Sellers whose homes aren’t in tip-top shape may need to spend extra money or put in a little elbow grease to get their properties in market-ready condition. But what are the most important repair or maintenance ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on January 8, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Why You Should Not For Sale By Owner
In today’s market, as home prices rise and a lack of inventory continues, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their homes on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on January 7, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Buyers Are Looking for Your Home, Now
Existing home sales are currently at an annual pace of 5.32 million and have increased on a monthly basis for the last two months.
The inventory of existing homes for sale remains below the 6-months needed for a normal market and ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on December 28, 2018 in Selling Your Home
What's New in 2019? Home Warranty You Say?
In an ongoing attempt to find better, smarter and more effective ways to serve our sellers...in 2019 we will be offering a home warranty at no cost to our home owners. What does this mean? It means that while your home is on the market, ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on December 26, 2018 in Selling Your Home
Why Houses DO NOT Sell in a Strong Market
As we approach the end of the year, many homeowners find themselves asking the question, “If we’re currently in a strong real estate market, why won’t my house sell?”
Below are the 5 most common reasons why a ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on December 24, 2018 in Selling Your Home
5 Reasons to Sell This Winter!
Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this winter makes sense.
1. Demand Is Strong
The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on December 21, 2018 in Selling Your Home
4 Reasons to Sell Your House This Winter
Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available!
Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on December 19, 2018 in Selling Your Home
The #1 Reason to Not Wait Until Spring to Sell Your House
Many sellers believe that spring is the best time to place their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year, but what they don’t realize is that if every homeowner believes the same thing, then that ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on December 5, 2018 in Selling Your Home
Home Sellers in Q3 Netted $61K at Resale
According to a recent report by ATTOM Data Solutions, home sellers who sold their homes in the third quarter of 2018 benefited from rising home prices and netted an average of $61,232.
This is the highest average price gain since the ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on November 30, 2018 in Selling Your Home