4 Reasons to Sell This Summer
Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale. This 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 sustain a normal ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on June 22, 2019 in Selling Your Home
7 Reasons Pre Inspections are a MUST
Just as a buyer needs to do their due diligence, a seller needs to do theirs so that bad judgement calls don’t derail their deal
BY CARA AMEER . April 17, 2019
The best way to increase a seller’s chances of ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on April 19, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Why Pet-Friendly Homes Are in High Demand
One of the many benefits of owning your own home is the freedom to find your ‘furever’ friend. By pointing out the aspects of your home that make it ‘pet-friendly’ in your listing, you’ll attract ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on April 15, 2019 in Selling Your Home
5 Reasons To Sell Your House This Spring!
Here are five compelling reasons listing your home for sale this spring makes sense.
1. Demand Is Strong
The latest Buyer Traffic Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on April 5, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Your Home's Spring Maintenance Checklist
Every spring, your home needs some extra TLC!
Whether you plan on selling your home this spring or not, conducting this maintenance will help ensure your home functions well for the rest of the year.
Your real estate agent ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on April 5, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Data Says April is the Best Month to List Your Home for Sale
The spring housing market is off to the races! The inventory of homes for sale is increasing, buyers are out in force, and interest rates have remained low, piquing the interest of buyers and sellers previously on the fence about making a ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on April 2, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Is Your House Priced To Sell Immediately (PTSI)?
In today’s real estate market, with more houses coming to market every day and eager buyers searching for their dream home, setting the right price for your house is one of the most important things you can do.
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on March 27, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Preparing to Spring Forward
In the majority of the country, this weekend marks the start of Daylight Savings Time as we set our clocks forward an hour on Sunday at 2:00 AM EST.
Whether you plan on buying or selling this spring, these tips could help you ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on March 14, 2019 in Selling Your Home
2 Reports That Say Now Is a Great Time to Sell
Heading into the spring buying market, there are strong trends starting to emerge.
The inventory of homes for sale has increased on a year-over-year basis for eight months in a row. Home price appreciation has continued to grow, although at a slower ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on March 12, 2019 in Selling Your Home
How to Have a Unique Open House
According to the National Association of Realtors, total inventory has been growing for six months straight, as has the number of buyers looking to find their dream home. In a market where inventory is increasing, you ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on March 11, 2019 in Selling Your Home
Thinking of Selling Your House? This is a Perfect Time!
It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that is a good ...
Posted by Missy Ashcraft on February 18, 2019 in Selling Your Home
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