Archive for May, 2011

Home Selling Tip: How To Gain Web Appeal

Almost 90% of all home buyers start their search online. With numbers like this, it’s important  that your property has as much “web appeal” and it has “curb appeal.” You won’t get many people pulling up to your curb without thoroughly engaging them online first. What’s the best way to gain web appeal? Showcase a [...]

Home Selling Advice: Five ways to safe guard your home

Amongst the difficulties home sellers encounter is the need to open your door to people you don’t know. And while Realtors often do a great job of prequalifying prospects before taking them touring, there’s no way to guarantee that everyone stepping through your door is a potential buyer — and not a potential pilferer or [...]

Five things to do while waiting for the house to sell

With the glut of houses on the market in many areas of the country, it might take a while until you sell your home. So what do you do with yourself while you’re waiting? Rather than spending your time feeling frustrated and anxious, you can just as easily focus on making your life more enjoyable. [...]

A Positive Shift in Future Home Ownership

With all the gloom and doom we hear about the economic meltdown and the decline in home ownership, it’s refreshing to hear that something positive can come out of this situation: I was just reading an interview with Dennis Jacobe, Ph.D., Gallup Management Journal’s chief economist, that one of the long-term shifts brought about by [...]