Real Estate Tips

Zero Listing Fee for Selling Your Home

Zero Listing Fee for Selling Your Home
December 5, 2017 No Comments »

If you’ve been tinkering with the idea of selling your home, you may have come across the infamous “zero listing fee” option. While it sounds too good to be true, seeing that no one works for free, there’s a big ... Read More »

Cozy: A Free and Easy Way to Collect Rent Money Online

Cozy: A Free and Easy Way to Collect Rent Money Online
June 15, 2017 No Comments »

If you’re a landlord, you undoubtedly explored the question of how best to collect the rent each month. Do you ask for a check, does your tenant mail it to you, drive it over to your home, or send it ... Read More »

Sold Over Asking: Is It Good or Bad?

Sold Over Asking: Is It Good or Bad?
May 8, 2017 No Comments »

These days, it’s not uncommon for homes to be sold over asking. In fact, real estate agents are quick to point out this fact once the transaction is finalized. For example, you might see a little addition to the sold ... Read More »

Why You Should Buy a Bigger House Than You Need

Why You Should Buy a Bigger House Than You Need
February 15, 2017 No Comments »

While tiny homes might be all the rage right now, you’re probably better off avoiding one. It’s hard enough to live with your lovely and always understanding spouse in a one-bedroom apartment… But seriously, your thinking should be on the ... Read More »

Don’t List Your Home for Less Than What You Paid

Don’t List Your Home for Less Than What You Paid
January 3, 2017 No Comments »

Here’s another quick and painless listing tip to avoid unwanted scrutiny when selling your home. And it’s an easy one to follow. In short, don’t list for less than you paid for it. That’s right. Just list the property for ... Read More »

How to Make Your Real Estate Listing a Hot Home

How to Make Your Real Estate Listing a Hot Home
December 19, 2016 No Comments »

Redfin’s Hot Home Feature Can Make Your Listing Fly Off the Shelf If you’re in the market to buy or sell a home, you’ve likely come across a “Hot Home” or two while browsing properties on online real estate brokerage ... Read More »

Don’t List Your Home Above a Key Price Threshold

Don’t List Your Home Above a Key Price Threshold
July 26, 2016 No Comments »

I’ve already written about coming up with the right listing price (what should I list my house for), but I wanted to touch on a specific issue I’ve seen a lot of lately. For whatever reason, home sellers seem to ... Read More »

How to Tell If a House Has Good Bones

How to Tell If a House Has Good Bones
July 20, 2016 No Comments »

What the Heck Are Good Bones? If you’ve been searching for a home recently, you may have heard a real estate agent tell you that the “house has good bones.” Or maybe the phrase was right there in the listing. ... Read More »

Offering a High Price for a Home and Hoping for Inspection Savings

Offering a High Price for a Home and Hoping for Inspection Savings
June 28, 2016 No Comments »

Real estate agents have all types of tricks up their sleeves to negotiate a better price for their buyers or sellers, but some are a little less savory than others. In today’s competitive housing market, you’ll often be told that ... Read More »

House Hacking: What Is It, and Should You Partake?

House Hacking: What Is It, and Should You Partake?
June 9, 2016 No Comments »

You may have stumbled across the term “house hacking” lately, a curious term that was supposedly invented by this guy. Well, he claims to have come up with the phrase, perhaps not the practice itself. Anyway, in short, house hacking ... Read More »