Real Estate Tips

Does Listing High Make Sense?

Does Listing High Make Sense?
June 8, 2016 No Comments »

The age old question in real estate – do you list high or low? On the surface this is perhaps a tough one to answer, though most real estate pros will probably tell you to list low and hope for ... Read More »

The 4% Real Estate Commission Pitch

The 4% Real Estate Commission Pitch
May 25, 2016 No Comments »

You may have seen ads for “4% real estate commission” on billboards or on television, wondering if you can save a buck or two (or a lot more) when it comes time to sell your home. The usual real estate ... Read More »

Should I Let My Bartender Sell My Home?

Should I Let My Bartender Sell My Home?
May 24, 2016 No Comments »

If you’re reading this post, you’re probably wondering what the heck I’m getting at. Well, it’s actually based on a true story, so what you’re about to read isn’t fiction. A friend of mine frequents a local fine eatery that ... Read More »

Real Estate Agents: Don’t Ever Make Your Prospective Clients Wait

Real Estate Agents: Don’t Ever Make Your Prospective Clients Wait
May 17, 2016 No Comments »

So I spoke with some friends recently who were thinking about selling their property. They were trying to decide who to use to list their home and after seeing a comparable property down the street sell for a really nice ... Read More »

How to Pronounce Realtor

How to Pronounce Realtor
May 12, 2016 No Comments »

If you’re wondering how to pronounce Realtor, wonder no longer. It’s actually quite simple. It is pronounced Real-TORE. As in, the word “real” followed by the word “tore.”  Like I tore my pants while breakdancing at a wedding. It is ... Read More »

How Much Does It Cost to Sell a House?

How Much Does It Cost to Sell a House?
April 25, 2016 No Comments »

Real estate Q&A: “How much does it cost to a sell a house?” So you bought a home back in 2012, around the time things bottomed. You’ve been checking out recent comparable sales in your area and stand to make ... Read More »

Ask Your Real Estate Agent to Rebate Their Commission to Close the Deal

Ask Your Real Estate Agent to Rebate Their Commission to Close the Deal
April 19, 2016 No Comments »

If you ask someone, anyone really, if real estate agents are overpaid, you’ll likely hear a resounding “yes.” Now ask the agent if they feel they get compensated enough for what they do and they’ll probably say “not even close!” ... Read More »

Double End: How to Get Your Purchase Offer Accepted Without a Real Estate Agent

Double End: How to Get Your Purchase Offer Accepted Without a Real Estate Agent
April 5, 2016 No Comments »

Double End Real Estate Deal This probably sounds ridiculous and completely unconventional, but in today’s ultra-hot real estate market, you might have a better chance of getting your offer accepted if you don’t have an agent. Think about it this ... Read More »

We Buy Ugly Houses Review: Should You Sell Them Your Ugly House?

We Buy Ugly Houses Review: Should You Sell Them Your Ugly House?
March 17, 2016 19 Comments »

You may have seen ads for “We Buy Ugly Houses,” a company that will make a cash offer for your property as-is, even if it’s not in great shape. The value proposition is that they’ll take the property off your ... Read More »

Who Actually Benefits from Coming Soon Listings?

Who Actually Benefits from Coming Soon Listings?
August 7, 2014 No Comments »

Lately, there’s been a lot of buzz (and anger) about Zillow’s new “Coming Soon listings,” which are properties listed on the Zillow website but not yet on the MLS. They’re basically pocket listings with a wider audience. You may have ... Read More »