Selling Your Home

March 15, 2024

Selling in June Could Net Sellers an Average of $7,700 More $$!

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  • New Zillow research shows selling in the first two weeks of June nets homeowners an additional 2.3% (about $7,700), compared to those selling at other times of the year, according to 2023 sales data. 
  • The best time to list a home for sale in the ...
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Dec. 18, 2023

5 Important Things to Do When Preparing a Home for Sale

Preparing to sell a home can be quite a daunting task. It's not just a matter of putting up a sign, listing it and waiting for the offers to roll in. Many things need to be done to help ensure a quick and profitable sale. These tips will help ...

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Dec. 7, 2023

FSBO Sellers Regret Not Having an Agent

Survey: Sellers who go-it alone are twice as likely to be unsatisfied with the experience – and more likely to say their earlier opinion, “agents are overpaid,” was wrong.

Homeowners who decline to use a real estate agent to sell their property are twice as likely to say they ...

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Oct. 10, 2023

Key Skills Your Listing Agent Should Have

Selling your house is a big decision. And that can make it feel both exciting and a little bit nerve-wracking. But the key to a successful sale is finding the perfect listing agent to work with you throughout the process. A listing agent, also known as a seller’s agent, helps ...

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Sept. 12, 2023

Real Estate Pros’ Staging Checklist for Sellers

Many home sellers want to move fast, but they’ll likely need to do some prep work to get their property show-ready. But sprucing up a property needs to be strategic to maximize results. That’s where a real estate professional and home stager can come in to help. ...

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Aug. 29, 2023

What is FIRPTA and How Do I Avoid It?

Florida real estate agents for foreign sellers need to understand the Foreign Investment in Real Property Act (FIRPTA).

When the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) took effect in 1984, it exposed foreign sellers to capital gains tax on appreciated real property. Today, in states like Florida, FIRPTA ...

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Aug. 16, 2023

Study Shows On-MLS Sales Fetch $50k Premium

It’s a tale as old as time. The FSBO who plans to forgo the traditional real estate process until a few weeks (or months) of watching neighbors sell and field lowball offers brings them back to the agent—and to the MLS.

While real estate professionals will argue all day for ...

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April 10, 2023

Renovations that can boost your bottom line

Buyers who can afford a home in today's market appear willing to pay even more for luxuries that personalize their space. 

New Zillow® research finds that listings touting chef-friendly amenities, such as steam ovens, pizza ovens and professional-grade appliances, can sell for as much as 5.3% more ...

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March 29, 2023

10 Reasons Why You May Need a Real Estate Agent

If you’re thinking of selling your home, your mind may be swirling with questions about the process. While it may be tempting to try selling your home on your own, there are many reasons why you may want to consider working with a professional real estate agent. To gain insight ...

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March 3, 2023

RE Q&A: What’s Going on with the Market?

Question: We have to move for family reasons and put our house up for sale. It has been several months, and ...

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