Monthly Archives: September 2014

3 Tips to Sell Your House in the Fall

Although the real estate business tends to slow down in the fall, the season still can be an attractive time to put a home on the market. If you want to sell your house in the next few months, it can … Continue reading

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6 Keys to Writing Winning Offers in a Sellers’ Market

In a sellers’ market, competition can turn fierce. Standing out becomes a challenge. In these tight markets, smart strategies can make a big difference. Money helps, of course, but so does some creative and heartfelt communication—and having the right professional … Continue reading

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Cleaning House Before Selling

Deep cleaning your house is that top-to-bottom, take-no-dust-bunny-prisoners, mother-in-law-quality cleaning that truly maintains the value of your home. Here are frequently overlooked areas that a little spit and polish wouldn’t hurt. Time allotted: 1 weekend: De-Bug the Light Fixtures See … Continue reading

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Home Owners Have Big Interior Design Plans

Only 2 percent of more than 1,700 home owners in the U.S. and Canada surveyed recently by the remodeling website Houzz say they have achieved their design vision for their homes. On average, most home owners say they’re only halfway … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Hold at Yearly Low This Week

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is heading into the holiday weekend at its yearly low, giving home shoppers and home owners another opportunity to snag the lowest rate of the year, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. “Mortgage … Continue reading

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