Tag: sell a home

How is the Real Estate Market?

I like to joke that I started my career in real estate as a 12-year-old when my dad hired me to do odd jobs at his Huskey Realty in Orlando. While mowing the lawn and taking out the trash clearly isn’t “real” real estate, I got a chance to learn about the business from my dad and his agents at a very early age. The lessons learned in those formative years about customer relationships and the role of the Realtor as a trusted advisor remain with me to this day.

A Simple Living Room Makeover to Help a Home Sell

There’s probably one room in your house that you avoid having to deal with. Maybe it’s dated. Maybe it needs just a little attention. Whatever it is we’ve neglected it because it’s not a space we’re using on a regular basis

September 14 / 2012

The Most Overlooked Question in Real Estate

Real estate agents are used to getting questions about their local market. Most are routine. What’s the market like? What are prices doing? Should I buy now? Sell now? But for years I have been amazed that not much attention is paid to how long a home for sale stays on the market.

September 07 / 2012

9 Overlooked Items to Prep Your Home for Sale

So you’ve prepped your home cosmetically for sale in every imaginable way – fresh paint, a deep cleaning, new landscaping, decluttered closets and even organized the garage! Your house looks better then it ever has and you are ready to hit the market! Before you proceed with the “For Sale” sign in the ground, there are several key pieces of information that you should consider gathering that today’s savvy buyers are going to want to know.