Category: Seller Advice

  • Seller How-To's: Manage Buyer Inquiry Emails

    When you go to sell your own home, you need to know how to manage the many emails that will be coming in from potential buyers. Use these tips to help keep your inbox in check. Create an email just for the sale of your home: This simple step will

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  • Don't Let Emotions Get in the Way of Your Home Sale

    After years in your home, you decide it’s time to move on to something new. As you walk down the hall and see the family photos on the wall, you realize that your house isn’t just made of wood and concrete; it’s made of all the memories

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  • 5 Big For Sale By Owner Mistakes You Should Avoid

    You’re getting ready to sell your home, and you want to make the most out of your real estate investment. But how do you make sure not to make any missteps that have caused other For Sale By Owner (FSBO) listings to fail? This post outlines 5 big FSBO

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  • 5 Hot Seller Tips on How to Get Top Dollar for Your Home

    According to Berkshire Hathaway’s Homeowner Sentiment Survey, 23% of today’s homeowners are considering selling their home, but they’re stalling. Why? A majority of them feel like they don’t know how to maximize the return on their investment. If you fall into this group, check out five

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  • Prequalified vs. Preapproved: What's the Difference?

    Fully understanding the real estate loan approval process gives you an edge as a seller when it comes to negotiating with buyers. The key is knowing what different types of approvals mean and how they impact your potential buyer’s likelihood of getting final approval on their mortgage loan. So

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  • 5 Ways to Make More Money on Your Bay Area Home Sale

    Between the stunning scenery and unparalleled access to one of the nicest metro areas in the US, it’s easy to see why Bay Area homes practically sell themselves. That said, there are still specific things homeowners can do prior to listing to increase their final sale price. Use the

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  • How to Spot a Lowball Offer (& What to Do if You Get One)

    It’s a good feeling when you get your home listed and you’re all fired up to start taking offers. But what happens when an offer comes through that’s a little on the low side? Should you counter the offer or pass and wait the next one to

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  • Think Like a Realtor & Rock Your Home Sale

    As you prepare to sell your own home, there’s a lot you can learn from industry experts. For example, do you know how top producing agents decide on a list price that is both competitive and profitable? Or, do you know how to negotiate the best deal at the

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  • 5 Ways to Get More Money for Your San Diego Home

    If you’re in the market to sell your San Diego home, you’re in luck. A recent CoreLogic report shows that the median sale price for homes in San Diego County rose 5.8% in the first part of 2016. That rise brings the average sale price up to

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  • 7 Sanity-Saving Home Seller Success Tips For 2016

    Selling a home sounds like a daunting task (and don’t get us wrong, if you’re ill prepared, it can be!). But with a little planning, some research and a solid strategy in place, you can turn the overwhelming task of selling your home into a completely manageable project

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