Real Estate Tips & Updates

  • Top 9 Stress-Reducing Tips for Home Sellers

    Selling a home can be a little chaotic, but there are lots of things you can do to reduce the amount of stress you take on. As with most things, one of the best ways to ease anxiety throughout your home sale is to be as prepared as possible. Today,

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  • Sellers - Avoid This Common Real Estate Listing Mistake

    When you’e selling your home, you want to maximize your listing’s exposure in order to increase your chances of selling quickly at a great price. In many cases, sellers assume that by listing on a giant real estate site – like Zillow – they’ll get all the exposure they

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  • Save Thousands: Sell Your Home Without an Agent

    When you hire an agent to sell your home, you expect to get the best possible return on your real estate investment. Surprisingly, research has shown this is not always the case. In fact, Stanford University recently published a study showing that in many cases, homeowners sell their homes for

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  • Seller's Guide to The Multiple Listing Service

    Before you list your home, it’s important that you understand all the fundamental elements involved in the process. One of the most important things to learn about is the multiple listing service, also commonly known as the MLS. This post will teach you what it is, why it matters

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  • How to Sell Your Property to Vacation Home Shoppers

    There are two main types of buyers in real estate – those looking for a primary residence and those looking for a vacation home. As a seller, you’re likely to market your home as a primary residence by default. You may not have considered the option of leveraging the vacation

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  • 5 Big Benefits of Listing Your Home on the MLS

    When you list your home on the MLS, your listing is automatically fed to thousands of local and national real estate websites, giving you increased exposure to motivated buyers. How does it work, exactly? 5 Big Benefits of Listing Your Home on the MLS: Your listing will automatically appear on

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  • Optimize Your MLS Listing to Sell Your Home Faster

    Optimizing your listing description and providing stellar photos are critically important when it comes to effectively attracting buyers to your property. Home Bay was asked to review this condo listing and offer ideas on how to improve it. Check out our tips below and get inspired! Photo Makeover Ideas: Staging

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  • How Long Will It Take to Sell Your San Diego County Home?

    As of December 2014, the average home in San Diego county was on the market for 1.5 to 3 months before going into escrow with a buyer. Below are the average marketing times in San Diego County for select areas over the last 12 months. A fast home sale

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  • Print Advertising is a Bad Bet for Home Sellers - Learn Why

    When it comes to advertising your home, you want to use affordable channels that are going to reach a large number qualified buyers. So where should print advertising fall in your listing marketing plan? source: mypostcardcompany.com If you prioritize marketing that allows you to get the most for your

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  • Not getting interest in your home as quickly as you were hoping to? That’s okay – we can help you figure out what’s causing your slow start. There are four main areas to consider if your home isn’t seeing much buyer activity: seasonality, unique traits, marketing and pricing.

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