Why pay $18,000 to sell your home?

Have you ever paid someone $18,000 to do a week or a month’s worth of work? Sounds crazy right? What if we told you that the person you paid, turned around and hired someone else to do the job? You’re thinking that’s bonkers too, right? Welcome to the real estate industry. The Traditional 6% Commission… Read more »

 


 

10 Ways to Warm Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal in Winter

Catch the eye of potential buyers from the first drive-by when you spruce up the outside. These 10 tips will help you enhance your curb appeal–and sell your house faster–in the cold winter months.   1. Cheer up the front door Experts agree–nothing catches the eye faster than a pretty front door. Consider painting yours… Read more »

 


 

Provider Marketplace: Neighbor

Home Sweet Moneymaker Got a basement, shed, lawn or garage with some extra space screaming “RENT ME?” Now there’s a way to turn that extra storage space into a monthly payment with Neighbor’s peer-to-peer marketplace. Neighbor matches up homeowners who have extra space with people who need storage. How does peer-to-peer space rental work? Basically, you decide… Read more »

 


 

Homie sellers get a free 6-month Home Warranty

You could risk it, but why? Starting October 12th, when you list with Homie, you get six months of seller home warranty protection for free. Even the first $65 service charge is waived.  What is a Seller Home Warranty? A seller’s warranty covers the seller in the event that something like an appliance breaks or… Read more »

 


 

Provider marketplace: Case Study Staging

By the age of 14, Michael Templeman was already smitten with mid-century modern furniture. He loved the sleek elegance. The sensuous biomorphic shapes. Eames, Nelson, Noguchi, and Saarinen were more than furniture makers to him. They were designers—turning post-war materials and technologies into furniture that stacked, flexed, and folded in ways never before possible. The… Read more »

 


 

Moving Across the Country with Kids? Follow These Steps to Alleviate the Stress

Moving is stressful on everyone, whether they’re children, middle-aged adults, or seniors. But uprooting a family is especially hard on children who heavily depend on familiarity. Leaving behind the neighborhood, friends, activities, and schools is upsetting and traumatic. You can make the process of moving less painful for your children by considering the timing of… Read more »

 


 

A $35,000 Difference: Strategies for Smart Sellers

My neighbor Leslie G. and her husband Doug decided to sell their house. Nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac in Murray, their coveted lot bordered a lush green common area that led to a creek. Nice. Leslie was also a master gardener and the home featured curved brick walkways, an outdoor fountain, and easy-to-care-for… Read more »

 


 

Sales in Full Bloom: 7 Ways to Turn Warmer Weather into Higher Offers

Now that the snow is off the lawn and bulbs are blooming, buyers are out in force. If you’re considering listing your home this spring, shoot offers skyward with these seven timely tips. 1. Embrace Every Blooming Thing Crocuses, hyacinth, and tulips peeking through your soil? Great. Blooms can be one of your greatest spring… Read more »