Sellers

March 13, 2018

Five Options for a “Door to Door” move when Selling then Buying

When having a home to sell before you can purchase, the timing and negotiating can become significantly more important. It IS possible to strategize a “door to door” move avoiding the necessity of putting all your things in storage. Following are five distinctly different ways to negotiate the contracts to […]
January 23, 2018

Will the New Tax Code affect Home Values in South Carolina?

A lot is being said about the new tax code. Two changes are expected to have an impact on the housing market. One, the reduction in the mortgage debt deductible, and two, the real estate tax deduction is now limited to $10,000. In addition to this, a higher standard deduction […]
January 9, 2018

How to Give Access to Buyers When Selling Your Home

You’ve just signed the listing paperwork and there’s always the question of, “How would you like to be notified for showings?”  While it’s not easy keeping your home ready to show at all times, it’s one of the best things you can do to get your home sold quickly. It […]
November 21, 2017

Why You Should Sell During the Holidays

Why You Should Sell During the Holidays Many people think that during the holidays is not the best time to sell your home. I disagree. Over the years I have realized a couple of things about selling during this time of year. One, showings do slow down but the buyers […]
November 12, 2017

Should I hire an agent to sell my home?

Selling a home can be quite an adventurous journey. In the many years I’ve been helping people sell their homes, I’ve found four compelling reasons owners should invest in hiring an agent versus selling on their own. An experienced real estate agent can efficiently guide you on the path to […]
November 5, 2017

Avoid the Top 10 Selling Mistakes

Serious about selling your home? Before you sign anything, read about these common mistakes that home sellers make: Pricing Too High: It’s no secret, price is everything. Overpricing does more to discourage buyers than any other single factor. When you overprice, you put your home in competition with homes that may […]
November 1, 2017

Seller’s List of 25 Fix-ups

The condition of your home will have a huge impact on how fast it sells, and its eventual selling price. Preparing your home for sale can pay you huge dividends. Many fix ups cost very little and consist mostly of time and some elbow grease. Here are some simple tips […]
July 22, 2017

Investing in Plumbing Repairs

You will spot several different types of plumbing systems in any housing market, including your own. Copper, galvanized, rigid plastic, polybutylene, and soft plastic are but a few. Certain systems are more prone to having certain problems. Fixing minor plumbing repairs today can save you time and money when you […]
July 22, 2017

A Little Painting Works Wonders

New paint makes the entire home smell clean and neat, and can bring sellers top dollar. If your home has chipped paint, exposed wood, or surfaces that looks faded, it’s time for new paint.  Especially if your home was built before 1978 and has chipping paint.  If the buyer is a […]