Tag Archives: First Time Home Seller

Trend Watch: Four Bathroom Fads to Watch Out For

Bathrooms and kitchens are high on the list for buyers. They want to find something that fits their tastes and is functional. Fads are continually changing and these are on the way out! If your bathroom has these fading trends, …
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The Best Time to Sell Your Home? Now! The Best Company to Sell Your Home? Shorewest!

Demand for housing has remained strong as mortgage rates have remained near historic lows in 2017. The first quarter was sensational for the housing market as robust sales activity continued from the previous year.Sellers should know that the housing market …
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Resource Video: Buyer and Seller Edition

Who is Responsible for Making Repairs Called for in a Home Inspection? A home inspection helps a buyer discover any issues with a home before the closing. The buyer is responsible for selecting and paying the home inspector, but if …
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Calling All Sellers!

Why does the market sway between a buyer’s market and a seller’s market? The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as the market demand. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real estate …
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Want to Buy or Sell a Home? Now is the Time!

2016 was the year of low mortgage rate and also low inventory. The average for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was 3.65% which is the lowest annual average ever recorded by Freddie Mac going back to 1971. Since then mortgage rates …
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2019: Five Real Estate Resolutions that Stick

So we are just getting into the first month of the New Year! How are your resolutions coming along? Some of them may be sticking and some might be done already. Here are some real estate resolutions not to give up on! …
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Resource Video: Buyer and Seller Edition

What are Real Estate Escape Clauses? Most real estate contracts contain contingency clauses that allow the buyer or seller to end the transaction without a penalty if certain conditions cannot be met. These are commonly referred to as “escape clauses.” …
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Resource Video: Sellers Edition

When is a Commission Due? Real estate agents are paid a commission when they help you sell a home. They receive a commission based on the home’s price after the sale has been completed. A contract will be signed by …
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Six Unwritten Rules Every Seller Should Follow

The house is clean, the landscaping is done, the house is listed for sale and your first showing is scheduled. Everything is immaculate but there is still one more thing that needs to be taken care of…you! No matter how …
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Multiple Offers have Come in, Which One do You Accept?

In today’s sellers market we are experiencing many buyers competing for the same home and presenting multiple bids to the seller. This can be wonderful for a seller to get the best deal on their home but it also can …
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