A friend of mine, Paula Henry wrote an incredible post regarding Do Homes sell in Winter? The post started me thinking about home sales in Amherst and how do they sell in the variety of seasons. History gives us some clues to how the market is going to perform. In Western New York, something to […]Read More Best Time To Sell Your Home?
Spring is just around the corner, and the lure of a new home has you thinking about putting yours on the market. Your neighbor added a new bathroom last year, and you’re wondering if you should upgrade yours before you sell. Logically, a new bathroom should increase the value of your home, right? From 2006 […]Read More Will a Bath Remodel Increase Home Value?
If you’re buying a home, you are going to come across this word many times during the process – escrow. If you’re a first time homebuyer, you may have no idea what it means. Even if you have bought a home in the past, escrow may still be something you find confusing. Although it can […]Read More What Is Escrow?
If you’re relocating for a job, trying to move before the school year begins or even hoping to avoid making payments on two mortgages, you may find yourself in the unenviable position of buying and selling a home at the same time. While it may certainly be easier to buy a new home, move and […]Read More Buying and Selling a Home at the Same Time
I have written about Buyer’s remorse in the past, and I was reminded of it when I read a post on a Real Estate website about Seller’s Remorse. Let’s talk about how quickly a home can go under contract and what that means to you, the seller. In an ideal situation, we list your home, […]Read More Is Seller’s Remorse Real?
You’re ready to sell, but you know that your home could use some updates to attract serious buyers. But you don’t want to invest significant time or money, which is understandable. Major remodels don’t always bring a desired return on investment when you’re selling. So what do you do? Here are some great suggestions to […]Read More Reinvent a Room for Staging
I am sitting in the office late at night after a crazy day of showing properties, writing an offer, presenting the offer and scheduling my day for tomorrow. I had 3 of my properties shown today, 2 yesterday and 1 the day before. I have about 10 emails from other REALTORS who want feed back on […]Read More The Truth About Showing Feedback
In today’s competitive Real Estate market, the price your home is listed at is a very important part of getting it sold. The original listing price will determine how long it will take to sell your home. Why is it that some homes sit on the market for sale for weeks and months, yet others sell […]Read More Why Price Is So Important When Selling Your Home
Attracting a Buyer with a Spiritual Cleansing There are things you can do to attract a home buyer to your home. Some are basics, cleaning your home, staging it, but there is a spiritual aspect that you may want to add to your preparation of your home for sale. You may have heard of he […]Read More Attract a Buyer With a Spiritual Cleansing
But it won’t sell for more than what a buyer is willing to pay! There are not a lot of people out there that will pay more than the appraised value of a home and if they do they will have to purchase all cash. Main reason — there isn’t an appraiser out there that […]Read More Of Course Your Home Is (Fill-in-the-Blank) !