Listing Techniques that Help Sell Homes
By Ryan Mennemeier, Mortgage Loan Officer
At some point, we have all read an online listing for a home or property. Think about the last time you checked out a property online and just wished you could conduct a walkthrough right after reading the listing. What was it about that particular listing that grabbed your attention over the others? Aside from pictures (which make a difference as well), here are some key factors that will stand out and help a listing appeal to buyers.
Use Your Vocabulary
There are many words that can be used to increase the effectiveness of an online listing. ...
Selling Your Home During a Divorce
The decision of going through a divorce on its own can be a difficult process to manage for all parties involved. Owning a home and making decisions about what to do with the property before, during, or after the divorce process can also be challenging. There are essentially three choices to be made concerning the home when contemplating a divorce:
Sell during the divorce process
One spouse to retain ownership after the divorce while buying out the other for their half of the property
Selling the property after the divorce is finalized with an agreed payout
We will focus on looking ...
5 Things to Avoid When Selling Your Home
Selling your home is always dependent on the market. Here are five things to avoid when selling your home.
Selling Your House On Your Own – Prepared?
The main reason homeowners consider this route is to save on commission costs. While the savings can be enticing, the trade-off is the time and knowledge you’ll need to complete all the items a realtor does. With resources, time, experience, knowledge and tools, realtors can get your home sold quickly.
Poor Quality Listing Photos
Over 85% of home seekers begin their search online. This means the listing photos are going to provide the first impression to the ...
3 Affordable Ways to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal
Your home’s curb appeal is the first impression that strikes potential homebuyers, but there’s no need to spend a fortune on improvements. Here are three affordable ways to make a dramatic difference on a budget.
Paint your shutters, trim or doors
A gallon of exterior paint will run you less than $100. By simply painting accents like the shutters, trim or front door you can bring your home back to life and add some brightness, making your home stand out. Bold colors work great for this, but make sure the color also works with other exterior areas of the home, such as ...