Friday, April 8, 2022 / by Jill Perry-Zaborowski
5 Hard-to-Ignore Reasons Why You Should Always Work With a Realtor
From getting you the best deal to keeping you on the right side of the law, there are only upsides as to why use a Realtor.
Buying and selling a home is stressful. Showings. Listings. Open houses. Taxes. Closing costs. Paperwork on top of paperwork on top of paperwork.
And those are just the things you've thought of off the top of your head.
While it's easy to think you can handle it all yourself, thanks to the abundance of information readily available on the internet (and from the Property Brothers!), the fact is that a real estate transaction is time-consuming and complicated, and, if not handled properly, could end up costing you money.
Just like you wouldn't represent yourself in a court of law, it's simply not in your best interest to represent yourself when you're buying or selling a home. It's worth it to work with someone who knows real estate inside and out - a Realtor. ...
Thursday, April 7, 2022 / by Jill Perry-Zaborowski
Your Home Prep Checklist for the Spring Selling Season
Follow this cheat sheet to get your listing show-ready.
April 4, 2022
Working With Sellers, Staging
By: Patti Stern
PJ & Company offers its “Checklist for Success” as a guide to get a home in move-in-ready condition and attract more attention from home buyers. Try these basic, budget-friendly steps.
Make basic interior and exterior repairs and updates.
Is everything in working condition? Repair and replace broken bulbs, switches, ceiling fans, door knobs, leaky faucets, loose railings, and steps.
Touch up any obvious cosmetic damage, such as holes or dents in the walls, peeling paint, water damage, or cracked windows and tiles.
Switch out dated light fixtures and hardware in the entryway, kitchen, and bathrooms with more contemporary styles for an instant boost.
Consider replacing older, less-efficient kitchen appliances with sleek, eco-friendly models to appeal ...
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 / by Jill Perry-Zaborowski
By Sarah Hansen
March 17, 2022
Here's the Best Time to
Sell Your Home in 2022
APRIL 10th to April 16th
If you’re gearing up to sell your house this year, the ideal time to put it on the market is right around the corner. A new report from Realtor.com has determined that the week of April 10 through April 16 is the best time to list a home for sale in 2022.
Listing during that week will allow sellers to capitalize on optimal market conditions that lead to a quick sale at a high price, according to the report.
“Sellers listing in mid-April can expect to find relatively high buyer interest, coupled with limited competition from other sellers, that equates to fast-selling homes at top dollar,” Danielle Hale, Realtor.com’s chief economist, said in a news release.
According to Realtor.com’s analysis, if typical yearly trends hold true, the median listing price for homes d ...