November 2013

Photography 101

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but in real estate, a picture could be worth a thousand dollars (or more).  Most agents aren’t photography professionals, but there is an understanding that better photos get listings more attention,…

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Don’t Go Home Without It

Don't Go Home Without It

These days, particularly with so many foreclosures on the market, ordering an inspection when you’ve made an offer is not only recommended, it’s critical.  Otherwise, you’re relying on the seller (in some cases, the bank) to provide you with a…

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Don’t Chase the Market

Buyer’s market or seller’s market – the simple fact is that your home is worth only what a buyer will pay for it.  The simple law of supply and demand usually determines the final sale price.  If there are fewer…

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Thinking of Shrinking?

It’s not just the economy – there are lots of reasons that people choose to downsize.  It could be retirement, a recently emptied nest, or just plain “maintenance fatigue.”  Whatever the reason, plan your new lifestyle carefully. When you search…

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