5 renovations to avoid when selling a house in raleigh nc

5 Renovations to Avoid When Selling a House in Raleigh

Many decide to renovate a house before they sell it for extra profit, only to find themselves buried in renovation work. Often times, one project will lead to another costing you time and money! If you are renovating a house for the first time, you should be aware of these 5 projects to avoid. Selling a House in Raleigh … Continued

painting tips for a quick home sale

Painting Tips For A Quick Home Sale

If you’re wondering how to sell your house fast, you need to present your home in the best light. Proper painting can be one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to score major brownie points with your potential home buyers. Remember the old adage you never get a second chance to make a first impression? … Continued

4 tips for better curb appeal

4 Tips For Better Curb Appeal

When selling your own home presentation is important.  Selling your own home is no easy task but it can be done with right knowledge and persistence.  Putting the “For Sale By Owner” sign in the lawn is just the beginning.  We must present our product in the best light possible and one of the first … Continued

3 reasons to use directional signage to sell your house

3 Reasons to Use Directional Signage to Sell Your House

In the new age of digital advertising, many traditional methods are being thrown to the side. Although, as a person who has bought and sold so many houses, what I’ve found is that I want multiple ways to find my prospects in order to produce the best results. It’s better to have multiple ways to … Continued

sell a home owner or hire a realty company

Sell a Home By Owner or Hire an Agent?

For most people the decision to hire a real estate agent in Raleigh, North Carolina is an easy one.  For the do-it-yourself crowd it’s selling a home by owner or “FSBO” (For Sale By Owner) pronounced “fiz-bow”.  The home owners who want to hire a professional to sell their most valuable asset either research realty … Continued

5 tips on hiring a realty company

5 Tips On Hiring a Real Estate Agent in Raleigh

If you have decided to sell your house using a real estate agent in Raleigh, be prepared to do your research, there are a lot to choose from.   There are hundreds of real estate companies in the Raleigh NC area alone (not including Durham and Chapel Hill).  The point is that this will be the sale of … Continued

How long will it take to sell my house?

How Long Will It Take To Sell My House?

I practiced general brokerage from 2006 – 2010. One of the most common questions I would be asked when listing a home was: How long will it take me to sell my house?Before I would throw out a number I had to explain the difference between finding a buyer and getting a check…

12 mistakes home sellers make

12 Mistakes Home Sellers Make

I’ve been in the real estate business since 2005.  I’ve been contacted by thousands of home sellers and after a while, I’m able to notice predictable patterns of behavior. The process of selling can be extremely stressful, and stress has a tendency to bring out the worst in us.  I’ve come up with 12 of the … Continued