Removing Mold to get Market Ready

One of the four-letter words no one wants to hear is mold—this is especially true for those involved in a house sale. It’s a problem that can put a screeching halt to any potential sale and could cause heartache on both sides of a transaction. The problem is most people don’t even realize they have mold in their homes because those sneaky little spores aren’t always easy to … Continue reading...

Fannie, Freddie plan to modify credit scoring, servicing, appraisals

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The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced on December 21, 2017, the release of its 2018 Scorecard, which outlines the conservatorship priorities for the GSEs. The FHFA announced Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are expected to maintain, in a safe manner, credit availability and foreclosure prevention activities for new and refinance mortgages in order to foster liquid, … Continue reading...

St Charles County September 2016 Real Estate Stats

sept 2016 real estate stats

Here are the St Charles county real estate stats for August 2016. If you are planing to sell house anyplace in the United States with nationwide network of local investors, check out Sell my house fast for more details. Depending on which side of the fence you are on this could really impact you.  There seems to be a slow down in available housing. … Continue reading...

10 Best Kept Secrets Selling Your Home Fast

10 Best Kept Secrets for Selling Your Home Fast - Video

10 Best Kept Secrets for Selling Your Home Fast Selling Secret #1:  Always be ready to show your home! You never know when your next buyer is going to walk through the door.  Be sure your home is "show-ready" at all times Selling Secret #2:  The buyers first impression says it all! Buyers will judge your home before they walk through the front door. You never have a … Continue reading...

6 Tips for Selling Your Home Fast

6 tips for selling your home fast

If you want your property sold fast you’ll need to get as many eyeballs on your property as you possibly can.  You will also need a strong internet presence. More than 93% of buyers are searching the internet to research and buy their homes. 1. You’ll need a single property website that is fully functional including, a virtual tour, photo gallery and information about the … Continue reading...

Top 10 Prelisting Home Checklist

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The devil is really in the details when buyers look at a home. Lots of everyday wear and tear that you don’t even notice can ding your home in the eyes of potential buyers. Here’s my list of ten simple improvements you can do to help your home sell faster: Spruce up your baseboards: Pets, kids, and stumbling husbands in the dark can make a mess of your baseboards. … Continue reading...

No-no’s For Your Open House

no-no's for your open house

What Must Go Before an Open House An open house is an important part of showing and selling your home, but it’s vital to understand that you will be essentially inviting strangers into your house. Here are some things you’ll want to secure beforehand. For many, the open house is a make-or-break event for marketing a home. The mix of people stopping by can lead to an offer … Continue reading...

7 Ways to Kick Your Curb Appeal Up a Notch

7 Ways to Kick Curb Appeal up a Notch

7 Ways to Kick Your Curb Appeal Up a Notch   Whether you’re trying to sell your home, rent your house or simply ‘wow’ your neighbors, nothing makes a more dramatic impression than your curb appeal. First impressions mean everything, there are plenty of budget-friendly ways you can improve the look of your home. Here are 7 ways to boost your curb appeal. #1: … Continue reading...

6 Tips To Help A Home Inspector

6 tips to help home inspector

http://youtu.be/_phEuA8NEnw Are you sweating an upcoming home inspection? Coming up next are six tips that will make your home inspector happy and save time and money in the process. Everyone wants a smooth home inspection. Sellers, buyers, agents... everyone’s rooting that this high-stakes moment passes without a hitch. Add to that list the home inspector, too! Save … Continue reading...