November 2016

Found 3 blog entries for November 2016.


Technology plays a critical role in today’s real estate industry. Whether you’re trying to sell a single house or more houses, failure to keep up with the times is likely to result in failure to close.

Buyers now have access to almost any information they need, directly from their smartphones.

What the Stats Say

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers:

“For 44 percent of recent buyers, the first step that they took in the home buying process was to look online at properties for sale, while 17 percent of buyers first contacted a real estate agent”

“Seventy-nine percent of recent buyers found their real estate agent to be a very useful information source. Online websites were seen as

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With summer drawing to a very warm close in the last month, seasonal buyers are flocking to Southwest Florida in an escape of the snowy north. And, if you're planning on selling in the near future, you'll likely be hearing from some of these potential buyers.

When you start sprucing up your home for a showing, consider adding some fall flair to the mix – not only will you be giving a fresh, new look to your home that still compliments the warm climate, you'll be subtly reminding northern buyers of their own home up in the colder parts of the country. Here are some tips for getting your house in to the fall mood:

1. Fill Clear Containers with Dried Leaves

Nothing says "fall" like leaves that have changed color and fallen. So, for this cheap

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When you’re shopping around for a new home, you’ll be tempted by lavish floor plans and sprawling square footage fit for a king and queen. But if that kind of place isn’t in your budget, downsizing while you save up the extra money can work to your advantage.

There are all sorts of ways you can take a smaller space and make it bigger. Making these tips work for you is the first step toward opening up the cramped spaces in your home and increasing the size of your living areas:

1. Match the color of the ceiling and the crown molding

When your ceiling is a different color than the crown molding attached to it, a tunnel vision effect is produced and makes your room look narrower. By coloring the molding the same as the ceiling, the two seem to

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