In this changing Austin real estate market, we often hear about multiple offers, homes selling for more than asking price and cash buyers. What we don’t hear about too much, but happens more than you think now that the market is in flux, are “low ball” offers. Even in a booming Austin real estate market, […]
18 Things Every First Time Home Seller Needs to Know
Just like buying a home, selling a home is a process. To be successful and net the most money, you don’t just wake up one day, decide to sell your house and put a sign in the yard. Selling takes proper preparation, a strategic game plan and dynamic marketing. If you’re considering selling your home […]
5 Areas Sellers Should Pay Extra Attention to When Preparing to Sell
When preparing your Austin home to sell, you’ll want to make sure the entire house is spotlessly clean and show ready. In an ideal world, you’ll prepare every surface to be scrutinized by a discerning buyer. But, in the real world, you’ll have limited time to prepare. You’ll want to prioritize the time you do […]
I am a First Time Seller. What Questions Should I Ask a Realtor?
We talk a lot about first time home buyers, but first time home sellers are, for the most part, forgotten. Most assume since they’ve gone through the process of buying a home, they don’t need any education about selling their home. The reality is, buying a home is a completely different beast and requires a […]
Infographic: 6 Steps to Selling a Home in Austin
We are frequently asked what are the steps to selling a home in Austin. Below we’ve included an infographic of the 6 steps to selling your Austin home. Step 1: Understand the Market Figuring out what’s fact and what’s fiction about the Austin market is important. Determine your bottom line and see if the market […]
What Should Be On the For Sale Sign in Your Front Yard?
In our last post, we discussed the four typical for sale signs we see in front yards and what your for sale sign says about your home. If you couldn’t tell, I’m not a fan of a for sale sign that doesn’t market what it is intending to sell – your home. Why? Because it […]