Here is her story: She contacted me and shared that her mother was terminally ill with cancer and she wanted to have a home so her mother could visit her and rest in peace. Initially, she had a lot of apprehension and fear with the home buying process because she stated, "I rarely get anything I want and I do so much for others; I don't expect to get a house." After working together for a few months and losing offers on several homes, late one evening she called and broke dow
1. Boost curb appeal. This is something you always hear, and with very good reason. Many people thinking of touring your home will do a quick drive-by first, often deciding on the spot if it is even worth a look inside. Make sure your home is ready to lure in onlookers with these tips: Power wash siding and walkways Hang easy-to-read house numbers Plant blooming flowers and fresh greenery Mow lawn, and reseed or add fresh sod as needed Wash front windows Repaint or stain the
Who can resist the smell of freshly cut grass? Apparently, buyers can’t. Bryan Clayton, CEO of GreenPal, knows one Nashville, TN, real estate agent’s secret: “She uses our platform to order last-minute lawn mowing before every showing. I’ve seen her get one home’s lawn mowed three times in one week.” This Real Estate Tip 101 has been provided by trulia.com
In a hot market, “too long” for a house to sit unsold is three to four weeks, max. “That’s a sure sign [the house] is overpriced,” says Miller. If you don’t want to appear desperate by dropping the value, price the home realistically from the start. “It’s much better to be in a position where the seller has multiple offers than to get greedy trying to obtain an unrealistic price — only to reduce it later,” Miller adds. This tip has been provided by trulia.com
October 17, 2016 was a big day! The $15,000 Down Payment Grant is back in NC. If you are looking to purchase a home and you are a first-time homebuyer or have not owned a primary residence in the last 3 years, you may qualify to receive this assistance. This grant is available for the following counties: Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Cumberland, Guilford and Johnston. Please contact me for more details at: (980) 722-6914.