Sorry, Mom, Nobody Wants Your Stuff
Teaching clients how to ‘let it go’ and declutter prior to a sale is often a difficult part of the moving process.
How Long Does it Take to Sell a House?
How long does it take to sell your house? There are many variables – season, condition, price, etc. Let’s look at what might affect the sale of your Colorado Springs home.
First Right of Refusal Contract
Is it wise for a Buyer to make or a Seller to accept a First Right of Refusal Contract (also known as a Contingency Contract)? And what is a kick-out clause?
Tips for Selling Your Home
While a Realtor can give you a checklist for the Selling process, there are some tips for selling your home that are often overlooked.
Non-Negotiables When Selling a House
There are three non-negotiables when listing your house for sale. A lot goes into a smooth transaction, but make sure you are following these basics.
Is now a good time to sell a house?
Is now a good time to sell a house? In all of my years of selling real estate, I would say the time has never been better.
INSPECTION REPORT IN COLORADO
Does a Seller have to repair all of the items found wrong with a home in an Inspection Report? In CO, they can fix all or some or none. Find out how this affects you.
WHAT IF APPRAISAL COMES IN LOW?
There are five common actions that can be taken if an appraisal comes in low. Whether you’re the Buyer or the Seller, don’t panic. There’s often common ground.
Best Realtor to Sell Your Downtown Colorado Springs Victorian
Why Mimi Foster is the Best Old North End Colorado Springs Realtor For over a decade, my husband Dave and…
How Do I Sell My House in a Slower Market?
Is Your House Languishing on the Market? After several decades of being a real estate professional, there are numerous “givens”…
5 Things Sellers Need to Know in this Changing Colorado Springs Market
The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market is Changing In the spring of 2017, the real estate market in Colorado Springs…
Be Confident You’re Doing All You Can to Sell Your Home
Questions to Ask your REALTOR to Sell your Home with Confidence How do you determine value? A competent REALTOR will…
13 Things Your Realtor Probably Didn’t Tell You
What BUYERS Need to Know When Looking for a Home Seeing more than 5 houses in a day will…
Nosy Neighbors Tell Secrets When You Sell Your Home
When in doubt, DISCLOSE, DISCLOSE, DISCLOSE. If there’s ever been a problem in your house, rest assured the neighbors will spill the beans to the new owner.
10 Commandments Sellers Need to Follow
You often only have one opportunity to show your house to a particular buyer. Don’t turn down showings, and other valuable advice for when your house is on the market.
42 Timely Tips from a Realtor to Make your Move Easier
Timely Tips from a Realtor to Make your Move Easier Having moved recently, and helping many clients during the moving…
10 Things Your Realtor Can’t Tell You
People often ask Realtors questions they can’t (or shouldn’t) answer, often because the law prohibits us from sharing certain information. Here are a few instances.
5 Reasons you want to list your house now
Is now a good time to list your Colorado Springs Home for Sale? People often ask, When is the best…
Using a Lockbox on your home for Sale in Colorado Springs
Benefits of using a professional lockbox on your Colorado Springs Home for Sale Colorado Springs Real Estate has a new…
Why Use a REALTOR to Sell Your Home?
Why use a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home? There is often a lack of understanding of what REALTORS® do…
Need a Realtor anywhere in the world? I have connections.
Do you need a Realtor? I know people. Are you thinking about moving and don’t know a Realtor in the…
What is a contingency offer?
What is a contingency offer and should we accept it? A contingency is an offer or a contract dependent on…
Price your Colorado Springs Home for Sale Properly
By telling you your house is worth more than it is, the Price Wizard will convince you to list with him. After multiple price drops, you have a stale, overpriced listing. Don’t be fooled.
Bankruptcy vs. Foreclosure – Protect Yourself
BANKRUPTCY VS. FORECLOSURE – PROTECT YOURSELF When we are unable to crawl out from unfortunate life circumstances, sometimes the only…
What are you paying a REALTOR® for anyway?
It’s not the number of houses that your Agent shows you or the marketing that they do to sell your house, the Agent is paid for their work AFTER a home goes Under Contract.
The Shiny Penny ~ Putting your home’s best foot forward when Selling
When getting your Colorado Springs home ready to put on the market, make sure yours is The Shiny Penny ~ the cream of the crop of homes available to Buyers in your particular price range.
Buyer’s Remorse? I’ll sell it for FREE
Too often life circumstances change and we need to sell a house in a hurry. Call me today to find out the details of how I’ll sell your house for free.
Location Location Location ~ what does that really mean to a Buyer or Seller?
When the time comes for you to buy or sell a home, the idea of LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION is one that can never be ignored.
Don’t tell me your problems
As Realtors, we all have different personalities. It is important that you find someone with whom you are compatible.
Colorado Springs Best Realtor
It’s the relationships that we establish that make our job constantly rewarding.
New Fannie Mae Changes
Another government change is on the horizon that will have even more of an impact on the already distressed housing market.
While there are many connotations, matching peoples’ dreams with reality is the best part of my job.
Dolls, Buddha, and the Virgin Mary
How you market your house is not the same way that you live in your home. You are going to be moving, start packing!
Raving Fans (and the PERFECT Clients)
Sometimes you have Clients who make you not only appreciate their friendship, but make you fall in love with your job all over again.
In taking just a little time out of your schedule each week to preview houses, sometimes you come across gems that are just right for your clients.
Realtors Sell Houses
Even though all of us have certain access to the internet and other media for advertising properties for sale, if you want to sell you home, it is almost always Realtors who sell houses.
Please Get Out So We Can Get Your Home Sold
It is never wise for a homeowner to stay at home while a potential Buyer is looking at the property. No matter what you think they need to know about your home to make an informed decision, during their first viewing is not the time!
Getting a deal to the closing table takes experience and professionalism and placating an average of 71 people as you navigate a purchase or sale. Show your Realtor appreciation for making your transaction happen.
But MY house hasn’t lost value
Sometimes I am surprised by homeowners who believe that theirs is the only property that has not been affected by the housing crisis.
Open House Getting Results
While the traditional way to hold an Open House has very little to offer a Seller, there are ways to make the experience very rewarding.
Not all Realtors are Created Equal
It is unfortunate, but as with any business, it is the individual with whom you are working, and not the profession itself, that determines the experience of your transaction.
Caretakers of America
If you are a Realtor with a vacant listing, or a home Seller with a vacant home, using Caretakers of America is the wise and economical alternative. Best of all, it is a FREE service to Realtor and homeowner!