By: Ricardo Medeiros

How to Improve WIFI Speed in your Home

Tags: IMPROVE, WIFI, SPEED, CONECTION, REAL ESTATE, REAL ESTATE AGENT, HOMES, AGENT

These days, just about everyone relies on the internet for work, school, entertainment, shopping, networking, you name it. So, speed and connectivity have become big issues.   Ideally, you want a fast, reliable connection — consistently.   If you have a router and connect with WIFI, here are some ways to boost the signal:   Occasionally unplug your router, wait ten seconds,...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

How Emotions Can Get in the Way of Selling

Tags:
EMOTIONS, WAY OF SELLING, REAL ESTATE, REAL ESTATE AGENT, HOMES, AGENT

Like most homeowners, you probably don’t think of your property as just a building with rooms and a backyard. To you, it’s much more than that. It’s a home.   When you walk into your dining room, for example, you don’t merely see the table and chairs. You see memories. You recall laughter with family and friends. It’s emotional.   That’s what a home is...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Making your Main Floor Show Well

Tags: MOCK TOUR, MAIN FLOOR, REAL ESTATE, REAL ESTATE AGENT, HOMES, AGENT

Where do buyers form the most lasting impression of a home for sale that they visit? On the main floor!   When buyers view a property, they often spend a lot of time on the main floor, thinking and imagining. They visualize cooking in the kitchen, having family dinners in the dining room, and entertaining guests in the living room. They even mentally calculate how their furniture will fit! S...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Should You Sell in a Slow Season?

Tags: SELLER'S MARKET, SLOW SEASON, REAL ESTATE, REAL ESTATE AGENT, HOMES, AGENT

A slow real estate season is defined as a period of time that has less activity — fewer listings, fewer transactions, etc. — than other times of the year. In many areas, the slow season is in the winter, but it can be at other times as well.   The question you might be asking is, “Does it make sense to sell in a slow season?”  In most cases, the answer is yes. &nb...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Is Home Staging Worth the Effort?

Tags: STAGING, DRESSING UP HOMES, REAL ESTATE, REAL ESTATE AGENT, HOMES, AGENT

Staging is all about dressing up your home so that it looks its best to buyers. This can involve anything from rearranging furniture and doing some home improvements, to painting and redecorating, to even replacing existing furnishings and other items. The goal is to make key rooms look worthy of a magazine cover!   But is it worth the effort? Can’t you just clean and tidy and, perhaps,...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Buying the Home Everybody Wants

Tags: BUYING HOMES, COMPARABLES, REAL ESTATE, REAL ESTATE AGENT, HOMES, AGENT

When you’re shopping for a home, you may become interested in a property for sale that someone else is also considering. In fact, there may be several other buyers entertaining the idea of making an offer.  In such a competitive situation, what should you do if you really love that home? Obviously, you’ll need to move quickly and make some fast decisions.   Start by making c...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Front Walkway Improvements that Boost Curb Appeal

Tags: FRONT WALKAWAY, IMPROVEMENT, CURB APPEAL, REAL ESTATE, REAL ESTATE AGENT, HOMES, AGENT

Your front walkway is one of the first sections of real estate a buyer will set foot on when coming to see your home. So, it makes sense to make that pathway to your front door as appealing as possible.   The obvious way is to make it as clean and clear as you can. Ensure there are no obstacles in the way, such as overhanging branches, kid's toys, or potted plants. What you want is a clea...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

5 Ways to Add Fun to the Selling Process

Tags: FUN, ANTICIPATION, SENSE OF ADVENTURE, REAL ESTATE, REAL ESTATE AGENT, HOMES, AGENT

When you think about selling your property, do you dwell on the possible work and stress involved? You're not alone. Many homeowners share the same concerns.  But it doesn't have to be that way.   In fact, there are plenty of ways to add some fun, anticipation, and even a sense of adventure to the selling process. Here are just a few ideas: Plan fun things to do when your hom...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Selling when You’re Going to be Out-of-Town

Tags: SELLING, OUT-OF-TOWN, ONLINE REAL ESTATE, REAL ESTATE AGENT, HOMES, AGENT

If you’re going to be out-of-town but need to sell you home, you might be concerned about listing your property while you’re away. After all, you won’t be around to show your property, schedule viewings, consider offers, etc. While it’s ideal that you be close to home when you’re selling, there’s no reason why you can’t list your property, even if you&rsq...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Start the Home Selling Process this Month

Tags: SPRING, SELLING, REAL ESTATE, REAL ESTATE AGENT, HOMES, AGENT

If you’re thinking about selling in the spring, don’t wait until the new year to start planning. In fact, you’ll save yourself a lot of work and get ahead of the game if you start planning now. What’s that old saying? The early bird gets the worm! In this case, by starting the process this month, you’ll be in excellent shape when you’re ready to list in the spr...Read More