Main Living Room Staging

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Main Living Room Staging

Tags: Staging, Main Living Room, Rooms, Real Estate, Homes,

When it comes time to prepare the living room for the showing, the big question is whether to empty the room, or have it staged. Staging your home is actually the better option because it helps to convey how the space can be used properly, should the buyer have a lot of furniture that they would like to incorporate. In fact, staging your home, especially the living room, can make all the differen...Read More

Importance of Good Pictures

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Importance of Good Pictures

Tags: Homes, Sellers, Real Estate, Pictures, professional, tips, 

You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again – your main goal in selling your home is to make money. Whether this is to make a profit or to pay off your current mortgage, your focus needs to be on making that sale. Not excited about the idea? Hey – you can have loads of fun with it. For starters, how are you at taking pictures? Pictures play a huge role in nailing that...Read More

Staging Solutions and Options

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Staging Solutions and Options

Tags: Homes, Staging, Real Estates, Realty,

Renting If you don’t have the furniture that best compliments your home so that it’s dressed to impress, renting some can be a convenient option.  Also, if the house that you are selling is completely vacant, renting furniture might not only be convenient, but the smartest move. Before getting started on the selection process, take into account what you have ...Read More

Repairs or Touch-ups to Improve Value

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Repairs or Touch-ups to Improve Value

Tags: Repairs, Touch-ups, Investment, Improvements, Real Estate, Homes,

First of all, keep in mind that you don’t need a giant improvement to achieve your goal. Small improvements introduced in almost every room, including the exterior of the house is what we are aiming for. Here are some tips to get you started: Clean, clean, and clean. Nothing looks more appealing and eye-catching than a neat and clean house. So start improving the appearance of your house...Read More

How Buyers Search for Homes

By: Ricardo Medeiros

How Buyers Search for Homes

Tags: Homes, Sellers, Tips, Real Estate, housing, buyers, 

Whether it is to relocate for work, upsize so you have more room for the kids, or downsize because the kids are gone, selling a home is one of the most stressful experiences a person can go through. And that stress goes up the longer the process goes on. Not only are you likely to do a fair amount of work before listing the home, but having to keep the house impeccably clean, vacate the premises ...Read More

Grabbing A Buyer’s Attention

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Grabbing A Buyer’s Attention

Tags: Homes, Sellers, Buyers, Real Estate, Tips, homebuyers

You want them informed, interested, and in the house. Since 1 out of every 2 homebuyers spends time visiting open houses, you want to throw the best open house party that you can. How do you do this? Making sure that the home is staged and in pristine condition is a must. You can’t have potential buyers walking into a petting zoo or discovering Pandora ’s Box when opening the coat cl...Read More

Dealing with Animals or Children When Staging

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Dealing with Animals or Children When Staging

Tags: Homes, Sellers, Tips, Real Estate, solutions, houses for sale, market, 

If you have decided to put your home for sale on the market, you will have to consider all types of buyers; those who love pets and those who don’t. There can be many reasons behind that thinking so there is no need to be judgmental. Before putting a house for sale in which pets have lived with the owners, you are going to need to do a lot of retouching and cleaning. You should move your pe...Read More

Promoting and Advertising Your Home Online

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Promoting and Advertising Your Home Online

Tags: Homes, Seller, Tips, Marketing, Homes, Social Media, Realty, Real Estate, promoting, advertising, 

Way back in chapter one of this book, we spent some time talking about how to market your listings online, giving you an overview of how to use websites, video and social media to drive people from their couches to the driveway of a seller’s home. Especially as this is the most effective way to get people to visit your listings in the real world (remember, NAR says 90% of buyers reported us...Read More

Single-Property Websites

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Single-Property Websites

Tags: Home Seller Tips, Homes, Seller, Real Estate, Homes, Seller, Tips,

As a realtor, you know that for a potential buyer to find a seller’s property to purchase, marketing is a crucial part of the process to close. It sounds downright obvious, but let’s explore this topic a little further. More than making sure the home is properly staged, in saleable condition, and other preliminary preparations for sale, a realtor’s ultimate responsibility to th...Read More

Direct Mailing

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Direct Mailing

Tags: Home Seller Tips, Homes, Seller, Real Estate, Realty,

While direct mailing may not yield a vast number of sales in a short period of time, it can result in a steady flow of clients listing with you because they first saw your name in a postcard or brochure that had arrived in their mailboxes. As a matter of fact, at least one realtor had executed an extensive postcard campaign and continued to get clients from it for five years after sending the las...Read More