The 7 Deadly Sins of Home Selling #3 – Not Fixing Things Now

Hmm, could use some TLC…

Imagine walking up to the front door of a home you’re thinking about buying. Now imagine seeing the storm door not closing properly, wood rot around the threshold, and cobwebs circling the rusty brass light fixture. Did your emotions just go from excitement to dread of what’s inside? If […]

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Home Selling #2 – Going Light on Marketing

On Target Marketing is a Must

Yes, there are always areas and price ranges that are “hot,” where the offers come fast and in multiples. But regardless of those gifts, you still need as much marketing reach as you can get. It’s the only way to guarantee that you’re getting the highest price for […]

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Montgomery County Remaining Solid on Fewer Sales

Montgomery County seems to be giving back a fraction of the gains from last month in terms of number of sales, but other than that, it’s all green lights heading into the spring season.

Sales volume is up 9.5%, even as the number of homes sold declined by 2.8%. This means more higher priced homes […]

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Howard County Real Estate Market Slightly Favors Sellers, for Now

Looking at February home sale numbers for Howard County shows an interesting twist. Most indicators point to a market in swing toward sellers, and yet one indicator favors buyers.

In this corner, the seller’s view. Total sales volume is up 15.3% over last year, the average sale price is up 2.6%, and the days on […]

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Home Selling #1 – Asking Too Much for Your House

The Seven Deadly Sins of Home Selling – Resist the Temptation and Reap the Reward

Sin 1. Asking Too Much for Your House

You remember what you paid for the house. And you remember what you paid for every renovation and improvement. But your house is only worth what the market is willing to pay […]

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