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Ken Trepeta is the Director of Real Estate Services for THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
Egypt Sherrod is an HGTV Host, and REALTOR® with Keller Williams Realty Cityside in Atlanta, Georgia. Licensed in both New Jersey and Georgia, Egypt has been a guest on CNBC, HLN and CNN and her frank real estate advice has been featured in many publications, including Ebony, Jet, and Atlanta magazines. and she has a new book coming out in March: Keep Calm: its just real estate. Your no stress guide to buying a home. She’s a 20-year award-winning radio broadcaster with shows on the air in New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Atlanta.
Greg McBride is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Analyst at Bankrate.com. Greg has nearly two decades experience in personal finance, and has earned the coveted “Chartered Financial Analyst” designation. He’s appeared before the Federal Reserve Board, Mortgage Bankers Association and the Federal Trade Commission…and he’s a regular guest on network news casts all across the country.
Julie Moir Messervy is celebrated author and the award-winning owner of Julie Moir Messervy Design Studio in Saxtons River, Vermont and her website JMMDS.com.
We’re talking pro strategies – designed to help you sell your home fast – and for a profit that will make you smile.
But sometimes the most effective strategy – is also the simplest. And that’s what we’re going to talk about now. A simple, easy technique that is so basic – you might forget about how important it really is. And that strategy is: Making Your Home Easy to Show.
Let’s be honest, it can be a stressful time. It’s often at a moment’s notice that a buyer happens upon a property and wants an appointment in an hour. Then there are the “drive by” buyers who see the “for sale” sign and want to take a look.
But you know that the more your home gets shown, the more likely you’ll get a contract. So how do you reduce the stress?
Well first of all – set some ground rules.
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Ivan Estrada is a REALTOR® working with Keller Williams Hollywood Hills in West Hollywood, California. Ivan is a recipient of the REALTOR® Magazine “30-Under-30” award, and he’s also a Certified Public Accountant.
Karen Eubank is the owner of Eubank Staging and Design in Dallas. Karen has served as the President of the Texas State Chapter of the Real Estate Staging Association for 2013 and 2014, and was honored in 2012 as their Chapter President of the Year.
HouseLogic.com is a free source of information and tools—from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® — that can help you make smart and timely decisions about your home.
Linda Lee is a REALTOR® and Broker with Keller Williams San Diego, and the 2015 President of the California State Women’s Council of REALTORS®. Linda was the 2013 President of her local association, the 11,000 member San Diego Association of REALTORS®, and at the national level, Linda served as the 2014 NAR Liaison for Law & Policy and was the National Chair of Conventional Finance and Lending at THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® in 2013.
We’ve talked about what SHOULD do as a seller, from pricing it right, to making your home spotless, to ramping up your curb appeal.
But right now? We’re changing directions – and talking about the things you should NOT do. Things home sellers wish they had done differently…things they might regret.
Are you ready? Because here are the top 5 biggest, baddest, and unfortunately, most common mistakes people make when they sell a home.
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- FHA Reduces Mortgage Insurance Premiums
- Home Sales On The Rise In 2015
- Young Home Buyers Return
- Rental Rates Race To Record Rise
- Midwest Shakes Off Rust; Leads Home Price Gains
- Pump Prices Could Siphon Home Values
- Mortgages Becoming More Available
- Fed To Raise Interest Rates Mid-Year
- Homeowners Safer Drivers?
- Still Time To Refi
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It’s time to take look at the latest real estate facts and figures from across the country.
This week we’re going to go further into the most recent Existing Home Sales report from THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, concentrating on November sales of existing homes by price category.
November showed a disappointing downturn in existing home sales overall. But the Pending Home Sales Report, which looks ahead to future home sales, told a different story. Jed Smith, Director of Quantitative Research for THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® looked at the Pending Home Sales data for us.
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