Category: Home Selling

Why It Makes Sense to Sell Your House This Winter

Are you thinking about selling your house, but not sure if you want to wait until after the holidays? You should know that 2020 has not been a typical year for our local real estate market. We have been in a strong seller’s market all year long and it continues to favor sellers at the […]

How to Sell Your House Fast for Top Dollar

When you put your house on the market, you want it to sell as quickly as possible so that you can move on with your life and limit the hassle of getting your house ready for showings. Also, homes that sell faster tend to get the most money for its owner. Regardless of the market […]

Preparing Your House for a Photo Shoot Checklist

The photography of your house will be vital for the marketing process. Having a good set of professional photos is one of the most important components of an online listing, and in most cases, it will be the determining factor as to whether or not a buyer or renter will decide to visit the house […]

What the Home Sellers Need to Do After Closing

Congratulations, you just successfully sold your house! That was a big accomplishment, but you aren’t quite done yet. There are still a few things you have to do to tie up the loose ends. Here is a checklist of things that home sellers need to do after the house is sold. Change of Address Save […]

How to Sell a Property with an Existing Tenant in Place

Selling an investment rental property subject to an existing lease can be accomplished, but it is more complicated than a standard sale. First and foremost, you have to understand the landlord-tenant law in your State and understand your tenant’s rights. For example, in Virginia, you have to notify the tenant of your intent to sell, […]

Why NOW Is a Great Time to Sell Your House

Updated: May 6, 2020 Currently, the real estate market in the DMV area, especially in Virginia, remain very favorable for homeowners considering selling their house. The historic low inventory and low-interest rate still reliably create a “multiple offers” situation, resulting in sales prices that are above market average. Right now, your house can still be […]

Top 5 Reasons Homes Fail to Sell

For the right price, any property will sell. And a property will sell at the highest possible price with the right marketing strategy. Unfortunately, there are houses that fail to sell, and here are the most common reasons why they don’t. 1: Undedicated or Part-Time Agent The average agent only sells 3 homes a year. […]