Tag Archives: Seller Tips

The Pros of an Open House

When you’re selling your home, a key piece of the puzzle is getting eyes on your house. The advent of the Internet changed a lot of how this is done, since photos and videos can now be shared on realtor … Continue reading

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What Charlotte’s Growth Means for the Real Estate Market

Forbes recently listed Charlotte as one of the top 10 fastest growing cities in the country – #4 to be exact.  The ranking was based on the percentage growth in population from 2007 to 2012; Charlotte had a 15.8 percent … Continue reading

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Handling Multiple Offers as a Home Seller

When selling your house, it’s thrilling when you get an offer.  And with the Charlotte housing market, it’s very possible that you could end up with multiple offers.  While that may seem like a great prospect, it can be a … Continue reading

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Get Your Home Ready for Sale

The Charlotte housing market is changing, and the balance between buyers and sellers is evening out.  If you’re preparing to sell your home, there are a number of items that you should consider to help you get the best offer! … Continue reading

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Quick Kitchen Makeovers for Less

They say that the kitchen is the heart of a home.  It’s also the way to a buyer’s heart.  Kitchens continue to be the most popular selling point for Charlotte home buyers.  If you are planning on selling your home … Continue reading

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The Home Valuation Code of Conduct and Appraisals

9W9HHC9VSVWH As of May 1, 2009, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages have been held to a specific standard for solicitation, compensation, selection, conflicts of interest and appraiser independence by the Home Valuation Code of Conduct (HVCC). This means that REALTORS® and mortgage brokers are not allowed to select their own appraisers to help avoid any appearance of “stacking the deck” in favor of their client. Continue reading

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How to Sell Your Home Using Basic Economics

How is the Charlotte real estate market different than it was 3 years ago?  Or even 5 years ago?  I am suggesting that the basic economics of buying and selling real estate are not all that different.  For sure, the … Continue reading

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