Beware Of Starting Off With A High Sales Price

If you start out with too high a price on your home, you may have just added to your stress level. A Listing Agent will market and promote your home to other local agents. This dramatically increases the sales force. During the first couple of … [Read more...]

The “What Do You Do Now?” Checklist

So, you're ready to sell your home.  Getting your home ready before buyers come to visit is very important.  Here is a checklist of items you should check before the showing appointments start; Replace heating and air conditioning filters Check … [Read more...]

Your 9 Minute Showing Drill

Occasionally, you will receive a call to schedule a showing to take place within the next few minutes.  THE FOLLOWING IS A CHECKLIST FOR THIS TYPE OF PANIC: SOUND:  Turn off the television and radio. SIGHT:  Turn on every light in the house … [Read more...]

Preparing For Showings

The following are some friendly tips to help you home welcome the buyers: First impressions are lasting impressions. An inviting exterior insures inspection of the interior. Keep your lawn mowed and edged, the flower beds cultivated and the yard … [Read more...]

So You Want To Sell Your Home

Types of Listings Open Listing Gives a real estate agent the right to bring buyers to view your home. If their client buys the home, the agent earns a commission. There is nothing exclusive about an open listing and a seller can give such listings … [Read more...]

Why Pay A Commission?

Homeowners attempting to sell their home without the assistance of a real estate professional generally do so for one and one reason only. It's to avoid paying a commission fee. Is it worth it? Only the homeowner can answer that, but experience has … [Read more...]

Caney Estate Auction – November 17th, 2012

Estate Auction Saturday, November 17th, 10:00 a.m., 725 N Wood, Caney KS Craig C and Eva Neil Giblin Estate to be sold at auction. Proceeds of sale will be donated to Caney Valley Historical Society and Caney City Library. The Giblins … [Read more...]

Deciding What To Offer

Houses have lots of different prices and values Listing or asking price - Price seller would like to get Buyer's price range - What buyer can afford. Sale price - Price the house actually sells for. Market Value/ Appraised Value - … [Read more...]

Important Things To Avoid Before Buying A Home

Don’t Move Money Around Do Not Change Jobs Salaried Employees: Mak sure to remain in the same line of work Hourly Employees: Make sure to remain in the same line of work Commissioned Employees: Do not change jobs before buying a home. … [Read more...]

Benefits Of Owning Your Own Home

Income Tax Savings Interest paid can be tax deductible Stable Monthly Housing Costs Monthly payments remain stable Forced Savings You are building equity in your home, whereas paying rent builds no equity Freedom and … [Read more...]

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