1. What to Know before You Start the Home-Buying Process

    When it comes to buying a house, the more you know going into it, the better off you’ll be. The home-buying process can be long, arduous and more than a little stressful. But, the more knowledge you have about the process before you dive right into it, the better off you’ll be throughout the who…Read More

  2. Tips to Staging your Home – Volume 2

    If you've finished with 1-11, let us give you another 10 tips to increase the value of your home. 12. Clean up toys. Of course there will be families with children looking at your home, but just because they have kids too doesn't mean seeing toys strewn everywhere will sell them on the place. When p…Read More

  3. Tips to Staging your Home – Volume 1

    If you are planning to put your house on the market this summer, it goes without saying that you are hoping to sell your home as quickly as possible and get your asking price. Set the stage for success with these tips for styling and upgrading your home, and see results -- fast. 1. Boost curb appeal…Read More

  4. Interviewing your Agent

    Agent interviews: Do better than one and done! Real estate pros urge buyers and sellers to interview at least two agents. Most people don’t — they’re one and done. Peter Boscas, a broker in Columbia, Maryland, offers these agent-hunting tips: Always ask an agent for a list of recent references…Read More

  5. 10 Secret Selling Tips for your Home

    Selling Secret #10: Pricing it right Find out what your home is worth, then shave 15 to 20 percent off the price. You’ll be stampeded by buyers with multiple bids — even in the worst markets — and they’ll bid up the price over what it’s worth. It takes real courage and most sellers just do…Read More