The Most Important Considerations for Buyers with Pets

Your clients with children are not the only ones whose number one priority when buying a home is another member of the household. Furry friends are also a major consideration for a sizable portion of American home seekers. Here are some of the things that they’re either looking for or may want to know about when they’re searching for a new place to live. Yard What kind of yard does your client need to accommodate their dog? It’s a question worth asking before you start flagging potential properties. The space needs of a Great Dane are ...

5  Tips to Out-Hustle Your Closest Competitor

With fall upon us, the market is likely cooling down for a few months. Contrary to popular opinion, however, it’s when things slow down that hustle can give you the greatest edge over your competitors. How, you ask? When prospects see the hard work and never-say-die attitude you show towards winning their business they will see you as the agent who will bring that attitude towards getting them the best deal possible. Here are a number of things to keep in mind when you’re thinking about how to win more customers. Improve your time ...

What Seniors Look for When Buying a Home

Senior citizens are a growing demographic that represent a valuable market for REALTORS®. Many seniors are looking to sell their family homesteads and move into smaller houses and condos that are more affordable, easier to maintain and provide easy access to amenities and services that they are more likely to depend on as they age. Low maintenance Many seniors who are looking for retirement homes have had it with decades of home maintenance. They are less likely to be excited by the prospect of fixing up an old house than a buyer seeking a long-term home ...

Selling a Bedroom

For most buyers, the master bedroom is a big deal. When you’re trying to sell a home, it’s critical that you work with the seller to make the bedroom look as large and inviting as possible. As this video explains, however, that often means getting your seller to free the room of many of their cherished personal effects, including furniture (beyond the bed and dresser), family photos and artwork. Watch to learn further on how to setup the master bedroom to attract more potential buyers! ...