Author Archives: Blanche Evans

Five Home Improvements To Avoid For Resale

It’s only natural to make the home you bought more comfortable and functional for your household. But before you put in a hot tub or convert the garage into a…

Three Negotiating Mistakes Sellers Make

When you list your home for sale, you may think you’ve priced it right, staged it beautifully, and timed the market for a quick sale. The reality is that buyers…

Five Great Reasons to Buy a Home Right Now

The nature of market bottoms is that it’s hard to tell one’s occurred until prices and sales volume start to rise again. That’s why the best time to buy is…

Are You Really Ready to Sell?

When you put your home on the market, you may think you’re really ready to sell, but if you’re throwing roadblocks in front of buyers, you’re really not ready at…

Hook a Higher Price For Your Home

When you receive an offer from a homebuyer, chances are it will be less than you expected. The housing turmoil of the last eight years has taught buyers to go…

How to Negotiate With Sellers

If you dread the negotiating process when buying a home, never fear. Your real estate agent is an experienced negotiator who helps keep the bargaining from becoming emotional and veering…

Don’t Risk Your Safety, List With An Agent

One of the best reasons to list your home with a real estate agent isn’t just about getting more money for your home. While a real estate agent can get…