Selling Your Home

Home Prep Tips When Selling Your Home

Home Selling Tips That Work

If you’re considering selling your home in the near future, it’s probably time to start prepping your home for sale. There are several things you can do now that may help attract buyers, and potentially boost the sale price when it’s time to put your home on the market. 


The first thing you’ll want to do is start decluttering your home. You don’t want potential buyers to be so overwhelmed with what’s in your home that they’re not able to envision themselves living there. Go through each room of the house, plus the closets, and start sorting what you plan to keep and what you no longer want. Throw away or...

Buyer’s Market vs Seller’s Market: What’s the Difference?

Buyer's Market vs. Sellers Market

Understanding a Buyer’s Market

With a buyer’s market, the housing supply exceeds demand. In this situation, there are lots of homes for sale, but few buyers. Buyers are often at an advantage in several ways:

  • Homes stay on market longer
  • Sellers must compete to attract buyers
  • Prices often drop
  • Sellers more willing to negotiate

As the name suggests, a buyer’s market is a great time for home buyers...

Why You Should Use a Realtor Instead of an iBuyer

Hire a realtor instead of an ibuyer

If you’re thinking about selling your home, you may have heard about some alternatives to the traditional selling route. Realtors are still the most common choice, but iBuyers, also known as instant buyers, are gaining in popularity.

Before you make a rash decision between the two, you’ll want to carefully consider what both bring to the table. While both Realtors and iBuyers can help sell your home, they each have some key differences every home seller needs to understand.


The primary benefit of selling your home to an iBuyer is getting your home sold fast. Advantages of an iBuyer include...

Can I Sell My House While in Mortgage Forbearance?

Can I sell my house while in mortgage forbearance?

If you’re one of the millions of Americans being impacted by the pandemic financially, you’re certainly not alone. Back in October of last year, mortgage and home equity lending data firm Black Knight reported that over 3 million people nationwide are actively involved in a mortgage forbearance agreement, effectively allowing them to temporarily stop making monthly mortgage payments due to economic hardship. 

Over the years,...

Why Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home?

Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent

The internet makes accessing information pretty easy nowadays, and thanks to social media, it’s also just as easy to reach people yourself if you have something to offer—like a home for example. But if you’re thinking about selling your Durham home and are still on the fence about whether to hire a realtor, it’s important to consider all the advantages an experienced industry professional brings to the table, not just how much commission you’ll pay once your home is eventually sold. Below I’ll go over just a few of those advantages, and why it’s always in your best interest to hire a real estate agent when putting your home, condo, or townhouse on the open...

5 Home Seller Tips For Durham Home Owners Heading Into 2018

Sell Your Durham Home

Although selling your home is probably the last thing you want to think about or deal with during the holiday season, it can’t hurt to get a little prep work in before you do actually put it on the market in 2018. But without overdoing it and taking the focus off all the fun holiday festivities happening around Durham and the surrounding Triangle area this year, here are just a few things to think about that should help get your home sold as quickly as possible, getting your new year started off in the right direction. 

Price it right from the start

You’ve likely heard this before, but it’s something that truly can’t be overstated when selling a home in Durham....

Pros & Cons of Listing Your Durham Home During the Spring Season

Selling a home in the spring

With the spring season now right around the corner, many Triangle area home owners will soon be facing the challenge of listing their home, hoping to take advantage of what’s traditionally one of the busiest times of the year for the housing market.

If you ask any real estate professional or industry expert, they’ll probably be the first to tell you that there are pros and cons to selling your home at any point during the year. But year after year, spring and early summer is always when market activity is at its highest level, prompting most home sellers to strike while the iron is hot.

If you’re thinking about ...

How to Increase Your Home's Value - Painting & Carpeting

Part 2: Painting and Carpeting

When it comes to selling your home a few small things can go a long way. These small fixer up items are only a small cost; but can help your home stand out among the sea of houses on the market. When it comes to selling your home you are entering a competition with other homes on the market. Whether you're selling a home in Durham or Raleigh make sure you take a look at these helpful hints to make sure your home sells for top dollar.Increase Home Value

A fresh coat of paint will make a room look new and clean and new carpets...