By: VERONIKA BONDARENKO, Inman.com If seeing your home full of moving boxes has made you tear up, you’re not alone. Thirty-six percent of all American homesellers have cried at some point while selling their home, a nerve-wracking experience that can rival a divorce or dramatic break-up in terms of stress, according to a new Zillow study that also found that a whopping 20 percent of all sellers who admitted to shedding tears did so five or more times during the agonizing … [Read more...]
The Difference Having A Professional On Your Side Makes
By The KCM Blog In today’s fast-paced world, where answers are a Google search away, there are some who may wonder what the benefits of hiring a real estate professional to help them in their home search are. The truth is, with the addition of more information, comes more confusion. Shows like Property Brothers, Fixer Upper and the dozens more on HGTV have given many a false sense of what it’s like to buy and sell a home. Now more than ever, you need an expert on your side who is going to guide you toward … [Read more...]
Where is the Market Heading in 2019?
Some Highlights: Interest rates are projected to increase steadily throughout 2019, but buyers will still be able to lock in a rate lower than their parents or grandparents did when they bought their homes! Home prices will rise at a rate of … [Read more...]
The 16 Incredibly Useful Rules Every Organized House Follows
Keeping your home organized believe it or not is a healthy habit. Clutter seems to bring some people down and feel overwhelming. These steps (even if you do not follow them all) could help lift spirits, maintain order, and more importantly help you enjoy your home! Here’s the thing you may have noticed about houses: They don’t clean themselves. Which is unfortunate, because if houses cleaned themselves you could spend less time cleaning yours, and more time doing something more fun, like watching … [Read more...]
How Much Must You Trust Your Listing Agent?
By the KCM Blog with Commentary by Anji Lang, Q Realty, Inc. You and your family have decided to sell your house. It is now time to choose a real estate professional to help with the process. One of the major attributes this agent must possess is trustworthiness. To what degree do you need to trust them? You must have enough trust in them that you feel comfortable they will accomplish all four things below: 1. Sell possibly the largest asset your family owns In many cases, a home is the largest asset a … [Read more...]