What happens when buyers inspect my home? 

After an offer is made on your home, the contract will allow a certain time period for the buyer to inspect the home. Who pays for it? The buyer hires the inspector and the inspector works for them. How long does it take? Inspections can vary depending on the size and complexity of the home. … Read more

What is an “Active Contingent” sale?

What is a contingent sale? When a buyer makes an offer on your home it’s likely contingent on a few things. Most commonly their ability to get financing and their comfort moving forward after inspections. But when an accepted offer is contingent on the buyers selling their home first, the status of the home for … Read more

Be Nosy – Sell Faster

Being nosy can save you time and make you more money. ⠀ ⠀ Now before you tag a friend, understand we’re talking about a very specific use case. ⠀ ⠀ Before selling your home, searching for homes with similar price, location, sq footage and other amenities online gives you a quick idea of what homes … Read more

New Gens Are Moving More

The new generation wants to move more. ⠀ ⠀ It’s not a surprise that younger people would move more. But there is a twist to this story. ⠀ ⠀ Although reports showed millennials were found to move once every two years and Gen Xers about every four years, baby boomers are still moving a lot. … Read more

The Biology of Real Estate

A while back we hired a scientist. ⠀ ⠀ There is no such thing as a real estate scientist, although you can guarantee that is on a business card and bus stop bench somewhere. ⠀ ⠀ We hired a data scientist. We were trying to find a correlation between how long a home stayed on … Read more

The MLS is expensive but it’s worth it. ⠀

The MLS is expensive but it’s worth it. ⠀ ⠀ Listing your home on the MLS, and as a result offering a buyers agent commission will probably be the largest expense in selling your home (at least it is for our customers) but…. most home sellers can’t afford not to use it. ⠀ ⠀ Here’s … Read more

Understanding Your “Buyer’s Pool”

A helpful thing to understand when selling your home is who is in your “buyers pool.” It’s a real estate term used for the people who are potentially looking for a home like yours. ⠀ ⠀ Every home has a different number of people in the buyers pool. ⠀⠀ ⠀ There are a few points … Read more