Tips For Selecting An Interior Door

May 26th, 2016

Take a minute to count the number of doors in your house. Surprising, right? Consider then, the impact that a little attention to the doors can have on the overall style and design of your home. Whether you’re just moving in or staging for a sale, new doors are a simple way to dramatically update the space. Making the decision is the toughest part.

Effectively Staging Your Home For Sale

May 26th, 2016

You’ve accepted the job offer, met with the Realtor, and are starting to get bids from moving companies. It’s official – you really are selling your home and moving away! The following four tips can help home sellers effectively and attractively stage their home:

What To Do When Your Tax Appraisal Comes In High

May 25th, 2016

If your expenses just went up alongside the perceived value of your home, well, you’re not alone. Appraisals all over the country, especially in states like Texas, have risen substantially over the past few years – a byproduct of having some of the strongest real estate markets in the country. If you’re looking to lower those property taxes, here are a few things to try:

5 Front Yard Landscaping Tips That Will Wow Buyers

May 25th, 2016

If your front yard is rugged, messy and unkempt, buyers will take one look and then keep on driving to the next property on their list. Don’t let that happen by making your front yard luscious and as amazing as the inside of your home.

Running For The Board Of Directors In Your HOA

May 24th, 2016

If you really want to be on your Board of Directors, you must first do your homework. You must read your State’s statute dealing with community associations (whether you live in a condominium or a homeowner association), and you must read — and understand — your association’s legal documents.

Ask the HOA Expert: Owner Not Paying Assessments

May 24th, 2016

We have an owner who has not paid an assessment for several years. The property is being used as rental property. What can be done?

Three Important Responsibilities Home Buyers Have

May 23rd, 2016

For most first-time buyers, it’s better to accept that for dreams to come true, you have to do the groundwork. Yes, you will be far more independent than you would as a renter, but you will still have some very real responsibilities to make homeownership work. Here are the top three responsibilities you’ll have as a homeowner.

Are You Responsive?

May 23rd, 2016

Responsive Web Design is the most common method of achieving mobile-friendly web pages that look great on the small screens of smartphones and other mobile devices. PJ Wade shares insight on whether “responsive” is the best approach for your website.

8 Common Email Marketing Mistakes

May 23rd, 2016

While Email Marketing is not as new as Social Media and other digital channels, it’s still one of the most powerful and lucrative ways for agents to generate leads, get listings, and close more sales. It may not sound as ’sexy’ as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, but savvy agents who know what they’re doing can get great results. On average, over the past 3 years, every $1 spent on email marketing has brought in a return of over $30.

Real Estate Errors And Omissions Insurance Is A Frequently Misunderstood Product

May 23rd, 2016

Many real estate brokers do not understand their professional Errors and Omissions (E&O) insurance, and, consequently, do not do a good job of shopping for that insurance. (Of course, there are those who don’t even have E&O coverage; but that’s another story.) Moreover, if brokers and owners don’t understand their coverage, you can bet that their agents don’t either.