Roles of a Real Estate Agent in Home-Selling

Selling | October 20, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

The entire home-selling process can be quite tricky. If you own a property and hope to sell your home, you may be wondering how you should proceed. If you’ve already gone through the process, you know the crucial role of a real estate agent.  An excellent realtor will get to know you and your real…

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What You Need To Know When Negotiating Real Estate Commissions

Buying, Selling | September 18, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

Generally speaking, real estate agent commissions are negotiable. Some agents are ready to reduce the fee almost instantly, while others are open to some form of discussion. However, it is good to note that not all agents will negotiate a commission with you—they don’t have to.   How Real Estate Agents Get Paid There are…

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4 Questions to Ask Every Real Estate Agent Before You Hire Them

Buying, Selling | September 1, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

There is no shortage of advice being given about real estate agents on the internet, but no matter whether you’re buying or selling, there’s one tip that you should keep in mind: always shop around for the best agent with which to work.  In most cases, the perfect real estate agent is not going to…

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How to Get Top Dollar When Selling Your Home

Selling | August 22, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

One question we often get asked here, is “What can I do to make sure I get TOP dollar when I sell my home?!” The answers aren’t as complicated as you might think! Let’s look at the top THREE ways you can do this! ­ Decluttering and Thorough Clean The first step would be to…

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What Real Estate Agents Do for Home Sellers

Selling | July 22, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

Are you planning to sell your home? If so, then you’ll eventually find yourself working with a seller’s agent. Seller’s agents are real estate agents that specialize in assisting owners who want to sell their homes or other real estate property. Much is expected from seller’s agents, given that they are supposed to be professionals…

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Why it’s Important to Stage Your Home

Selling | July 14, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

  Let’s talk about staging and why we feel it’s critical to getting the most money when selling your home. Most people have heard the term but not everyone knows what it really is or why it’s so important. Simply put, home staging is using things such as art, greenery, lighting, accessories, furniture pieces and…

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3 Tips on How to Find the Best Real Estate Agent for You

Buying, Selling | July 13, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

The real estate market can be a vicious and competitive place, which is why it may be in your best interest to have someone on your side who knows it well. This is where a real estate agent comes in, as they can help you navigate the complex real estate market and allow you to…

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Top Legal Mistakes to Avoid

Buying, Real Estate Tips, Selling | May 11, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

The process of buying or selling a house seems to involve a million details. It is important that you educate yourself on as many parts of this process as you can—this knowledge could mean the difference of thousands of dollars in the long-run. The legal issues involved in the process are often particularly intricate, ranging…

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Tips for the Moving Process

Buying, Real Estate Tips, Selling | April 11, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

It’s official: you’ve signed the papers, dotted all the i’s and crossed the t’s—you own a new home! You’ve almost reached the end of your journey. However, now, faced with the daunting task of moving, it may seem as though the journey has just begun. Moving can be a time-consuming and stressful experience if you…

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Second Time’s a Charm! Sell the House that Didn’t Sell

Selling | March 25, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

Don’t get discouraged if your property hasn’t sold during its first appearance on the market. Your home may actually have been one of the most appealing listings of its kind—and the reasons it didn’t sell may have nothing to do with the property itself or the market. Rather, a number of separate factors may have…

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