Sellers, Are You Making These 4 Mistakes?

Did you put your house on the market so it would stay there for a long time? Probably not, but if yo...

4 Ways to Make Your Home Sell Quickly

Did you know there are actions you can take to make your home sell swiftly? Here are four tips to do...

7 Ways to Ruin Your Open House

Open houses can be a great way for potential buyers to see your property at its best. But if you do...

Common Seller Mistakes to Avoid

You want to quickly sell your home for a high price. But sometimes your actions (or inactions) have ...

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying in an HOA

Homeowners associations help protect property values and create a pleasant living environment. But t...

Are Sellers Required to Make a Buyer's Requested Repairs?

My seller client disagrees with the buyer’s inspector’s finding that an item needs to be repaire...

Do You Trust the Internet to Solve Your Real Estate Problems?

The process of buying, selling, or leasing property can get complicated in countless ways. Just look...

5 Safety Questions to Ask When Selling Your Home

Selling your home means making it available to as many potential buyers as possible. Here are a few...

Staging Tips for Your Home

Staging emphasizes your property’s positive aspects and allows buyers to see themselves living the...

Which Home Projects Have the Highest ROI?

Manufactured stone veneer, steel entry-door replacements, and garage door replacements recoup the mo...

Are You Really Ready to List Your Home For Sale?

If you’ve been thinking about listing your home, make sure you're really prepared. Here are a few ...

Risks to Avoid When Selling a Vacant Home

by CRES Insurance Services You might need to sell a vacant home for any number of reasons—perhaps...

6 Ways Your Real Estate Sale Can Go Off the Rails

Selling your property is difficult enough when everything goes exactly as planned. Unfortunately, c...

Don't Expose Personal Data When You Sell

If your smart home devices are staying with a property, be sure to remove any personal information o...

How to Meet Your Home-Selling Goals

Whether you’re selling your home for the first time or the fifth, your goals stay the same: Attrac...

3 Ways Sellers Can Make a Good Impression During a Showing

You may not be there in person, but what you leave behind for a showing can help your home make a go...

5 Questions to Ask Your Listing Agent

Ready to list your property for sale? Before you answer, consider asking your Texas REALTOR® the fo...

Don't Make These Mistakes When Pricing Your Home

Deciding how much to ask is one of the most important decisions when selling your home. Here are som...

Don’t Be Fooled By These 3 Selling Myths

First-time sellers beware: there are lots of myths out there about the right way to sell your home. ...

Bet you don’t know this about Texas REALTORS®

Do you know if your real estate agent is a REALTOR®? Wait, what? Aren't those just different terms...

Free members-only content to share with potential clients

You know potential clients are searching online for real estate information. Give them what they wan...

An accepted contract is just the beginning

As a homebuyer or seller, an accepted contract is exciting. But hang on … the deal’s not done. T...

From the Hotline: When the seller wants to accept a second offer

Members sometimes call the hotline when a seller is under contract but wants to accept a second offe...

3 staging tips that cost nothing

A well-staged home doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Try these simple strategies to save your seller...

Sellers expect more than just a sale

The 2016 Profile of Texas Homebuyers and Sellers says that what sellers want most from real estate ...

What to say when you’re asked to lower your commission

Try these strategies the next time a prospective seller asks you to cut a deal on your commission. ...