Why a higher offer is not always better

If you received two offers on your house that were $5,000 apart, you should take the higher one, rig...

Think You’re Experienced in Selling and Buying Property? Read This Before You Do Anything

It’s easy to assume that because you’ve purchased and sold property in the past that you know wh...

A Sure Way to Kill a Potential Deal

How would you respond to a really low offer? Many sellers are offended—so offended that they refu...

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying in an HOA

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

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...

3 Ways Homesellers Scare Off Buyers

Sellers often unintentionally turn off buyers with all kinds of simple mistakes. Here are big ones t...

Sellers: Staging is not the Same as Decorating

You know that making a good first impression with potential buyers is important when selling your ho...

8 Mistakes When Pricing Your Home for Sale

Picking the wrong asking price for your home can cost you a lot of money. Here are nine don’ts whe...

Sellers: What’s Your Time Worth?

There are just too many hours in the day, aren’t there? If you need a time-intensive project to f...

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...

How Long is the List of Things You Don’t Know About Selling Your Home?

Selling a house on your own is like explaining the solar system to a child. You think you can handle...

Are Open Houses Useful or a Waste of Time? Yes

Neighbors often love open houses. They'll wander in, check out the kitchen and bathrooms—wow, that...

Every Real Estate Agent Isn’t a REALTOR®?

If you’re planning to buy, sell, or lease property, you’re probably in the market for a real est...

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...

What's More Important Than Finding a Buyer for Your House?

Selling your home may seem straightforward, but there are nuances to the process that you should con...

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...