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Does Your Home Have Sought-After “Hidden Gems?”

ActiveRain recently polled more than 1500 real estate agents (I was one of them!) to ask which home features should be “included in the price” and “worth every penny.” The results can help prospective sellers hone their marketing efforts to highlight attributes that are sometimes not even mentioned in a home’s description. Almost 70% of […]

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Why Homes Don’t Sell

Active Rain recently asked 1000 real estate agents to list the top reasons why sellers can’t get their homes sold.  The results should be eye openers for anyone whose home is currently on the market, or who is thinking about selling this year. Perhaps not surprisingly, 77% of the agents pointed to overpricing as the number […]

Renters beware when it comes to Craigslist

Beware of Craigslist Scams

Craigslist can be an important vehicle, both for real estate agents who are marketing properties, and for prospective buyers or renters who are seeking them. But if a price advertised on Craigslist seems to good to be true, it probably is. Thanks to a wary prospective tenant, I recently learned that one of my for-sale […]