Home Sellers

Home Sell As-Is Or Make Repairs? Your Questions Answered When selling a home, many decisions need to be made. Should the home be sold as-is? Should you make some repairs but skip others? What repairs will guarantee a worthwhile return on investment? We’ve got the answers to some frequently asked questions. What are the benefits of selling as-is? Selling a property “as-is” means the […]
Home Buyers Real Estate Designations & Why They Matter Are you looking for a Realtor to help you buy or sell a home on Bainbridge Island? If so, you may be comparing agents and wondering what the titles or acronyms next to some of their names mean. Understanding the National Association of Realtors designations and certifications will help you choose a professional best suited to […]
Home Sellers Benefits of a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) Thinking of selling your home? One of the first steps in the home-selling journey will be identifying a local real estate expert. Once you have selected an agent, they will jump-start the process by conducting a Comparative Market Analysis. What is a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA)? A Comparative Market Analysis (or CMA) is a detailed […]
Home Sellers Windermere Ready: Sell Your Home For More The best way to impress potential home buyers is to ensure your property looks better than ever. The Windermere Ready program helps you accomplish this by preparing your home to make an excellent first impression. With the strategic guidance of a local real estate agent, our program maximizes your home’s value and helps increase your […]
Home Sellers Avoid These Costly Home-Selling Mistakes When selling your home, the process goes more smoothly if you prepare in advance. There are many aspects of successfully selling a home and maximizing profit. While selling always involves various fees and costs, there’s a difference between standard costs and costly mistakes. By planning and considering all your options, you can avoid these costly […]
Home Buyers Selling and Buying a Home at the Same Time – FAQs Selling a home while buying another home at the same time can be challenging. If you are thinking about doing this, you probably have questions. So, we’ve gathered together a list of frequently asked questions to help you through the decision-making process. What are the pros and cons of selling a home with a contingent […]
Home Sellers Home Sellers’ FAQs: Inspections, Contingencies, and More Thinking of selling your home? Home sellers deal with appraisals, inspections, contingencies, staging, and more. We answer your most frequently asked questions below. What is a Comparative Market Analysis? A Comparative Market Analysis or CMA is a detailed report that estimates the value of your home based on the sale of similar properties in your […]
Home Sellers Why It’s Worth it to Get a Pre-Listing Inspection A pre-listing inspection provides extensive information about your property and can help you strategically prepare before putting your home on the market. This will boost your confidence as a seller by offering the following benefits. Eliminate Surprises Doing a pre-listing inspection will allow you to address any issues that might scare buyers. Surprises can frighten […]
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Home Downsize With These Helpful Tips Downsizing may sound scary, but it can help you start fresh as you begin the next chapter of your life. From retiring to simplifying your life, there are many reasons to downsize. If you’re considering a move to a smaller house or condo but feel overwhelmed by it, here are some useful tips to get […]
Home 4 Home Renovations that Return the Most at Resale After months of working from home, you may have noticed some areas of your house that need refreshing. Well, before you spend thousands of dollars remodeling your bathroom, it might be helpful to know some of the renovations that return the most at resale. Below we have listed the West Coast’s average recoup values of four […]
Home Buyers Home Sale Contingent Offer – Pros and Cons There are a lot of specific terms used in real estate, and you may wonder what a home sale contingent offer is. Who does it affect and what are the advantages and disadvantages? We’re here to provide you with the information you need. A Home Sale Contingent Offer Offers typically come with contingencies such as […]
Home Sellers Selling in Winter: 4 Reasons Why It’s a Good Time to Sell Selling in winter may not seem optimal but there are actually some important advantages to consider, especially given our current market. Here are four reasons why now may be the right time for you to sell. 1. Demand is High and Supply is Low There are many anxious buyers who want to move to our […]
Home Buyers Everything You Need to Know about Title Insurance Title insurance is a policy that protects you from potential problems when acquiring real estate. When you buy real estate, you’re also buying all of the assets and liabilities associated with that property. So title insurance protects you from any past title problems. Some of these problems can include forgery, fraud, liens, and prior mistakes […]
Home Sellers Why You Should Stage Your Home in a Seller’s Market We have a strong seller’s market, which means it’s an excellent time to sell your home. Inventory remains low and there are many anxious buyers wanting to move out of crowded cities to a beautiful place like Bainbridge Island. In our third quarter, our closed sales were up by 46% year-over-year. But just because our […]
Home Sellers Home Seller’s Checklist: How to Successfully Sell Your Home Adequately preparing your home before putting it on the market will help you successfully sell it. There are some important steps to take that can drastically improve your home’s appeal, ensuring it will sell for the best price and in a timely manner. Here’s our home seller’s checklist to help you get ready. Preparing Your […]