Home Selling Tips

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Making Your Entryway Stand Out

When it comes to being the best real estate agent on the market, sales experience and relationships are two of the definitive factors. The other less obvious trait of a successful realtor is how he or she can stage a house in order to have it attract the right buyers, and close the deal. Here…
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Competing in the Spring Home Buying Market

Spring is in the air, and so are potential buyers looking for a new home. Inventory of houses often rises in the spring, so getting a home in pristine condition is a must when competing in the home buying market. The largest number of buyers are actively searching for a new home in the months…
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Need to Sublease Your Apartment So You Can Move Into Your Home? Part 2

In our previous article we went over subletting your apartment, and how important it is to not let an eviction or broken lease be on your record. In this article we will be going over some things to keep in mind about trying to sublease your place, the differences between subleases and new leases, and…
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Is A Fall Home Sale Right For Me?

Selling your home can be a daunting task. From open homes to paperwork there is a lot to consider when embarking on the task. While the Fall season is not the traditional time to put a home on the market there can be many advantages to putting your home on the market during this season.…
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Do You Actually Need a Pre-Listing Appraisal?

Listing a home for sale is often the largest business transaction most people make. After years of maintaining the residence, creating fond memories, and making valuable upgrades many find that they can come out of the sale with some serious cash. However, many wonder how exactly to price their home. Some suggest that the sales…
Preparing Your Home for Sale in San Marcos Texas

How to Prepare a Home for Sale

So you’ve decided to sell your home. The first thing you need to do is put yourself in the shoes of the potential buyers. What are the things you’d like to see in a home you’re touring to purchase? What about the things you would hate to see? The reality is that for several hundred…
Taxes, Costs & Fees associated with San Marcos real estate

Taxes, Costs and Fees Home Owners Should Expect

When purchasing a new home, it is critical to remember that the listing price is not the only money owed. If a house is listed at $220,000, the end cost will be more than that figure alone. There are taxes owed to the local and state (sometimes even Federal) government, fees to the various lenders…
What Price Should I Sell my Home in San Marcos For?

What Price Should I Sell My Home for?

The first thing you will want to do when looking to sell your home is decide what the price should be. The first step in doing that is finding a home inspector who can recommend changes to be made to the house. Make sure you understand the differences between an appraiser and an inspector as…
Home Design Trends for Your San Marcos Texas Home

Interior Design Trends to Consider If You’re Selling Your Home in 2016

Now that 2015 is almost over, and 2016 is just on the horizon, there’s no better time than the end of the year to analyze what interior design trends are most likely to encapsulate the American collective. There were many top design trends in 2015, such as rich blue accent colors, that are likely to…
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Gift Ideas to Leave Your Old Home’s Buyers

Selling your home can be emotionally (and physically!) draining. You’ve likely spend quite a bit of time there, and probably made a lot of great memories. But you’re probably excited about the next chapter of your life, and what your new home will bring… and the same applies for the people who just bought your…
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First Steps to Take When You Decide to Sell Your Home

If you’ve decided to sell your home, you’ve probably given it quite a bit of thought. It’s a big decision to make. Before you list your home on the market, be sure you’ve done the proper research and planning to help ensure you attract the right buyers for the right price. This will help to…
Preparing for Your Open House in San Marcos

Preparing Your Home for an Open House

Preparing for an open house can be fun and exciting. It’s a chance to show off your home at its best and convince others that it could be the perfect home for them. Be sure you put in the preparatory work necessary to make your home stand out before hosting your open house, it’s well…
First Impressions When Selling Your Home in San Marcos

Making a Great First Impression When Selling Your Home

You’ve probably heard this bit of advice a lot throughout your life: first impressions are powerful, so be sure to make a great one. The same advice rings true when you’re trying to sell your home. You want people to be wowed as soon as they pull up to your home (be sure to read…

Some Tips to Help Sell Your Home Quickly

When you put your home on the market, you hope someone will spring into action and buy it quickly. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Luckily, there are some tips you can try out to help increase the chances that your home sells within a reasonable time frame. Use High-Quality Pictures At any given time,…

6 Quick and Easy Home Improvement Projects

If you’re looking to sell your home, anything you can do to make it more appealing helps. If you’ve just moved into your new home, it’s very likely there’s always room to improve upon it. We’ve compiled a list of six quick and easy home improvement ideas that are well worth the effort. 1) Paint…
Boosting Your Central Texas Home's Curb Appeal Before Selling

Want to Sell Your Home? You Need Curb Appeal!

There are a lot of people looking to move to San Marcos and the Central Texas area, which is great if you’re looking to sell your home. However, there are a lot of great properties going up for sale in the area as well, which means more competition. So how can you stand out from…
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