Home Selling Tips

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Fees to Expect When Selling Your Home

There are several fees that you will need to prepare for when selling your home. Home selling fees range from listing fees to legal fees to appraiser fees to escrow. Before you find a potential buyer for your home, you need to know about the many and various things that may be included in the…
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Why Sell Your Home With A Real Estate Agent

When it’s time to sell your home, an excellent real estate agent can help make your home sale easier and sometimes even faster and more profitable. The Difference Between a Buyer Agent and a Listing Agent A buyer agent is working for the buyer and helps the buyer through the entire process, such as finding…
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Sell Your Home In A Competitive Market Pt 2
Tips from Your San Marcos TX REALTORS ®

When you’re ready to sell your home, you may find you’re selling in a competitive market. This type of market can be more difficult to sell in, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t ever sell then. By following a few tips and utilizing the advice of professionals, you can still sell your home quickly. Didn’t…
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Sell Your Home In A Competitive Market Pt 1
Tips from Your San Marcos Real Estate Agents

It may seem challenging to sell your home at a reasonable price on a competitive market, but it’s not impossible. Here are some useful tips to help you sell your San Marcos property quickly. Seek Expert Consultation A fluctuating economy impacts both home buyers and sellers. Many buyers do not want to invest because they…
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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…
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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…
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