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February 27, 2009
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Spring Texas home sellers: Tips for success

With the busy Spring selling season almost upon us, I thought it would be a great time to share some tips with potential Spring Texas home sellers on how to become a successful seller. Tips for success: 1.  Staging is essential.  Buyers do not get excited about homes that look “lived in”.  Buyers want to purchase […]
February 23, 2009

Why do I blog?

In the Spring of 2007, I started hearing about Realtors beginning to write blogs.  And at that time I did not even know what a blog was yet along why I needed one. I spent a lot of time researching blogs and determined a blog would be a good marketing tool for my real estate business.  So I […]
February 9, 2009

Where have all the proofreaders and spellcheckers gone?

Does no one proofread their work anymore?  And what about the spellchecker tools are they all broken?  I know I am probably being a little over dramatic but I am seeing more and more listings for Spring Texas homes with errors. Including these that I directly copied from our local MLS: Physical Property Description – Public: WOW! Custom […]
January 27, 2009

5 Real Estate Myths

Thank you AgentGenuis for sharing this video segment on the 5 Biggest Real Estate Myths that was aired on the Today Show. Ordinarily, I am not a fan of the Real Estate segments on the national broadcast stations because they present a national picture of the real estate market. And our local Spring Texas real […]
January 26, 2009

5 things that will derail your home’s closing

You have just signed the real estate contract for the sale of your Spring Texas home. Now all there is left to do is go to closing and move. Sounds simple enough. Because after all what could possibly go wrong? Oh, it is was only that easy. The time frame between contract signing and the home’s […]
November 30, 2008

Should you take your home off the market during the Holidays?

Every year around Thanksgiving, I will be asked by one of my sellers if they should take their home off the Spring Texas real estate market during the Holidays. My answer is “It depends”. If your reason for selling is because of lifestyle, your time frame is flexible, and you do not want to be inconvenienced with showings during the holidays, then my […]
November 18, 2008

Where are buyers searching for Spring Texas homes?

According to the recently released 2008 National Association of Realtors Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, 87% of buyers used the Internet in searching for homes which is no small number. The survey also revealed where buyers first learned about the home they purchased. With 34% of the buyers saying real estate agent, 32% the […]
October 31, 2008

Is your home inviting?

Or does your home scare away more buyers than a haunted house does trick or treaters on Halloween? If you have your home on the real estate market, you need for it to look inviting and cheerful. But you could be scaring away buyers without even knowing it. How ???  By your home’s photos. Buyers make decisions […]
September 11, 2008

Spring Texas home sellers missed opportunities

The topic for this post “Spring Texas home sellers missed opportunities” is courtesy of my husband, working partner, and fellow Better Homes and Gardens Gary Greene, Realtor, Rick Ratchford. Rick is an exclusive Buyers Agent meaning he only represents buyers and not sellers. I on the other hand represent both buyers and sellers but that’s […]