Home Selling Tips

June 26, 2012

Gary Greene returns to its green roots

It’s a new day and a return to the green for Gary Greene Realtors. After a successful 12 year affiliation with Prudential Real Estate, Gary Greene Realtors has decided to return to its green roots and team up once again with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate. In addition to new tools, articles, and video, […]
May 30, 2012

What about the pets?

Selling your home, whether it’s located in Spring Texas or Katmandu, is not fun. It’s a hassle, it’s stressful, and down right inconvenient. It would be so much easier if buyers would just look at the photos of your house and then submit an offer. Some day that may actually happen but until it does, buyers want to view your house in […]
May 27, 2012

Are you getting your fair share of showings?

You’ve had your house on the Spring Texas real estate market for 30 days now and in that time you’ve had only 1 showing. Are you getting your fair share of showings or is your competition averaging more showings than you? If your Spring Texas Realtor is utilizing the Centralized Showing Service to schedule your showings, then the […]
May 12, 2012

Increase showings on your house by doing this one thing

On a recent Saturday, I had scheduled showings to view 8 homes in Spring Texas. There was one home in particular my buyers were extremely anxious to view.  The home was within their budget, it had been recently updated, it had a good size backyard, and it was on a greenbelt. This Spring Texas home checked all the boxes on their list […]
May 9, 2012

Plan for the end in the beginning

What do curtains, shelves, fireplace screens, television brackets, and garage hooks all have in common?  They are all items that at one point in time in my career as a Spring Texas Realtor I had to request / beg buyers to allow sellers to take with them. In real estate all items are negotiable which includes curtains, shelves, fireplace screens, […]
April 23, 2012

Prudential Gary Greene stands alone in the Top 100

Prudential Gary Greene Realtors is the only HOUSTON based brokerage to break into the Top 100 on RisMedia’s list of Top Brokers in the Nation.  In 2011, Prudential Gary Greene completed 6,509 real estate transactions with a sales volume of $1,576.526,862 ranking 55 and 53, respectively.   Thank you to all the buyers and sellers our brokerage […]
April 1, 2012

Do you have to repay the $8,000 home buyers tax credit?

Two years ago you bought a Spring Texas home. In return for buying a home, our government gave you an $8,000 tax credit.  It was a sweet deal!! Today you just found out your employer is moving its corporate office.  Your 10 minute drive to work will turn into 50 minutes. You want to sell your Spring Texas […]
March 29, 2012

All Texas home sales to be taxed at 3.8% … Fact or Fiction?

The great thing about the Internet is the vast amount of information available at your finger tips.  The bad thing about the Internet is not all the information is accurate. A half-truth that has been flying around the Internet for a while now and probably will continue is all real estate transactions will be taxed at […]
March 10, 2012

6 things to remove before listing your Spring Texas house

It happens at the same time each year.  The Spring Texas real estate market heats up just as the weather heats up. So if this is the year you are planning on selling your Spring Texas house, it’s time to get your house ready to list. But where do you start?  Start by removing these things from your […]