Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Property Staging To Sell Quickly

Property Staging To Sell QuicklyOne way to maintain the competitive edge in real estate investment, is to increase the desirability of your home and set it up for a quick sale is to have your home professionally staged.  The main idea behind staging is that it makes the style of the home appealing to a broader range of buyers.  You want a prospective buyer to picture themselves living in the home.

Even though there is no sure thing, I’m certain that you can see the variation in real estate comps as well as how quickly a staged property sells versus a vacant property. Nevertheless, many sellers are hesitant to use home staging as a strategy, for two main reasons.

1.  It will cost too much.  The cost of staging your home will vary.  Since the goal to staging your home is to accentuate its best features and minimize its worst, a home that is already in great shape will cost less to professionally stage.  Most staging companies will give you a consultation and estimate as to what it will cost, and many can arrange payment options that will work for your situation.

2.  It will be too big a bother.  The truth is that staging a property can be as easy as rearranging furniture.  Effective results can often be achieved just by focusing on the bathrooms, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Remember guys, taking small steps before listing can help you tremendously in the end.  Having your property professionally staged may be the added bonus you need to get a favorable price for your home.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 2In my last post, I had information about buying foreclosures and then working to make your profits.  In addition to the real estate foreclosure property in question, I would also advise you examine its surroundings. For instance, is the real estate foreclosure property located in a good neighborhood? Are there many fun, but safe, activities and attractions nearby? If there is, you have a better chance of turning a profit. Real estate investment properties are those that are later sold for a profit or rented out. You need to not only make sure that the real estate foreclosure you are interested in is marketable, but you also need to make sure that the area in which the foreclosure property is as well.

Of course, you will also want to look for real estate foreclosure properties that are being sold at great prices. Many real estate foreclosure properties are sold at prices which are less than the fair market value. This is what makes real estate foreclosure proprieties highly sought after, particularly with real estate investors.

As stated above, when examining the cost of a real estate foreclosure or the bidding price if it is being auctioned off, you need to take any possible updates or repairs into consideration. This is important because you will want to invest in good real estate foreclosure properties, but you also want to try and limit your investments, if you can do so. The less you invest, the easier it is for you to make a profit.

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1

Real Estate Investment Dreams | Part 1Are you interested in buying real estate foreclosure properties with the hopes of turning them into investment properties and making money with them? If you are, you need to be familiar with real estate comps and real estate foreclosure properties. Not only do you need to know what they are, but you also need to know the best ways to go about finding and buying them.

When it comes to finding real estate foreclosure properties, there are a number of different approaches that you can take. For instance, you can use the internet. There are a number of online real estate foreclosure listing services that you can use to browse through or search for foreclosures. You can also find real estate foreclosure properties by keeping an eye on your local newspapers or by examining the public records at local county clerk offices.

Now that you know exactly how you can go about finding real estate foreclosure properties, your focus should then switch to buying the properties. Before buying any real estate foreclosure properties, you are advised to examine the properties in question, as much as possible. There are some instances where you may be required to make a purchase decision without actually seeing the property in question, but, with an address, you should at least be able to get a look at the property in question. Look for any signs that may indicate that repairs or updates may need to be made.

Self or Realtor Deal?

Self or Realtor Deal? Before you get ready to close on a property, you should already have an idea on how much you want to list it for. Working with real estate comps should help you arrive at a number that will allow you to make a profit.  Go to a trusted realtor, or sell the property yourself, as I would recommend. There are certainly lots of valid reasons as to why you should go with an experienced realtor to sell the property. There’s expertise and sales experience they bring to the table. They can assist you should things go bad in a residential real estate transaction.  What could go wrong you ask?  Generally, it a result of not properly disclosing a known or unknown condition of the home.  My rule of thumb is that when in doubt: be safe and disclose the information.

Not too keen on the realtor route? One could think of selling the home yourself as a built in insurance policy in the event that you end up reducing the price of the property more than you had anticipated. Without question, realtor commission costs rack up quickly, so please be very conscious of them. Besides, selling the property yourself not only saves you substantial money, it familiarizes you intimately with the escrow, marketing, and due diligence process of buying and selling real estate. Guys, this hands-on experience is undeniable.

Take the time today to make an educated decision: for realtors or deciding to self sell.  Ultimately, with the right research you will make your mark.

Staging For Profit

Staging For ProfitEvery investor knows that a lived-in and furnished property is a great deal easier to bring to market than one that is not. When viewing a vacant property, prospective buyers see a cold and uninviting home that has little in the way of character. As a result, this is often reflected in offers as well as the time it takes to sell the property. One solution to this is to utilize vacant home staging services. This can bridge the gap from seeing a cold and uninviting property and change that into a warm and welcoming environment.

When it comes to staging vacant home properties, many realtors and home owners actually try to self finance. Often ending up spending several thousand dollars, this expense is unnecessary when utilizing the services of well-equipped and professional vacant home staging services. A home staging expert can ensure that your home gets the furniture it needs to sell well in its target market. Staging vacant home doesn’t have to be costly or expensive. It is known that proper vacant home staging done well can add thousands to the selling price of a property and without professional home staging services, potential buyers often do not emotionally link with the property or perceive it as a choice. Most often, vacant properties are seen as a last case scenario, which as a result, are often sold for less or take significant time to find a buyer.

When you consider the change in selling price to your vacant property, hiring a good staging vacant home stager should be seen as a requirement and at the top of a seller’s list. After all, the worst-case scenario is that home staging will pay for itself and the best case? Try for yourself and see how many thousands you can add to your home’s value.