Selling real estate: Should you DIY or let the pros handle it?

Helen FidlerTips from the Pro

house listed for sale by real estate agent

There is a For Sale by Owner movement whereby, some people choose to forego the services of a Realtor. The thinking is that if real estate agent commission fees don’t apply, then greater profits can be realized. Then again, by using a Realtor, you can potentially achieve much more value for your pride and joy. It’s all a matter of … Read More

3 Ways Real Estate Staging can Help Sell Your Home for More

Helen FidlerStaging

Use décor and furniture that is fitting

Think about the qualities that drew you two together. Was it a sense of style and sophistication? Or was it openness? What about just plain old-fashioned functionality? Of course, I’m talking about what made you fall in love with your house. How did you know that it was the right one for you? Possibly, you looked at pictures of it … Read More

How to Buy a House in a Heated Market: Tips from the Pro

Helen FidlerTips from the Pro

It’s no secret that the housing market is hot right now. If you find yourself in a position where you need to buy a new home, this market can seem downright frustrating. However, while it might seem challenging to stand out from the competition, finding a new home in a seller’s market is still completely possible. It just takes a … Read More