You’ve got a house to sell, and you’ve listed it. Now what? According to the most recent report from the National Association of Realtors, a total of 5,250,000 existing homes were sold in 2015, along with 510,000 newly constructed homes. With so many homes on the market, how...

As we settle into fall, many of us start looking forward to Halloween. It’s a holiday adults can enjoy as much as kids. But, homeowners do have one serious obligation on this fun night: If you expect trick-or-treaters, you must make sure the path to...

Looking to woo and win potential buyers? The little things make all the difference. Planning to sell your house this year? Don’t be overwhelmed by all the details involved in preparing it to go on the market. Set aside a couple of weekends to do the...

It may be because of the weather, or the location you're currently living in – with hot temps comes a steady reliance on air conditioning. Not only is this expensive, but it’s also an unnatural way to regulate your home’s temperature. So, this summer, do things...

The most simple mistakes most real estate agents make is not staying diligent, not getting out of their comfort zone and being afraid to ask for listings with that in mind. The biggest problem that new real estate agents face is getting listings. Getting sellers to...

HONG KONG — There’s no one secret to succeeding in real estate. But here are nine tactics that could put you on the right path. 1 Partner with other agents Perhaps a buyer or seller isn’t your cup of tea. Or maybe their price point isn’t in...

Getting to the top of the real estate market is a goal of every real estate agent looking to make it big in the industry. Along the way, there are hurdles and challenges that need to be overcome, but most agents have a mentor in...

If you're wondering how to sell your house fast, you probably don't have a whole lot of time for chitchat. You have zero time to spend researching the current housing market and pondering how it'll affect your home sale. You just want the guidance—plain and...

Christmas is just around the corner. A time for festivities, holidays, entertaining guests and spending quality time with family and friends. Perhaps you have some relatives coming to stay and need to clear out the spare room. Maybe your kitchen needs a good clean in preparation...

Thinking about selling your home? These easy-to-follow photography tips will give it the best presentation possible. Before you take a picture, turn off all the lights. I pull up the shades, tie back the curtains, and shoot before four in the afternoon so that the...

It’s time to put down your pumpkin-scented beverage of choice, and gather some actual pumpkins. That’s how easy it can be to find fall decorations that set a festive tone for the season....

While many people stress out over passing the real estate agent test, their focus is really on the wrong end of the problem. You'll pass the test if you study. But if you don't pay attention to the five items below, you will most likely...

Buying or selling a home involves a lot of emotional and subjective decisions. Before these transactions even take place, real estate professionals need to work with these decisions and get creative to even get in front of these buyers and sellers in the first place....

A few strategic, affordable upgrades can add big value to your home. Increasing the value of your home when selling can be a difficult task, but a few home improvement ideas can help you stage for success while keeping within your budget....