In Kenny Rogers’ song, the “Gambler,” he says, “Know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em.” Even though he is singing about gambling, these words are so profound for real estate investors whose primary investment strategy is to find, fix and sell houses for a profit.
When selling your home in the fall, make sure to keep up with the maintenance on your home that may send up red flags on a potential buyer. Keep the gutters clean of leaves so the buyer knows that you have taken the time over the years to do the required upkeep on a home.
Okay, now we know the average rate a wedding DJ will charge. By the way; who came up with the average rate? Your cousin’s friend who got married 4 years ago? Your barber, or Realtor who seems to recall their relatives wedding?
Without a question this is one of the most important aspects in selecting a great realtor. I’ve come to notice that a lot of people think that real estate agents make a lot of money and that it is a short cut to becoming well off. So as a result, a whole bunch of people get their realtor license for the wrong reasons. They have “hopes” of getting a 5% commission on a $1,000,000 house ($50,000). The truth is, being successful at anything requires a lot of hard work and dedication no matter what business you are in. Real Estate is no different – in fact, about 20% of realtors do 80% of all real estate transactions (within a particular geographical area).
Fishermen would love to have access to a water body teeming with fish every single day. The prices are extremely low in areas that were once highly priced and beyond most people’s budgets. But the recession has allowed the prices to crash and this may be the right time to buy a property of your dream.
I get most of my property leads from wholesalers because they know my investment profile. So once a legitimate lead comes my way, I have to decide what to offer on the property.
While you may think that you know everything there is to know about selling your home, it would never hurt to listen to someone else. Take what you already know and combine it with this new knowledge and you can have your home sold in a reasonable amount of time.