7 Reasons Not to Use a Friend as Your Real Estate Agent

Too often, people hire an agent based on friendship instead of expertise. This common pitfall can have severe financial consequences and potentially ruin a friendship based on the outcome. But with 95% of real estate agents being part time, and 99% being far less than “the best,” you should know that the difference between a great real estate […]

5 Steps Smart Sellers Take to Generate Multiple Offers

Home sales (and values) have been on a strong uptick nationwide thanks to low interest rates, freer lending standards and a drop in the foreclosure rate. Sellers everywhere are breathing a giant, collective sigh of relief! But for all of the buyer activity, it seems like most houses sit on one end of two extremes: they either […]