What is the best time of the year to sell my house?
There may not be a best time of the year, but we always tell people to avoid the holiday season. Perhaps August would be slow because many people travel. My advice is to watch interest rates and inventory. When interest rates and inventory are low, there are plenty of buyers. The less ...Read more
The word "bargain" is not defined the same by all, and there may be reasons not initially clear as to why a home is priced low.
My advice is to always do your research upfront. If a home has been on the market for a very long time, it might be overpriced, or there may be other factors, such as a foundation issue, mold, floor plan flaws or a ...Read more
Q: Will a swimming pool add value to my property?
A: Many years ago, swimming pools were not considered an expensive improvement. Now people are asking me whether spending $60,000 to $70,000 for a pool will make their property value increase accordingly. It's difficult to say, since increase in value occurs for different reasons and increases...Read more