#1. How often do you communicate about the listing status? You would be surprised how many agents do not call you back when you contact them. You want to have an agent who responds quickly. I had an agent who went to vacation without telling me and went MIA for a long time. You want … Continued
#1 Bottom line People underestimate how much transaction fees are. In DC, the seller typically pays 6% agent commission and pays the part of the tax, which is 1.45%. Therefore, the seller may lose about 10% of the sales price to those transaction costs. Smart sellers figure out that they may end up losing more … Continued
I buy houses directly from sellers all the time. One of my most asked questions is “Why can’t I sell at Zillow’s price.” This is a valid question, it’s worth investigating. Zillow provides the “market price” for houses. But it pulls comps from a very wide area without considering the locality. In DC, the price … Continued
Do you know if you can sell the house without a realtor so that you won’t have to pay commission?. This is a new way to sell your house. You can avoid scheduling open houses, and maintaining super clean and organized estates. You don’t have to do “lender required repairs.” If you think that selling … Continued
This one of our rehab projects updates in DC. We completed the framing. This property has great city view.
Let’s face it, first impressions count to potential homeowners. “Curb appeal,” as the term implies, refers to how appealing a home looks from the outside when a prospective buyer pulls up to the curb in front of the home. Curb appeal is the first impression your home will make on a buyer. If you need … Continued
During the holiday season, many people take vacations. We once came back from vacation to find out the pipe busted in our kitchen and damaged the floor and ceiling of the basement. It came as a surprise, but now we use low heat setting to keep our water pipes from freezing. There are also … Continued