How to Sell Your House During the Winter

12/10/2018

Many FSBO sellers remove their home from the real estate market during the winter months. But competition and inventory are lower in the winter, so if you are looking to sell your home, then weigh your options and consider keeping your house on the market. Home Avenue can help you with your FSBO home sell. Below are some of our tips for selling your home in during the winter season. …

How to Avoid a Scam as an FSBO

11/19/2018

Your home is the largest financial investment you have. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, enlisting the help of a flat-fee Realtor in Minneapolis will help you make smart financial choices and avoid legal complications. You may find that the scams are especially difficult to identify as an FSBO seller. Here are some common scams that should raise a red flag. Avoid them at all costs. The Buyer Doesn’t …

Challenges That FSBO Sellers Face When Selling a Home

11/12/2018

Selling your home without an MLS listing can seem like a great way to save money, and in this seller’s market how hard can it be, right? Take a few pictures, put you online, and the buyers will come flocking with multiple offers. In actuality, MLS is an advantage because you reach thousands more buyers and have a greater chance of multiple offers thus a higher sale price. Remember that …

How to Make the ‘For Sale by Owner’ Strategy Work for You

9/24/2018

If you are looking to maximize your profits when selling your home, choose the “For Sale by Owner” right may benefit you and prospective buyers. Traditional real estate agents typically take five to six percent of your sale. The cost of commissions could eat into your profits. By contrast, a flat-fee realty service combined with an FSBO strategy could save you money while making your home sale look more appealing …

4 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

9/17/2018

Purchasing a home is a significant benchmark in the life of a young couple or single person. Lacking knowledge or experience can cause you to make decisions that you may regret later. In many cases, first-time buyers are in a position to be taken advantage of by one or more parties involved in the purchase. Thus, what should be a life-changing experience ends becoming a nightmare with long-lasting repercussions. Home …

4 Misconceptions About Flat-Fee Realtors

9/10/2018

Selling your home takes a lot of time and energy. Partnering with an experienced realtor can accelerate your sale as well as help you get top dollar for your property. While you are busy getting your house ready to put on the market, a flat-fee realtor can work behind the scenes to get your house noticed and look for prospective buyers. When selling your home, you have a choice between …

Moving in or Modifying: Options for Disabled Homebuyers

9/3/2018

Everyone enters the housing market with their own set of criteria representing their needs and wants. It can, however, be very difficult to find a good match for your criteria. Imagine how hard it can be for someone who requires disability-accessible housing to find a home that meets all their requirements and desires. They might find a single-level home that lacks level thresholds or an entrance wheelchair ramp. Another might …

Should You Trust the House Price Index to Buy Your Home?

8/20/2018

The housing market is an ongoing rollercoaster of real estate trends that fluctuate depending on a wide range of factors. Some aspects of the housing market are relatively predictable. Others seem to come out of nowhere. Real estate agents, investors, banks, and consumers will make decisions depending on housing trends. Thus, the House Price Index (HPI). Home Avenue offers for sale by owner MLS real services for home sellers and …

Is a Flat Fee Realty Service Really a Better Option?

8/13/2018

One of the greatest attributes of a flat-fee real estate service is that you put money back in your pocket that you would otherwise throw away on high commissions. That reason alone is enough for you to drop traditional real estate agencies and go with a flat-fee company. This is why Home Avenue offers the flat-fee service in our company. Our clients have saved thousands of dollars by opting to …