What To Keep In Mind During Appraisals

10/21/2019

When you are looking to sell your home, it’s crucial you thoroughly clean and repair anything that may need to be fixed. While you may be accustomed to the small damages around your home or property, it is important to fix them so your home gets appraised at the highest possible value. Here, our team at Home Avenue will discuss the areas of your home you need to look over …

The Best Strategies To Gather Interest In Your Home

10/14/2019

If you are selling your home, no matter if it’s a traditional sale or through flat-fee realty, it is important to prepare your property for sale. In order to find the best offer for your home, it’s crucial to do whatever you can to engage as many potential buyers as possible. Our realty experts at Home Avenue understand how difficult the buying and selling processes are, and we know we …

How To Avoid Paying Realtor Fees

10/7/2019

If you are in the process of selling your home, there are a few different methods you can try to save money during your transaction. At Home Avenue, our real estate agents highly recommend using flat-fee realty and for sale by owner (FSBO) realty services. Both of these services are reputable and proven to help potential home buyers and sellers save money during their transactions. Here, our flat-fee and FSBO …

What To Keep In Mind For FSBO

9/23/2019

While there are a variety of reasons as to why you may want to sell your home on your own, there are things you need to keep in mind before committing to the process. By choosing the ‘For Sale By Owner’ route, you may think it’s as simple as listing your home, then making a substantial profit. However, there are a variety of hidden costs that may add up in …

Real Estate Negotiation Tips

9/16/2019

When you are looking for real estate companies to help you with the selling or buying process, you should look for a team that is proven in the art of negotiation. Oftentimes, negotiations are what make or break deals. For this reason, you need to have a company that will fight for your best interests and get you the deal that works best for you.   At Home Avenue, our …

Common Myths About Flat Fee Realty

9/9/2019

Many people think flat-fee realty is too good to be true. How could you possibly save thousands of dollars during the sale or purchase of your home? As our flat-fee real estate agents at Home Avenue will tell you, flat-fee realty is truly the way to go and is proven to save you money during your transaction.   Buying or selling a home is often one of the biggest financial …

Your Open House Checklist

8/19/2019

In order to have a successful open house during the selling process, there are a variety of things you should keep in mind. Everything about your open house should show your guests that you are accommodating and want this to be their home. Here, our experts at Home Avenue will discuss what you should consider doing to have a successful open house. ●      Clean and Remove Clutter When people come …

What To Consider Before Buying In The Twin Cities In 2019

8/12/2019

If you are considering buying a home in the Twin Cities in 2019, there are a few things you need to take into consideration. So far in 2019, the housing market in the metro area has favored sellers over buyers. Here, our experts at Home Avenue will discuss this year’s housing market and some things to keep in mind before you commit to buying a home. It’s a Seller’s Market …

Why You Should Choose A Discount Realtor

7/22/2019

Through the years, realtor commissions have skyrocketed, which makes it more expensive to sell your home. In Minneapolis, realtor fees can reach up to 7%, and the average in the U.S. is 6%. While this may not seem like much in the long run, it is more than you should be spending. For example, if you sell your home for $300,000 at a 7% realtor fee, you have to pay …