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 …

5 Indicators It is Time to Sell Your Home in Minnesota

8/6/2018

You’ve been thinking about selling your Minnesota home for months now. But, for whatever the reason, you’re still living in it. If you’re finally ready to take the plunge, Home Avenue can help you sell your home through our flat-fee real estate service. If you are unsure about selling in this market, these five indicators may give you the nudge you need. 1. You’ve Been Eyeballing the Same House You …

What Can You Do With Money You Save From Lower Realtor Commission?

7/23/2018

Selling your home can be exciting, but it can also be costly. Real estate agent’s commissions can add up quickly. At Home Avenue, we offer a flat rate fee real estate agent service that helps you save big on selling your home. Our customers often find the biggest problem they face is what to do with the money they saved from the lower commission and our buyer rebate program. With …

Optimize Your Home Listing

7/16/2018

When it comes to selling your home, good marketing is the ticket to a higher sale. Central to marketing your home is its listing. A strong listing will help a home sell for a much higher amount. At Home Avenue in Minnesota, we understand what it takes to optimize your home listing. Optimize Your Home’s Curb Appeal One of the first steps in creating a winning home listing is increasing …

For Sale By Owner Pitfalls To Avoid

7/9/2018

Selling your home is likely to be one of the biggest transactions you will ever be involved with. Homes represent a substantial financial personal asset. For various reasons, some homeowners decide to sell their own homes. Perhaps they want to feel in control of the process or hope to save money by not paying an agent. Whatever the reason, too often, they end up realizing the process of selling a …

Why You Need to Buy Your Next Home Now

6/18/2018

If you’ve been considering purchasing a new home in Minnesota, now is the perfect time. While there may not be a substantial upturn in the inventory of houses on the market, the outlook remains positive. You’ll need to act fast, though; buyers may be facing more competitive pricing and increasing mortgage rates in the coming months. At Home Avenue, we want to help you make the best home-buying decision for …

June 2018 Minnesota Real Estate Report

6/11/2018

Summer is the perfect season for buying new homes. As in previous months, the Twin Cities housing market has continued to remain strong and demonstrate growth, reflecting national trends. Economic expansion continues for the area on the whole, and home buyers in Minnesota are continuing to enjoy the benefits of this growth. Overall, demand for homes in the area remains high, while the inventory available remains low, making projections for …

5 Remodeling Upgrades You Should Avoid When Selling Your Home

6/4/2018

If you’re thinking about an FSBO and are considering renovations, take caution: not all upgrades are created equal. In terms of increasing your home’s value, not all remodels yield positive results. In fact, some may be downright detrimental. To help you determine where your hard work will actually pay off, Home Avenue has put together this list of remodels to avoid. Before you go knocking down walls and ripping up …

Strategies for Showing Your For Sale Home

5/21/2018

When it comes time to sell your home, you’ll want to engage as many potential buyers as possible. Dozens of interested parties may visit your home for a showing, but only a few will actually make an offer. At Home Avenue, we know the selling process can often be difficult. That’s why we encourage homeowners to stage an atmosphere that invites the sale. How can you impress potential buyers so …