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 …

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 …