Tips When You’re Showing Your Home

6/24/2019

Selling your home is no easy task, but it doesn’t have to be as difficult as you may think. Many people will drop in during a showing, but only a handful will make an offer. This means it’s up to you to create a space that’s welcoming and enticing to the eye. Home Avenue understands this and is here to help. With our expertise, we can help you impress potential …

How to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

6/17/2019

Every little detail matters when you’re trying to sell your home. The first impression is crucial for potential buyers. For some people, the first thing they see can make or break the deal. Thankfully, Home Avenue is here with some easy steps to improve your home’s curb appeal.   Spruce Up The Entrance When guests come to your home and are waiting for you to let them in, what else …

How Does Flat-Fee Listing Work?

6/10/2019

Though there are multiple effective ways to sell your home, we at Home Avenue believe that flat-fee listings are the way to go. Flat fee, when done right, can save you thousands of dollars, leaving you in a better financial position than other methods would. Here, Home Avenue’s experts will walk you through the process of both traditional brokerages and flat-fee listings so you understand the inner workings of both. …

Selling? Here’s How To Get Your Home’s Interior Ready

5/20/2019

Do you remember all those little factors that led to you falling in love with your home? When you’re selling, it is just as important to remember those factors as it was when you bought the house. To get the house to sell, you need to recapture that magic for the potential buyers.   Potential buyers take in all the details when they are shopping for homes. Is the outside …

Want To Increase Your Home’s Value? Don’t Make These Mistakes

5/13/2019

A common misconception about selling your home is that you need to make upgrades to increase value. More often than not, you end up losing money on renovations. It usually costs thousands of dollars to make improvements, and the overall value added to your home is oftentimes less than the cost of renovating.   Luckily, Home Avenue has put together a list of what upgrades we think you should avoid …

Contemplate These Things Before Buying A Home In The Twin Cities

5/6/2019

Buying a new home can be exhilarating, exhausting, and frustrating, among many other things. Whether you’ve bought a home before, or you are a first-time buyer, you know there are endless considerations to take into account. Here, Home Avenue will guide you through some things to look for when you are a potential buyer in the Twin Cities:   Don’t Always Go With The Most Popular Neighborhood When looking for …

How to Sell Your House Without a Buyer Realtor Commission

4/22/2019

Property owners do not require the assistance of a traditional commission-based real estate agent when selling their homes. They can sell their homes for a flat fee. With a little bit of ingenuity and research, a homeowner can save 3-6% or more in real estate agent commissions. Research The Market Prior to pricing a home, a seller must become familiar with the area real estate market. Sellers must be knowledgeable …

How Much Can You Make in an FSBO Sale?

4/15/2019

How much money can you net in an FSBO sale? This should be the most important factor when choosing to sell your house. There are several things to consider if you want to reach a certain figure and create a healthy margin between your asking price and your expenses. Focus On Your Net Profit Homeowners typically focus on how much they can list the house for. However, those numbers can …

FSBO: Understanding Home Appraisals?

4/8/2019

A home appraisal is one of the most important parts of selling and buying a home. It is also one of the most misunderstood parts of the home selling process. What is an appraisal? How do you navigate the process as an FSBO seller? Let’s take a closer look. What Appraisers Look For There are several factors involved in a professional home appraisal including:   The sales price of similar …