Answer: If you are in the process of purchasing a home always make your offer contingent on a satisfactory home inspection and CL-100. [Read more…]
Answer: On average, 95% of the time, homeowners price their home higher than it is worth to leave room for negotiation. [Read more…]
Answer: I see agents who list properties where their seller offers a credit towards a lacking area in the home all the time. Example, a home has carpet or flooring that needs to be replaced. They allow a $3500 credit towards carpet/flooring at closing. This is all fine and good because it’s a way to acknowledge that you know it needs to be replaced or needs attention. [Read more…]
Answer: Lots of people want to know what’s the best colors to paint my home to get the maximum dollar amount for it. I always advise my clients to go neutral! Neutral appeals to the masses and is less likely to turn off buyers. Neutral colors (beige, light tan, cream, light grey) are not obtrusive or loud and they are soothing to the eye. [Read more…]
Answer: The hottest trend we are seeing right now In the paint color world is 50 shades of GRAY!
New home builders are using grays on walls, cabinets, and in the granite, tile and flooring they are using . The different shades of gray are very soothing and give any room a new, up-to-date feel. [Read more…]
Answer: The first thing you need to do before selling your home is contact us at Dargan Real Estate. Seriously!
If you want to sell your home and move to a new home in the same area or another, you need to know what is out there. Contacting a knowledgeable Realtor is the first step. They can do a search on the MLS system that fits the exact criteria you are looking for. You can see the price, size, condition, and interior photos of homes that may interest you. It is important for you to know what the value of your current home is. [Read more…]
Answer: This is where having a knowledgeable real estate agent pays off. A good agent will do their research on the “COMPS” in the area you are looking to buy in. “Comps” are comparable properties to the one you are buying or selling. We search the surrounding areas and neighborhood you are looking to purchase in and find a home as similar to yours as possible and see what they sold for , price per square foot, lot size, upgrades, etc. [Read more…]
Answer: “Cash is King” is an old saying. This is true in real estate, when someone pays cash for a property this means they can close quickly and there is no room for a finance issue that can kill the sell or drag out the process. [Read more…]
Answer: Absolutely not , buyers like to be able to move about the home and speak freely . They want to tell their agent what they like and DO NOT like . Having a seller present makes it awkward and can keep them from being able to be open and honest with their opinions and makes them not want to stay in the home as long as they would like. [Read more…]
Answer: If you have your property listed for sale you should first have your home practically “staged” meaning you got rid of any clutter. It should look clean, neat and crisp. Almost like a model home. If you need to touch up paint or clean out the garage or get rid of some of the furnishings to make the space look bigger, we recommend you do so. Adding hanging baskets or beautiful plants at the front door is a nice touch as well. [Read more…]