Entries by Nema

How to Price and Sell and Still Make a Profit

How to price to sell and still make a profit The asking price you set for your home significantly affects whether you will profit in the sale, how much you will profit and how long your home will sit on the market. Your real estate agent’s knowledge of the overall market and what’s selling – […]

Importance of Pricing @ Fair Market Value

Importance of Pricing (Fair Market Value) The Fair Market Value (FMV) of your home is determined by the market – that is, what today’s buyers are willing to pay. Buyers are comparing your home to other homes now on the market. Buyers do NOT care about: What your neighbors say What another Realtor Says What you […]

Increasing Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Increasing your home’s “Curb” appeal Remember the 60-second rule: That’s all the time you have to create a winning first impression. Here are some simple to significant ways to maximize your home’s appeal. Exterior * Keep the grass cut and remove all yard clutter. * Weed and apply fresh mulch to flower beds. * Apply […]

Practicing Good Seller’s Etiquette

Practicing good seller’s etiquette Let’s face it: When your house goes on the market, you’re not only opening the door to prospective buyers, but also sometimes to unknown vendors and naïve or unqualified buyers. As with any business transaction, there is an expected protocol to how sellers, buyers and their respective agents interact. Should you […]

Six Selling Myths Uncovered

Six Selling Myths Uncovered Myth #1: You should always price your home high and negotiate down. Truth: Pricing too high can be as bad as pricing too low. If you list too high, you’ll miss out on buyers looking in the price range where your home should be. Offers may not even come in, because buyers who are interested […]

The many decisions to Buying and Selling your home

So Many Decisions There is so much to think about when selling your home: 1) Is it a buyers’ market or a sellers’ market? How can I price my home so that it sells quickly? 2) What marketing strategies are effective and will sell my home quickly? 3) What’s this thing called “curb appeal?” 4) […]

10 Steps to Selling your Home

Ten Steps to Selling Your Home Define your goals, wants, needs and expectations. A good place to begin is by exploring your short and long term goals in life and how selling your home fits in. I will walk through a process I use to thoroughly understand my client’s goals, wants and needs to ensure that your […]

Understanding the Buyer

Understanding the buyer As the seller, you can control three factors that will affect the sale of your home: * The home’s condition * Asking price * Marketing strategy However, it’s important to note that there are numerous other factors that influence a buyer, and you need to understand these consumer trends when you enter […]

Houston Education School System

Houston Education School System Educational opportunities play a key role in Houston’s quality of life. Houston is a City known to be rich with distinguished school districts and prominent colleges and universities. The Houston Independent School District (HISD) is the largest school district in the Houston area. Ranked as the nation’s seventh largest district, HISD […]

Houston Colleges and University Location Map

Houston Colleges and Universities Location Map Greater Houston Area Colleges and Universities Location Map Accredited two-year and four-year Houston area Title IV colleges as reported by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the National Center for Education Statistics. Institutions participating in Title IV financial aid programs must offer a program of at least 300 […]