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All-Cash Offer – Should I Offer the Buyer a Discount?

All-Cash Offer – Should I Offer the Buyer a Discount?

All-Cash Offer – Should I Offer the Buyer a Discount? New Jersey is seeing a strong seller’s market. Inventory is low and buyers want to take advantage of the low-interest rates. As a result, sellers may be in the enviable position of a bidding war. Some buyers believe that presenting an all-cash offer to the […]

Getting Outbid? Strategies to Make Your Offer Stand Out and Get Accepted

Getting Outbid? Strategies to Make Your Offer Stand Out and Get Accepted

Getting Outbid? Strategies to Make Your Offer Stand Out and Get Accepted   Summer is for buyers and sellers!  This year has been no exception—and with lower interest rates, many homebuyers are finding the competitive environment challenging. With multiple buyers competing for properties, even terrific offers are often being outbid. Fortunately, there are some things […]

Do You Need a Specialized Real Estate Agent?

Do You Need a Specialized Real Estate Agent?

Do You Need a Specialized Real Estate Agent? If you have started a search for a real estate agent, you might have already realized that most agents tout themselves as experts on a type of property they typically work with—local experts, lakefront experts, luxury condo experts, etc. There are times when working with a specialized […]

Age-Old Real Estate Selling Tips to Ignore

Age-Old Real Estate Selling Tips to Ignore

Age-Old Real Estate Selling Tips to Ignore Homeowners planning to sell their homes tend to get unsolicited advice from every direction. “Do this,” “don’t do that”; it can be difficult to decipher the good from the bad advice. As homebuyers become more informed and market-savvy, knowing which age-old advice to ignore can be important. Here […]

Consider Upgrading before You List

Consider Upgrading before You List

Consider Upgrading Before You List Most people have wandered through new home developments and wished their own home looked as modern and chic. Model homes showcase the latest upgrades and decorating trends; for home sellers, these homes are their competition, and it can feel daunting to offer an older floorplan and design. While it might […]

Tips to Quickly Make Your Home Show-Ready

Tips to Quickly Make Your Home Show-Ready

Tips to Quickly Make Your Home Show-Ready Everyone dreams of living in a model home – a beautiful modern room with the perfect vase of flowers sitting decoratively on a glass side table. Unfortunately, life doesn’t always work this way. Our homes tend to look more “lived in” with a pile of shoes by the […]

Real Estate Home Inspections and Appraisals in the New Normal

Real Estate Home Inspections and Appraisals in the New Normal

Real Estate Home Inspections and Appraisals in the New Normal Even during the COVID-19 outbreak, real estate transactions go on. Buyers and sellers still need to move, and the industry is looking for new ways to accommodate both the needs of the transaction and, of course, the safety of everyone. Many traditional real estate activities […]

Changes in the Mortgage Market Since COVID-19

Changes in the Mortgage Market Since COVID-19

Changes in the Mortgage Market Since COVID-19 It’s been difficult to adjust to a new normal during the past few weeks. With most residents being asked to stay at home, there are many who have recently lost their jobs or been asked to work remotely. The mortgage industry has also taken a big hit that […]

5 Questions Buyers Have During the Coronavirus Outbreak Answered

5 Questions Buyers Have During the Coronavirus Outbreak Answered

5 Questions Buyers Have During the Coronavirus Outbreak Answered Everyone is being affected in some manner by the outbreak of Covid-19 coronavirus. During this time, buyers will have more questions than normal about the home buying process and their ability to buy a new home. While we can’t predict what the next few weeks and […]