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May 16, 2018

Home Inspection Time! Are you ready for what they find???

For sellers, understanding the home inspection process and preparing your home for the inevitable evaluation not only helps to ensure that the transaction goes through, but can often translate into getting a top-dollar selling price as well. Jump over to our Newsroom for TOD's Priceless Tidbits! 

May 14, 2018

You Have a Signed P&S - TOD's Tips on What To Be Aware Of

A signed P&S does not mean that your house is SOLD. There are a number of circumstances that you should be aware of. Many of these items can be avoided if you are working with a good realtor. Visit our newsroom to find out why pending home sales sometimes go bad!    

May 09, 2018

Times to Accept the First Offer on Your House

It’s important to keep perspective on any interest you get from a potential buyer, and also keep in mind that everything is up for discussion. Even if the first offer you receive isn’t the price you were hoping for, you can easily make a counteroffer or negotiate for other details. Read on to learn about the 5 times you SHOULD accept a first offer! 

May 07, 2018

You Have the Offers on Your House... Now What?

Negotiating with your gut – trusting your instincts (for real!)

 

Real estate projects take a lot of nerves, especially if you're selling your first house. That's why some people lose focus and make a series of compromises just to get the job done. Rather than rushing to get your home sold, prepare for a long process and complicated negotiations with interested candidates—or else you could end up with less money in your bank account. Read on for what to look out for...

May 04, 2018

Our Homes Selling Series Continues!

Tune in next week for TOD's next installment of Solutions On Demand: helping you get your house, and mind ready to sell! 

 

April 25, 2018

Zen ... and the Art of Home Selling!

Creating CALM with your clients can sometimes be a challenge. Check out TOD's Tips on the importance of patience and staying "Zen"! 

April 23, 2018

Your House is on the Market!... Now what???

Ever wonder what is the most effective way of marketing your property? Well, if you have been resisting social media marketing, think again. Check out TOD's Top Tips on using social media to help the perfect buyer find your home. 

April 18, 2018

STAGING! Do you need to hire a Staging Specialist?

TOD's words of wisdom: Staging is NOT decorating.  

 

The reality is that the moment you commit to marketing your home for sale, you need to commit to transforming your home into a place that potential buyers can easily picture as their home. This means that you need to be prepared to emotionally detach. Highlight your home's strengths, downplay its weaknesses and appeal to prospective buyers. 

 

Check out these Home Staging Secrets TOD found on HGTV!  

 

April 16, 2018

TOD's Tips on Creating Your Sell Plan

When do you place your home on the market? What is the proper timing for you? Whatever the case, start the process early. If you have children, Spring may be a good time to buy & sell, so that the kids are settled and ready for school in the Fall.   

 

Where do you start? A home can be ready to list in as little as a month, especially if it's in good shape and you're working with a competent real estate agent. But it's often better to give yourself a little more cushion. Here's a rough timeline, including advice gleaned from a recent survey of 303 real estate professionals conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center.  

April 11, 2018

Choosing the Right Agent for YOU

The relationship you have with your Agent/Broker is very important. The better synergy - the better result. Check out TOD's tips on what questions to ask to assure you find the best Realtor for YOU.  

April 09, 2018

Assembling Your Sell Team - TOD's Tips on Finding the Best

Assembling the right team of people who are going to help you to sell your home (and possibly buy your next one) is crucial if you want the process to be smooth, and if you want top dollar! You will need a LISTING AGENT, LENDER, ATTORNEY and a STAGING SPECIALIST We have have created a checklist of the top items you should look for, and questions you should ask:

April 04, 2018

Getting Your House "Sell Ready": TOD's Affordable Quick Fixes

10 cheap fixes to boost the value of your home...and get it SOLD quicker 

 

Whether you’re getting ready to sell your home or want to spiff it up inexpensively for your own enjoyment, we’ve got 10 good strategies for you to consider. These simple upgrades can easily add thousands of dollars to your home’s value...and help you put your home at the top of the real estate "hot" list! 

April 02, 2018

From the Outside-In: TOD's Tips on Curb Appeal

Great curb appeal helps sell a home faster and for more money! Keep reading to find out 5 big reasons why curb appeal is an important factor in selling your home:

July 31, 2017

PILGRIM TITLE LAUNCHES NEW DIGITAL CLOSING SYSTEM

Pilgrim Title Insurance Company announces that it has launched a new web-based Digital Closing System in Rhode Island. The Digital Closing Package provides buyers and sellers with a more convenient and secure method of storing and accessing closing and title documents.