When Is It Time to Lower Your House Price?

Everybody expects their house to sell quickly when they try to sell it. But what happens when it doesn’t and is sitting on the market? If you’re considering reducing the price, know that the longer a home is on the market, the lower your chances are of selling it for...
Reasons Why For-Sale-By-Owners Are Not Successful

Reasons Why For-Sale-By-Owners Are Not Successful

A FSBO (for-sale-by-owner) is when a homeowner sells their home without the help of a real estate agent. In theory, it sounds like a good idea to sell a home for-sale-by-owner because it’s possible to save money since the seller doesn’t have to pay a commission; 6%...

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How to Sell a House for Sale by Owner | A Complete Guide

How to Sell a House for Sale by Owner | A Complete Guide

When you sell your home, getting top dollar at the closing table is often the highest priority. Because of that, some homeowners decide to sell their homes without using a real estate agent. For sale by owner (FSBO) is when you sell your home without the use of a real...

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For Sale by Owner vs. Real Estate Agent

For Sale by Owner vs. Real Estate Agent

When you decide to sell your home, you’ll be faced with an enormous amount of decisions to make during the process. One of those decisions is whether or not you want to hire a real estate agent to assist with the transaction or go the DIY route and sell the home...

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Market Pulse – Denver December 2020

Market Pulse – Denver December 2020

Happy holidays! Despite winter and the Covid wave we are experiencing, real estate remains a strong and steady beacon of economic hope during these times.All stats below are based on End of Month in October vs November:Homes on the market - 4,965 vs 3,690 (down...

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Market Pulse – Seattle December 2020

Market Pulse – Seattle December 2020

Happy holidays! Despite winter and the Covid wave we are experiencing, real estate remains a strong and steady beacon of economic hope during these times.All stats below are based on End of Month in October vs November:Homes on the market - 6,160 vs 4,539 (down...

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Market Pulse – Phoenix December 2020

Market Pulse – Phoenix December 2020

Happy holidays! Despite the cooler months and the Covid wave we are experiencing, real estate remains a strong and steady beacon of economic hope during these times.All stats below are based on End of Month in October vs November:Homes on the market - 12,449 vs 11,225...

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Market Pulse – Raleigh December 2020

Market Pulse – Raleigh December 2020

Happy holidays! Despite winter and the Covid wave we are experiencing, real estate remains a strong and steady beacon of economic hope during these times. All stats below are based on End of Month in October vs November: Homes on the market - 4,571vs 4,123 (down...

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How to Reset Your Home’s Days On Market

How to Reset Your Home’s Days On Market

Days on market refers to the number of days a home is active on the market before it enters a pending status; A home that is in pending status means that there has been an official contract that is accepted by the seller.  One of the conditions buyers look at when...

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Market Pulse – Raleigh November 2020

Market Pulse – Raleigh November 2020

As we head into the holiday season, the Raleigh market still thinks it’s summer and is hotter than ever. And with coronavirus cases on the rise, we at Trelora will continue to take the utmost precautions, and we remain committed to serving your needs with safety as...

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Market Pulse – Phoenix November 2020

Market Pulse – Phoenix November 2020

As we head into the holiday season, the Phoenix market is hotter than ever. And with coronavirus cases on the rise, we at Trelora will continue to take the utmost precautions, and we remain committed to serving your needs with safety as our top priority. All stats...

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Market Pulse – Seattle November 2020

Market Pulse – Seattle November 2020

As we head into the holiday season, the Seattle market still thinks it’s summer and is hotter than ever. And with coronavirus cases on the rise, we at Trelora will continue to take the utmost precautions, and we remain committed to serving your needs with safety as...

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Market Pulse – Denver November 2020

Market Pulse – Denver November 2020

As we head into the holiday season, the Denver market still thinks it’s summer and is hotter than ever. And with coronavirus cases on the rise, we at Trelora will continue to take the utmost precautions, and we remain committed to serving your needs with safety as our...

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How to Market Your House for Sale

How to Market Your House for Sale

Marketing your home is easier than you think, as long as you don’t overdo it. If you’re trying to sell your home, whether it’s with a real estate agent or For-Sale-By-Owner (FSBO), it’s important to create a marketing strategy, as there are a number of things you can...

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How to Fire a Real Estate Agent | Things you Need to Know

How to Fire a Real Estate Agent | Things you Need to Know

Anyone who has ever bought or sold a home knows just how critical it is to hire the right real estate agent. Unfortunately, it’s easy to get mixed up with the wrong person because it’s a saturated industry and has relatively low barriers to entry; it’s easy for...

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Do Open Houses Work? | Things to Consider

Do Open Houses Work? | Things to Consider

The question of open houses and their legitimacy for selling homes is a question that has been asked by real estate agents and consumers for over a hundred years. However, the question of “do open houses work” is one that should be looked at through a different lens...

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Are Zillow Zestimates Accurate?

Are Zillow Zestimates Accurate?

Zillow is one of the most popular real estate search sites available online. The database contains millions of homes for sale or rent across the U.S. in which users can search based on a variety of factors. A key feature available to uses of Zillow are automated...

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Expenses You Can Deduct When Selling a Home

Expenses You Can Deduct When Selling a Home

If you’re trying to sell your house or have recently sold and were fortunate enough to have gained a profit from the sale, you can be sure the government is going to want a piece of the pie.  As a home seller, you are technically an investor in real estate which...

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Selling Your House After a Divorce

Selling Your House After a Divorce

After a divorce takes place, many people are presented with the opportunity to move on with their lives. However, a divorcing couple will almost certainly have financial obligations that must be taken care of depending on the divorce agreement, one of which might be...

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What Home Improvements Add the Most Value?

What Home Improvements Add the Most Value?

Choosing home improvements can be tricky. There is a balance between choosing projects that you will enjoy and also projects that other people will enjoy if you are ever ready to sell your home. The best home improvements are those that increase the home’s worth on...

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Zoom Towns – Do They Make Sense?

Zoom Towns – Do They Make Sense?

Are Zoom towns where a large majority of Zoomers (Gen Z) live? Nope. Are they community digital chat spaces where people spend time together on Zoom? You’re getting closer but not quite. Zoom towns are actual growing towns where people have moved, often from more...

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What’s the Difference Between a Title and a Deed?

What’s the Difference Between a Title and a Deed?

In real estate, many people use the term deed and title as if they are the same thing. But in reality, while they are related, they are not the same thing at all.  Definition differences: deed versus title During the home buying process, a deed is a legal document...

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What is FSBO? Know This Beforehand

What is FSBO? Know This Beforehand

So perhaps you’ve been thinking about selling your house, but you don’t want to pay thousands in commissions. Or perhaps, you’re searching for a new home online and keep running across the term “FSBO.” Here is what you need to know.  What does FSBO stand for? FSBO,...

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What is a Listing Agent and Do You Need One?

What is a Listing Agent and Do You Need One?

Selling a house is often stressful and challenging. Luckily, a real estate seller’s agent can help provide services that advise and guide the seller from listing a property and throughout the process of selling a home.  What is a listing agent?  A listing agent...

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Top 8 Home Staging Tips You Need to Look Into

Top 8 Home Staging Tips You Need to Look Into

You’re putting your home on the market and want it to show its absolute best. So, it is crucial that you highlight everything your home has to offer when you show it to potential buyers. According to the National Association of Realtors, 49% of agents believe that...

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