Wednesday, February 24, 2021 / by Sonya Reiselt
It’s no secret that the market is hot and homes continue to sell both at record paces and for unprecedented amounts. Due to these facts, along with the knowledge of increasingly low inventory, many homeowners are taking the plunge and choosing to get their homes ready for a listing. So, now what? While making the decision to put your home on the market might be the biggest decision you make throughout your home selling journey, whether or not you choose to use a realtor is, by far, the most important. While many homeowners think about the benefits of not having to pay a realtor when selling their home, it’s crucial that they know exactly what goes into listing and just how vital having a trusted realtor is for the overall sale and closing.
Here are some of the top reasons why you should always choose to work with a realtor, instead of FSBO (For Sale by Owner), when selling your home:
1. FSBO is incredibly ti ...
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 / by Sonya Reiselt
Are you planning on making 2021 the year of the remodel for your home? If this is something you’re planning, there’s no need to wait! Believe it or not, winter in the Lowcountry happens to be the best time of the year for remodeling! Whether you’re looking for a new roof, an interior remodel, or a completely new addition, there are many reasons why January – March is an ideal time to make it happen in the Lowcountry. Here is how and why you should consider remodeling in the winter!
The temperatures are just right.
While it might seem like a backwards concept, the cooler temperatures in the winter are actually ideal for remodeling projects, both inside and out. For starters, the lack of humidity in the air will allow any kind of paint, cement or glue to dry more easily. Also, materials are more likely to set at night due to the cooler weather. This is ideal for any project that involves concrete, plaster an ...
Monday, December 21, 2020 / by Sonya Reiselt
In what has been one of the biggest surprises of 2020, the real estate market continues to thrive and experts everywhere are expecting this trend to continue well into 2021. While the market will remain hot, there are a couple of significant shifts that both buyers and sellers should familiarize themselves with when preparing to purchase or list a home in 2021.
What was a heavy trend in 2020 will continue to increase for many reasons in 2021 – people are continuing to move to the suburbs. Both families and singles are finding what they need outside of the city in an overwhelming way.
· For the past 2 years, millennials began a shift in the market by taking their families and moving to the suburbs. Due to COVID, this no longer seems like a trend but more of a lifestyle change that’s here to stay. While families have been forced to work from home, companies have realized the ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 / by Sonya Reiselt
Will your home be on the market throughout the holidays? No problem! While it is true that sales begin to slow down a bit through the winter months, having a home perfectly staged for the season will give you a significant advantage over other sellers in your area! After all, is there anything more charming and warm than a home during the holidays? So, what exactly is the key to staging your home on the market during the most wonderful season of the year? Making it so any buyer can imagine their perfect first holiday in your home!
Unsure where to start? We’ve got you covered:
Keep things classic.
When you’re beginning to plan exactly how you want to decorate and stage your home, there’s one thing you should always remember: keep it classic. While there are many trends that come and go during the holidays that might seem appealing to your taste, keep in mind that potential buyers might not agree and be tu ...
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 / by Sonya Reiselt
The holidays are upon us and the new year will be here before we know it. It’s no surprise that on the top of many resolution lists is living a clutter-free lifestyle. While it seems likely that most families will be spending the majority of the next couple of months at home, there’s no doubt that clutter will be more probable to build up. So, get ahead of it before the holidays become overwhelming and be ready to give the upcoming new year a fresh start by following these simple steps!
Start by purging and don’t be afraid to donate often.
Begin your de-cluttering process by going through each room in your house and getting rid of everything that you don’t need. If this seems overwhelming to you, there is nothing wrong with taking it room by room. After all, any progress is good progress!
· Organize the items into categories such as “throw away”, “don ...