Archive for July, 2014

What do Sellers Want from an Agent

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Today’s blog is another excerpt from the latest Profile of Texas Homebuyers and Sellers – 2013 edition. This is what the survey respondents said they expect from their agent when they decide to list their home for sale. Number 1 – I want them to market my home to potential buyers.  This is one of […]

Profile of Home Buyers and Home Sellers

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Today, my blog is an excerpt from the most recent Texas Association of Realtors Profile of Texas Homebuyers and Sellers.  Some of you may find this interesting.  Some of you will fit into some of the data categories. I won’t bore you with too much detail though. 1.  What would you guess Texans aged 18 […]

Staging Schmaging – Who Needs It?

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Today’s blog is presented to you by Jill Cheatham, owner of Details Details a staging and interior design company. What is staging? Staging is presenting your home in its best and most appealing light to the majority of home buyers. In theory, staging isn’t hard or costly, but in reality, many homeowners find it difficult […]

Pocket or Coming Soon Listings

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

I’m curious to hear your thoughts about the so-called “pocket listings.” A more prominent example of a pocket listing is Zillow’s “coming soon” feature.  Historically, pocket listings have been listings owned by a broker where the owner did not want the information about their property released to the public.  Most recently, an application called HomeCanvasr,  […]