What to expect from your REALTOR®

May 20, 2019

REALTORS® help you get the most for your home and they remove stress and confusion from the process. Here are just some of the advantages.

Your REALTOR® becomes your home’s champion. When you sign a “Listing Agreement” with your REALTOR®, this is their promise that they will use their skills and resources to get you the best deal for your home.

REALTORS® know how to attract the most potential buyers.

Your REALTOR® is an expert home promoter, connected to a network of other REALTORS® ...

Go it alone, or with a Realtor

May 19, 2019

The fact is, most people who try to sell their own home end up using a REALTOR® in the end anyway. Before anybody decides to fly solo through this complex, time consuming and financially perilous process, they should consider these questions. Will you really “save” the real estate commission? When buyers see a home for sale ‘by the owner’, ...

Home Sellers Need Inspections, Too

May 18, 2019

A visit from the home inspector can be nerve-wracking for a seller, especially in a market like this -- when the potential buyer isn't afraid to demand that a long list of problems be addressed before the sale is finalized. No matter how much you do to prepare the home, brace yourself. "The first thing for people to realize when selling their ...

Pricing Your Home

May 14, 2019

Pricing your home is a serious consideration that requires research and prudent thought. Price too high and your home may languish on the market. Price too low and you may short-change yourself in a recovering real estate market. Speak candidly with your Olivex broker, who has a deep understanding of market conditions and the factors driving ...


May 12, 2019

Did you know your home's decor can cost you big bucks when it's time to sell? That's right. Flowered wallpaper, dark wood paneling and shag carpets might suit you just fine. But your buyer will see this as dated and will turn away to your competition. We all have different tastes. What may be beautiful to one person may look awful to another. ...

Decide When to Sell.

May 11, 2019

In real estate, timing is not everything but it does influence your home’s selling price. Let’s see if we can make timing work for you. Status report. Is it a buyer’s or a seller’s market? When there are lots of people looking for homes but not many for sale, this is called a ‘seller’s market’, because the seller has something everybody ...


May 10, 2019

Your home is important to you, not just as a place to live, but also as a major investment. So when it's time to sell, you want to get the most money possible. What do you do when that other agent tells you your home should be listed at a higher than expected price? As the homeowner, you might love the idea that you'll end up with all this ...

It's moving season and getting organized is job one

May 9, 2019

Packing up your worldly possessions and moving them to a new home can be difficult even under the best of circumstances. August is usually the high season for moving. One of the first decisions to make is whether to hire a moving company. If you do, here are some suggestions for making the experience a smooth one: When choosing a moving ...

Tips for sellers

May 1, 2019

Don’t waste time floating a high price out there just to see if you get a nibble Price it right. Trying to make your house stand out by offering potential buyers enticements like a free vacation or a set of golf clubs is so last month. Today it’s all about price. Homes sell most quickly if they are put on the market at a price that’s just a bit ...

10 steps to the business sale

April 29, 2019

Have a valid reason to sell. It's probably the first question a potential buyer will ask you. The more valid your reason is, the more serious the buyer will be. However, avoid to disclose personal information: it would give the buyer leverage on you during the negotiations. Do not wait until you have to sell for economic or emotional reasons. ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8