Tag Archives: selling your home

5 Tips for Selling Your Home During the Summer

Summer is in full swing, and with the entire month of August still ahead, now is not the time to stop trying to sell your home.

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Should I Renovate or Sell As Is?

Ruth Lerner is a Brookline REALTOR specializing in Brookline, Chestnut Hill, Brighton and West Roxbury, Mass. real estate. Since 2002 she’s represented both buyers and sellers with a post-transaction satisfaction rate of 97%. You can contact her on her website, and find her on Google+FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter.

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February 19, 2014

Do You Want to Play Fantasy Real Estate?

This is the fifth in a series of posts on assisting seniors and their families during transition. Read the first post here, the second post here, the third post here and the fourth post here.

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October 29, 2013

How To Get Your House Ready for its "15 Minutes of Fame"

Maybe you think the last place you should be spending money is on the house you hope to leave, as soon as you can find a buyer for it.  And you’re right—let the next owners have fun with big-ticket renovations that will enhance value, over the years they enjoy living in “your” house.  What you need to know, as you prepare for the first open house, is how to spend a little money wisely, to sell your house faster.   A house that sells in a shorter time, as we all know, is a house that sells for a higher price.

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August 23, 2011

What is Sales To List Price Ratio?

Analyzing the real estate market can often require extensive amounts of mental fortitude-if you aren’t looking at the right  numbers.  Some of the major market indicators that you’ve probably read about in newspapers and online include, average sale price, median sale price, and inventory.  These are certainly important statistics to look at when assessing market temperature and the mood of buyers and sellers.  However, one number that sometimes gets overlooked is the Sales to List Price Ratio.  What exactly does this mean?  How is it relevant when you are buying or selling a home?  Raveis agent, Scott Elwell, describes the Sales to List Price Ratio below by taking a look at how it is impacting his local market, Greenwich, CT. Continue reading

June 16, 2011

Using Out-Of-Box Thinking To Sell Your Home: Advice From Raveis Agent, Amy Singer


William Raveis agent, Amy Singer, from our Chappaqua office, gives a great rundown of out-of-box thinking used by the company to market your home!

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April 21, 2011