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.
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+, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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October 29, 2013
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.
August 23, 2011
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
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!
April 21, 2011