When you decide to sell your home you have to face facts - you are going to have to endure a degree of inconvenience if you want to get the best price. You will probably have it staged - so you will be living in a somewhat artificial environment for a while. You will also have to vacate your home when an agent has arranged to show it to his buyers And when you have Open Houses you have to disappear for a few hours at a time so that total strangers can walk through it without interacting with … [Read more...] about Open Houses – Are They Necessary Or Not?
Does it really matter if you list your home for sale on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday? Some agents say it does and some say it doesn't. If you interview a number of agents prior to listing your home for sale, you will typically encounter three different approaches: The agent who will put your home on the market immediately and see where it goes. (This is probably also the agent who will also just put a For Sale sign in the yard and hope for the best.) An agent who always does things … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Day To List Your Danville Home For Sale?
2016 Contra Costa Real Estate - Another Active Year I’m sure most homeowners in the San Francisco East Bay are well aware that 2016 was yet another very active year for real estate sales. Homes that were professionally prepared for sale, appropriately priced and effectively marketed continued to sell quickly and multiple offers were not uncommon for really desirable properties. In Contra Costa County, all this was particularly true for homes in Danville, San Ramon, Alamo and Walnut … [Read more...] about 2016 East Bay Real Estate – The Year in Review