We Have The Buyers

As a seller, you need to go where the buyers go. At Homesale Realty, we stay on top of the latest market trends and buyer preferences so we can provide buyers with what they want. Our May Market & Tech Stat update shows what the average homebuyer is currently looking for and based on this…

New Year New Home: Preparing For Selling

Now that you have decided to sell your house and search for your dream home, it’s time to take the next steps to prepare for both transactions. According to the Zillow Consumer Housing Trends Report, in 2018, “synchronous sellers” – people who have sold a home and bought a home within the past 12 months…

4 Winter Landscaping Steps to Prepare for Spring

If you are thinking about selling your home this spring, make sure its curb appeal hasn’t fallen victim to the winter blues. These four winter landscaping steps will help you maintain your home’s beautiful exterior all while preparing you to tackle spring planting head-on. A little preparation in the winter can put you steps above…

Seasonal Selling Series: Winter

Welcome back to the Seasonal Selling Series! For this edition, we are going to focus on elements of winter selling. How does it differ from other seasons? What are the benefits of selling in the winter? What specific steps can you take to get your home ready for winter selling? Let’s find out… Online All…

How We Get Your Home Sold

When you are thinking about selling your home, it’s important to ask how your home will be marketed.  At Homesale Realty, we go above and beyond to market your home effectively online, through social media, print media and more.

Tax Benefits of Selling Your Home

Did you know that if you sell your home and make a profit of less than $250,000 (or less than $500,000 when you file a joint return with your spouse), and have lived in that house for 2-5 years the IRS doesn’t want to hear about. This is because the profit you make is excluded from…

Wrapping Up Your Home for the Holidays

In the movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” Clark Griswold may have gone a little overboard with his Christmas lights, but if he was selling his house, he may have had the right idea. “Great decorations really set the tone for the holidays, a time when you can showcase your home in a different way to…

Real Estate: Buy or Sell First?

When it comes to home buying, the ideal situation would be to find a new home, just as you receive an offer on your existing home. You would then be able to close concurrently and move into your new home a few days prior to closing on your previous home. This does happen more often…

Paint Like a Pro

Paint Perfection A fresh coat of paint is the fastest, most economical way to spruce up any room in your home. Here are some simple guidelines to help you achieve results that will make any professional painter envious. Pick your paint type – Water-soluble latex dries quickly, is easier to clean up, and emits fewer…

Garage Makeover (Part 2)

In today’s economy, homeowners are trying to make every inch of their home useful. They want more active and functional living space. Reclaiming attics, storage rooms, closets, garden sheds and garages is the easiest way to utilize wasted space. Garages are often full of “junk” that we no longer need or use. By giving your…

Selling Your Home in the Summer…

Create Curb Appeal Mow your lawn twice a week, trim the bushes, plant flowers, scatter mulch.  Sweep your sidewalk or porch and create a welcoming entrance. Decorate with Summer Accents Open your blinds to let in the summer sun and bring the light inside.  Use summer shades for rugs, accent pillows, table runners, and towels….