Category Archives: Real Estate Information

Selling? Low-Cost Home Improvement Fixes that Make Your Home Shine

Selling? Low-Cost Home Improvement Fixes that Make Your Home Shine

When selling a home, even tiny fixes can have a big impact. Fortunately many fixes can be done quickly and with a small budget. Here’s 10 of the best low- (or no-) cost home improvement fixes to make your house stand above the competition. When selling a home, even tiny  Read more »

September 24, 2015Permalink

5 Walk-Through Surprises and How to Avoid Them

5 Walk-Through Surprises and How to Avoid Them

A house may look one way when it is decorated and furnished, but once vacated, bumps and bruises may show that could cause a wrench in the closing. Here are five common issues that arise during a walk-through and how to handle them. You’ve survived the inspection and loan approval  Read more »

September 11, 2015Permalink

Homes in Foreclosure: 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Considering a Purchase

Homes in foreclosure can be an appealing option in terms of price. While there are great deals to be had, purchasing a foreclosed home isn’t for everyone. For many buyers, there is a misunderstanding about the different types of foreclosures available. Homes in foreclosure can be an appealing option in  Read more »

September 11, 2015Permalink

Getting Down to the Heart of the Matter with Home Sellers

On an August episode of LXTV Open House, Coldwell Banker COO, Mike Fischer, talks about how home seller sentiment has changed over the last decade. While Coldwell Banker is celebrating it’s 109th anniversary this August, there is one thing that never changes: Coldwell Banker is always on the pulse of  Read more »

September 3, 2015Permalink

Your Home’s September Honey Do List

Our to do lists always seem to grow in September. Summer is coming to a close, school is kicking into full swing and the homework just keeps piling on. To make your fall home prep just a little bit easier, here is your home’s Honey Do List for September. 1.  Read more »

September 3, 2015Permalink

Americans Are Ready for the Smart Home

While once only reserved for lofty dreams of aspiring to live like the ‘The Jetsons,’ the smart home is finally going mainstream as Americans fully embrace the technology. Coldwell Banker Real Estate partnered with CNET, the world’s largest and most trusted online source of consumer technology news and reviews, to  Read more »

August 14, 2015Permalink

How to Think Like a Buyer When Selling a Home

Selling a home is an opportunity to ensure you get the greatest return on your investment, but it can be emotional for a homeowner to let go. Here’s how to view your home like a buyer, and reap the financial rewards. When selling a home, “Pride of Ownership” is a  Read more »

August 14, 2015Permalink

Wants vs. Needs When Buying a Home: How to Tell Them Apart

As a home buyer, visiting a home that seems to have everything you need can have you second guessing your top budget — and your perception about what you can live without. Here’s how to make your list of wants and needs work for you when buying a home. As  Read more »

August 7, 2015Permalink