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The New Rules of Home Selling: 5 Secrets To Fetch a Price Beyond Your Wildest Dreams

Realtor.com | February 24, 2022

By now, everyone has heard hushed stories from starry-eyed sellers of just how quickly their modest homes recently sold—for way over asking price. Maybe this unprecedented seller’s market has you hoping you can cash in on your home, too. We don’t blame you. But lest you presume listing today is a breeze, it’s time to brace yourself—or better yet, buckle up—for a whole new ride. In the past, selling a home was a relatively mellow affair that required low-to-midlevel effort on your part and at least a few weeks or months to bear fruit. Now, though, your home might be deluged with offers the very day it hits the multiple listing service, or MLS, and although homes are selling fast, this does not mean you can just kick back and watch the offers roll in. If you’re looking to fetch the highest price possible and the best terms, it’s time to understand what you’re in for, and how it’s light years different from the way things used to be. Behold the new rules of selling a home today.

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How much does it cost to paint the exterior of a house?

Sarah Warwick | February 19, 2022

The average cost to paint the exterior of a house will mostly depend on the square footage. Experts weigh in on whether it's worth doing, DIY or by hiring a pro.

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Designers & Realtors Say These 45 Cheap Home Upgrades Give You The Most Bang For Your Buck

Bustle | January 31, 2022

Updating your home doesn’t have to put strain on your wallet. As long as you’re clever with your money, you can easily make it go as far as you need. What do I mean by “clever”? For starters, getting advice from experts is always a good idea — especially if you aren’t sure where to start. That’s why Bustle reached out to a handful of designers and realtors who were more than happy to share their best tips and tricks when it comes to finding the best cheap home upgrades. Updating your home doesn’t have to put strain on your wallet. As long as you’re clever with your money, you can easily make it go as far as you need. What do I mean by “clever”? For starters, getting advice from experts is always a good idea — especially if you aren’t sure where to start. That’s why Bustle reached out to a handful of designers and realtors who were more than happy to share their best tips and tricks when it comes to finding the best cheap home upgrades.

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Photos From Chicago Magazine’s Top Producing Agent Event

Chicago Magazine | October 17, 2021

The invite-only event honored the Chicago-based agents and their teams for their outstanding accomplishments in 2020.

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16 Reasons Why You Should (and Shouldn’t) Buy a Fixer-upper

Go Banking Rates | July 22, 2021

For aspiring real estate investors and house-flippers, purchasing a fixer-upper can be tempting.

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Your House Sold in a Few Days. Now What?

Chicago Business | March 18, 2021

If they haven't lined up a new home or an Airbnb, sellers are writing rent-backs into contracts.

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Why Isn’t My House Selling? 12 Steps You Can Take to Attract Offers

Quicken Loans | January 28, 2021

Even in a seller’s market, there are simple things that could prevent buyers from giving your home a second glance.

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People Come First: 17 Tips From Successful Real Estate Pros

Prop Stream | August 3, 2020

During these challenging times for real estate agents and brokers, it can be critical to get back to the basics of the business. Although property is at the epicenter of the financial transaction, it's people who ultimately control decisions to buy, sell, invest and rent. Here are 17 time-tested tips from real estate brokers and agents throughout the U.S. who always put people first.

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When Is the Best Time to Buy a House?

Ownerly | March 4, 2020

Once you’ve made the decision to buy a new home, it might seem silly to wait for anything else before starting the process.

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