Seller Tips

May 25, 2024

The Comprehensive Relocation Handbook: From House Hunting to Feeling at Home

The Comprehensive relocation guide

The peak moving season is upon us. In fact, according to, almost 70% of U.S. moves occur between May and September.1 And while the percentage of Americans who move each year has declined, the desire to relocate remains strong.2,3
In fact, Architectural Digest recently ...

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Feb. 12, 2024

Upgrade Your Home With These 2024 Design Trends

2024 Design Trends

One of the best parts of owning a home is the freedom to make it truly your own with design choices that reflect your personality and lifestyle. Whether you lean toward contemporary design or a farmhouse aesthetic, your home is your canvas.

Even so, it’s always smart to think about ...

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Feb. 12, 2024

Mastering the Crucial First 30 Days

Key to Real Estate Listing Success

Key to Real Estate Listing Success

By Lois Marris

In the ever-evolving landscape of the real estate market, a notable shift has emerged. Gone are the days of lightning-fast sales, where properties garnered multiple offers within hours of hitting the market. Instead, a new reality has emerged, where the days ...

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Jan. 18, 2024

2024 Real Estate Market Forecast


A growing share of home buyers and sellers sat on the sidelines last year as the pace of home sales continued its downward trajectory.1 In fact, since the Federal Reserve began its series of interest rate hikes in 2022, the combination of higher borrowing costs and record-high home ...

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Dec. 9, 2023

Celebrate Sustainably: 5 Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Holiday at Home

Lois Marris Real Estate Holiday Home Decor Tip 1

It's the most wonderful time of the year. But for many families with festive plans and hectic schedules, it's also the most wasteful.

According to one survey, for example, 60% of respondents admitted to throwing away more than usual during the holiday months as they filled up their ...

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Sept. 22, 2023

7 Tips to Attract the Best Offer

7 Tips to Attract the Best offer for Your Home

Top 7 Tips To Attract the Best Offers for Your Home

 Not long ago, home sellers were in their heyday, as historically low mortgage rates triggered a real estate buying frenzy. However, the Federal Reserve shut down the party when it began raising interest rates last year.1   ...

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July 24, 2023

Homeowner's Insurance

How much do you know about your homeowner's insurance policy?

How much do you know about your homeowner’s insurance policy? 🏡

Insurance can be confusing and overwhelming—but taking the time to ensure you have the coverage you need can save a lot of heartache.

One of the most important factors to understand is how you will be reimbursed for ...

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June 21, 2023

Selling Tip #4

Clear the Clutter and Sell Faster: A Seller's Guide to Home Decluttering!


Real Estate Seller Tip - Declutter

Selling a house can be an exciting yet daunting task. You want your home to shine and attract potential buyers, but where do you start? Fear not, dear sellers! Get ready to declutter! By removing unnecessary ...

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May 16, 2023

Home Seller Tip #3

Home Seller Tips - How to sell a home with pets

Selling Your Home? Here's a Seller Tip for Pet Owners!

Selling a home can be an exciting yet stressful experience, and if you're a pet owner, there's an additional layer of preparation required. While your furry friends are undoubtedly a beloved part of your family, it's ...

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April 21, 2023

Home Seller Tip #2

Seller Tip #2 - Natural Light

Seller Tip #2 – Let the Sun Shine In!

If you're getting ready to sell your home, there are plenty of things you can do to make your property look its best. One thing that's often overlooked, but can make a big difference, is making sure your lights ...

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