Home buyers searching through homes on the internet, trying to decide which homes to visit in person, see a lot of pretty pictures (and terrible pictures!). But often the things that get a buyer to make an offer aren’t in those pictures. Here are 5 of the top...read more
VIDEO TIP: Do All Home Buyers Really Want the Same Thing?
When I’m helping sellers prepare to sell their home, my goal is to make the house appealing to the most likely buyers. Sometimes that means we are painting homes gray because that’s what “everyone” seems to want. Other times, it makes sense to...read more
SELLER TIP: How Important is Curb Appeal?
If you research how to sell a home, you will certainly be told to focus on curb appeal. I agree that curb appeal does impact how buyers react to homes online, and could increase showings. However, once at the house, very few buyers will purchase a home with curb...read more
Find FHA Approved Condos in St. Louis
Did you know that the majority of condo communities in the St. Louis area are not approved for FHA loans? They aren’t. Years ago, if an HOA (homeowner’s association) for a condo community opted not to go through the process of getting approval for FHA...read more
Staging – BEFORE and AFTER Pictures
Most of the time, professional staging makes a big difference in getting a vacant home sold for the highest price. When I recommend staging, my clients almost always agree to bring in the stager before we put the home on the market and show it to buyers. It works and...read more