Showing posts from March, 2015

Top 10 Mistakes Home Sellers Make When Selling Their Home

Are you thinking about selling your home this spring...  Below is a quick list of issues that home sellers run into during the process.. Either over estimating or in under valuing the list price of their home. Failing to disclose material facts about their home that adversely affect desirability or value. Not properly staging their home. Not making their home easily accessible to agents to show. Starting out with an inflated asking price, not understanding the negative impact of later price adjustments. Emotionally overacting to an initial offer. Thinking that subsequent offers will be better then the first offer. Excessive conversations with the buyers and/or buyer’s agent. Letting small things in the negotiations or transaction become big things, while losing site of the bigger picture. Not using Kelly Turbeville to represent them!   Gotta have a little fun right ! I would also have to add, not strategically looking at the market and timing as to when is the best ti

Has Spring Sprung in the Portola Hills Real Estate Market - Feb 2015 Sold Homes

Spring is typically the "Real Estate Season"..  for home buying and selling but did you know typically February is a key month in that strategy...  Why... When list your home in early spring you have the best opportunity to receive top dollar for it.  Inventory is low... Buyers Demand is High and today we all know interest rates are still at historic low levels... Starting in April/May when real estate data starts to hit the market Sellers think it is the best time to list.. It's the herd mentality... Hey look my neighbors house is sold... should we list ours and the signs start to pop up. Currently in the market we are seeing busy open houses, multiple offers and price increases.  If you are considering selling your Portola Hills home,  let's sit and create a strategy to ensure you take advantage of the best timing the market offers. Below is a look at what sold in last month compared to 2014.  The exact number of homes sold but the price per square foot for th