Forty percent of homebuyers say white is the color of choice for a home's exterior, but it's important to choose a hue that you can live with for the long haul.
Home Seller Advice
Maybe you've been thinking about buying a home in 2017 -- or selling one. Now is a good time to set some realistic real estate goals (call them resolutions, if it helps!) for the weeks and months ahead. Here are some ideas to help you get started.
September 16, 2016 • Posted in Home Seller Advice
If you're looking to sell your home, the danger of underestimating its value is obvious: You risk losing money on the sale. But pricing your home too high can bring problems, too. Here's a look at how to get an accurate estimate.
March 11, 2016 • Posted in Home Seller Advice
Here's a look at design features that homebuyers don't want -- amenities that will generate zero interest and might actually turn buyers away.
October 30, 2015 • Posted in Home Seller Advice
If you are thinking of selling your home, now is the time to clean out the cobwebs and make sure there aren't any bats hanging out in the eaves. If you don't, you won't have a ghost of a chance of getting the best price for your home.
March 31, 2015 • Posted in Home Seller Advice
With the coming of spring, potential Bay Area homebuyers will begin pounding the pavement, and homes that make a good first impression are the ones most likely to appeal to eager buyers in what could be a crowd of open houses. That's where staging comes in.
January 23, 2015 • Posted in Home Seller Advice
Thinking about adding solar panels to your home? Not only will you score substantial savings on your home energy bills, you'll also make your property more attractive to buyers if and when you decide to sell.
January 15, 2015 • Posted in Home Seller Advice
Bay Area residents who plan to put their homes on the market this year should consider replacing doors, the home improvement expected to yield the highest return on investment locally, according to the Remodeling 2015 Cost vs. Value Report.
November 19, 2014 • Posted in Home Seller Advice
Conventional wisdom says that November and December are a slow time for real estate transactions, but for some highly motivated buyers, it can be a great time to close a deal.
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