Category Archives: Tips for Selling Your Home


Renovations for Tech-Savvy, Millennial Buyers

If you have an older home (built before 2005), in order to entice tech-savvy buyers, most of whom are millennials, you may need to focus on upgrading features that would make your home “smart.” These young (36 and under) buyers want the ability to use all their digital gadgets simultaneously without lag time or crashes. […]


What Home Buyers DO NOT Want

If you are selling your home, listen up! Trendy ideas that tout being just the thing to help you sell your home faster are readily available across many mediums — TV, social media, podcasts, DIY guides to name a few. But what about those things home buyers truly consider to be “deal breakers”? Are there aspects about […]



How to Effectively Cope with Financial Stress

a frustrated home seller

As we age, financial obligations and life events can cause us to feel stressed. For adults in their 40s and older, the most common sources of financial stress are job loss, reduced wages, consumer debt, and medical expenses. Other situations, such as divorce or a foreclosure, can also lead to financial strain. Too often, Raleigh-area homeowners facing financial […]



Beware: A Realtor Bonus May Hurt Instead of Help

Did you know for many many years home buyers had no representation because all Real Estate Agents worked for sellers as “sub-agents”? Realtors showed properties to home buyers and built wonderful relationships with them, but legally they represented the seller because the seller paid them through the listing commission. This was very confusing to home […]