Before you list your home for sale you’ll need to prepare it for the market. A well prepared home will impress buyers and and the impressed buyer will make a quick offer, at or close to asking price. And that’s what you want, right? The best price possible for your home in the shortest amount … Continue Reading » about How to Prepare Your Home for Sale
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What is the Absorption Rate? How Can it Help Sell Your Home?
What is the absorption rate and how can it help you sell your home? Simply put, the absorption rate shows the rate we can expect homes to sell in a given area and in a given time frame. It helps sellers listing their homes understand the average time it takes homes similar to theirs to … Continue Reading » about What is the Absorption Rate? How Can it Help Sell Your Home?
Another Myth Bites the Dust – Location Alone Does Not Sell Homes!
Location vs Price + Condition The Iowa City real estate market is hot. You’ll know that if you follow my Market Reports. Homes that are priced right and show well are selling fast. This week I walked into a house with a client that based on its location should have an offer in a couple … Continue Reading » about Another Myth Bites the Dust – Location Alone Does Not Sell Homes!
Should You List with a Small or Large Real Estate Company?
Does size matter? Is it better to list your home with a small real estate company, or a large one? That’s the question that will be top of your mind if you’re thinking of Selling a Home in the Iowa City area. The quick and easy answer to the question is that the size of the … Continue Reading » about Should You List with a Small or Large Real Estate Company?
Iowa City Real Estate Taxes – How Much Will I Pay At Closing?
Calculating real estate taxes when you sell a home in the Iowa City area is a pretty complicated process. When you’re in the planning phase of selling your home the best plan is to calculate paying one year’s real estate taxes at closing. This will give you a number close to what you will pay. … Continue Reading » about Iowa City Real Estate Taxes – How Much Will I Pay At Closing?
Selling a Home in Iowa City – Why “testing” the market won’t work
A few months ago I started a new website for my company, Cardinal Realty. The focus of that website is to provide more information for sellers and covers topics like the value of the market analysis and just how much you’ll pay for real estate taxes at closing when you sell a home in the Iowa … Continue Reading » about Selling a Home in Iowa City – Why “testing” the market won’t work