Home Selling Tip #1: Get The Hell Out Of The Way!



As real estate markets brace for the rush of spring listings, sellers ought to consider how they’re going to deal with prospective buyers when they visit their homes. The best advice is simple; leave.

What Role Do Real Estate Agents Play Today?



Real estate consumers have much more information at their disposal with MLS, public records, valuation programs and demographic data all available. Given this, what role do agents play? A National Association of Realtors survey conducted in 2012 gives a few highlights.

The Paradox of Price Per Square Foot Value



Price-per-square-foot is widely used as a basis for estimating value, and it is also one riddled with problems. It can be strongly argued that price per square foot has no value in ascertaining value at all. Many variables inherent in deriving price per square foot are insignificant and that renders conclusions based upon them all but worthless. There are of course exceptions; new tract construction, tract condominiums and on occasion newer commercial properties. This article considers existing homes as it is frequently applied broadly and quite inaccurately.