6 Important questions to ask before buying a house

Before deciding to make an offer on a house, it is very important to do your due diligence and try to find out as much information as possible about the property. Asking the right questions before buying a house will reduce the chances of rude surprises when you move in. Here are a few of […]

3 Great Benefits of Hiring a Fixed-Fee Brokerage Service When Selling Your Home

Buying or selling a home is a costly business. You can potentially save thousands of dollars by minimizing closing costs. One of the most expensive services you’ll hire is a real estate agent. As a rule of thumb, real estate agents charge 6 percent of the selling price as commission. It’s negotiable in some cases, […]

6 questions home sellers should ask before hiring a real estate agent

It is important to hire the right real estate agent when selling a home for the first time. Inexperienced home sellers have only one thing on their mind: How much will they get for the property? However, there are many important questions beyond this obvious one. Don’t be swayed by appearance or your gut feeling. […]

7 tips on selling your first home

It can be extremely daunting for a first time home seller to cope with the stress that comes with selling a property. While you want to sell quickly, you also want the top dollar for your home. Here are seven things you need to keep in mind when selling a home for the first time. […]

Four reasons why not to overprice your home

If you are planning to put your home on the market in the near future, you’ll obviously want to get the most amount of money for it. You believe your home is unique, so should be worth more than other houses in the neighborhood. Most sellers tend to ignore the basic science that helps determine […]

Four tips on how to sell your home quickly

Are you selling a home for the first time? If so, you must be aware of some of the most common mistakes first-time home sellers make. In today’s market, when the information related to housing markers are easily available and accessible, sellers may have to spend more time and cash making their homes more desirable. […]

Five reasons you should not hold an open house

Here at Federated Realty, we are openly against open houses. We consider them a waste of time and our clients’ money. Our strong stand against open houses is not without reason. Here is why we don’t recommend this sales tactic to home sellers: An open house rarely results in sales: According to the National Association […]

Advantages of working with a real estate agent when selling your home

If you are planning to put your home on the market, you must be overwhelmed with the plethora of information available online. With just a few clicks, you can find the information related to almost every aspect of selling a home. You must be wondering why you should hire a real estate agent when you […]

Five reasons you should pay for a pre-listing home inspection

If you are selling your home, you probably already know that it is the responsibility of the buyer to conduct a home inspection. But you may be surprised to know that many home sellers pay for prelisting home inspections. An inspection will come up with defaults with the property, so you must be wondering why […]

Eight important steps in selling your home

Selling a home can be a daunting process, particularly if you are not aware of the steps involved in a property’s transaction. Real estate laws are state-specific in the U.S., but below are some of the most common obligations you will have to follow if you are planning to put your home on the market […]