Down Payment Myths DEBUNKED

4 Common Down Payment Myths There are many myths around the home buying process, probably because it has changed drastically over the years. Down payment myths are certainly on the list! Confusion and misconceptions surrounding down payment requirements may be one of...

Selling Myth #6…

Enjoying these tips? Here is the last in the installation, courtesy of Keller Williams. Myth #6:  When you receive an offer, you should make the buyer wait. This gives you a better negotiating position. Truth:  You should reply immediately to an offer! ...

Selling Myth #5…

Myth #5:  You are better off selling your home on your own and saving money on the commission you would have paid to a real estate agent. Truth:  Statistically, many sellers who attempt to sell their homes on their own cannot consummate the sale without the...

Selling Myth #4…

Halfway through the miniseries, here is Myth #4 as brought to you by Keller Williams. Do any of these seem familiar yet?Myth #4:  Your home must be every home buyer’s dream home. Truth:  If you get carried away with repairs and replacements to your...

Selling Myth #3…

Myth #3:  Once a potential buyer sees the inside of your home, curb appeal won’t matter.Truth:  Buyers probably won’t make it to the inside of the home if the outside of your home does not appeal to them.   Buyers and their agents often...

Selling Myth #2…

Myth #2: Minor repairs can wait until later. There are more important things to be done. Truth:  Minor repairs make your house more marketable, allowing you to maximize your return (or minimize loss) on the sale.   Most buyers are looking for homes that...