Four Reasons Independent Real Estate Brokerages Are the Future of Real Estate

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In recent years, the real estate industry has seen a rapid rate of mergers and acquisitions — but there’s also a countertrend where independent local brokerages are surging in popularity. When it comes to real estate companies, we love local — and homeowners agree.  In a survey of more than 3,000 U.S. homeowners, nearly 90 percent of consumers said they …

5 Digital Turnoffs for Buyers

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When it comes to selling a home in today’s digital age, the online presence of your home is critical. According to Inman.com, you have just 7-10 seconds to grab a buyer’s attention and make them want to keep looking. If they decide they don’t like something in those first seconds, they’ll move on to the next one. To keep buyers …

Dos and Don’ts: Getting Ready for Listing Photos

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When you’re preparing to put your house on the market, you are probably already aware that most of the first impressions made on potential buyers will be via your listing photos. It’s important to take the time and make sure you are preparing your home, so that your photographer will be able to capture photos that will attract those buyers, …