3 Photos That Will Make You Want to Stage a Vacant Listing

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By Patti Stern, Principal PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating After making a desperate $50,000 price reduction on her parent’s well-maintained home a “Today Show” viewer asked real estate expert, Barbara Corcoran, if she should remove the dated furnishings. Corcoran’s advice: Never list a home without furniture. Stage it! Vacant homes aren’t memorable and [...]

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Help Sellers Get Their Homes Back in Shape After Halloween

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Show sellers how to get their home back in showing shape after the Halloween fun ends: Brand, print, and hand deliver a free article: “Egging, Toilet Papering: How to Clean Up After Halloween Pranks” from the REALTOR® Content Resource. It’s one of five free articles now available in the “Halloween Home Horrors” article package you [...]

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How-To Tips for Purchasing Exterior Doors

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Exterior doors are the window to the home buyer’s soul. OK, we made that up. But they can make a big first impression. E-mail your sellers a free article: “Choosing an Exterior Door” from the REALTOR® Content Resource. It’s one of five free articles now available in the “Cool Weather Prep” article package you can [...]

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Accepting the Best Offer: What’s Important to You?

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Choosing the best home offer is a cinch for sellers who know what terms are their deal-breakers. Planning ahead can get your clients the most out of their home sale. Help sellers have a seamless sale by sharing “6 Tips for Choosing the Best Offer for Your Home,” a free article from the REALTOR® Content [...]

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Virtual Tours Go 3-D With Matterport

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Brandon Doyle By Brandon Doyle My Matterport Pro 3-D camera system arrived on Thursday, and agents who are early adopters of new technology will see the benefits of being able to offer your clients something that no one else can do. Matterport is the equivalent of HD Google Street View for the interior of a [...]

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4 Tips for Furniture Arrangement

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You step into a room and you know something is off but you can’t pinpoint it. Could it be the furniture arrangement? Home design writer Fred Albert with the Houzz editorial staff offers up several tips on proper furniture arrangement. Here are four of his tips, along with some tips from HGTV.com, on finding the [...]

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Free e-Newsletter Info Shows Owners TLC for the Home

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Help home owners make their home the “youngest” on the block. Add to your e-newsletter a free article, “Is Your Home Older Than Its Years?,” from the REALTOR® Content Resource. It’s one of five free articles now available in the “Maintenance Saves Money: Projects for 2014” article package. Share all five today. Is Your Home [...]

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5 Design Trends You May Want to Avoid in Staging

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By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Stagers are embracing some of the latest home design trends in freshening up homes for-sale (view this “Dressed to Sell” slideshow). But some trends, they’re thinking twice about incorporating. “If you’re too trendy, you run the risk of not being able to sell a home for the top-dollar you [...]

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Fixer-Upper Sellers Unrealistic on Price?

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Sure, the sellers know potential buyers must be willing to invest much-needed TLC in their home after the purchase. The tough part is getting them to price properly based on the true cost of necessary fixes. Help them be realistic about repair costs by branding, printing, and hand-delivering a free article, How to Assess the [...]

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Be the One to ‘Bring Help Home’

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Erica Christoffer By Erica Christoffer A natural disaster can bring a community to its knees. But with the help and hard work of NAR members, the REALTORS® Relief Foundation (RRF) is there to help pick up the pieces. RRF is holding its second annual online silent auction Nov. 7–9 – coinciding with the REALTORS® Conference [...]

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