Lauren Kende's picture

Advice on successfully selling your NYC co-op home

Lauren Kende
Real Estate Associate Broker
Samantha Reeves's picture

Sell your home in a buyer's market for the price you want

Samantha Reeves
Senior Real Estate and Homebuying Expert
Samantha Reeves's picture

How to sell your home during the winter months

Samantha Reeves
Senior Real Estate and Homebuying Expert
Jean Allard's picture

Smart advice on selling the family estate home

Jean Allard
VP & Sales Associate
Jean Allard's picture

Sell your home faster

Jean Allard
VP & Sales Associate
Brad Malow's picture

A Seller's Guide to prepare your NYC home for a Fall listing

Brad Malow
NYC Real Estate Specialist
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What are the steps in a short sale?

Jeanne F. MacKie
Real Estate Agent
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Selling Real Estate

Selling real estate is more than just listing your home. It involves just the right combination of marketing, home staging, and finding the right real estate agent. And not all properties are sold the same. Selling a co-op in NYC will involve a different strategy then selling lake property in Colorado or a luxury home in any market. Throw in short sales, townhomes, and for sale by owner, and it’s easy to see why you would need the expert advice of ExpertBeacon’s real estate sales professionals.

How to prepare and sell your home in a competitive market

Selling your home in a competitive market can seem like a daunting task, but approaching the sale with the right mindset and a willingness to take a few extra steps will mean the difference between your home languishing on the market and selling within your desired timeframe.

Daniel BouffordAssociate Broker

From an early age, Daniel Boufford has demonstrated a passion for all facets of real estate, from sketching dream homes at the age of seven to graduating with a real estate finance degree from Cornell University. This impressive real estate prof...

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Advice on successfully selling your NYC co-op home

Lauren Kende Real Estate Associate Broker FENWICK KEATS Real Estate

Selling a cooperative apartment in NYC is always a challenging proposition. Regardless of whether the market is up or down, or you are selling your home on your own or with a real estate agent, there are tried and true tips that will help ensure the best outcome. Here are some of them.
 

Lauren KendeReal Estate Associate Broker

A former practicing attorney and public relations professional, Lauren brings her extensive history of helping people navigate through complex and challenging situations to bear on behalf of her real estate clients. Passionate about customer ser...

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How to sell your home during the winter months

Samantha Reeves Senior Real Estate and Homebuying Expert Veterans United Home Loans

Many sellers remove their home from the real estate market during the winter months. But competition and inventory is lower in the winter, so if you are looking to sell your home, weigh your options. If you decide to keep it on the market or list it for the first time, here is some advice to guide you.

Samantha ReevesSenior Real Estate and Homebuying Expert

Samantha Reeves is a former attorney and mortgage loan originator who now uses her expertise to educate veterans and military families about the homebuying process. Samantha writes for Veterans United Home Loans as the Senior Real Estate and Hom...

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Sell your home faster

Jean Allard VP & Sales Associate Keystone Real Estate Group, Inc.

Know the value of your home. This is critical to listing and selling your home as quickly as possible. If you price your home too high, you will not sell your home or it will take a very long time. If you price your home to low, then you will leave dollars on the table, rather than in your pocket. The following dos and don’ts will help you work with your real estate agent to determine the list price for your home in order to sell it faster.

Jean AllardVP & Sales Associate

Jean Allard, SRES is Vice President and a top performing Sales Associate for Keystone Real Estate Group, Inc. serving commercial and residential markets in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. She holds a Senior Real Estate Specialist designation, an...

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Use video to sell or rent your home faster

Not everyone has the budget to hire a professional video tour company, however a video tour of your home can be a valuable asset in selling or renting it. Here are some handy tips to successfully shoot a HD video tour.

Anna GearyPresident

A previous GMTV host, Geary currently hosts and comments on a variety of American TV shows. She relocated to the United States from the U.K. three years ago. Anna conceived the idea for Show My Property TV when living in a half rented luxury...

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The keys to selling luxury real estate

Want to know the best way to sell high-end luxury real estate? Follow these tips and you are on your way. These tips work for condos, townhomes, and single family residences.

Edward E. LongleyCEO, The Hollingsworth Group

A resident of Manhattan since 1998, Edward Longley has an outstanding record of achievement in real estate sales and consulting. He worked as a financial adviser for 12 years and has been a real estate consultant since 2000. A consistently high ...

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Focus on the outcome not the process of selling a home as a short sale

Statistically, 1 in 10 homeowners are finding themselves in the position of having to sell their home quickly,; even when they cannot recoup the price they paid. This is called a short sale. While not an ideal situation, it is an option that allows you to walk away with limited impact on your future. Here are some tips to help you through what is often a very difficult process.

Jeanne F. MacKieReal Estate Agent

Jeanne MacKie is a veteran real estate agent with 23 years expereince representing both buyers and sellers of residential properties. Richard MacKie is a 25 year veteran real estate agent for buyers and sellers of commercial properties. Together...

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An investment in home staging helps sell your home faster

Selling a home in today’s real estate market is very different than it was just a few years ago. With many properties on the market for buyers to choose from, it is even more important to have your home market ready and differentiated from the competition. Home Staging does just that. 

Barbara HeathcoteFounder

Barbara Heathcote, founder of Home Staging To Sell, is an Accredited Staging Professional (ASP), Accredited Property Scene Designer (APSD) as well as a board member of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP), Raleigh ...

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How to price and get the most money when selling your house

William Hall President Jupiter, Tequesta, Hobe Sound Association of Realtors

Understanding how a comparative market analysis (CMA) for a home is determined and why you need one is essential to listing your home for sale at the right price. Depending on the selling points of your home, you could be able to list it at a price that could make you more money than you had originally suspected. A real estate agent is your best weapon when making this decision as they will be the one who performs the cost market analysis, so be sure to choose your agent wisely. Here is some advice for valuing your home to sell.

William HallPresident

Bill Hall, President of the Jupiter Tequesta Hobe Sound Association of Realtors is a Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Realty has a lengthy track record of both residential and commercial development sales, having handled the...

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Sell your home in a buyer's market for the price you want

Samantha Reeves Senior Real Estate and Homebuying Expert Veterans United Home Loans

Selling a home in a buyer’s market isn’t always an easy task, but that doesn’t mean sellers won’t be able to sell their home quickly at the price they want. Selling in a buyer’s market simply means that sellers need to be aware of a few key elements that will make selling their home an easier process.

Samantha ReevesSenior Real Estate and Homebuying Expert

Samantha Reeves is a former attorney and mortgage loan originator who now uses her expertise to educate veterans and military families about the homebuying process. Samantha writes for Veterans United Home Loans as the Senior Real Estate and Hom...

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Smart advice on selling the family estate home

Jean Allard VP & Sales Associate Keystone Real Estate Group, Inc.

Selling the family estate home can be a difficult experience for many people. But whether you're selling grandma's home or dad's, following these simple steps will make the process of selling the estate home easier and the outcome more financially satisfying.

Jean AllardVP & Sales Associate

Jean Allard, SRES is Vice President and a top performing Sales Associate for Keystone Real Estate Group, Inc. serving commercial and residential markets in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. She holds a Senior Real Estate Specialist designation, an...

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A Seller's Guide to prepare your NYC home for a Fall listing

Summer is passing us by.  The NYC market has been a bit quieter than the rush of spring’s bidding wars, and you’re deciding whether to list your home in the coming fall season.  When is the best time to list and what should you do to prepare yourself?

Brad MalowNYC Real Estate Specialist

Brad Malow, an agent with Rutenberg Realty, is the founder of BuyingNYC.com, a website that helps buyers and sellers navigate the complexities of New York City’s real estate market. His goals have always been focused on educating consumers and p...

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What are the steps in a short sale?

The short sale process to selling your home is a complete mystery to many home sellers, buyers, and even real estate agents. To help you better understand this complex and time consuming transaction, here are the steps in the short sale process:
Jeanne F. MacKieReal Estate Agent

Jeanne MacKie is a veteran real estate agent with 23 years expereince representing both buyers and sellers of residential properties. Richard MacKie is a 25 year veteran real estate agent for buyers and sellers of commercial properties. Together...

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Survive selling a co-op in New York City

Selling a co-op in NYC is not as straightforward of a process as selling a home, condo or apartment in other parts of the country.  The transaction requires multiple steps that include:  a lender’s approval of the buyer, the building and the apartment, the submission of the buyer’s financial background to the co-op’s board of directors, and an interview for the purchaser to garner the board’s approval.  There are many actions a seller can take to ensure a smooth, successful process.

Brad MalowNYC Real Estate Specialist

Brad Malow, an agent with Rutenberg Realty, is the founder of BuyingNYC.com, a website that helps buyers and sellers navigate the complexities of New York City’s real estate market. His goals have always been focused on educating consumers and p...

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Questions to ask in choosing your real estate agent

One of the most important decisions you have in selling your house, is the selection of your real estate agent. Also known as the listing agent. You need to select not only a realtor who can sell your house, but also someone you can work with and trust.
Jeanne F. MacKieReal Estate Agent

Jeanne MacKie is a veteran real estate agent with 23 years expereince representing both buyers and sellers of residential properties. Richard MacKie is a 25 year veteran real estate agent for buyers and sellers of commercial properties. Together...

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How to successfully prepare your home for sale for maximum return

You’ve heard it before: “Time is money.” This is especially true when it comes to preparing your home for sale. Just like when you drive a new car off the lot, each day that your home spends on the market, it loses value. In order to reduce the time spent on market and to get the greatest value for the home, sellers must make careful preparations before listing their home for sale. Transitioning from a homeowner to a home seller requires one to be objective and to put themselves in the shoes of the buyer.

Jay HartCEO, Sold With Style, Inc.

Jay Hart is CEO of Sold With Style, Inc., a boutique supplier of elite furnishings, accessories and marketing insight to builders, investors, and homeowners. Look for him in an upcoming episode of HGTV's "Selling NY," due to air in 2013. S...

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