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Tuesday, November 19, 2019   /   by Burnice Villanueva

An Explanation of How iBuyers Work

What are iBuyers, and should you consider selling your home to one? I’ll help you answer both questions today.


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iBuyers are relatively new to our real estate world. They’re companies that will make you an immediate cash offer to buy your home. Prominent companies like Offerpad and Knock have reached different parts of our market, and they offer a quick home sale for a low price.

As a real estate professional, my job is to help my clients prepare their homes to sell for the most amount of money that today’s market will bear. In other words, the exact opposite of what iBuyers are trying to do.

Think of it as selling wholesale versus resale. iBuyers want to purchase your property at a wholesale price so that they can turn around and rent it out or sell it for a profit. Our job is to sell your home for top market value on the resale market.

With an iBuyer, you can skip t ...

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019   /   by Burnice Villanueva

7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home

These seven seller slip-ups could cost you in your home sale. Luckily, I’ve provided solutions for each one.


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Selling a home is often a complicated, stressful experience. That’s why it’s so important not to compound that stress by making preventable errors along the way. Here are seven of the most common mistakes and a simple way to avoid each:

1. Overpricing or underpricing your home. Even in a red-hot market, if your home is listed just 5% over market value, it’ll likely go unsold for months. Conversely, if you price it too low, you risk leaving thousands of dollars on the table. From the very start, let’s try to set your home’s price as close to its true market value as possible.

2. Not preparing your home for sale. Based on findings from Realtor.com, when your home is properly staged and well-priced, it’ll be in a position to sell 88% faster an ...

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019   /   by Burnice Villanueva

10 Projects to Boost the Value of Your Home

If you’re planning to sell your home, there are a few things you can do to fully prepare it for the market.


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Everyone has those home projects that they’ve had the intention of getting around to, and yet they never made it to the top of the priority list. If you’re one of those people, just know that you’re not alone.

Especially for those who are planning to sell their home in the near future, we’ve compiled a list of projects that you absolutely must do and will ultimately save you time and earn you more money for your sale.

Click here for a list of our top 10 secrets that every seller should know to increase the value of their home and help sell it quickly.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re happy to set up a private consultation with you where we’ll walk you through each strategy and how they can apply to ...

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Thursday, June 20, 2019   /   by Burnice Villanueva

How to Find Out What Your Home’s Really Worth

You might be giddy about the value that Zillow has given you for your home. However, you should know that it’s probably not very accurate.


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When you own a home, you want to know what it’s worth. You’ve probably even gone to Zillow to see what your value is. Well, have you ever thought about how accurate that home valuation is?

Zillow prides themselves on how accurate their home valuations are. In fact, they rank every state using a one to five rating system. While there are a number of states with four- and five-star ratings, Zillow gives their Idaho Zestimates only one out of five stars in this ranking.

We study the market every day and can confirm this is true. The fact is that algorithms and computer programs cannot beat the knowledge and expertise of a local real estate agent with boots on the ground.
 

We live and work in the communities we serve
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Monday, May 13, 2019   /   by Burnice Villanueva

Let Us Help You Make the Most of Today’s Real Estate Market

Today’s market holds a lot of opportunities for sellers, and we’d like to help you make the most of them.


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The spring selling season is off to an incredible start in the Treasure Valley. Now is a great time to get top dollar for your home, and there are a couple of crucial reasons why.

First of all, interest rates are still low, which incentivizes buyers to make a move. Beyond this, supply is still low. This translates into high demand and low competition for sellers like you.

Many of you have met our new lead agent Heather Skow, who studies our market in order to report data like this.
 

When you partner with us, we put you first.


 
Of course, she also understands that market conditions vary greatly depending on your location and price point. That’s why, when you’re ready to sell, she’s the first person we recommend you ge ...

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