5 Things to Do Before Deciding Whether to Rent or Sell Your Home
Taking these steps can inform your decision: Check out local home prices, research potential rental costs, complete maintenance and repairs, interview property managers, and review COVID-19 cleaning tips
New Year, New Website - 2020
At the beginning of 2020, we launched our brand new website (YAY!) A lot has changed over the years and we felt it was important to modernize our user experience, streamline the signup/login process, simplify processes, and make our entire platform more robust
A Happy New Start: Downsizing Advice for Single Parents
Things are rarely easy for a single parent. Raising and providing for kids when you're doing it all without a partner often creates a financial, emotional, and logistical strain that takes a toll. When the strain becomes too much, you need to take action on behalf of your kids and yourself.
Is your real estate agent working in your best interest?
1 out of 2 people polled by the Consumer Federation of America believed real estate agents are required to work in the best interest of the buyer or seller they represent. There are several reasons why they may not be.
Sell my home fisbo / fsbo (For sale by owner)
Selling your home FISBO/FSBO is easy with NoMoreAgent.com.
How to get yourself on the MLS
Getting your home on the MLS by yourself is easy! It's not free, and by law you can't do it completely alone, but with the help of a limited-service agent, you'll be listed in no time.
How can I get my home on the MLS?
Selling your home on the MLS is easy, unfortunately, you are extremely limited on options because only real estate agents can legally add properties to the MLS (multiple listing service).
How to Keep Your Home Clean and Decluttered as You Try to Sell It
Selling your home while you are still living in it is a big challenge. This is especially true if both you and your spouse have incredibly busy work schedules and you're not able to keep it as clean and decluttered as you'd like and ready for a showing at a moment's notice.
Helping Children Adjust to a Move
As an adult, a move to a new home is a mundane fact of life. But for kids, it's a big, scary, life-changing event. While you can't eliminate your kids' nerves entirely, there are a few things you can do to help children cope with a move.
Keywords to use in your listing
Sellers made more money if their description included these keywords.
Home Improvement Ideas When Selling Your House
Top 10 Home Improvement Ideas
3 Great House Cleaning Hacks For Cleaning Your Home Naturally
While using a lot of cleaning products, detergents and other household supplies do more harm than good. It's still unavoidable to rely on these for our regular home cleaning. But how about using a more natural approach and reduce the use of these harmful chemicals. Here are some natural cleaning remedies from Brigh6tside.me
Hilarious Live Zillow Ad on Ellen
Ellen introduces the world to the Zillow app on iPad.
Selling your Home in Tampa Bay can be EASY or DIFFICULT, depending on...
The Tampa Bay Florida housing market is an odd one right now. Rental occupancy is 95% and some people are selling their homes as soon as they are listed, but for some, houses sit on the market until finally they expire or are removed.
Trader Joe's and Whole Foods Make Home Prices Soar Says Zillow
If you think location matters when it comes to owning a home, you are right, especially if your home is near a Trader Joe's or Whole Foods market!
Postlets re-branded as Zillow Rental Manager
Today Zillow launced the Postlets app for iOS
Flat-Fee MLS Listing vs.Traditional Real Estate Agent
For years, home sellers had two choices: Work with an agent, or don't sell your house. Today, those choices look much different. Instead of being tied to a listing agent (and tied to paying that 6 to 7 percent standard commission on the sale of their home) sellers have the option of choosing a Flat Fee MLS listing.
Why Choose a Flat-fee MLS Listing to Sell Your Home?
Did you know that most home sellers end up paying 6 percent of the price of their home to agents? When you consider that 6 percent of such a major purchase adds up to thousands (often tens of thousands) of dollars, it's easy to see why so many home sellers are seeking an alternative to losing that standard 6 to 7 percent fee.
Dare to be Different - Sell Your Own Home!
Back in 2005, I attempted to sell my home using a full-service real estate agent - the #1 agent in the Nashville area who guaranteed that my home would sell in 90 days or less.
Need an Alternative to ForSalebyOwner.com and Owners.com for Selling Your Home on Your Own?
Thinking about using ForSalebyOwner.com or Owners.com to sell your home on your own? Don't do anything until you read this.
Yes, You can Syndicate Your For Sale by Owner Listing Just Like the Big Boys!
Update: We no longer offer our "Basic Plan" which allowed you to get a listing on our site which was syndicated across the web. We only offer free (manually advertised) listings, and flat-fee MLS now.
5 Reasons Why You CAN Sell Your Home on Your Own
If you're considering a DIY, sell your home by owner scenario but the process seems a bit overwhelming, never fear: You can sell your home on your own!
AAA members, Save 10% on a flat-fee MLS property listing!
New discount for AAA members! Exclusive savings.
Now's the time to buy! The housing market is on the rise!
The housing market is improving in America! The last quarter of 2013 showed vast improvements! If you're on the fence about buying a new home for your family, don't hesitate. The last thing you want to do is wait, and pay an extra 10% next year for the same house!
Why do Real Estate Agents tell you you can't sell your home yourself?
In one hyphenated word: Job-security. The long answer: Real estate agents have been forever haunted by the possibility of a widespread realization that their professional value is over-estimated, and they get over paid (on average, they make $6,250 per commission).
How to Sell your Home by Owner (Short & Sweet)
Looking to sell your home by owner but don't know how it works? This short list is anything but complete, however, it gives you a good overview to point you in the right direction.