If you are looking to sell your home, you may need to give the outside of your house a serious makeover. The outside of your house is the first impression a buyer will have about your property, and sprucing it up can make a huge impact on the value of your home. At the Talon’s Group, we want you to get the best offer for your home. If you are looking to add value to your home, or just looking to renovate your house for your own personal use, there are some easy changes you can make to your house to give it a fresh, new look. Here are our tips to giving your home the ultimate curb appeal.
Traveling back to your college alma mater can be such a fun experience, but can quickly become expensive. Between hotel prices skyrocketing come game day, season tickets and even food for the weekend, the vacation bill soon runs up. The biggest dent in the wallet is hotel rates, that often double, triple or even quadruple on football weekends in Auburn. However, people are combating the crazy price-gouging by buying a “game day condo”. This is becoming a huge trend in the real estate market, especially in Auburn.
Buying a home in general can be nerve-racking, but buying one for the first time can be one of the most exciting and at the same time, frightening, experiences in one’s lifetime. Buying a home is a big decision, and not knowing where to start can be completely overwhelming. You may be asking yourself a million questions like:
If you’re buying or selling a home, you’ve probably heard of the term “open house.” Put simply, an open house can be extremely beneficial to buyers and sellers who wish to experience a home first-hand. Hosting an open house gives the opportunity for all interested buyers to visit the home on the same day. This helps to reduce the number of showings necessary while still entertaining the same level of interest. Some real estate agents claim having an open house while your home is on the market can boost your chances of someone purchasing your home by 20 percent.
Auburn, Alabama was founded in 1836 and within three years earned its nickname: “the loveliest village of the plains”, which originated from a line in a poem by Oliver Goldsmith. Over time, Auburn has proven this nickname to be true in more ways than one. One of the main reasons people love this unique city is because Auburn is a place that is suited to everyone. Whether you are a college student, a new home owner, newlyweds, starting a family, relocating or retiring, you will find your home in Auburn.
Buying a new home can be a long process, filled with highs and lows, and it is important to have a reliable real estate agent by your side to guide you through the sometimes overwhelming, but exciting, process. A real estate agent that surpasses good to become great must be able to juggle the many roles they are taking on; from being a salesperson to a consultant and even a friend. It is important as a first-time home buyer to take the time to find a real estate agent that can handle all of these roles and, also be there for you during one of the biggest milestones in your life. Below are five characteristics that The Talons Group believes a great real estate agent needs to possess.