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Wednesday, January 29, 2020   /   by Bill Redeker

Buying or Selling Boise? This is why you need an Expert!

Boise and the surrounding suburbs continue to grow at one of the fastest rates in US and it’s projected to continue through 2020. During boom times likes these, it is so important to confide and confer with a professional you know and trust. Here, at Agents With A Smile, we came up with some good guideposts for you as you think about buying or selling in this market and why hiring an expert is imperative:



WHY YOU NEED AN AGENT WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME



Listing with an Agent vs. For Sale By Owner: In a 2018 study NAR completed, it showed that on average, homes that were listed and sold with a real estate professional sold for 13% more than without.





Honesty: You need an agent that is going to real with you and let you know how to prep your home to get the most out of this market, a market Boise has never seen before.





Exposure: When selling your home, it is important to get the most exposure possible, even in these hot markets. By having your listing ...

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Monday, November 25, 2019   /   by Natasha McNealy

Selling During the Holidays

It is commonly known that springtime is the busiest time in real estate. It’s an ideal time to move and there are plenty of options on the market for buyers to choose from. However, as a seller, there are very good reasons why selling your home during the holiday season may be better for you.
Buyers are more serious. If a buyer is on the hunt for a house during the holidays, they are no doubt going to be serious about buying your home. Spending their time going to open houses around Thanksgiving and Christmas is them using their precious time to find a home and a clear plan to buy. Fortunately for the seller, this can mean a quicker sales time and fewer days on the market.
Less inventory. If your home is listed around the holidays, chances are there is not a lot of competition around it. Since there is less competition, you can have a higher asking price and potentially sell quicker than if you were to list in the springtime. Sellers often have more say and command during the h ...

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019   /   by Natasha McNealy

Why Staging Your Home is Important

We have seen a rise in inventory over the past year and with that, comes more options for buyers. When there are more houses to choose from, it is crucial for your home to be able to stand out from the crowd in order for it to be sold fast and at your desired price. One key factor that goes into a quicker home sale is home staging. While your house may be in immaculate shape and your decorating is to your liking, that does not mean it is staged for a home sale. Many confuse decorating with staging, and we are here to inform you of the differences.
Staging your home needs to be looked at as marketing your home. This means that you will need to emotionally detach yourself from the home and let go of your decorating style and your prized collection pieces. You need to be able to give potential buyers a fresh outlook on your home in order for them to be able to picture it being their own. That means putting away the collectibles (even though you spent a lot of time and effort on them) or ...

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