Categories for Seller

Now…. is a Really Good Time to Sell

  If you’re considering selling your home, 2020 is the time to do it because these favorable conditions won’t last forever. Right now there is a unique window of opportunity to sell your home quickly and for the maximum price. LOW INTEREST RATES, LOW INVENTORY Though mortgage rates have been gradually rising, they are still historically low, which means more buyers in the market to buy in order to get in on the lower rates before they go back up…. Read More

CURB APPEAL Putting your home on the market?

Tips from Terrie When you’re selling your home, first impressions are everything. Before the digital age, the first impression of a home was known as “curb appeal.” These days, first impressions are usually formed online. As more home buyers start their house hunting on the internet now, achieving that “online curb appeal” is a crucial part of selling your home. Things you can do: PRUNING AND PLANTING Hire a professional landscape designer (not just a landscaper). Nothing defeats the curb… Read More

Using a Realtor with Experience

When buying or selling a home, it always pays to work with an experienced Realtor. Though you may think the process looks easy from the outside, take it from World Ranked Broker Terrie Cox: you need someone who knows the ins and outs of real estate to get the best deal possible. Here, Terrie Cox, RE/MAX Equity Group outlines some of the key benefits that are included when you choose to work with a seasoned Realtor. Industry Know-How Home buying... Read More

The Kitchen Is Key to Any Home

As you prepare to sell your home, marketing its strengths can help boost your chances of success. But what exactly are today’s buyers looking for? Over the past few years, the hottest real estate selling point has been the kitchen, otherwise known as the modern heart of the home. When homes are listed for sale with good kitchens, they often generate offers faster than similar-sized homes in the same area – and for more money. Here, World-Ranked Broker Terrie Cox,... Read More

Real Estate Trends to Look For In 2020

Whether you’re listing a property or plan to buy a home in 2020, you’ll need a clear understanding of the year’s most important developments in real estate. What can you expect as 2019 draws to an end and a new year begins? World-Ranked Broker Terrie Cox, RE/MAX Equity Group, draws on her vast experience and deep knowledge of the Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA real estate markets to offer insight on the top 2020 real estate trends buyers and sellers... Read More

Keeping Your House Show Ready In The Winter

Winter open houses are generally regarded as some of the most challenging real-estate endeavors. But that doesn’t mean that they can’t be rewarding. If you know how to fully prepare your home for a cold-weather showing, then you can entice winter buyers, who tend to be more serious than their summertime counterparts. Take the advice of Pacific Northwest native Terrie Cox, RE/MAX Equity Group who has been selling homes during the winter months in Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA for... Read More

Time to celebrate: Terrie Cox is RE/MAX’s #5 ranked individual broker in the U.S., and #25 in the world!

A little bit of congratulations are in order. At the 2018 RE/MAX R4 convention in Las Vegas, Terrie Cox was honored as the #5-ranked individual RE/MAX residential broker in the U.S. The honor is a testament to the more than two decades of commitment and hard work that Terrie has invested in her brokerage, and in serving clients throughout the Portland-Vancouver area. With more than 115,000 agents, RE/MAX is the world’s most productive real estate network. Terrie’s top-five ranking is… Read More

Want to sell fast? Staging will get your home looking its best for buyers

Experienced, design-driven RE/MAX broker Terrie Cox says there's nothing like professional staging to prepare a home to go on the market. These interior designers are in tune with modern décor trends, as well as what buyers want in their next home. One thing they definitely don’t want? Too much personal touch. Buyers need to visualize what their lives would look like in a different home. Old furniture, family photos and other details from the current owners can be distracting. “When... Read More

Five Tips and Tricks to Get the Best Price For Your Home

Staging your home for sale is an important but often-overlooked part of the listing process. Not only can an accurate staging sell your home more quickly, but homes that have been designed so the buyer can picture themselves living in the property can earn you up to 10 percent above the listing price. Here are home staging tips and tricks to keep in mind before placing your home on the market. 1. Remove Personal Items Your cherished photos and mementos… Read More

3 Ways to Best Stage Your Home for Sale

The purpose of staging is to make a home look and feel its most inviting. For a quicker sale and a better offer, most realtors insist on decluttering. Staging takes this process several steps further by minimizing the amount of furniture that’s present and arranging items in an eye-catching layout. Even small changes can yield big results. Arrange Attractive Artwork On Walls While less is more when it comes to wall decor, a few well-positioned pieces of the right type… Read More