Trust in your real estate agent is just as important as the trust you need to have in your prospective life partner. It is important to find someone who is attentive to your needs, respectful and confident, without teetering on the edge of arrogance.
Tried-and-true tactics such as painting and decluttering can go a long way toward achieving this goal -- but these other simple home staging tips can up your home's wow factor and lead to a quick sale.
Buying a home is one of the most important investments we make. All the details can get overwhelming! So your agent is there to help alleviate the stress and make the process as smooth as possible. Work with a savvy agent and you should end up with your dream home.
Would you ever put up a sign in your front yard declaring, "We won't be home from 1 to 3 p.m., so come on in and hang out at our house -- and while you're here, make sure to look in our closets!" Well, that is exactly what happens at an open house.
In Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate, Chief Economist Stan Humphries and CEO Spencer Rascoff leverage Zillow's massive collection of data to talk about both popular and controversial real estate topics.