Posted by Coldwell Banker River Valley on May 20, 2014 in
Here in the River Valley, we’ve waited a long — and we mean long — time for summer, so kick it off in style this Memorial Day weekend with an outdoor get-together. It doesn’t have to be elaborate or fussy. The point is to have fun.
Our top five tips for outdoor entertaining can help.
1. Define your space. Decide where in your yard you want people to gather. If it’s a cozy few, perhaps you just want to use your deck or patio, in which case your space is already defined for you. If you... read more
Posted by Coldwell Banker River Valley on May 16, 2014 in
It sounds tempting. Sell your home on your own and skip the agent commission. You could save a few thousand dollars, right?
Not so fast. There’s a reason more and more consumers now are choosing instead to work with agents — several thousand reasons, in fact.
Research from the National Association of Realtors indicates fewer than one in 10 transactions now are completed without a Realtor—and that the typical FSBO home sold for $174,900 compared with $215,000 for agent-assisted home sales. That&r... read more