Common Reasons Homes Don’t Sell

Free eBook Common Reasons Homes Don’t Sell (or for the amount that they should)

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Lack of or Poor Internet Marketing
a. The Home isn’t listed on the major Real Estate websites
i. Explanation #1: By default most homes only show on HAR and the Broker’s website. In today internet based world, this isn’t enough. There are several Real Estate website that potential home buyers use on a regular basis.
ii. Explanation #2: For Sale By Owner homes may not even show up on any websites. This is a huge loss of potential buyers.

Common Reasons Homes Don’t Sell

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Contact the QBee Team today to help answer any additional questions that you might have about why your home didn’t sell or may not sell for the amount that you want it sell for.

Jodie “Queen Bee” Collins, Realtor for Keller Williams Professionals, Part of the QBee Team

JodieCollins.com(JodieCollins@KW.com

(832) 858-3134

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Helping Children Cope with the Move

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Houston Zoo in 10 Best

When is the last time you have been to the Houston Zoo? Our Houston Zoo in 10 Best Zoos in America, per MSN. http://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/family/americas-10-best-zoos/Houston Zoo in Top 10

If you haven’t been to the Houston Zoo in a while, this year is great year to go, and they have brought back the Gorilla exhibit which was on 10 year hiatuses!

Just one of the fabulous offering of the Houston Area.

Kitchen Remodeling Hardware

#KitchenRemodeling

One fast, easy, and inexpensive way to spruce up your kitchen is a Kitchen Remodel Hardware replacement.

When we talk about hardware, of course we mean the handles, knobs, and hinges on the cabinets. Depending on what hardware needs to be replaced, and quality, you can look at spending anywhere between $100 to $1,000 (DIY or Do It Yourself cost) for this quick and relatively inexpensive Kitchen Remodeling Hardware upgrade.

When most people think “remodel” they flash to dumpster bins in the driveway, the area torn down to its bare bones, dust everywhere, and your family unhappy until it is complete. It doesn’t have to be! Sometimes quick and simple changes can make a huge difference. With any changes to your home the changes should flow with the style and look of your home and the room in question. However, the “quality” of the product also needs to fit in with the rest of the home. Adding expensive counter tops, may not flow with the rest of the kitchen and stand out. Of course, you can have the same issue by adding Laminate counter tops next to custom made cabinets.

Kitchen Remodeling Hardware

Home Improvement Bathroom Remodel

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#5 : Home Improvement Bathroom Remodel: Another remodeling projects that adds value to your home is remodeling outdated bathrooms

Home Improvement Bathroom Model

There are many factors to consider on this type of Home Improvement project, and the remodel does need to match the style and features of the rest of the house.

Not all home remodeling projects give you a return on investment when you put your home on the market. In fact, even the projects that produce the most return rarely, if ever, return all of the money that was invested. This is not to say that you shouldn’t invest in remodeling projects, but it does mean that you should invest in the remodeling projects wisely and with the assistance of a Realtor to plan your return on investment.

In our last post we talked about how their are two kinds of Home Improvement projects, the ones you need to do in order to compete with your current market, and the projects that you do for you and your family to enjoy your home more. We will not cover the latter, but know that most projects will add some value to your home, but maybe not what you feel it should be.

 

Will a Home Improvement bathroom remodel project add positive value to all homes, unfortunately not, but it can on the average. Again, this is where you need to consult a qualified Realtor and their team for the Fair Market Value of your home and estimated value add of any project before you start.

If you would like a Free Fair Market Value of your home (restrictions due apply) or if you want to review the value add of your home improvement project, please Contact the QBee Team directly, or call 832-606-4615.

Home Improvement Garage Door

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#4 : Home Improvement Garage Door: Another remodeling projects that adds value to your home is replacing the Garage Door

Home Improvement Garage Door Replacement

*According to Lowe’s and Realtor Magazine

There are many factors to consider on this type of Home Improvement project, and if the garage door is damage, showing ware, or even the wrong style for the home, this can have a bigger impact.

Not all home remodeling projects give you a return on investment when you put your home on the market. In fact, even the projects that produce the most return rarely, if ever, return all of the money that was invested. This is not to say that you shouldn’t invest in remodeling projects, but it does mean that you should invest in the remodeling projects wisely and with the assistance of a Realtor to plan your return on investment.

In our last post we talked about how their are two kinds of Home Improvement projects, the ones you need to do in order to compete with your current market, and the projects that you do for you and your family to enjoy your home more. We will not cover the latter, but know that most projects will add some value to your home, but maybe not what you feel it should be.

 

Will a Home Improvement Garage Door Replacement project add positive value to all homes, unfortunately not, but it can on the average. Again, this is where you need to consult a qualified Realtor and their team for the Fair Market Value of your home and estimated value add of any project before you start.

If you would like a Free Fair Market Value of your home (restrictions due apply) or if you want to review the value add of your home improvement project, please Contact the QBee Team directly, or call 832-606-4615.

5 Big Changes in Real Estate

Here is a great MSN article that talk about the top 5 biggest changes in Real Estate over the last 10 years.

The QBee Team agrees with their assessment, all except the last one; “People are more willing to rent.” While this might be true for other areas, this doesn’t hold true completely in the Houston area. Granted, some families are having to rent because of the stricter mortgage requirements.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/realestate/5-big-changes-in-the-past-10-years-in-us-real-estate/ar-AAbLBCL#page=1

Home Improvement Kitchen Remodel

#homeimprovement

#3 Home Improvement Kitchen Remodel: Another remodeling projects that adds value to your home is the upgrading the kitchen which is often a focal point.

*According to Lowe’s and Realtor MagazineHome Improvement Kitchen Remodel

There are many things that can be done to help upgrade a kitchen and not all of them are costly. In later BLOG posts, we will discuss some of the options you have without having to do a complete kitchen remodel.

 

Not all home remodeling projects give you a return on investment when you put your home on the market. In fact, even the projects that produce the most return rarely, if ever, return all of the money that was invested. This is not to say that you shouldn’t invest in remodeling projects, but it does mean that you should invest in the remodeling projects wisely and with the assistance of a Realtor to plan your return on investment.

In our last post we talked about how their are two kinds of Home Improvement projects, the ones you need to do in order to compete with your current market, and the projects that you do for you and your family to enjoy your home more. We will not cover the latter, but know that most projects will add some value to your home, but maybe not what you feel it should be.

 

Will a Home Improvement Kitchen Remodel project add positive value to all homes, unfortunately not, but it can on the average. Again, this is where you need to consult a qualified Realtor and their team for the Fair Market Value of your home and estimated value add of any project before you start.

If you would like a Free Fair Market Value of your home (restrictions due apply) or if you want to review the value add of your home improvement project, please Contact the QBee Team directly, or call 832-606-4615.

Home Improvement New Entry Door

#homeimprovement

Several posts ago, we started a series of posts discussing what home improvement projects add value to your home, or what are some of the best return on investments.

Not all home remodeling projects give you a return on investment when you put your home on the market. In fact, even the projects that produce the most return rarely, if ever, return all of the money that was invested. This is not to say that you shouldn’t invest in remodeling projects, but it does mean that you should invest in the remodeling projects wisely and with the assistance of a Realtor to plan your return on investment.

In our last post we talked about how their are two kinds of Home Improvement projects, the ones you need to do in order to compete with your current market, and the projects that you do for you and your family to enjoy your home more. We will not cover the latter, but know that most projects will add some value to your home, but maybe not what you feel it should be.

#2 Home Improvement New Entry Door: Another remodeling projects that adds value to your home is the replacing your entry door with a steel door.

*According to Lowe’s and Realtor Magazine

There are many option on door replacements, and today you can even purchase steel doors with wood like finishes on them so that you can’t tell that they aren’t wood until you touch it.

Will the above home improvement project add positive value to all homes, unfortunately not, but it can on the average. Again, this is where you need to consult a qualified Realtor and their team for the Fair Market Value of your home and estimated value add of any project before you start.

If you would like a Free Fair Market Value of your home (restrictions due apply) or if you want to review the value add of your home improvement project, please Contact the QBee Team directly, or call 832-606-4615.

Home Improvement New Entry Door