Category: Real Estate Sales

3 Things You Can Do to Sell Your Home Faster

A new job in a different city; unforeseen financial hardship; a new custom-built house that’s almost move-in ready; there are a lot of reasons you might find yourself in need of a quick home sale. The bad news is, selling a home is an intricate process, which means it can often be lengthy. The good… Read more »

Home Staging Tips to Get Your House Ready to Sell

If you want your home to sell quickly and for the highest value, your first step is to nail the presentation. That’s what the concept of home staging is all about—setting the stage to draw in prospective buyers and convince them your property is the one they’re looking for. This is especially important if you’ve… Read more »

Building vs. Buying a House: Which One Is Right for Me?

There are a lot of decisions to be made when it comes to finding the perfect home for you and your family. One of the first ones you’ll have to tackle when you’re ready to become a homeowner or move on to a new property is whether you want to buy an existing house or… Read more »

Tips for Purchasing Your First Home

Before purchasing your first home, you’ll want to focus on a few very important steps of the home buying process. After stabilizing your credit, determining what you can afford, and researching all costs, you’ll be ready to get into the more exciting aspects of choosing your first home. Stabilize Your Credit Your credit score is… Read more »

­­­­­­­Benefits of Real Estate Auctions

Trying to buy or sell a home or property on your own can become a headache and a hassle. What if few, if any, people are interested in it? How are do you find the right buyers?   An auction, on the other hand, is about bringing like-minded people together for a purpose, and auctions… Read more »

How to Find the Perfect Home

If you’re on the lookout for your dream home, we’re here to help. We offer a variety of terrific properties in our real estate auctions, but we understand everyone doesn’t know exactly what they want. Whether you’ve been searching and have had no luck, or you can’t decide between a few different properties, here are… Read more »

Why Real Estate Auctions Are Good for Buyers and Sellers

At Smith & Company, we have been offering land and real estate auctions for more than twenty years. But if you’ve never participated in a real estate auction before, you may be wondering why this is a good method to buy or sell property. We’re here to tell you that there are actually several reasons… Read more »

How Real Estate Agents Can Help Sellers

A real estate agent is a buyer and seller’s best advocate. An agent’s main purpose is to ensure their clients get the fairest and most profitable deal. Often times, a seller might try to go into a real estate transaction with no assistance or knowledge of how the process works. While a sale can go… Read more »

First Time Home Buyers | What You Need To Know About Property Taxes

Before you put a bid on your “affordable” dream home, you have to take into consideration an important factor that can drastically change the affordability of a home: the property taxes.   What are property taxes? A property tax (or millage tax) is a levy on property that the owner is required to pay. The… Read more »

Buying Your Home At Auction

Benefits, Tips, and Tricks   The traditional viewpoint is that homes are bought and sold through a series of open houses, meetings with realtors, house showings, negotiations, home inspections… the list goes on. But there are easier ways to sell and purchase properties! Through real estate auctions, both the buyer and the seller have a… Read more »