Category: Real Estate Sales

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 »

Finding the History of A Home

There has probably been a time when unanswered questions about the history of your home have wavered into your mind. While an inspector can certainly inspect the home’s bone structure, they cannot tell you about the history of the home. Some questions you might be pondering are, who lived here before, what remodeling has been… Read more »

Three Important Tips for First Time Buyers

Before purchasing your first home, you’ll want to focus on the three most 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 »

5 Lessons You Learn while Buying Your First House

  Buying your first home is exciting, especially now that we have sites like Pinterest and Houzz to get us ready for dream homes and home décor by the age of 14. And so, people often decide on what they want and what the deal breakers are. Many buyers plan their maximum offers, expectations, and… Read more »

5 Tips For Pricing Your Home To Sell

Thinking of selling your house? It can be a daunting task in any real estate market. The goal is to make your home stand out above the rest. It is highly important to get buyer’s attention from the start. First impressions, are the only impressions in the real estate industry; and sellers need to be… Read more »

Benefits to House Shopping At The End Of The Year

The end of the year is often reserved for holiday shopping and celebrating, but truth be told, the months of October to December are great times to purchase a new home. With most people being pre-occupied with Christmas preparation, you might be able to locate your dream home with less stress than during the busy… Read more »