An inside look at the residential real estate market in Southeast Texas including: the hottest neighborhoods, proven home selling strategies, home buying and negotiating tactics, median prices by neighborhood, average days homes are on the market, and professional advice on how to get the best deal when buying or selling a home.

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March 2015

Selling a Home in Southeast Texas_What You Need to Know about Staging

Staging:  Why is it important when selling your home? 

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It takes a buyer 15 seconds to form an opinion about your home.

My goal is to not simply sell your home, but to help you realize the best price obtainable for your home in the shortest amount of time.  To help achieve this goal, Coldwell Banker has an exclusive Home Enhancement Guide.  

Let me help you make sure that first impression is a good one.  Contact me for your free Home Enhancement Guide.


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Beaumont, Vidor, Silsbee Home Sales_Feb. 2015

It took 128 days on average to sell a home in Southeast Texas for all closings in February.  Some neighborhoods and areas took longer to sell and some less time to sell. 

Here's a look at Beaumont West Neighborhoods, Vidor, and Silsbee home sales:

Feb Home Sale by Area 2

If you would like to know more about home sales in any Southeast Texas area, contact me for a professional market valuation.  Its a service I provide for free to all of my real estate clients. 

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Bridge City, Lumberton, Orangefield Home Sales_ February 2015

Ever wondered how many homes sold in your neighborhood last month or last year?  That is information I can provide you at no cost as your REALTOR. 

Take a look at how many homes sold, the median price and how many days they were on the market on average for the month of February in Bridge City, Lumberton, and Orangefield.

Feb Home Sales by Area

Curious about how long it takes on average to sell homes your neighborhood?  Just contact me for current home sales information on any neighborhood or area in Southeast Texas.

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Southeast Texas Home Sales_ 180 Single Family Homes Sold in February

2015 Feb Stats

February tends to be one of the slower months for home sales in Southeast Texas.  In the spring and summer its typical for the area to have over 200 homes sell each month. According to data from the Southeast Texas MLS, 180 single family homes sold in February.  Not bad for February. 

On average it took 127 days for those homes to sell.  

If you are thinking about selling your home this spring or summer, don't delay much longer.  Now is the time to be getting your home ready to hit the market.  

One service, Coldwell Banker Southern Homes and I offer sellers is a Home Enhancement Guide.  It will give you simple tips on things you can do to get your home ready to be sold. 

Contact me here on the blog, or on my FB page and I'll mail or drop by a free Home Enhancement Guide.  Let me help you get your home ready to be sold for top dollar.

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Just Listed For Sale_6906 S Bilbo Rd, Orange, TX

Here's an example of a video I just filmed with the Videolicious program for a client of mine who is selling this manufactured home.  Its just one of the resources I have to help you sell your home.  If you are thinking about selling your home, contact me to find out more about how to get a top sales price.  

One of the top trends in selling homes in Southeast Texas is high quality video.  Not just a slide show of photos but video footage of the home and property.  Working for Coldwell Banker Southern Homes, I have the resources to help home sellers get their homes sold for top dollar and faster than average days on the market. 

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Selling a Home in Southeast Texas_Tips to Get a Higher Sales Price.

A friend was asking me the other day what she could do to boost her home's value and where it makes sense to spend the money on renovations.  Here's a great video from Consumer Reports.  It gives some tips on what you can do to improve your homes value and help you get a higher sales price.

Don't worry about taking professional photos of your home.  That is a service I provide as your REALTOR.  If you'd like a professional market valuation of your home, contact me before you start getting your home ready for sale.  I can help show you what you can do to get the most bang for your buck in terms of improvements that will increase your sales price. 

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