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You don’t have to have money to make certain parts of your home look luxurious. Check out these ideas from the Trulia blog about building custom dedicate spaces in your home to make it look not only more luxurious, but also more clean, fresh and organized. Take a look:   Dedicated spaces.  Like custom built-ins, dedicating a…

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Testimonials SPEAK OUT!

This lovely block is from one of our beloved clients who recently found her newest home with Evelyn Krazer in January 2013. Enjoy! 🙂 I would like to take the opportunity to thank Sunshine Realty for their excellent service. Our family was referred to Sunshine by friends of ours who expressed their happiness with the money…

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ATTN: Be Aware of Fannie Mae Changes!

Courtesy of St. Charles Association of Realtors: FANNIE MAE ALERT FROM OUR TITLE AFFILIATES We have been informed that Fannie Mae has a new special contract addendum for Fannie Mae foreclosure sales that could result in your buyer paying the seller’s closing fee. The fee can be high, and some agents have been caught off guard….

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Rates are still at all time low, market NOW!

I honestly can’t say this enough, contrary to popular belief, holiday season is a HUGE home buyer’s season. It also benefits the seller because there is less competition out there. DON’T BE SCARED TO PUT YOUR HOME ON THE MARKET THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!!! Rates are currently at 3.375 for a 30 year fix. 15 year rates…

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Happy Home Buyer Holidays!!

Recently, my mother and I have been getting a TON of sellers asking us the very same question, which unsurprisingly is a question that comes up every holiday season: SHOULD WE TAKE A BREAK FROM OUR HOME BEING ON THE MARKET WITH THE HOLIDAYS COMING UP?  Before we get into this, I’d like to see your…

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July Number are IN…

Please follow this link to see the message from St. Charles County Association of Realtors to see how July proves the market just keeps getting BETTER! A Message from the SCCAR President: Cort Schneider http://bbemaildelivery.com/bbext/?p=email&id=f880e898-ca7a-44f9-8a9a-0dcbcba00955 We hope this helps.  If you’ve been thinking about selling or buying…NOW is the time!  Get moving and contact us today…

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Proof your better off with Sunshine Realty!

Some homeowners may have a strong preference for selling their own properties, but a new poll by HomeGain suggests having a real estate agents improves a person’s odds of offloading their home.

HomeGain is an online marketing solutions provider for real estate agents. The firm recently conducted a survey of 400 homeowners, asking them whether they attempted to sell their homes on their own or through an agent.

About 66% of homeowners who utilized the services of a Realtor, for example, managed to sell their home — while only 30% of those who attempted to sell their own properties were successful.

22% of those who attempted to list properties on their own eventually enlisted the help of a real estate agents. Of those homeowners, 55% were eventually able to sell.

Courtesy of housingwire.com…

 

 

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5 Things To Do Before Scheduling a Consult…

Dear Homeowner: Getting your home show ready is a hassle and it can be tough on home owners.  For your help and sanity, Sunshine Realty has come up with a list of 5 main things to do before you make the phone call to get more information about putting your house on the market. 1. DECLUTTER! …

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