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Don’t Go FSBO! - Top 6 Reasons To Use A Realtor

Don’t Go FSBO! - Top 6 Reasons To Use A Realtor
 OMG John 6/27/2018 11:42 AM
We’ve been running into stories from clients who were soured on the idea of using a real estate agent because of a bad realtor experience in their past, but after trying the “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO) route, they wanted to find some great realtors to work with. Besides being realtors ourselves, why do we recommend that people avoid trying to FSBO their homes when they’re working on selling? Read More

The Pros And Cons Of Real Estate Open Houses In The Omaha Housing Market

The Pros And Cons Of Real Estate Open Houses In The Omaha Housing Market
 OMG John 6/13/2018 9:39 AM
So many decisions come into play when homeowners list their homes for sale. You have to decide if you want to use a realtor, then go through the process of picking one, agree on a price of the home, and then decide if you want to host an open house. As with any decision when you’re listing your home in the Omaha housing market, there are pros and cons. Read More

Creating Share-able Property Pics For Selling Your Home

Creating Share-able Property Pics For Selling Your Home
 OMG John 5/23/2018 11:41 AM
Listing your home for sale is a complicated process and involves so much more than just putting a sign up in your front yard. Getting your home organized, staging various rooms to create a welcoming environment, updating your home appliances, and making other small improvements to increase curb appeal are just a few of the “prep steps” to get your home ready for that “For Sale” sign. Read More

Staging A Home Can Capture A Buyer’s Imagination

Staging A Home Can Capture A Buyer’s Imagination
 Deanne Fairfield 4/18/2018 10:28 AM
When you’re walking through a home that you’re interested in purchasing, what rooms are you innately drawn to? Do you imagine big family dinners and get-togethers with people gathering in the spacious kitchen? Super Bowl parties in the entertainment room downstairs? Mother’s Day breakfasts in bed in the large master suite? Read More

Don’t Be A Desperate Seller!

Don’t Be A Desperate Seller!
 OMG John 4/4/2018 6:00 AM
So you have made the decision to list your home this spring. GREAT decision! As of right now, the Omaha housing market is doing pretty well compared to the national average. But what if your home sits on the market for a few weeks - or even (yikes!) months? This week, we’re looking at ways to avoid looking like a desperate seller and what you can do if this unfortunate situation happens to you! Read More

Selling Your Home In The Spring

Selling Your Home In The Spring
 OMG John 3/14/2018 6:00 AM
The school year is getting ready to end; children will soon be on summer break; and the winter weather is almost over…. Spring is the perfect time to list your house and start thinking about your next home! But first, it is important to get your property in shape to get it to sell quickly for top dollar! Read More

It’s Not Me, It’s You : Breaking Up With A Bad Realtor

It’s Not Me, It’s You : Breaking Up With A Bad Realtor
 OMG John 2/21/2018 6:00 AM
You used to be listened to. Calls used to be returned. Emails used to be read. They’ve ghosted out on you. But, now you’re left wondering if there’s something to be salvaged or if it’s just time to move on...to another realtor. Read More

The Dos & Don’ts Of Moving On After Breaking Up… With Your House

The Dos & Don’ts Of Moving On After Breaking Up… With Your House
 OMG John 2/14/2018 6:00 AM
Selling a home that you’ve lived in for years, that you’ve improved on and become a family in, can be a majorly-charged life event. Just like romantic break-ups, that home may not be perfect for you any longer. So, what can you do? And, more importantly, what SHOULD you do? Read More

Moving In Cold Weather?

Moving In Cold Weather?
 OMG John 1/3/2018 6:00 AM
You’ve settled on a new home, your offer has been accepted, the closing has happened, and it’s time to move. In the Midwest. In the winter. (We feel your pain!) Read More

6 New Year’s Resolutions To Sell Your Home

6 New Year’s Resolutions To Sell Your Home
 OMG John 12/27/2017 12:00 PM
Last week, we looked at helping potential homeowners set New Year’s Resolutions to get them into a new home in 2018. This week, we’re going to look at New Year’s Resolutions for homeowners who want to sell their home in 2018. What do you need to resolve to do in 2018 to make this happen for you and your family? Read More