June 29, 2017
What to Expect at an Open House, Lippincott Team, Houston Real Estate

What to Expect as a Buyer or Seller at an Open House

The open house is a critical moment for both buyers and sellers. Knowing what to expect will help you make the most of it either way. It can feel overwhelming, but take a deep breath and get to know the process. Open House Tips for Sellers If you’re selling a house, your goal is most likely to sell it as quickly as possible. It’s important to increase its saleability however you can. Your open house events are a key moment in this process.   1) Clean and Organize Your home needs to look its best. Keep it cleaned and clutter-free. Vacuum and dust. Keep your beds made. Open all your curtains and blinds to let the natural light in. Clear […]
June 20, 2017
Home Renovations, The Lippincott Team, Cypress, North Houston, TX

Top Value Home Renovations to Get Your House Sold

Adding value to your home through home renovations is a tricky endeavor. Few renovation projects provide a 100% or better ROI. Some are much better than others, however. Your goal, then, is to increase your chances of selling your house while keeping your cost at a minimum. The Best Value in Home Renovations If you would like to sell your home within the next year or two, you’re not wanting to spend a ton of money on renovations. The renovations you do make need to increase your probability of selling while keeping your cost down as low as possible. One great way to accomplish this is to focus on renovations that provide the best ROI. Consider the following best-value renovations. […]
June 14, 2017
Why Use a Realtor, The Lippincott Team, Cypress, North Houston Real Estate

Why Use a Realtor to Sell Your Home?

We live in the age of do-it-yourself. The internet is ripe with tips, how-to’s, and essential guides to just about anything you’d ever want to do. Sometimes, though, it’s still better to work with a professional. Many times you don’t have the time and/or resources to do it best, and the task is important. This is exactly the case with selling a house. You may leave too much on the table with a DIY approach. Selling Your Home: Why Use a Realtor? Your home is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make. Selling your home is the moment of truth: what will your ROI be? In a constantly shifting market, it’s difficult to know if you’re getting the best […]
June 7, 2017
Home Buying Process, The Lippincott Team, Cypress, North Houston Area Real Estate

First-time Home Buying Process: 7 Tips to Get You Started

Buying your first house is exciting and scary and wonderful, all at once. There are so many things to consider, review, and decide on. It can be overwhelming. It is, after all, one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make. You want to make sure you’ll make a good decision. Your First-time Home Buying Process You may already be ready for this process to be over with. You’ve likely already looked at some homes, or at least taken a look at some online listings. You were ready to find the perfect home, make an offer, and move in yesterday. Before you go any further, consider the following 7 home buying tips: 1) Get pre-approved before anything else. A pre-approval letter […]
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