What are Transaction Fees?

Transaction Fees can be significant… typically several hundred dollars. So what are they? Transaction fees (AKA Administrative Fee, Broker Service Fees) are a flat fee some real estate companies charge for EACH transaction to cover the cost of things like “document storage” and “management”.  If you sign a contract with a Transaction Fee and are …

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Staged or Decorated, what do you need?

People selling their home need it “staged.” Staging works to create an idealized lifestyle, making a home the most competitive house for sale. That ideal is NOT necessarily the current owners’ lifestyle as shown in the picture below of the same home.   A “decorated” home is designed for the current occupants and takes into account …

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