Monday, September 25, 2023 / by Nick Waldner
Three timing options to consider when you’re thinking about selling.
Selling your home is a big decision, and when you choose to put it on the market can make a significant difference in both your sales price and your ability to attract potential buyers. So, when is the best time to sell your home? Let's dive into the optimal times for selling your home and how timing can impact your selling experience.
1. Spring: A season of opportunity. Spring is often hailed as the ideal time to sell your home. As the weather improves, flowers bloom, and skies turn blue, everyone seems to be in a better mood. After the winter hibernation, many eager buyers emerge, ready to make a move. Listing your property during the spring season can be an optimal choice, as you can tap into this wave of enthusiasm and activity in the housing market.
2. Summer: Capitalize on family planning. Summer is another excellent season for selling your home, especially for families with school-aged children; ...
Tuesday, September 5, 2023 / by Nick Waldner
Join us in embracing this revolutionary approach to home valuation.
Are you tired of the uncertainty surrounding your home's value? Frustrated with generic online estimators that don't consider your property's unique features and upgrades? Look no further – we've got exciting news for you!
We understand the struggle of determining your home's true market worth, especially in today's dynamic real estate landscape of fluctuating interest rates and limited housing supply. While platforms like Zillow provide estimates, they often lack the personal touch and local insights necessary for accurate valuation.
That's why we invested in a cutting-edge home value estimator tool that sets itself apart. Unlike traditional methods, our technology offers a personalized approach that empowers homeowners like you to actively participate in the valuation process.
"Gain insights into your property's worth, equity growth, and net worth."
Here's what makes our home value estimat ...
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 / by Nick Waldner
What you need to know about our new dashboard and how it can help you.
Today, we are excited to introduce our interactive home value dashboard. With it, you'll be able to see updated market values, recent trends, and even recent sales that could potentially impact the price and value of your home.
This is an interactive experience with our team. Plus, our team of local leaders has sold thousands of homes here in Maryland, so we understand what's going on and how it affects your property. We can use that knowledge to make adjustments to your home’s value and always keep you up to date on exactly what your home is worth.
If you feel like the value you receive is too high or too low, you can simply click a button and we will make adjustments based on the new kitchen you just added or the finished basement you just completed, for example. This will help you know the value of your home in an interactive way that is specific to your property.
This system is ...
Friday, August 4, 2023 / by Nick Waldner
This is how I’ve been practicing the concept of keystone habits.
The book "The Power of Habits" by Charles Duhigg opened my eyes to the concept of keystone habits, which are powerful tools that make achieving our goals easier. For example, if I aim to wake up early and work out, the keystone habit would be establishing a consistent bedtime routine and avoiding distractions like binge-watching Netflix or social media.
Also, recently, I purchased a balance board for my kids, though my younger children don't use it as much. While I'm unsure about my older child's interest in sports, I believe developing balance is essential to offer him various options. Being balanced automatically enhances athleticism and enables excellence in different sports and activities. Another excellent keystone habit is having dinner together as a family every night, as research shows it correlates with higher grades, self-confidence, and emotional intelligence in children.
As I reflect on th. ...
Tuesday, July 18, 2023 / by Nick Waldner
Learn how emotional intelligence can transform your path to success.
Today, we’re here to explore the number one predictor of success: emotional intelligence. This is also known as EQ or emotional quotient. We can help you discover what emotional intelligence truly means and how it can shape your path to success.
Emotional intelligence encompasses essential qualities such as understanding, self-awareness, self-management, and empathy. Numerous books have been written on this intriguing subject, but two that we highly recommended are “Emotional Intelligence” by Daniel Goldman and "Emotional Intelligence 2.0" by Jean Greaves and Travis Bradberry. These books dive into the science behind emotional intelligence, providing valuable insights and guidance.
"Understanding and developing emotional intelligence will open many doors for you."
At the core of emotional intelligence is empathy, which is the ability to understand and relate to others' emotions. To ac! ...