Spring opportunities – Inventory not found online

Spring opportunities - Inventory not found online Happy Spring!  Looks like peak Cherry Blossoms and beauty are upon us  My son Kirby is on his High School JV baseball team, and Brody is with the Sandy Spring Falcons travel team. Kirby has been playing 2nd base and pitching. Brody is finishing up his Olney Basketball season. They're in the Final 4 this weekend. During this time of year I get asked about the real estate…

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Buying a home – How to prepare in today’s Hot Market

Buying a home - How to prepare in today's Hot Market Driving? Listen here https://youtu.be/pOtPHAJxdW8 Buying a home? you may have heard it's a tough market for buyers. Welcome to the Wild Wild West. If you want an ice cube's chance in hell to compete and buy a home right now especially here in Montgomery County Maryland read carefully. Don't even think about submitting an offer unless you've done everything discussed here. Do it the…

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Selling your Condo – Do this FIRST

When Selling your Condo - Do this FIRST Driving? Hit play below or listen on YouTube--> Selling your Condo - Do this first If you own a condominium and are thinking of selling it, make sure your Real Estate Agent helps you do this FIRST. There is a lot to selling your home and if your home is a condo this process has an added layer that needs your attention and due diligence. It is…

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5 Home Projects to boost your Resale Value

5 Home Projects to boost your Resale Value Driving? Hit play below or listen on YouTube–> 5 Home Projects to boost your Resale Value 1) Paint Stick with neutral colors throughout, like whites, beiges, or soft grays. “It’s fine when there’s an accent wall or whatever; that’s different,” MaryBeth Harrison, a real estate professional in Dallas, told HomeLight. “But when every room’s a different color …  that’s cheap to fix with paint.” More than half…

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Getting ready for Closing – Buying your home

Getting ready for Closing - Buying your home Driving? Hit play below or listen on YouTube–> Get ready for Closing - Buying your home As you get closer to your Settlement Day, make sure you have taken care of the following! 1) Make sure you have the Title Company's "Wiring Instructions".  It's a good idea to wire the needed funds to the Title Company, at least a couple of business days before closing day.  Even…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!   Just a quick note to wish you and your loved ones the very best. (Click this image to watch my video message ) Linus:  "In the year 1621 the Pilgrims held their first Thanksgiving feast. They invited great Indian Chief Massasoit who brought 90 of his brave Indians and a great abundance of food. Gov William Bradford and Captain Miles Standish were honored guests. Elder William Brewster, a Minister, said a prayer that…

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October housing

Montgomery County housing - Fall/Winter 2021 Looks like this winter will continue with strong demand for housing. Good news for sellers... https://www.instagram.com/p/CW7N4hPMyvm/   October saw a significant reduction in the number of homes listed in Montgomery County. With this shortage of new listings we saw a continued rise in our home prices. We are likely to see a drop in sales, also for November.   -The number of homes listed for sale has decreased -Rising…

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5 Steps to Sell Your Home

Selling your home in this whirlwind of a market? Start with these 5 easy steps: 💪 Understand your negotiating power 🔨 Declutter and make necessary repairs 📃 Gather your paperwork 🧘 Accept that compromise is inevitable 🤝 Enlist help from a pro Early Get more info (plus advice on how to balance buying a new home while you’re still selling your current one) in our latest blog post. 🔗 https://www.bjmatson.com/9-tips-buying-selling/ #realestatetips #realestate #realestateagent #homeowner #realestatemarket…

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9 Tips for buying and selling Your HOME at same time

9 Tips for buying and selling Your home at same time Selling your home when you still need to shop for a new one can feel daunting to even the most seasoned homeowner––especially when the demand for new homes keeps rising, but the supply feels like it's dwindling.¹ You're not alone either if you're already feeling drained by the logistics of trying to sell and buy a new home all at once.  Searching for a…

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