Why Do Houses “Expire”?

You've seen this happen...A house sits on the market forever, and it doesn't get sold. You see an agent's for sale sign sitting in the yard for months and months. And then, all of a sudden, another one appears. Sometimes, the new agent will get the house sold. But sometimes, no matter how many different agents list the house, it just never sells. You've been watching that house "expire". That is industry-speak for when a house doesn't get sold during the time frame an owner has a listing contract with a particular real estate agent.

The #1 Reason Your Home Isn’t Selling

You've had it! Enough is enough. Your home's been on the market way longer than you expected and it still hasn't sold. You had some showings at the beginning. But after the first couple of weeks, the showings dropped off to almost zero. You have a showing here and there, still. But nobody has come back for a second look. And nobody has even made an offer. Don't they know your price is negotiable? (I mean, you don't want them low-balling you...but if they like the house, they should at least make an offer, right?)

5 Decorating Tips For People Who Hate To Decorate

Every homeowner wants their home to look polished, pulled together and reflect their personal style. But not every homeowner wants to put in the effort to get it there. Some people just hate decorating, and the thought of decorating an entire home? Well, that just sounds terrible. But you can have a gorgeous, well-decorated home even if you're Pinterest challenged. Here are 5 decorating tips for people who hate to decorate: