Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home

Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home

Keeping Your Eye on The Prize Selling a home can be an emotional process that is time-consuming and stressful. Some view it as an invasion of privacy and struggle with the potential criticism towards their home. From haggling over the list price to drafting up the...
Housing Market Predicted To Stay Strong

Housing Market Predicted To Stay Strong

No Signs of Slowing Down in 2021 When it comes to the 2020 housing market, the data doesn’t lie. With over 5.66 million homes sold, the year topped the charts with a growth rate of 6% over 2019! Home values went through the roof, and the market was a seller’s...
5 Tips for Selling Your Home

5 Tips for Selling Your Home

How to Sell Your Home Fast To ensure a quick sale, educate yourself on the most common ways other buyers have done so. When you sell your home quickly, it allows you to move on with your life, especially if it’s a career move. The best time to list your home is...
Real Estate Agent -vs- For Sale by Owner

Real Estate Agent -vs- For Sale by Owner

Understanding the Differences When selling your home, there are two conventional paths to getting the property on the market— For Sale by Owner -vs- Listing with a Real Estate Agent. Whether you want to tackle the housing market on your own or get some help from an...
Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Winter Being a homeowner means making sure that your house is ready for any type of weather. Preparing your home for the winter months is just one of those critical steps you can’t skip. At Oak City Properties, we suggest doing a...
What to Know About Foreclosure

What to Know About Foreclosure

Q and A About Foreclosed Properties A foreclosure can be a great way to get a deal on a property. While the financial reward may be significant, it is important to remember that there may also be a considerable amount of work. When purchasing a foreclosed property,...
Staging Is as Easy as 1,2…Clean

Staging Is as Easy as 1,2…Clean

Tips for Staging Your Home for a Quick Sell Not sure how to stage your home so that it is appealing to potential buyers? No worries, at Oak City Properties, we got you covered. Whether you are selling a home in Raleigh or across the county in a different time zone,...
5 Tips to Staging Your Home

5 Tips to Staging Your Home

Put Your Best House Forward Planning to sell your house, but not sure how to set the stage for success? Take a look at these helpful tips and tricks to entice potential buyers and get results. Tip #1: Focus on curb appeal When selling your home, it is essential to...
Is a Foreclosure Home a Good Investment?

Is a Foreclosure Home a Good Investment?

Diversifying Your Rental Portfolio Everyone loves a deal, and buying a rental property is no different. Whether it is a fixer-upper in your favorite neighborhood or a foreclosure that has been empty for years, we all know what it feels like to be swept up in the “good...
5 Steps to Setting Your Rental Rate

5 Steps to Setting Your Rental Rate

A Play-by-Play on Deciding Your Monthly Rental Price Nailing the pricing equation to maximize profit is key when setting your rental property rate. While there is no simple mathematical formula to determine your rental price, there are a few components that can help...