As a seller, why do I stage my home for success?

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Today, prospects have more choices than ever.  They have the ability to see your home without even walking into the door via the internet.  If your home is listed, we will offer feedback from showings.  However, feedback from buyers is rarely the truth, because they hold back the “what will it take for them to […]

Ready to move, but have to sell your home first?

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This is one of the most difficult hurdles we as Realtors face with our clients in this slower real estate market. How you tackle this situation is a very important decision for many reasons.  Many people think that they should write an offer on the home that they want BEFORE they have an offer on […]

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6 Reasons to use a Realtor®

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Why pay a Realtor® a commission to sell your home? After all, more than 10% of homeowners attempt to handle the sale of a home themselves, a statistic that has held pretty steady over the years regardless of market conditions. Before making a decision about whether to go it alone, it is important to have […]

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Why List with a Team vs. The Traditional Agent?

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A real estate team offers many advantages over the traditional agent.  I actually started the first “recent time” real estate team in 1994 at Re/Max with Rodney Rouch as my first teammate.  We added an administrator, Brenda Cross and a “buyers agent”, Melanie Greiner and closed 123 sides in 1995! (3rd in the state for […]

Advice for the Real Estate Transaction

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When contemplating your next real estate transaction, I believe that you should follow some guidelines to help yourself and everyone involved.  It is hard to even know where to begin,……I have seen and been involved in thousands of transactions as a buyer, seller, managing broker or interested Realtor.  I have seen the difficulties and disappointments […]

How do you find a great agent?

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The easy answer is to call the Orr family and you will have a family of great agents, but I am sure you would like to know what a great agent is, so you know what is possibly available when selecting an agent.  According to NAR statistics 80 percent of the Real Estate transactions are […]

How do I sell a property in this market?

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This is a question that many of us are asking today…….and the truth is, many sellers are successful today….-but many are not since the buyer has choices.  The Central Indiana values have been stagnant or even declining in many price ranges and areas. If you are in a financial hardship, (behind on payments or soon […]