Real Estate Agent Advice

Relocate Or Renovate

Relocate Or Renovate

If you need a new change of pace in your day-to-day life, then it might be time to consider moving. Although, it might also be the perfect time to consider renovating your home instead. For many people, moving may seem like the more manageable and straightforward choice to make when they need a change to shake up their lives, however, renovating and remodeling your home might be shorter and more cost-effective. Deciding whether to move or renovate your home can be a difficult question to answer, but we’ll go through some tips to help you make the decision that suits your needs.

Ask Yourself Why

The first question to ask yourself when deciding whether to move or remodel is why you’re considering moving in the first place. The answer might be that you want a change of scenery or that the home’s layout isn’t as efficient anymore for you or your family. The answer could also be that the location of your home isn’t suitable for your needs any longer because it’s not large enough or it’s too far of a commute to work or shopping locations. Knowing why you’re thinking about moving is instrumental in determining whether it’s in your best interest to renovate your home instead.

Ask Yourself Why Again

To help determine the right choice, you should also ask yourself why you might want to stay....

12 Steps to Transition Your Real Estate Business to The New Year

12 Steps to Transition Your Real Estate Business into the New Year/MN Property Group/Blog

Ways to Transition Your Real Estate Business Into the New Year

It’s impossible to think of ending one year without looking ahead to what’s around the corner. I love the mystery that awaits, knowing that I can prepare for events down the road. With that in mind, I anticipate the new year with excitement and optimism and a dusting of prudent vigilance.

The last couple of weeks of December is the perfect time to review the past twelve months. When the pace of the real estate market slows down, an opportunity to streamline my goals and business plan enables me to be ready for the start of the new year. My words of the day are: review, reorganize, refresh, and recycle. Here are twelve ways to do it.

1. Freshen Up Your Real Estate Bio

Now is the time to bring your bio up to date on your real estate and social media accounts. Elements you want to include when you refresh your bio are awards, achievements, real estate courses completed, professional certifications earned, and milestones reached. It would help if you could also talk about any community service projects or volunteering you participate in. Connect personally with marriage and birth announcements, interests, or hobbies. Also, consider new professional photos, especially if you didn’t take one last year.

2. Evaluate Your Real Estate Tools

Today’s homebuyer is very tech-savvy and expects the same from their real estate...