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The Importance of a Home Appraisal

Dephanie Cates Horizon Realty Austin texas real estate professional austin texas There are many reasons a home appraisal is important. Whether the time has come to sell your home, you’ve found a property you’re interested in buying, you are entertaining the idea of refinancing, or property taxes have you questioning the value presented to you by the appraisal district, hiring a professional appraiser is very important. […] Continue reading →

Staged to Sell

Dephanie Cates Horizon Realty Austin texas 6.27 stage to sell There’s more to listing your home for sale than placing a sign in the yard or finding a REALTOR to put it in the local listing service. A few simple steps will help ensure your property is attractive to buyers, even if there are other homes for sale in your neighborhood. Sure, cleaning is important […] Continue reading →

7 Tips for Do-it-Yourself Home Staging

When selling, there are two things you should focus on: preparation and presentation. If you put these two terms together, you should prepare your home by increasing its presentation – AKA its appearance. To accomplish this, do a little pre-market home staging. While hiring a professional can be costly, there are some things you can […] Continue reading →